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(This post was originally published in April 2015 and updated in November 2017. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
We spend a lot of time talking about things that build our eCommerce business; things like marketing and SEO and data analysis. But, most people who expand their business to the web forget about some of the fundamental ethical issues at hand.
Josiah Stamp, an early 20th century economist, said, “It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” That was a century ago, but in a modern world, which is more transparent than ever, business ethics remain extremely important.
If you run an eCommerce business, you need to understand the ethical implications of your business. Ethics are good for the soul. But, they’re also good for the bottom line.
This post dives into the ethical issues in eCommerce that you should be thinking about.
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Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) are two terms you hear almost every day now.
When evaluating different technology options to run your business, you’re bombarded with descriptions of hosted or cloud-based platforms. You see that they can be SaaS, IaaS, or PaaS applications.
What do these different terms mean?
In this article, we’ll help define the terms cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS). You’ll understand how their differences affect how you interact with the technology you use every day. (more…)
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