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4 Lies Small Business Owners Tell Themselves to Avoid Ecommerce

Staying on top of the changes in an increasingly digital age is a challenge for most business owners, but ecommerce is one evolution of the sales process that can't be ignored. Research estimates that over 40 percent of consumers worldwide now carry out some of their shopping online, with the …

Top 7 Facebook eCommerce Apps for Businesses

When you think of Facebook, the word “e-commerce” doesn’t generally come to mind.<p>What if you could engage your customers on Facebook, not just on a …

5 Surprising Places Where Ecommerce Is Taking Off

What characterizes a market that's primed for ecommerce growth? It's not a country's population size, income per capita, nor even the amount its …

Yahoo Buys E-Commerce App Platform Startup Lexity (Like ATD Said)

We already reported days ago that Yahoo was likely to buy e-commerce app platform Lexity. And so it did.<p>In a blog post announcing the acquisition, …

Startups

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“THE staff at Jessops would like to thank you for shopping with Amazon.” With that parting shot plastered to the front door of one of its shops, a …

Campaign

Social Commerce Breakdown | MarTech

I’m not sure why there are naysayers on social commerce… I believe folks (B2B or B2C) will make a purchase anywhere online. As long as the person …

Rory Sutherland knows how to save marketing

<i>This article was taken from the June 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

10 Uncommon 'Superfoods' From the World of Ultra-Endurance

While doing research for <i>The 4-Hour Body</i> back in 2009, I resorted to Twitter in search of elite athletes who performed well on a vegan diet. I was repeatedly referred to Rich Roll, whom <i>Men's Fitness Magazine</i> dubbed one of the "25 Fittest Men in the World." (Sidenote: if you missed the bonus …

6 Tips to Help Improve Your eCommerce Product Pages

Good and impressive product pages play a crucial role in the growth and success of any eCommerce website. It can’t be denied that there are multiple …

eCommerce

How to boost conversions by increasing motivation

<b>Every digital marketer knows that failure to motivate people to take action hurts your conversion rate and costs you money.</b><p>What you may not know is …

Motivation

5 Innovative Ways To Improve Your E-Commerce Business

In the crowded world of e-commerce, every outlet strives to get even the smallest leg up on the competition. But when it comes to improving the online shopping experience, most retailers stop at the ubiquitous, “Customers who purchased this item also bought…” and ”Add these two items and take 10% …

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for Ecommerce Merchants

You might have already heard about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), also known as the “Internet Sales Tax.” It’s a bill that recently passed the …

M-commerce is greatly benefiting from the popularity of mobile coupons

These discount opportunities are driving consumers to use the channel on an increasing basis.<p>There is no doubt that m-commerce is growing very …

Roads-2-Riches.com – Discover tips, methods, and step by step guides on how to make money online.

Published by<p>When I noticed the no-results site search terms in Google analytics, I realized that I had lost precious visitors who had already found …

10 excellent ecommerce product pages

<b>In the varied world of ecommerce no two product pages are exactly the same, though there are a number of features that many sites have in common.</b><p>We …

eCommerce

Retail Ecommerce Set to Keep a Strong Pace Through 2017

Online apparel sales continue to capture a greater share of US retail ecommerce sales, as the category, along with the computer and consumer …

67 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Ecommerce

<b>Performance should inform business decisions, and KPIs should drive actions.</b><p>Key performance indicators (KPIs) are like milestones on the road to …

How Retailers Can Avoid Becoming A Showroom for Ecommerce Competitors

It’s a trend that’s become all too familiar to brick-and-mortar retailers this holiday season: A customer comes into the store, checks out a product — and then buys it online for less. Often, the consumer looks up ecommerce websites’ prices for comparison on a smartphone while they’re still …

Ecommerce Sales Topped $1 Trillion for First Time in 2012

In 2012, B2C ecommerce sales grew 21.1% to top $1 trillion for the first time, according to new global estimates by eMarketer.<p>This year, sales will …

Marketing bosses must get involved more in ecommerce

<b>MARKETING:</b> Living in silos for years, marketing departments are finally – in some parts of the industry, at least – coming together to understand …

The Conran Shop unveils a new look for its Marylebone store in London

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A Powerful Display of Rare White Tigers at Feeding Time

I would NOT want to be in the way of these Bengal white tigers when they are hungry! Australia-based photographer Birte Person wasn't quite as afraid. With the safety of distance, she was brave enough to capture these stunning shots of the rare animals during feeding time at the Singapore Zoo.<p>The …

Animals

Temple Grandin on DSM-5: “Sounds like diagnosis by committee”

<b>Temple Grandin</b><p>When it comes to autism, Grandin argues we’re paying too much attention to labels — and not enough to individuals<p>Temple Grandin • Richard Panek<p>May 18, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum.” This piece was written prior to the publication …

Black Marker Coffee Cup Art by Cheeming Boey

Cheeming Boey (born April 12, 1978) is a Malaysian artist best known for his ongoing series of illustrations on paper and foam coffee cups, his daily …