In today’s podcast πŸ“»πŸŽ™οΈ, we are talking about e-commerce πŸ›’ and πŸ›‘ preventing fraud πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€. Fraud is rising and rearing its ugly head πŸ™Š in the e-commerce space. E-commerce transactions have more than doubled in the last few years.

Some new scams are happening, and some old scams too. We discuss πŸ’¬ these scams and how you can develop business policies so that your small business is not a victim!

One scam is shipping goods to a freight forwarding warehouse, ups store, or mailbox store. These scams are old, but they have been popping up – we talk πŸ’― about how they pull it off and you can protect yourself.πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€

Knowledge is King πŸ‘‘!

Then we get into πŸ’₯πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ’₯ Brute Force Attacks πŸ’₯πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ’₯- these have been happening way too often. Merchants need to understand that they need to monitor their shopping carts and email accounts and ensure that velocity settings are set up in your website shopping carts and gateways.

Also, keep the website plugins up to date and ensure you are using security features – many of which are free.

The holiday season πŸŽ„β›„πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…β„οΈπŸŽ is coming – the scammers are ready – are you ready πŸ¦Έβ€β™‚οΈ? Listen πŸ‘‚πŸŽ§ to this podcast and learn about scams and how you can prevent them from happening. It’s all about getting educated as to what is happening in the world around us.

Carpe Diem – ✌️

Allen & Justin