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A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.
Imagine if you can introduce your brand to just some of the 1.1 billion users on Facebook, 500 million users on Twitter, or the 225 million people using LinkedIn. According to this infographic by Social Annex, you can and it’s all about customer loyalty programs.
While a focus on social media initiatives seems to be lacking in most contact centers as of late, a new Deloitte study has found that the use of social media is expected to rise within the next 24 months.
The site search provider SLI Systems has announced plans to proceed with an initial public offering in its home country of New Zealand.
Google announced this week in this video that going forward there will be a dollar sign in Gmail attachments. The video shows all it takes is a simple click and you can transfer cash through Google Wallet, according to an article on Mashable.
PayPal announced this week they will be offering free payment processing through the rest of the year for some U.S. businesses that use its PayPal Here mobile payment system, according to an article on Mashable.com.
Have you taken a look lately at how many of your website visitors are viewing your web pages on a mobile device? Has that number grown over the past several months? If so, you should be thinking about offering a mobile-optimized experience (if you haven’t already). The truth is, only about 10% of all websites […]
Spring is the perfect time of year for small-to-medium size multichannel merchants to identify new ways to streamline their business operations and improve go-to-market programs. A good spring cleaning is in order as part of a solid plan that will attract new and repeat customers, allowing businesses to enjoy strong sales heading into the summer […]
ROAM, an Ingenico company and mobile commerce platform provider, and iPayment, Inc., today announced a new program in which iPayment will use ROAM’s mobile commerce platform to deliver a suite of mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions to its merchants throughout the United States. ROAM will provide iPayment merchants with a complete end-to-end solution, including the […]
Analytics are rapidly transforming and Vinod Kumar, eCommerce strategist for Demandware shared some of the highlights from a particular session he attended during the Demandware XChange Conference that covered the evolving usage of analytics within a retail organization, in a blog post. Speakers for the session included Greg Girard of IDC Retail Insights, John Esquire of eCommera, and Cortney Easterwood of Demandware.