March 28, 2012




Survey: Socially-conscious Consumers Consult Social Media

Merchants and retailers should look no further than to a recent Nielsen survey of 28,000 internet users when trying to figure out how they should spread the word about their brand. According to the Global Corporate Citizenship Survey, 63% of the global, …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

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July 2, 2013




Can Social Login Really Make a Difference?

Logging on a retail site should be fast, easy, and stress-free but it can be more of a juggling act for consumers who can’t remember their passwords and ultimately resulting in site abandonment.

The typical internet user, according to …

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In Amazon, Analytics

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May 23, 2014




A 5-step Guide to Winning with Marketplaces

Marketplaces like Amazon and eBay have become an essential part of running an e-commerce business. But like so many things, they come with their pros and cons.

Pro: You gain greater visibility for your business and products.

Con: Your pricing …

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In Marketing, Marketplaces

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May 22, 2014




Why Target Faces an Uphill Battle in Canada

Target this week announced Target Canada president Tony Fisher had departed the company, effective immediately.

If you look at Target Canada’s first-quarter net sales of $393 million – a 357% increase over the same period in 2013 – you’ll scratch your head.

But if you …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

March 8, 2012




5 Social Media Strategies to Boost Your SEO

Solving Google’s algorithmic puzzle is harder than ever, making search engine optimization a full-time occupation; companies are hiring crack programmers just to stay on top of the search rankings.
While ecommerce enterprises spend hours manipulating meta-tags and embedded HTML …

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In Ecommerce, Search

February 28, 2012




How Social Media Transformed Speck Products

Speck Products, which designs and sells premium form-fit protective cases for digital devices, wanted to boost its online sales and create a constant two-way dialogue with customers forming a sense of brand community.
So Speck hired Resource Interactive last May …

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In Ecommerce, Social Media

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May 14, 2014




4 Ways to Keep Customers’ Shopping Carts Full through Checkout

As a customer, you can probably think of a slew of reasons to back out of an online purchase: maybe shipping costs were higher than you thought, the checkout process was confusing, or you got distracted and never finished the …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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May 14, 2014




Hhgregg Aligns Itself with New Branding Purpose

The impetus of hhgregg’s brand transformation came after the company’s CEO articulated a branding purpose to “inspire and delight” its customers.

According to Julie Lyle, chief marketing officer for hhgregg,  the overall goal for hhgregg is to fill …

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In Must Reads

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June 6, 2013




The Social, Local, and Mobile Mom

‘Social, Local, Mobile’ Changes the way Moms Interact with Brands (via PR Newswire)
Brand.net and Quaker Reveal Media Engagement and Activation Strategies for the ‘SoLoMo’ Mom SAN FRANCISCO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Brand.net, a Valassis (NYSE: VCI) Digital Company, …

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In Content Mgmt, Cross Channel

June 2, 2013




Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Difference Between Social and Sociable

Too much time has passed for any of us to think of social media with the same attitudes we had when they first burst upon the communications horizon.

Then, we accepted the word “social” in its original classic form – sharing, …

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