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Thursday, October 09, 2014

British retailers pool data to fight fraud

A new fraud and loss prevention coalition has been formed in the UK managed by anti-fraud specialist Transactis. The data sharing platform aims to improve retailers' ability to identify potential fraudsters across multiple customer touch points. >>

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Facebook and the fight to keep the network authentic

Facebook is leveraging legal action and investment in anti-spam algorithms in an attempt to crack down on companies selling 'Likes' on the social network. >>

Friday, September 19, 2014

FTC's new 'merchandise rule' to come into effect before Christmas

New Federal Trade Commission rule requires retailers to ship within 30 days of a purchase, gain the customer's consent to delay delivery or provide a full refund. >>

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Study indicates conservative data approach best

Data breaches like the recent Target scandal make all of us think harder about our private information. Are we safe enough? Should we take additional steps? What about the brands we choose to shop with, are they protecting us? >>

Friday, July 04, 2014

ISBA fears Facebook faux pas may damage advertisers' trust

Unless you've been living under a rock you will have heard the uproar caused by Facebook's recent 'social experiment'. As well as damaging users' faith in the social network the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA) fears that brand owners' trust may also been affected. >>

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Survey: SMB's need more tax education

Small business owners may not be making the most of Tax Day here in the US. That is, according to a recent 99Designs survey which found upwards of one-quarter didn't know they could deduct marketing expenses from their taxes. >>

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Top tips for SMBs in will preparation

Tax day in the US is just around the corner, but April isn't only tax month. It is also Make A Will month. One expert offers their top tips to create a solid will so that business owners' families are protected. >>

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Top 3 tips for SMBs this tax season

Less than a month until business owners are pulling all-nighters to finish off 2013 tax forms. A new survey from Xero, however, indicates the cloud may be helping some ward off some of the tax season stress. Here are their top 3 tips for SMBs to flourish through tax season. >>

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Reputation taps Vizibility for online rep solutions

Never has reputation been more important. In the online space consumers follow brands, review brands and tell their friends how a brand responds to product issues. Enter Vizibility's online reputation management platform which helps brands keep a handle on how their reputation is faring online. >>

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Top 3 tips for troubled SMB owners on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day stands to be a good revenue day for many retailers and businesses - both online and offline - but Valentine's Day should also be a reminder for small businesses. That reminder: don't mix business with pleasure - and if you do, protect yourself. >>

Monday, January 20, 2014

Google intent on breaking bad ads and advertisers

Google pulled almost 1 million 'bad' ads per day from its system last year in an attempt to stem the tide of suspect downloads and other malicious online activities. >>

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Does your public Wi-Fi network comply with the law?

Cloud-based social Wi-Fi software firm, Purple WiFi, reveals that around two-thirds of venues that provide public Wi-Fi do not comply with laws surrounding the tracking of users. >>

Thursday, September 26, 2013

OFT develops new regulations for 'free to play' games targeting children

A crackdown on free online 'pay to play' games targeted at children will see new regulations come in to force by April next year. >>

Friday, September 13, 2013

UK: 1 in 4 downloads are pirated content

A study by Ofcom, funded by the Intellectual Property Office, has found that almost one quarter of all downloads in the UK are of pirated content, amounting to over a billion files last year. >>

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Is Yelp's effect on bottom line worth the legal wrangling?

Recent research from Merchant Warehouse reveals that 93% of consumers who use Yelp typically go on to make purchases with the companies they research via the online review website. Perhaps dodging the legal bullets and dodgy reviews is a small price to pay. >>

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