What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce | April 26 | 12pm ET

What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce

It was my honour and pleasure to serve as an expert advisor for Startup Canada‘s #startupchats sponsored by Canada Post (@CanadaPostCorp) on April 26, 2019 to discuss “What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce“. Here are my answers the questions posed: eCommerce accounts for a growing percentage of … Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce”

Exploring ECommerce and Online Payments

Top eCommerce and Online Payment Processing Tips

Today I had the pleasure of chatting with other eCommerce specialists and entrepreneurs on #StartupChats on Twitter about eCommerce and Online Payments in Canada. Today’s event had a total of 22.5M impressions, allowing us to trend nationally on Twitter! Here are my answers: Q1 What is eCommerce? What are current trends in ecommerce today? @Scotiabank #StartupChats … Continue reading “Top eCommerce and Online Payment Processing Tips”

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Global eCommerce Trends (2019)

Did you know North America is 2nd largest eCommerce market with $561 billion, behind Asia with $740 billion? Shopify just published some comprehensive data about global ecommerce trends you need to know about: Global Ecommerce Definition and Market Size Domestic Shoppers Look Beyond Their Borders International Growth Reshapes the Map Ecommerce Moves Beyond the Western … Continue reading “Global eCommerce Trends (2019)”

Keeping your eCommerce Business Competitve

How To Keep Your eCommerce Business Competitive

Today, e-commerce influences up to 56 percent of in-store purchases and more than 10 percent of North American retail sales. E-commerce has gone beyond buying something on a website to a series of interactions that rely on technology to move goods. This means that e-Commerce entrepreneurs must be present on their customers’ channel and that … Continue reading “How To Keep Your eCommerce Business Competitive”

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86% of Canadians are shopping for something at any given time period and in up to five different categories

Sara Kleinberg, Head of Ads Research and Insights at Google shared some stellar Canadian e-Commerce statistics in her recent post: 86% of Canadians are shopping for something at any given time period and in up to five different categories. More than half of Canadian shoppers say they started their shopping online. Nearly 9 out of … Continue reading “86% of Canadians are shopping for something at any given time period and in up to five different categories”

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SSL CERTIFICATES: What they are, why you need them, and how to get started

With the ever- evolving development of the internet and an increase in the number of and sophistication of users, website owners should take proactive measures to insure the integrity of their site.  The easiest and most cost-effective way to do this is with an SSL certification. BASIC TERMINOLOGY AND BACKGROUND HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) was … Continue reading “SSL CERTIFICATES: What they are, why you need them, and how to get started”

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E-Commerce Made Easy

Competition isn’t just from local stores. Sue Sutcliffe exposes the impact technology and e-commerce has on local businesses and highlights solutions to keep businesses competitive. Learn how to make money while you sleep. Sue Sutcliffe is a Canadian Digital Marketing Trainer and Internet pioneer whose passion for innovative and strategic marketing shine through every seminar, … Continue reading “E-Commerce Made Easy”

Business Development Bank of Canada – Did you Know?

I just had coffee with Lisa Paulin and got the skinny on the BDC! Did you know?… That BDC is a non-demand lender and that our higher percentage of financing allows a business owner to retain its working capital in their business? Did you also know that BDC works with your chartered bank to ‘top … Continue reading “Business Development Bank of Canada – Did you Know?”

Learn how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces (Nov 2013) Oshawa

AWEBthatWORKS has an exciting line up of hands-on training events planned for September and October 2013 that will teach you how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces. Register early to take advantage of early-bird discounts! 4 Steps to Social Media Success Saturday, September 28th, 2013 (10:30am-1:30pm) Trent … Continue reading “Learn how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces (Nov 2013) Oshawa”

Techie Tuesdays–Tuesday Nights in Scugog–starting January 2013

The Scugog Chamber of Commerce and Port Perry BIA are proud to announce Techie Tuesdays, 2013’s hottest new spot for business folk to network and expand their tool-kits. — SPONSORED BY — Where: Scugog Memorial Public Library When: Tuesdays 6-8:30pm, starting January 22nd Future Techie Tuesday topics will include: e-commerce websites search engine optimization blogging … Continue reading “Techie Tuesdays–Tuesday Nights in Scugog–starting January 2013”

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What Type Of Hosting Is Right For Me? Shared, VPS or Cloud?

There are three main types of hosting on the market today; shared hosting, virtual private server and cloud hosting: SHARED HOSTING Shared hosting is a popular choice for non mission-critical brands because it is least expensive and bundles in technical support. Web owners are given limited access to the server, scaleability is a problem, as … Continue reading “What Type Of Hosting Is Right For Me? Shared, VPS or Cloud?”