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Instant Mobile Order Notifications. iPhones and more!

With just a few quick steps, you can get your new order notifications sent directly to your phone. Every phone provider assigns an email address to your phone. Any mail sent to this address will be sent to your phone as if it were an SMS/Text message. To find out what address format you have, […]

Thread conversations in Outlook, just like Gmail

One of the problems with being an office worker is that you’re restricted from using the software of your choice. In the office, we use Outlook. After hours, I’m devoted to using Gmail. The way it threads messages is something I’ve loved since I was in the initial beta round. Sadly, Outlook doesn’t have a […]

Enlarging Your Product Images

Ideally, you should take your product images at the highest resolution you can. For those times when you just can’t find the original image, or you need to increase the size of your images without losing quality, there is help. Lifehacker has posted a great tool for doing this called SmillaEnlarger: Windows/Mac OS X: Enlarging […]

PCI Compliance – Protect Cardholder Data

Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data Encryption is a critical component of cardholder data protection. If an intruder circumvents other network security controls and gains access to encrypted data, without the proper cryptographic keys, the data is unreadable and unusable to that person. Other effective methods of protecting stored data should be considered as potential […]

PCI Compliance – Requirement 2

Requirement 2: Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters Hackers (external and internal to a company) often use vendor default passwords and other vendor default settings to compromise systems. These Passwords and settings are well known in hacker communities and easily determined via public information. This may seem like common […]

What is PCI Compliance?

Many customers hear about PCI compliance and wonder what it is. To shed some light on the largest change to E-Commerce in the last few years, we’ll discuss each requirement and how it affects you. The PCI  (Payment Card Industry) security standards are a blanket of regulations set in place to safeguard payment account data […]

3 Handy Online Tools

Having an online store allows you to disconnect from the office and administrate it from anywhere there’s a computer and an internet connection. I’ve had an online store for about 4 years now, and I love being able to get notifications of my orders instantly via my smartphone. Since I’ve got an iPhone, I’m able […]

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