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May 23, 2013




Social Sharing Drives Sales

The question remains whether social sharing drives sales for ecommerce sites, Addshoppers  analyzed $5,000,000 worth of ecommerce transactions influenced by the AddShoppers social commerce platform, this infographic by Addshoppers shows insights from thousands of merchants ranging from mom and pop to …

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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May 22, 2013




Retailers Getting More Out of Pinterest

Pinterest has upped the IQ of its pins so that retailers can get more out of pinning and in turn, it can drum up sales, according to an article by Venturebeat.com.  

With its interactive product pins, consumers can now …

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In Marketing, Must Reads

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May 22, 2013




Showrooming Becoming a $215 Billion Problem for Retailers

Mobile devices are becoming to new accessory for consumers. It’s where they can find locations of stores, download coupons, and, unfortunately, compare prices while shopping in a traditional brick-and-mortar store. In fact, according to this infographic from 360pi, it’…

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

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May 22, 2013




Tips for Effective Email Marketing

Email marketing is the most effective tactic according to 55% of marketing professionals and plays an important role for ecommerce merchants, according to a whitepaper by Listrak.  Since it is known to return more than $40 per dollar spent, makes its cost …

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In Email, Marketing

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May 22, 2013




Social Media Declining for Online Purchases

New Monetate Ecommerce Quarterly (EQ1 2013) Reveals Social Media Lags as Ecommerce Traffic Source; Tablets Beat Smartphones in Device Share (via PR Newswire)
Findings spotlight the growing imperative brands have to create contextual experiences across devices and channels. PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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May 21, 2013




Choosing the Right Fulfillment Strategy

Finding the right fulfillment method is important. Many shouldn’t ask whether fulfillment is a good idea, but rather which kind of fulfillment is good for them, according to an article on Auctiva Corp. If you don’t choose the …

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In Operations & Fulfillment

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May 21, 2013




Getting Social with Customer Service

As ecommerce sellers begin to embrace social media as a way to engage with customers, many are finding it to be a perfect opportunity to also use it as a customer service tool, also known as eServices, according to a …

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In Contact Center, Ecommerce

May 20, 2013




Rodale Launches Eco-Luxury Online Retail Store

Rodale Inc., launches its first eco-luxury online retail store specializing in handpicked luxury and sustainably sourced goods, according to a press release.  Rodale’s will offer items across most retail categories that include apparel; accessories and beauty; kitchen and garden; …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

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May 20, 2013




Shoppers Prefer Sites with Live Chat

As more head to the internet to do their shopping, expectations for expedited service are increasing. Shoppers want a site to be highly optimized, they want shipping to be fast, and now they want immediate interaction with the contact center. …

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In Contact Center, Cross Channel

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May 20, 2013




Implementing the Right Shipping Strategy

Are you charging your customers too much for shipping or not enough or is free shipping right for you?  These are the questions being asked by merchants, according to an article on Forbes.com.  

A recent survey done of consumers …

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In Operations & Fulfillment, Packaging

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