If it is your ambition to open an online business, there is much you need to learn from how to write your business plan to website design and content creation that optimizes traffic and sales. While you will need to learn skills that are relevant to your product or service, there are also must do’s that an online business must engage because of intellectual property rights and security. You also need to learn these five elements about the technical side of e-commerce Choose a Trusted Payment Processing Gateway E-commerce has been gaining much ground worldwide which has led to more payment gateways. About 86 percent of your customers will make their payments either with their debit or credit cards, so you must have a payment processing network available. You do not want to find that you chose an untrustworthy one after issues arise, so be sure to take your time and research payment processing gateways that deliver on their promises. Your payment gateway is simply the code the credit card company or bank receives from your online business’ cart. Choose a well-known provider to process payments as it ensures that the purchases go through and you receive them without technical issues. You will learn more about credit card processing, fraud and chargebacks by reading the Ultimate Merchant Guide to Fight & Prevent Chargebacks — Credit Card Protection Rights. Cyber Security Is a Must Your online business will be susceptible to a host of technical threats. As your day-to-day operations are mainly done online, you need to gauge the cyber threats that will harm your business including phishing email schemes and spam. Be sure to invest in antivirus software and malware to protect your business from these vulnerabilities. SEO Only Matters If You Are on the First SERP Page Organic searches are the leading way to drive traffic to your site. Unfortunately, it will matter little if you do not rank on the first search engine results page (SERP). Research shows that a first-page ranking will drive between 71 percent and 92 percent of all organic search traffic…
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