eBay has recently decided to stop purchasing Google Adwords for 1 week in order to test the impact on their overall sales.
You can read more about the story here
My question to everyone here is if the reduction in eBay traffic has decreased, or increased online book sales? While I can appreciate that eBay sellers may see a reduction in their sales, bookstores using Adwords as a way to generate traffic may find they are able to get more traffic for less.
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It is imperative that you backup any data that you have online.
If you have an online bookstore using a database and you’re not backing up daily, you are running a serious risk of losing some your business’ valuable assets.
While your inventory can be rebuilt, what would you do if you lost your customer database? Especially when simple utilities exist that will allow you to automatically receive an email, or have your database FTP’d, so you can store your critical business assets offline.
If you use a MySQL Database, here are the instructions on how to use an extremely easy, simple and free solution
If you know of other utilities for other databases, please let me know and I will include them here. I think it is very important to maintain backups at all times.
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