E-Money - What is it all about?

Written by Andrew LaPointe

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Send money for FREE Low fees for receiving money (business accounts) Limited to $100 per month on receiving credit card payments Select users can access cash using ATM cards


PROPAY doesn't require your client to join prior to you getting paid. One benefit ofrepparttar PROPAY system is you are actually charging credit cards directly for transactions, withoutrepparttar 109049 use of an account.


The Ecount system permits you to shop anywhere online where MasterCard is accepted, and you can also e-mail cash payments to nearly anyone. In addition, you can access your cash via ATM machines. You can also accept payments from any major credit card.


Emoney is powered by Bank One; however, you do not need to be a Bank One customer to use this service. You can use your Visa credit card or your checking account to send money to almost any e-mail address. All you need to know isrepparttar 109050 recipients e-mail address.


Billpoint is Ebay's preferred payment service of you are buying or selling merchandise on their site. Transactions can be paid for by using MasterCard, Visa, check or Discover.

E-money services permit anyone to send or receive cash and conduct online transactions withoutrepparttar 109051 need for a merchant account. In addition, many shopping carts are implementingrepparttar 109052 different E-money services as a payment option. The services outlined in this article are only a few ofrepparttar 109053 e-money service providers available. To view a complete list of virtual cash services, please visit www.youronlinebusiness.com/emoney.htm

Andrew LaPointe is President for Your Online Business.com. The website specializes in online promotion and traffic generation strategies. Your Online Business.com guarantees to increase your website traffic. To increase your website traffic today, visit: www.youronlinebusiness.com.

Is Your On-Line Business Customer Friendly?

Written by Philippa Gamse

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Of course, if you're really upscale, you can include a "Call-me" button on your site.

2. Return every e-mail or phone call inrepparttar same day, as far as reasonably possible. This may sound simplistic, but a recent experiment withrepparttar 109048 top Fortune 100 companies showed that nearly a third failed to respond to e-mail sent through their Web site within one month! Some of these companies still don't provide a usable e-mail address on their sites at all.

3. Acknowledge all orders. Send e-mail confirmations (this can be done very effectively with autoresponders), and if you're shipping actual products, give tracking numbers and expected delivery dates.

4. Provide a clear return policy, honor it and learn from it. This may give you more information about what's working and what's not. Jim's products are sometimes returned with no explanation, so his staff always callrepparttar 109049 customer to establish and resolverepparttar 109050 problem.

5. Expect more phone calls. Jim says: "Customers can't read or write!" If your Web site traffic and response rates grow (which is, of course, what we want), so willrepparttar 109051 volume of phone calls, whatever your business or industry.

Regardless ofrepparttar 109052 site quality, clear returns and privacy policies, secure servers, etc., people still require human interaction. All of my clients report talking to customers onrepparttar 109053 phone, and walking them throughrepparttar 109054 Web site, where their questions are clearly answered. Maybe these psychological barriers will lessen overrepparttar 109055 next few years, but right now, they are very much there.

If you can getrepparttar 109056 customer service aspects of your business working well, there'll be a definite bottom line impact. Jim is quite clear that his business has grown substantially through repeat business and referrals from satisfied customers.

And in contrast, we can seerepparttar 109057 impact of poor customer service and fulfillment procedures in many ofrepparttar 109058 dot.coms that are currently failing. Jim says that people buy things online inrepparttar 109059 expectation of getting something more valuable thanrepparttar 109060 actual money they spend.

Does your Web site do this??

JFA Inc. can be found at http://www.jfainc.com/

Philippa Gamse, CyberSpeaker, is an internationally recognized e-business strategist. Check out her free tipsheet "Beyond the Search Engines" for 17 ideas to promote your Website: http://www.CyberSpeaker.com/tipsheet.html Philippa can be reached at (831) 465-0317 or mailto:pgamse@CyberSpeaker.com

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