Archive for March, 2012

Online Shopping Safety tips

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

TechDay has tips for helping to make sure shopping online is a safe and secure experience.

Some of the top tips are,

  1. Look for signs that the business is legitimate. Buy from reputable stores and sellers.
  2. Look for signs that the website protects your data.
  3. Create strong passwords. A strong password is an important protection to help you have safer online transactions.

You can read more about the tips above, along with other handy information over at

Are you connecting with your customers?

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Customers today have an expectation that they can contact companies via social media, most commonly via Facebook or Twitter. Successfully communicating with your customers is an important tool in building up a relationship between you and your customers.

Setting up a Facebook or Twitter account is easy, but the real key is maintaining it. Making sure you keep an eye on it and regularly posting updates about your business can all be very beneficial to driving new business and satisfying your existing customers.

You can read more over at

Warehouse looks to internet for sales boost

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

The Warehouse has revealed it has seen a rise in online sales over the first half of its financial year.

The company has announced internet revenue was up by 60 per cent compared to the 6 months prior to January 29 2012.

You can read more over at

Trade Me adds touch site

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Trade Me has released a touch screen version of its website.

Users are able to “search, bid and buy, ask and answer questions, and view their account details and ‘My Trade Me’ pages.”

In future, Trade Me plans to add “functions for browsing, placing feedback, editing notes and selecting favourites.”

You can read more about the launch of the website over at

Virtual shopping apps

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

It’s becoming more and more common to use your Smartphone to shop online. Apps are now popping up to assist users with this. has compiled a list of some of the most popular Apps, including the PriceSpy & eBay shopping apps.

You can read the full list by clicking here.