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Clueless about bitcoin? Here’s your cryptocurrency crash course

Cryptocurrencies are a bit like the Kardashians: You’ve probably heard of them, but you may not really be sure why. They’re completely overexposed in …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition | Inc.com

Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to great effect. After all, 92 percent of consumers say that they want …

Marketing

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away | Inc.com

Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to bring traffic to your website. But all of it can go wasted if your visitors don't complete their purchases.<p>For …

eCommerce

A tsunami of store closings is about to hit the US — and it's expected to eclipse the retail carnage of 2017

Retailers are bracing for a fresh wave of store closings in 2018 that is expected to eclipse the rash of closings that rocked the industry last year.<p>"Landlords are panicking," said Larry Perkins, the CEO and founder of the advisory firm SierraConstellation Partners. "The last year was pretty …

Real Estate

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

Amazon dominated online shopping in 2017 — and it wasn't even close

More and more retailers are moving their business online, and still, no one does e-commerce as well as Amazon.<p>Its online holiday performance has been dominant, and it's estimated to rake in just about half of all online shopping sales this season. It serves to confirm what we already know: Amazon …

eCommerce

Experts say these are the best places to buy appliances — and it's not looking good for Sears

For decades, Sears was the top store in the US for buying dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, and other major household appliances.<p>But with Sears closing hundreds of stores, shoppers are now going elsewhere for these major purchases.<p>Lowe's and Home Depot now sell more appliances than Sears, and new …

Bricks and mortar shops are cashing in on online shopping

The rise of online shopping has turned retail upside down.<p>People are increasingly at home with digital shopping and value its convenience, speed, low prices and responsiveness to their preferences.<p>But because many people still love to go to physical shops too, retailers, both on and offline, are …

eCommerce

7 Tips to Help You Attract and Retain Customers

Getting customers is often easy. Keeping them happy? Now, that's a whole different strategy.<p>You've got a great startup idea and the means to begin your own business. However, the business world is tricky to navigate. Unless your enterprise is a gas station servicing travelers off the side of the …

Marketing