Need a store on your Facebook page?

Product information from Payvment’s Facebook page.

If you find you are driving interactions with your customers and fans via Facebook, why not add a store to your Facebook page?

Didn’t think it was possible?  Well, applications, or “Apps” as they are affectionately know as, are a real revolution in the functionality of software these days.  From social medias like Facebook, to accounting software like Xero, you can get an App for just about anything to enhance or quasi-customise your software purchase.

One such App is Payvment. Currently offering a free online store to Facebook users, its a god send to businesses that have developed a heavy Facebook following.  Many business face the customer experience problem of moving customers from social media to webpages or external shops or payment providers, but Payvment is an example of a great way to enhance your Facebook experience and secure a secure a sale or lead in the process.  Check out Payvment.com on the web, via Facebook or Twitter.

Read more about online stores in Facebook in the NY Times. © 2012 Andrew McIntosh CPA, OptimizeBusiness.org

Mystery shopping the big four Aussie banks…. How will they treat small biz?

This week we will call in on all the big four Australian banks for a surprise visit to a suburban branch and see how they go treating a potential new small business customer who walks in without an appointment, right before lunchtime!  The scenario we be a start-up sole-trader (with potential for single director company) shopping for ‘information’ on banking products for a small business.  Our mystery shopper walk-in, without an appointment….  Lets see how they stack up by the end of the week!  © 2012 Andrew McIntosh CPA