Cross Posts

Selling Movies and Musics Is Not A Bad Idea

After a trial period of 2 months of selling movies and musics, despite the wide spread of downloading from the Internet, we decided to continue selling them. Being a newsagency in a small shopping centre within a lower to medium income earners as the market, the sales were not huge. The previous owners were selling

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The real cause of Gerry Harvey’s ‘unfair disadvantage’ competition

A recent debate started by Gerry Harvey’s claimed that local retailers were at an ‘‘unfair disadvantage’’ in competing against goods bought from overseas. Gerry pointing the finger at the GST do not get levied on the goods bought from oversea that caused this “unfair disadvantage”. However, if this situation gets looked at clearly, there  are

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Exhausted Two-Week Old Newsagent

After two weeks in the newsagency, I still have so much to learn. The On-The-Job training that I had only shown me the tip of an ice-berge of the life of a newsagent. The training only shown me enough “Customer Service” and very little administrative work. Luckily, I have my lovely wife, Van, to help

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Call For Moderators

The call for moderators is now open. If you work within the Australian Newsagency industry then you are welcome to become one of the moderators for the Australian Newsagency Forums. Your main responsibility is to ensure all participants follow the rules. All you need to do is register and send me a private message….Read More

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How to integrate WordPress and Zen Cart

After many weeks of researching, we have finally integrated WordPress and Zen Cart into a seamless site at Bright Intellect. WordPress is well known for its easy to use open source blogging system with plenty of free plugins and addons. Zen Cart is a matured open source shopping cart with many features and it is

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How to build a website for free within 5 minutes

How do you like creating your own website for your business for free. In this article, I will discuss briefly the most common forms of website and how you can have one for free. There’s nothing better than free. For many businesses believe getting online presence for their businesses is an expensive exercise that require

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