I read these mind numbing posts on LinkedIn groups.
“18 steps to better digital marketing” “the five things you must do to launch a website”
Really? When Rick Fisher of BookwormComputers and I had our fateful discussion Christmas week 2015 little did I know that it would take eight months to deploy the new website. The problem was I had moved the site six times and continued to apply digital duct tape with each move.
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LinkedIn has gotten boring and uninformative.
All the supposed SEO and eCommerce groups have become as tepid as a lukewarm single bag decaffeinated cup of green tea. “Content is king” – backlinks – due date hasn’t changed in a decade.
I’ll be coming at you like a cup of coffee with five-hour energy replacing cream – be ready to grab on.
All merchant processors are scum-sucking thieves.
In 14 years I’ve gone through 18 merchant processors – at one time I ran 110 websites mostly affiliate stuff but I needed to take money on the web in 2004 – so this is what I’ve learned over 12 years. Not once have I had a good experience.
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I blogged about how cybersource used a shell game to keep MY money out of MY bank for weeks
In the 14 years we’ve been processing credit cards we’ve had a little over 20 merchant processors and a half a dozen gateways I’ll explain the difference in a moment.
The gateways aren’t too bad except when they stop working and I’ve suffered through days of broken gateways which is why we always have a redundant gateway in place should the current system break..
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