The Cart Blog

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Merlin Mann’s Tactical Internet Pants

Filed under: Fun — thatsoftwareguy @ 8:15 pm

Quite funny – watch the video.  As an aside,  Merlin Mann seems incapable of creating anything that is not brilliant.  I first heard about Merlin when I was scribbling some notes and putting them in my pocket, which a colleague of mine called a variant of the hipster PDA.  I’ve been a big fan ever since.

Why you REALLY NEED to moderate reviews on your cart

Filed under: Fun,Social Networking — thatsoftwareguy @ 6:40 am

Because if you don’t, you’ll get reviews like this one. Hat tip to software guy Andrew Duffy for finding this and discussing it in his insightful blog post, Amazon – a case study in abusive social networking.

Setting begin and end dates for your discounts

Filed under: That Software Guy,Zen Cart — thatsoftwareguy @ 2:14 am

A set of instructions has been written up to describe how to date-constrain your Zen Cart discounts when using Better Together, Combination Discounts, Big Spender or Big Chooser. Using just a small amount of PHP code, you can start and/or stop your discount offers at dates of your choosing. See Timing Discounts for details.

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