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We would like to give you £60

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Yep that’s right, we would like to give you up to £60 for every sale you refer to us though the Open Mind Commerce affiliate scheme. Sound good to you? Then read on… The Program Dead simple this one, we will give you 10% of the excluding VAT value of all sales generated by you […]

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Tags: Business · General

Open Mind Commerce Featured as Cart of the Week by Practical eCommerce

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments

For Immediate Release Open Mind Commerce, an established eCommerce solution provider based in the UK, today announced that the product has been featured as “Cart of the Week” by Practical eCommerce. (http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/1449-Cart-of-the-Week-Open-Mind-Commerce) During an in-depth interview, MD Phil Williams gives an insight into the system as well as describes plans for the future of the […]

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Tags: Business · Tinterweb stuff

Go Limited or stay sole trader?

June 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Excellent thread I found today on the benefits of both Limited companies and sole traders. I see so many people jumping in head first into forming a company without first considering the implications…

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Tags: Business

EKM Powershop and PCI compliance.

June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Recently news surfaced that one of our main competitors, EKM powershop, have had to dramatically change the way their software works as it was revealed during a PCI audit that some store owners had been storing sensitive credit card information within their store database and then not removing the data after it had been processed […]

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Tags: Business · Tinterweb stuff

Hosting Technical Support Position – Tentative Applications Required

May 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Open Minded Solutions Limited are currently in negotiations with a leading UK merchant account & payment gateway provider to supply our eCommerce software to their merchants. At this stage it is anticipated that negotiations will be complete by late June. Now a new partnership of this size does bring a new set of challenges to […]

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Tags: Business · General

Flogging a dead horse?

August 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Three years ago Alex Tew of www.milliondollarhomepage.com fame cam up with a fantastic and simple idea that made him a boat load of cash. He even popped up on a business forum I use when at the time I said it was a great idea: http://www.shell-livewire.com/forums…?threadid=8598 His next idea www.pixellotto.com flopped miserably but now he […]

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Tags: Business

So true on so many levels…

December 5th, 2007 · No Comments

The next time a web designer, graphic designer, writer or anyone else involved in a industry that regularly attracts freeloaders gets asked for a freebie saying it will enrich the designers life and make them rich and famous; show the requester this video… I see this on a daily basis on the business forums I […]

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Tags: Business · Rants

Dragons Den, not exactly fire breathing, more like smoking…

October 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Well lets see what loonies they wheel in this week… The DIY doll lady couldn’t be faulted for her enthusiasm but her product was cack, described as a one hit wonder would be right and I was surprised any of the dragons even raised an eyebrow in interest. TP delivered once again by slating the […]

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Return of the Dragons Den…

October 16th, 2007 · No Comments

If I hear this phrase one more time… “Let me tell you where I am…” Oh really? Please enlighten me? Are you currently hovering six foot off the floor? Currently having an out of body experience and examining your own arse? YOU’RE SAT IN A BLOODY PONCY CHAIR IN A OLD WAREHOUSE YOU MUPPET!!!!! …and […]

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Tags: Business · Rants

Customer service wins the day again…

June 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Spotted a thread on the Shell forums today about my good mate Steve at Uprint. Turns out a customer had sent him a couple of emails that he had not got replies too. Now I see this a lot. People claim not to have received emails but it’s ended up in junk folders, been accidentally […]

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Tags: Business