Category: Latest News

Nov172011

Getting Started with Secure Payments

Getting Started with Secure Payments One of the most important aspects of your online business is a reliable, secure link between the customer and the bank in the form of a secure payment gateway.  A Payment Service Provider (PSP) will deal with the authorisation and security checks on your behalf to help prevent fraud.  This… Read more »

Oct242011

Update Google Base Feed for Actinic

Update Google Base Feed for Actinic If you are not already listing your products on Google Base then you are missing out on sales, however please note the rules for submissions to Google Base have recently been updated. Google base allows you to freely list your products in Google’s shopping search results. The Google base… Read more »

Oct52011

Actinic Business v11

The V11 update has received lots of positive feedback from our customers. Here’s what the press think Actinic Business v11 (Extract from The Telegraph) This ecommerce software is an improvement on earlier versions and sophisticated enough to suit most online retailing needs So you’ve set up a decent website, but you want to sell things… Read more »

Jun302011

Email marketing can increase sales by up to 10%

We often recommend email marketing to our clients and customers. It is often touted as the most cost effective way to market to your customer base to grow your online sales. To demonstrate this we undertook a recent survey from a sample* of our customers which yielded some powerful and  interesting statistical results. Over 65%… Read more »

Apr62011

HMRC Record Checks – be prepared!

On 17th December 2010, HMRC announced their intention to roll out a programme of Business Record Checks in the second half of 2011. As of today there have already been some recorded cases where HMRC have investigated business’ accounts and records. HMRC intend to raise £150,000,000 annually from penalties brought about by these record checks.… Read more »