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Common reasons for losing potential customers


I ran across this the other day and thought it was perfect for our series on improving online conversions. The graphic below illustrates several very common reasons for losing customers. It is important that you remember – if you lose a customer the first time there is less than a 1% chance they will return… Read more

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Improving Ecommerce Conversion


As many of you have already found out, having an eCommerce store is not enough in itself. Even having significant traffic does not help – if you cannot convert that traffic into sales. Today we are going to start a new series on improving your eCommerce conversion rates. Just a couple notes before we get… Read more

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Networking Linux for webserver usage.


This is not going to be as stressful as you’re thinking. Let’s first start by understanding the different files and then the information within those files. Then we’ll jump into the needed configurations so that your server is accessible from the internet. This tutorial is assuming that there are no firewalls that are going to… Read more

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MySQL 5.5.11 Setting Security


If you’re coming from the installation tutorial, congratulations! I’m glad that you made it this far. It took me three days to figure that out myself. Restarting MySQL Without Permissions Table The first step to setting your administrative password is to shutdown MySQL, because we have to restart it without the ACL loading. $ /etc/init.d/mysql… Read more

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MySQL 5.5.11 Possible Errors During Installation


I’ve compiled this list of errors that I’ve been running into during the installation of MySQL. Here’s the process that I’ve been figuring out, the results have become a tutorial, Installation MySQL 5.5.11. Can’t start server: Bind on TCP/IP port: Address already in use Do you already have another mysqld server running on port: 3306… Read more