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5 SEO Strategies All Merchants Need to Implement Now  Dec 31, 2014 10:43 AM By Michael Nguyen

Many merchants think that SEO strategies are no longer effective, are expensive, and are not worth the effort. But nearly 90% of consumers use search engines for purchase decisions. How do you improve your visibility? Here are five strategies every merchant should deploy.

Proven Email Marketing Strategies to Recover Abandoned Carts  Dec 26, 2014 2:36 PM By Katey Ferenzi

According to most estimates, industry wide roughly 7 of 10 ecommerce shoppers abandon their carts prior to completing a transaction for reasons ranging from purchase friction. So how then can merchants get customers to take a second look?

5 Email Marketing Predictions for 2015  Dec 22, 2014 10:32 AM By Brennan Carlson

2014 was the year of big data and omnichannel, but digital marketers will need to move beyond these over-hyped trends and embrace change to stay on top in 2015. Here are five predictions that I think will shape email marketing over the next year.

Free Shipping Day No Longer a Big Deal  Dec 18, 2014 3:45 PM By Tim Parry

The idea of Free Shipping Day used to be a bigger deal. Now it’s more the exception than special. Amazon has trained people that they’re going to get not just free shipping, but fast free shipping, all the time. And that’s why Free Shipping Day has become a thing of the past.

Brands: Get in the Game or Get Played  Dec 10, 2014 11:55 AM By Mark Smith

Marketers, I’ve got news for you: Consumers are on to us. If it wasn’t bad enough that they’re constantly pulled in opposing directions – moving from device to device and channel to channel with essentially unlimited buying options – they’re now learning to beat us at our own games. brands need to get in the game or risk getting played. Here are five tips to get started.

What is Amazon Doing Now?  Dec 09, 2014 4:36 PM By Daniela Forte

Each week as my colleagues and I decide on a subject line for our newsletters, we come across at least one if not two Amazon-related articles.

Emailing Canada: Truths and Myths  Dec 09, 2014 1:54 PM By Patrick Gorman

Canada’s new anti-spam regulations have created some misconceptions about what kinds of emails marketers can send to potential clients and consumers north of the border.

Amazon Takes a Page from eBay with new “Make an Offer” Experience  Dec 09, 2014 10:28 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon unveils new ‘Make an Offer” experience for sellers and customers. See what this means for the marketplace.

A Retail Brand That Rallies Customers – and Employees  Dec 08, 2014 1:44 PM By Jonathan Levitt

To successfully operate in a competitive environment, retailers need to cultivate a brand that speaks to customers and employees. Here are ways to cultivate your brand that will speak to your customers and employees.

Affiliate Marketing Gets a $3.3 Billion Wake-Up Call  Dec 04, 2014 4:44 PM By Robert Glazer

When the parent company of an affiliate network also buys one of the largest affiliates in the space, it raises a lot of red flags and also leads to an important question: Is an affiliate program and its data the property of the retailer, the affiliate and/or the network, and who can it be shared with?

Answering that question requires creating more transparency in the affiliate industry. For many retailers that means transitioning from Generation 1 to Generation 2 affiliate programs and ensuring that, first and foremost, their best interests are being represented.






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