Google Launches Image Search Feature

| Daniela Forte

Google launched its “Style Ideas” image search in the Google app for Android and mobile web. See why this makes the shopping experience visual for customers when they shop products.

UPS Tests Drone Delivery in Florida

| Mike O'Brien

UPS recently conducted a successful drone delivery test to a home in a rural area outside Tampa, FL, launching it from the top of a delivery truck. The drone was from electric truck and drone developer Workhorse Group. See what other drone projects UPS has in the works, how it is working with the FAA and how it sees the future of drone delivery.

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Amazon Tests Product Listing Ads

| Daniela Forte

It looks like Amazon is following Google’s lead and is quietly testing product listing ads. See whether this is a win-win for both Amazon and Google and what it could mean in the future for other retailers.

Is Google Trying to Kill the Mobile Popup?

| Greg Zakowicz

As you may have heard by now, come January 2017, Google’s search rankings will begin penalizing mobile websites that have pop-ups and interstitials. Here are a few examples from a recent Google post of interstitials that will be penalized.

How to Make the Most of Your Google Product Listing Ads

| Daniela Forte

It’s safe to say that Google is the place where shoppers are searching for products, whether it be on smartphones, tablets or desktops. The question remains: Are your product listing ads showing up? See why its important that product listing ads be part of your marketing strategy.

Google Updates Its Seller Ratings Program

| Daniela Forte

Google has quietly been telling sellers that it is increasing from 30 to 150 the minimum number of reviews needed over the previous 12 months. See what this means for sellers and how it impacts their business going forward.

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Walmart Testing Drones for DC Inventory Management

| Mike O'Brien

Walmart has begun testing drones in its distribution centers for scanning inventory, completing in an hour what it would take two associates a month to do. This seems a more practical and easier to achieve use of the technology than home delivery, and will aid the company in its ecommerce fulfillment battle with Amazon.