Riding the Recurring Revenue Express

Savvy Web retailers and service providers are looking for ways to jump on the recurring revenue bandwagon. Last month, it was even considered the number one New Year’s resolution for small businesses. Where there is a business objective, there are technology companies waiting to help, especially when it comes to managing customer billing…

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Social Becoming a Hot Spot for Product Discovery

Which U.S. department store website was the most popular on Facebook during the holiday season?  You may be surprised to learn it was Sears.com, which is not in the top-10 shopping sites. Walmart.com, which is in the top 10, came in second.  The findings come from a new study by Searchmetrics that analyzed the number of Facebook Likes,…

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Google Increases Security on Popular Mobile Apps

Security is at the forefront of consumers’ minds today and those not providing a secure product are bound to see a reduction in the number of consumers that leverage their product. Realizing consumers desire to make sure their information is secure, Google has released a round of updates of their ever popular Docs, Sheets and Slides mobile… [[ This is a content summary only

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Amazon Sellers Hit a Record in 2014

New data from Amazon reveals that sellers on its platform sold more than 2 billion items worldwide in 2014. In addition to that record-setting statistic, Amazon found the number of sellers on its platform that adopted the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service grew more than 65 percent year-over-year worldwide. FBA is a service that enables sellers..

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Is Live Chat the Key to Conversion for Holiday Shoppers?

A new study reveals that the number one reason consumers avoid online shopping is the lack of in-person assistance and proactive engagement from brands. The study, which was commissioned by Moxie Software and surveyed more than 2,500 consumers, found that 72 percent of respondents want brands to proactively engage with them online –..

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U.K. Retailers See More Mobile Shoppers

Mobile is becoming the go-to shopping channel for many consumers in the U.K. In fact, recent data from Nielsen reveals that the number of shoppers accessing major retail sites from their Android devices grew by an average of 48 percent between June 2013 and June 2014.

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Multichannel Analytics to Shine in Next 5 Years

From college football programs to major international corporations, analytics are helping a variety of institutions to make better data-driven decisions. With the number of companies and programs using analytics continually increasing, it comes as no surprise that the analytics market is predicted to increase

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GoDaddy Goes Mad for Email Marketing

Email is an essential part of a business's marketing campaign. With the number of emails being sent every day steadily growing, it is no surprise that companies are making moves to sure up their email capabilities

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GoDaddy Goes Mad for Email Marketing

SEO – Risky Business for Small Businesses

:: By Frank Spohr, Clicked Studios :: Optimizing websites so they rank high in Google’s search engines is big business. Ranking in the number one position for a popular keyword can bring in roughly 36.4 percent of that keyword’s traffic to your website according to Optify’s 2010 CTR study

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