Tips & Tricks


How to use flexible e-commerce credit card processing

By CorexpandCX on October 4, 2011

CoreXpand has several methods for accepting payments through your ecommerce store. One of the most common methods used is credit card processing. Whether you’re using a punchout catalog, a company store, a private

Goals Based Planning

By Alan Lowe on September 30, 2011

As companies grow, they often evolve into a Goals Based planning model. This model focuses on the major Opportunities and Challenges facing a company or organization. The Planning team begins by defining or

How to Set Up Budget or Incentive Points Programs

By Karen Inman on September 28, 2011

In the two previous blog posts, we discussed the benefits of points programs, and how to set up a basic points program in your store. The CoreXpand system offers two premium point program

How to set up a Basic Points Program

By Karen Inman on September 23, 2011

As mentioned in my previous post regarding Point Programs, the CoreXpand system allows you to use “basic points”. This functionality is included in the system and can be used as needed. In this

Point programs: What are they and how can they benefit my business?

By Karen Inman on September 21, 2011

Point programs (also known as loyalty or incentive programs) are a great way to motivate and reward employees, customers, and clients through an e-commerce point system. They are often used in conjunction with

When is it time to start selling your products online?

By Chris Shults, Punchout Catalog and B2B e-Commerce Specialist on September 2, 2011

For just a moment, imagine this scenario… You’re a small distributor of physical products or commodities, and you’ve acquired some good accounts and contracts – even some very large customers like governments, universities,

Great Expectations: Creating an effective ecommerce plan

By Jason Masters on August 25, 2011

Every journey begins with the first step & getting there is half the fun. In real life situations, most of us know that it’s important to make sure our expectations are realistic. We

How to center your CoreXpand Online company stores

By CorexpandCX on August 23, 2011

While there is no button that will automatically center your CoreXpand company store on the webpage,  there is some simple HTML code that you can use to get the job done.

The Power of Joint Ventures

By CorexpandCX on August 22, 2011

Want to double, even triple your prospect and customer base – instantly? You can by wielding the power of Joint Ventures. You’re invited to join Lindsey Tanner, Colette Marshall, and Lake Furney on August

HTTP versus HTTPS: What is it and what does it mean to your business?

By Kara Johnson-Ferry on August 19, 2011

I get this question all the time from clients in the process of building their client’s website, and I can go into great details and provide you with all the technical terms and

How to Boost Customer Retention and Protect Your Clients from Big Corporations – Part 2

By CorexpandCX on August 15, 2011

In part 1 of “How to Boost Customer Retention” blog post series, we discussed the three pronged “secret weapon” you can use to combat the large companies who target your clients. Today, we’ll

The Foundations of Basic Strategic Planning

By Alan Lowe on August 8, 2011

Last time we talked about the types of models a company could use to conduct a Strategic Planning session. Today, let’s take a quick look at the Basic Strategic Planning model. Conceptually, there