How GaelSong’s Sales Rose 14.2% in November

| Tim Parry

GaelSong had a successful November. The multichannel Celtic gifts and apparel seller finished the month with its sales up 14.2%, with just a 3% lift in catalog circulation. And that sales boost came on top of a 15.1% sales lift in November 2010.

IBM: Cyber Monday Spending Increases 33%

| MCM staff

The U.S. online retail sector delivered strong growth on Cyber Monday 2011 compared to the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM, based on findings from IBM’s fourth annual Cyber Monday Benchmark.

Demystifying the Myths of SEO

| Stephan Spencer

Every day a new search engine optimization myth is born; unfortunately, not every day does an old myth die off. The net result is a growing population of myths. These are nearly impossible to squash because snake-oil salesmen keep perpetuating …

How to Use Email to Maximize Social Media Engagement

| Debra Ellis

The problem with most social media strategies is that they focus on attracting prospects instead of engaging customers. It is easier to create an acquisition strategy because all you have to do is open an account on the platforms of choice, add some branding images, and start posting content. The build it and they will come approach is intriguing, reminiscent of