Austin Web Design Category

Setting Up Online Transactions

by Bobby Martinez
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Here’s a quick tip for a first-time e-commerce project. If you plan to support real-time automated credit card transactions, you will be setting up a merchant banking account with a payment gateway (such as Authorize.net, LinkPoint, YourPay, etc.). If this is a new merchant account or a new gateway service, at some point the bank […]

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Holiday E-Sales

by Jacqueline Sinex
Friday, December 11th, 2009

Despite that the average American is dreaming more about their upcoming vacation than their business, December is a time when website owners seek out opportunities to drive sales. And it isn’t too late to take advantage of the holiday buying frenzy. Things you can do to make money with your website this holiday season: Add […]

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Photo Gallery Tools

by Bobby Martinez
Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Thinking of adding a photo gallery to your website? There are a plethora of great gallery management tools available these days, some for quite a low cost or even free. Sometimes the free tools are enough to get someone by for a while, such as Google’s Picasso or Photo Bucket. These member-based photo communities are […]

Unique Website Backgrounds

by Jacqueline Sinex
Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

With the wonderful flexibilities of CSS (style sheets), we are able to create attractive backgrounds with minimal coding and without compromising the efficiency of a website. Adding an elegant background element can help the website to stand out from the crowd, or it can even send a message about what your website is trying to […]

What’s Great About Drupal?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

My favorite feature about Drupal content management software is how easy it is to edit a content page. With the top toolbar administration setup, you can simply stay logged in and browse the website as if you were a visitor. When you find a page that needs revising, there is a handy Edit link right […]

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What’s Great About Authorize.net?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Friday, October 30th, 2009

In our years of e-commerce development, we have worked with a variety of payment gateways to integrate a business’s credit card processing service with a website. Authorize.net is currently one of the most popular gateway services available, making it very easy to install for almost any shopping cart. Most software already has a module available [&

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What’s Great About Zen Cart?

by Jacqueline Sinex
Monday, October 19th, 2009

Zen Cart is a shopping cart software that can be a web designer’s dream. The software was well thought-out by its developers and is managed mostly with stylesheets, making custom layouts within close reach; opposed to a less flexible shopping cart that requires heavy programming to modify the look and feel. Furthermore, e-commerce developers will [

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Advantages of Outsourcing SEM

by Morgan
Friday, October 16th, 2009

If your company is serious about seeing significant ROI from its search marketing efforts, it’s a good idea to hire an outside firm. Oftentimes, tedious hours of link building and keyword research are assigned to the intern… the secretary will tweet to an audience of three followers once a week… and every once in a […]

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