Google Places Introduction

Posted by on 7 Feb 2012 in Local & Mobile | 1 comment

Google Places Introduction

Google Places is all about getting local businesses found, getting ‘on the map’ so to speak. Yes, we mean Google Maps but it’s so much more than just a dot on a map. Your Places page should now be ‘your’ business focus because your customers are making it ‘their’ focus. If you’re new to Google Places or would just like to give your business more of an edge, then take a look at this introductory video from Google Places. Say...

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The History of Payments

Posted by on 12 Oct 2011 in Blog, Local & Mobile | 0 comments

The History of Payments

This is one of my favourite ads from Barclaycard about mobile payments and the history of payments. It portrays how we have used the bartering and payment system from the earliest parts of history. What they are promoting here is mobile payments, if you haven’t already guessed. I’m not sure yet, as of writing this (October 2011) how long it will take mobile payments to take of here in the UK or even Europe. There are many security issues to be overcome first but...

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Volusion Adds Solid Commerce & Referral Candy

Posted by on 13 Sep 2011 in Blog, E-Commerce, Local & Mobile, News | 0 comments

Volusion Adds Solid Commerce & Referral Candy

Volusion  has just announced two new partners have been added to their growing network of partners; Solid Commerce and ReferralCandy. This will allow e-commerce store owners to greatly expand their products across a range of channels such as eBay, Amazon and Overstock. Plus ReferralCandy could turn your current customers into your very own sales team. Adding more powerful tools to your online marketing campaigns. Never heard of Volusion? Well Volusion is a growing...

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Google’s New City Pages

Posted by on 1 Sep 2011 in Blog, Local & Mobile | 2 comments

Google’s New City Pages

What You Need to Know About Google’s New City Pages Yet another new thing on the horizon from Google! Google’s new City Pages appeared recently in the US so us here in the UK are most likely oblivious to what happened. What are Google City Pages? City Pages or City Portals are more or less business directories and at the moment, just for a few chosen cities that have been selected by Google. It’s important for us in the United Kingdom though as it...

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