# Blog

#### Magento 2 Admin Permission Reference

30, Jan David Deppner

Here's a quick reference to help Magento administrators when they're configuring what admin screens should be enabled for various business roles. For the most part, the permission (aka "Resource") required for access to each screen corresponds to the path of the admin screen. But this isn't always the case. There are a number of screens that have been moved around, such as "Customers > Customer Groups" so the name of the permission no longer matches the location of the backend screen. Also, a number of permissions are used for multiple screens. For example, the "Catalog" permission is used for "Catalog" and "Catalog > Inventory".

#### Magento 2 API Permission Reference

21, Dec David Deppner

I've been working with the Magento 2 REST API off and on over the past two years now. One of the hassles with the API is just figuring out what permissions are required to access a particular API endpoint. When setting up access for API users, I have seen some Magento 2 administrators just take the...

#### Financial Models for Ecommerce Advertising

02, Dec David Deppner

Fundamentally, with pay-per-click advertising, the idea is to balance the cost per click that we’re willing to pay with the profit per click that we expect to achieve. As advertisers, we attempt to find the right level of spending that maximizes the business profit. And since every business is d...

#### How Ad Suggestions Could Land You in a Lawsuit

20, Nov David Deppner

Ad Suggestions is a new beta feature in AdWords that uses their artificial intelligence systems to write ads for you. This is part of Google’s ongoing attempt to automate just about every part of their advertising platform. Although there may be some benefits, there are some serious business r...

Would you rather have a 10% return on $100 or a 5% return on$1000?
\begin{align} 100 \times 10\%_{ROI} &= 10 \\ 1000 \times 5\%_{ROI} &= 50 \end{align}