Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.

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I'm planning to go for Amazon FBA business & was recommended to get
Helium 10 to do analysis of sales in Amazon.

Someone told me it's almost US$200/month subscription or is it
US$200 once off?

While waiting for promo (heard sometimes there's half price), anyone
can suggest a similar freewares (that once I key in an ASIN ie Amazon
Stock I...  Number), it will list competitive products with their $ sales
turnover, profit margins (for each product), sales in terms of qty
Hi guys

In October, our Symantec EV SSL certificate will be dis-trusted in Chrome and in Firefox, meaning anyone who visits our website will get a certificate error before being able to browse the site. Not great for an ecommerce website!

The current EV SSL certificate is due to expire in December, but to avoid this issue, we’ll need to renew by October 16th at the very latest.

We have two options:

1.      Purchase a new EV SSL certificate from a different provider, such as Comodo.
2.      Switch to using the wildcard certificate that we have for our website. This will mean we no longer have an EV SSL certificate for .

Option number 2 is the cheapest and easiest option, but it means we lose our EV SSL certificate, including all of the security and visual elements of this (such as green browser bar). This apparently affects conversion, as greater customer trust in the website means they are more likely to buy.

Any alternatives or suggestions that you have?

Thank you
I am a student and I was looking to explore both Shopify and Magento.

It looks like there is a lot of freelance work available for Shopify, but I was wondering what the use cases are for the two stores. When should Magento be used and when should Shopify be used?
Is there a book or material tt
guide us step by step on how
to source from Alibaba n then
sell in Amazon including how
to ship to USA and QC the
Are the following business scams (I registered for a talk) or genuinely, there are people
who made it in the businesses?  I've heard of a neighbour's friend who made about
US$600k of sales via Amazon.


And the bitcoin talk below as well:

What are the tell-tale signs if they are scams or anyone had been through them before & care to share?
BitCoin energy consumption vs. BitCoin Cash

I have watched BitCoin's heavy use of electricity for about a year now, and se today BitCoin uses more electricity thanAustria. But I was told BitCoin Cash has a cost per transaction of one thousandth of a penny, regardless of the transaction size.

Is this true?

Does BitCoin Cash use a Blockchain database?

What makes it so energy efficient?

I want to add the "sale to date" on my on-sale category page for each product.  I have put together this function but it doesn't seem to be getting any values so please tell me what is wrong.  My Woo Commerce version is 3.4.4

add_filter( 'get_date_on_sale_to', 'custom_price_html', 100, 2 );
function custom_price_html( $price, $product )
    global $post;
    $sales_price_to = get_post_meta($post->ID, $data['date_on_sale_to'], true);
    if(is_product_category( 'on-sale' ) && ($sales_price_to != ""))
        $sales_price_date_to = date("j M y", $sales_price_to);
        return str_replace( '</ins>', ' </ins> <b>(Offer till '.$sales_price_date_to.')</b>', $price );
        return apply_filters( 'woocommerce_get_price', $price );

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Need to come up with a potential solution regarding a WordPress-based website coupon generation.

The issue is that the coupons need to be generated from a spreadsheet of existing values. The coupon generation will be user-based and once they click the Generate Coupon button, they will have a code pulled from the database of existing coupons, to be used. However, the coupons are not usable on the website, but are a 3rd party e-commerce store coupons.

How can I achieve the generation based on the existing codes, and have the code (once generated) removed from the list of remaining coupons, so that there are no duplicates?

Any ideas are greatly appreciated!
Hi, all! I just had a Vision about the use of Blokchain, and wonder if someone can help me:
In the trade and travel industry, it often happens that the one who collected the money and acted as an intermediary or agent only, gets bankrupt. Or, the agent doesn't get the commission he is owed. In the travel industry it happens that people arrive and denied accommodation because the hotel is not paid, ect. A lot of Risk everywhere.

I wonder, could a blockchain crypto-currency be created that "splits" all the amounts and diverts them to all the parties involved in the business process as soon as the end-user (customer) has paid his amount?

Please, send me your thoughts about this. Thanks! Warmest regards, Alex
I have a lot of experience programming in MS Access VBA and some experience with classic ASP.

I created a website using classic ASP many years ago which uses MS SQL Server as the backend database engine.

Website visitors can enter a part number in a search box I generated and view a list of parts that are returned as search results.

I would like to add a shopping cart and payment gateway to my existing website but do not know where to start.
My existing code determines the item, quantity, and part number that the buyer wants to purchase.

It seems that I should be able to obtain a collection of pages that I can add to my site that will create the shopping cart and provide a payment gateway.
I should have no trouble integrating this "shopping cart code" with my existing code if it allows me to GET or POST to pass data.

Can anyone suggest a product I can use or someone I can hire to complete the project?

Ecommerce. Online purchase. Not card in hand purchase. Not in person person purchase. Merchant never touches customer payment card. Merchant has no access to mag stripe.

Customer purchases item online from merchant by typing credit card number on merchant website and submitting form.
How many days does a payment card number have to file a dispute.
Some cards are 60 days.
Some cards are 90 days.
Some cards are 120 days.

First 4  or 5 digits of card reveals brand (visa/amex/masterCard) of payment card.
Also number of digits reveal brand.

And then merchant would need to contact visa/amex or bank and ask how many days for dispute.

But I thought that visa has rules where merchant can not see credit card number.
Merchants who store Credit card numbers that are un encrypted in a database are fined by visa.
PCI compliance.
So merchant wont know if customer paid with a visa/amex/masterCard because merchant can not see first 5 digits of card number.

Some items from china take 45 days to arrive to united states.
And merchant writes in email that there is a problem with customs. So as a customer I wait longer.
I ask because as a customer; if I have a 60 day dispute time limit on my card and I am contacting a merchant on day 61; I wonder if merchant knows I have no recourse.
This is a follow-on to the question.  

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The plugin works great for the sale category but it seems to be making all of the categories behave in the same manner.  Is it possible, to just specify in the plugin to use its logic just for the sale category?
We are trying to setup an API in Magento when the current admin password is entered, the system comes back with Invalid current password. Does any one know what password is magento expecting? I am the admin of the system so should be able to use my password, but the role name is not admin, is Sales API.

Any one here have an idea of how to fix this? Cannot setup my taxjar account because of this issue.


I am building our website and uploading about 1,000,000 tech Items. then will be drop shipping these items when orders come in. This service is to be run in Africa. I will hire high school leavers, and copy contents from manufacturer's website and major retailers like amazon. What is the best marketing strategy to optimize of seo, for category and products pages content? so that when people search these products on google, we usually come out tops.
I have done front-end Microsoft SharePoint development for about three years, creating sophisticated custom interfaces like Org Charts. Now I want to create my first stand-alone e-commerce website. It needs to support user accounts and subscription-based pricing. Traffic will be relatively low (it's a niche market), maybe 10,000 potential customers worldwide. My current skillset is below. What are the best options out there for me?

Proficient in: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL
Experience in: PHP, Python, TypeScript, NPM, Gulp
Interested in: React
Using a green screen as backdrop for a webinar

I am finding it difficult to find a low-cost location for a webinar, with a desk, good lighting, that's quiet, etc. Not to mention, you can't exactly bring in gear to the library.

So, I am looking more closely at my green screen at home. This is super easy to set up. I have great lighting equipment.

How do I do live webinar on a green screen?

Is it even possible?

If I instead made a 30-minute video of myself and released it as a YouTube video, can I call that a webinar? Or do people assume that a webinar includes other guests?

Curious to hear your suggestions...
Moving a Wordpress eCommerce Site.

I'm moving a WordPress / WooCommerce site.  Thousands of products, DB in excess of a gig, 100K visitors a month.
They are interested in Cost comparison between:
1. GoDaddy
2. Bluehost
3. WPEngine
I'm going to go through the due diligence of putting those numbers together.  BUT from a developer standpoint which, in your opinion,  is the best hosting choice and why?  The hosting company does not have to be on this list and the hosting company does not need to be the least expensive.  What company(ies) do you feel are the best in service, hardware, security,, etc...  Thanks in advance.
A business owner I consult for is looking for website or program to manage 15 credit cards so that he can receive up to the moment info on each individual credit card account such as the credit card balances, minimum amount due, payment due date, etc.

The website, cloud solution, or software program will be able to query each credit card website using the usernames and passwords that have been created for each account to get this information.

What kind of solutions are available to do this?
Ecommerce platforms
Facebook Ad Question: Can I mention a politician by name?

I have not yet found the lost list of rules when placing a  Facebook Ad. Got that list?

Anyway, I hope I can have some fun on one ad where I compare a particular politician to a "moon bat."

Is that allowed? Or is it a violation?

And if it's not a violation, might it still get blocked if it upsets the person who grades the ads?

I have numerous ways to break up my research into articles.

So I hope I can create a dozen titles and find a way to test which would get the most clicks.

Any way to do this before I write the articles?
I am moving to WooCommerce and I am presently using Prestashop 1.5.  I have all of what I needed transferred over to the new site and cart.  With the exception, of the images.  Can someone tell me how I can export my images to a csv file which I can then import into WooCommerce?

I am on a Centos 6 server using php for the Prestashop installation.


Problems with the Etsy Platform, recently...

I have a friend who was doing well for years on Etsy, selling crafts and keeping busy, with a work backlog that was quite dependable. But then it shut off, like a light-switch.

And others I know who depend on Etsy also seem to have the volume of business shot off.

Is this a known problem?

Was there, perhaps, a software change that caused a problem that can be rectified?

Please give me as much information as you have to help me see if there is anything that can be done.

Looking for a Real Estate sales database

It would be pretty cool to find a database of property sales over the last 10 years (for example) in a certain city, and with the address listed.

Does such a DB exist?

I would need to get access to it so I can query it, not just do a single lookup on a website.

What is the best time length for an online seminar?

I plan to give a live seminar that I expect will take up the morning, perhaps from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

But I want to offer this via the web also. It will be live, but wonder if people have different expectations for webinars?

I have been told it should be no longer than 2 hours. But this would force me to make a shorter version of the seminar, and I wold need to take out important information.

What are your thoughts about the length and if I really should reduce the amount of content?

Or, if I take breaks and let people stretch, is three hours of sitting about the same, regardless of where it is?



Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet. E-commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer (EFT), supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Use this topic to discuss online shopping carts, online marketplaces, and e-commerce platforms.