Whether you’re selling a product or service online or running a content-based website and want to be able to accept donations, learning how to accept payments online with PayPal (a popular online payment processing provider) is a good idea. There are several reasons to accept payments online with PayPal for your e-commerce business.
Why You Should Accept Payments via PayPal Startup and regular fees are low for the merchant (you). There are no monthly fees, setup fees, or cancellation fees to use PayPal’s basic options, and fees are taken directly out of incoming payments. The only monthly fee is for [...]
Writing an Internet business plan for a website or online business is very similar to how to write a business plan for a traditional small business. An Internet business plan should include all basic business plan elements, and the primary differences between an Internet business plan and a traditional business plan will be in the details. Here are the primary components of an Internet business plan:
1. Executive Summary – Just like with traditional business plans, Internet business plans need an executive summary. The executive summary is usually the first section of an Internet business plan, although it should be [...]
Despite the warnings and training offered to parents, more children than ever are hopping online without correct supervision. Unfortunately, many of the unethical webmasters who like to target these young visitors with ads, pop-ups and inappropriate content hear the same messages as parents and quickly find ways around firewalls and blocking software parents install.
So what’s a parent to do? If the bad guys know all the tricks the good guys know, is there any tool left for parents in the fight to protect their children? The answer is a resounding – YES!
The number one diversionary tactic [...]
Not all scams are harmless, unfortunately. More often than not, scams are intended to steal your money or personal information or fool you into doing some work for free.
Well-spread types of Internet scams include: phishing email messages (stealing your information while you complete a web form or login), paid-for-review sites (and other sites making you work for free), sites that advertise some services but never deliver the quality work, etc.
So how do you get protected from these common internet scams?
Once you come across some great offer and wonder if you should try it, take time [...]
We have to accept the fact that our lives revolve around gadgets and we cannot live without them. These gadgets are power hungry and unless we keep feeding them, they close down, shutting everything and bringing life to a still. Our reliance on gadgets can be scary, if we are not prepared.
Most of us carry at least two of these energy monsters; laptops, phones, iPods and digital cameras, which make sure they run out on us just when we need them the most. How many times have you had your laptop give up when you are about to send [...]
Here are five easy ways to find the best tutors for your child. The simple principles listed below are designed to guide you in finding the right tutors for your child’s needs.
1) Have a list of questions prepared in advance
The more you know about what you are looking for in a tutor, the more you can provide your child with the best possible chance of succeeding. The right questions provide the right answers for your child.
A few good questions include, but are not limited to:
“How long have you been tutoring?” “What is your area of expertise?” [...]
Many businesses and bloggers have more than one blog, each with a separate subscribe page. Your readers may be interested in some of the others. Wouldn’t it be great if you could offer new subscribers their choice of ALL your blogs at once?
DIRJournal actually has 8 blogs, but most of our readers don’t know that – yet – and we wanted to make it easier for you to be able to choose which of them you subscribe to – all in one place.
Many major sites including the NY Times, MarketWatch, SmartBrief obtain multiple subscriptions each time [...]
I truly enjoy every single minute of my life ~ Richard Branson.
Few people are more successful than Richard Branson, owner of a vast network of companies covering virtually every industry imaginable, from travel and health to banking, entertainment and even space exploration. One thing seems to make Branson stand out from the (small) crowd of the super rich and super successful – his enthusiasm and ‘joie de vivre.’ Could this be the secret of his success?
If you are enjoying yourself, doing what you love and feeling great about it, you are more likely to do well. [...]