2015 Canada BC Job Grant - $10,000 Grant

Application for the Job Grant expires March 31st, 2015. Total maximum grant value is $10,000. Grant covers 2/3 of your training cost. If your training cost is $15,000 you can receive a grant for $10,000. Grants are to be used towards training including our Digital Marketing Tr..

Changes to Facebook’s Review Structure

Facebook has recently made changes to its review platform. As a result, reviews may be inaccessible on your Facebook Business Pages. This issue is a result of Facebook releasing a new reviews tab. If a business has not been marked as a Local Business on Facebook and a physical address ha..

Google to Rank Your Ecommerce Encryption Setup - HTTPS vs HTTP encryption.

Google will begin using website encryption, or HTTPS, as a ranking signal – a move which should prompt website developers who have dragged their heels on increased security measures, or who debated whether their website was “important” enough to require encryption, to make a ch..

Six Free eCommerce Website Designs

The website designers have been working hard creating some new website designs for you to use for your ecommerce website for free. These designs are pre-integrated into the BigTurns platform and can be used as your new website design. All designs are eCommerce friendly and are integrated into t..

Migrating from WordPress to BigTurns

Blogs are an important part of an online marketing strategy, especially for a small company—they provide a way of directly connecting with customers, they are an inexpensive way to differentiate your client from their competition, and they provide real benefits for search engine optimizati..

Social Media integration as simple as 1,2,3...

Social, social, everything is social nowadays! Well, BigTurns Platform is getting social too. We're proud of the ease to integrate social media with your website and we have quite a few social features now. For May release, we're just warming up to a sunny summer by announcing not one, but t..

Wordpress vs BigTurns

WordPress’s plug-in architecture is a huge advantage for most users—having developers around the world add features and functionality gives designers and clients a wide variety of options to extend their blog’s functionality. But with any plug-in architecture, you need to stay ..

Canada's Credit Card industry

Code of Conduct Purpose The purpose of the Code is to demonstrate the industry’s commitment to: Ensuring that merchants are fully aware of the costs associated with accepting credit and debit card payments thereby allowing merchants to reasonably forecast their monthly costs related to ..

Leave IT Hassles to Google

As a Small Business Owner, you want to focus on improving your website and marketing initiatives, not managing IT hassles. So leave the IT part to us. (http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dd52csxc_436kwr23bvc) Look at Google Apps Standard Edition, a suite of FREE, easy-to-use onli..

$5000 Grant Available

The BC Government has a $5000 grant available to businesses in British Columbia looking to become more competitive in their market place. (../subscriptions/contactMe) The grant is to be used to increase productivity, support the introduction of new technology, support the introductio..

Online Credit Card Processing for Off line Transactions

Do your customers call you to pay by credit card? Do you take credit cards over the phone? Do you make your customer fill out a Credit Card authorization form and fax it back to you? Do you spend time calling customers for payment? Would your customers find it easier to fill out the "Secure Paymen..

Adobe Aquires Software Company

Press release... Here at BigTurns we're incredibly excited to be joining Adobe in furthering our mission of to help small business sell online. As our partners, our customers and our friends, we understand that you may have a few questions about what this means for you. As such, we've prepare..

Remove your IP address from Analytics

Did you know you can exclude your own IP address from the reporting analytics? If you have a permanent IP address then it's a great idea to have this address excluded from the reporting statistics so you can get a better feel of who is visiting your website. To exclude an IP address go to Reports-&g..