E-Commerce PCI DSS Compliance Myths Explained: Guest Blog by Daniel Humphries

PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) standards apply to any business that accepts credit cards, including e-commerce merchants- however many retailers are confused about how these regulations affect them. Miva Merchant president, Rick Wilson, recently spoke with Daniel Humphries, researcher for a firm that reviews IT Security software, to help define six popular e-commerce PCI DSS compliance myths.

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Things to Keep in Mind While Running an Online Business

Online businesses are becoming more popular as the Internet becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives. People have lower tolerance for sitting in traffic every day, waiting on paychecks each week, and asking their bosses for permission to take off from work on holidays. Working from their own household on their online business sounds ideal in a situation like this.

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7 Types of Consumer Personas

How well do you know your consumers?  It is important to thoroughly understand your target market in order to tailor the shopping experience to them.  This great infographic by User Experience shows the different core personas and the juxtaposed tactics that will support a positive shopping experience.

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Best Practices for Managing Credit Card Data Online

Protecting your customers’ information is a duty that you sign on for when you decide to take orders online.  So it is important that you reassure your customers that their sensitive information is safe with you.  Not only will you be protecting your customers, but you will also be protecting your ecommerce business.

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No More Excuses: 13 Reasons Why You are Not as Successful as You Should Be

In order to be a successful entrepreneur it is essential to have a mindset of success.  Jim Kukral, author of “Business Around a Lifestyle Volume 2” and business/marketing speaker, wrote these 13 reasons (or excuses) of why you’re not as successful as you should be:

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