Helping Merchant Accounts and Checking Accounts PlayHelping Merchant Accounts and Checking Accounts Play Nicely Together

Written by Karen LaVoy

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Letís presume that youíve accepted my astute advice and opened a business account for My Great Company. Next on your to-do list is registering your domain name. Now you find that your company name is not available as a domain name- someone else has already snapped it up. No t to worry! You can register a name related in some way to your company - maybe something like Remember howrepparttar name on your checking account will berepparttar 109071 name on your merchant account? Banks like to seerepparttar 109072 web site name matchrepparttar 109073 merchant account name. If your domain name, doesnít match your account name of My Great Company, all you need to do is add that statement to your order form or shopping cart: Your credit card will be charged by My Great Company.

If your domain name is different from your company name, you can create awareness by splashing your company name all over your site. Of course it will be onrepparttar 109074 home page, but including your company name on every page of your web site encourages your customers to remember you.

So make life easy for yourself and simplifyrepparttar 109075 tasks on your to-do list. When youíre deciding on your company name, see if itís available as a domain name. You can check to see if itís available here: . Once you find a domain name you want to keep, register it before someone else finds it! You can then open your checking account and merchant account when youíre ready.

Karen LaVoy, eBusiness Consultant for AIS Media, writes on topics important to small business owners. Email her at with your concerns about establishing your online business. AIS Media,, provides web design, web hosting, and e-commerce.

Brainstorming for your Digital Information Product

Written by Kurt Geer

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* Lock yourself away for an hour or two and go through allrepparttar 'Treasures' or 'Junk' you have been saving in boxes inrepparttar 109070 attic, basement, garage, hope chest, mini storage or parents house.

* Rememberrepparttar 109071 plans you made right after high school, college, your wedding orrepparttar 109072 birth of your children.

* Go through some ofrepparttar 109073 items that you have already purchased and forgot about, classes you took, pamphlets you put away or that were passed on to you?

* Ah, now some your past goals, hopes, and wishes that faded are starting to come back to you now, A! (My shot at trying to be Canadian :)

When you're done you should be able to come up with a few ideas that could turn into YOUR "Digital Information Product". (I came up with 3 just usingrepparttar 109074 1st tip)

YOUR (DIP) that YOU are an Expert on, that a focused group of people would be willing to PAY YOU FOR.

Putrepparttar 109075 information in your own words and remember 1 simple Direct Sales Rule when writing your sales letter:

1. Tell them what you are going to tell them. 2. Tell them. 3. Tell them what you told them.

Your main goal is to get up and running as quickly as you can!

Kurt Geer Are you Just WINKING IN THE DARK? Or are you serious about Making Money on the Net. Have an idea for a Product or Service, but still haven't acted upon it yet? ACT NOW Join the E-Commerce Explosion -

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