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Conversion Rate Optimization for the Holiday Season  Nov 18, 2013 8:03 AM By Tim Parry

With billions of dollars worth of goods sold online, holiday season ecommerce has been very important to the economy. And it will only keep growing in the future. This infographic can help you design and execute your end-of-year campaigns.

Avoiding IT Outages During the Holiday Season  Nov 06, 2013 12:54 PM By Carl Meadows

For online retailers, the holiday selling season is critical to their financial strength and even survival. That’s why it’s imperative to keep your IT operations up and running and to recognize and repel cyber-attackers. While it’s probably too late to take major actions this holiday season, retailers can still take some steps to minimize such disruptions.

7 Ways to Support Your Holiday Sales with Mobile Strategies  Nov 06, 2013 11:38 AM By Matthew David

To successfully integrate mobile strategies into your holiday plan of attack, you must first understand how your customers shop and then strive to make that process quicker, easier, and more efficient. And while retailers have been prepping for months for the upcoming shopping season, there are still steps that can be taken now to ensure success on Black Friday and beyond.

Google Study Reveals Internet is Top Choice Among Shoppers this Holiday Season  Nov 05, 2013 4:07 PM By Daniela Forte

A Google study reveals that the internet is the top resource for many shoppers this holiday season. Smartphones will be the device of choice, online marketing will influence holiday shopping, and cross-screen shopping will be a big deal.

5 Common Human Errors in Ecommerce Usability  Oct 31, 2013 12:25 PM By Jeannie Walters

When rolling out a new or refreshed ecommerce platform, it’s important to receive the “All Ok!” from Quality Assurance testers.

Why Real-time Data Trumps Big Data for Triggered Emails  Oct 28, 2013 3:28 PM By Alex Clifford

Does data have to be big? Or is there a different way of using ecommmerce data to get better marketing results? Here’s why real-time data can be used to email segments your audience based on their previous behavior.

Cyber Monday Attacks Cost Merchants up to $3.4 Million per Hour  Oct 28, 2013 11:35 AM By MCM Staff

While 64% of merchants see significant increases in cyber attack activity, only 23% of attacks can be detected quickly and remediated, and nearly 70% of merchants do not take additional precautions in anticipation of increased attacks.

Saks Fifth Avenue Added to Stylewhile’s Virtual Fitting Room App  Oct 22, 2013 8:57 AM By MCM Staff

Stylewhile has partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue on the launch of a virtual fitting room iPad App that will allow users to fit clothing to their specific body type before purchase.

Recurring Subscription Model Appeals to Customers and Merchants  Oct 21, 2013 11:20 AM By Brendan O’Brien

Target recently announced the introduction of a subscription billing service for providing baby supplies to new moms and dads. Here’s why the recurring subscription model may be the next big thing in omnichannel.

Best Add to Cart Button Features  Oct 17, 2013 5:49 PM By Tim Parry

The add-to-cart button is probably the most important thing on a shopping site – so how do you get shoppers to drop products into their cart? Volusion took a look at the add-to-cart buttons of the top 50 ecommerce sites (i.e. Walmart, Zappos, eBay, Amazon) to see how they’ve designed their buttons to entice shoppers to do just that. So what color, wording and design work best?






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