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  • new4 tips for a successful Cyber Monday email campaign

    4 tips for a successful Cyber Monday email campaign

    There are different kinds of promotional emails, such as announcements, giveaways, tiered discounts, and “almost gone” notifications. Depending on your product offering, some may work better than others. These campaigns must be correctly segmente…
    - 18 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • 3 debunked myths about dropshipping
    Ever since the idea of it became mainstream, there has been a lot of concern about how viable dropshipping is as a business model. Here’s a look at three of the biggest myths still surrounding the idea of dropshipping as a business model and the tr…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • 5 ways to boost sales on Amazon

    5 ways to boost sales on Amazon

    Boosting your sales on Amazon doesn’t have to be an impossible task – learning how Amazon works and how to make your products sell is all part of the game when it comes to being an Amazon seller. With that in mind, here are five great ways to boo…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • 5 reasons ecommerce should embrace blockchain [infographic]

    5 reasons ecommerce should embrace blockchain [infographic]

    Blockchain eliminates third-party interference while facilitating most commerce systems today. It’s also cheaper and much faster, making it an ideal model for retailers. Check out this infographic to learn more.The post 5 reasons ecommerce should…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • Brian Beck, B2B ecommerce expert and author, on headless commerce [video]
    In this short video, B2B ecommerce expert and author, Brian Beck, discusses why headless commerce is a great way for B2B organizations to future-proof their business.The post Brian Beck, B2B ecommerce expert and author, on headless commerce [video]…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • Target marketing: Taking digital knowledge into real-life experiences
    While it’s an exciting time for marketers as we leverage personal insights to add relevance to modern marketing experiences, we also need to be mindful that we upkeep the highest standards of both content and privacy. The post Target marketing: Ta…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • Not all commerce APIs are created equal and why you should care

    Not all commerce APIs are created equal and why you should care

    In digitally connected world APIs are paramount to success of an enterprise. Like with any frameworks, each have its own strengths and weaknesses, but it is important to understand that a lot depends on an API implementation of a specific commerce pl…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 8:00am -
  • Demystifying Personalization in B2B
    B2B customers require a completely different value proposition than retail shoppers; and that value proposition requires a commerce platform that veers from a B2C definition that looks at past purchases to recommend future ones. In this article, we'l…
    - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 8:00am -
  • AI and machine learning: What’s the Difference?

    AI and machine learning: What’s the Difference?

    If you’re just starting your digital journey, the implementation of AI and machine learning can bring a lot of questions. This article takes a look at why AI and machine learning are considered game-changers in ecommerce and what is the basic diffe…
    - 18 days ago, 27 Sep 19, 8:00am -
  • 30 B2B ecommerce experts to follow

    30 B2B ecommerce experts to follow

    Today's B2B ecommerce leaders are driving radical changes and digital transformations inside some of the leading organizations. We've pulled together the 30 most influential experts in the B2B commerce space that we follow and why we think you need t…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Sep 19, 3:00pm -

Internet Retailer: News

    Practical eCommerce

    • newTry a Dwindling Discount for Black Friday Ecommerce Sales
      A dwindling discount that starts high and diminishes every few hours from Thanksgiving through Black Friday can create urgency and drive ecommerce sales.The post Try a Dwindling Discount for Black Friday Ecommerce Sales appeared first on Practical E…
      - 16 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 10:35am -
    • Ecommerce Product Releases: October 14, 2019
      Here is a list of product releases and updates for mid-October from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on product testing, shipping, email marketing, mobile commerce, augmented reality, and website design.The post E…
      - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 1:17am -
    • 7 SEO ‘Rules’ to Ignore for Ecommerce
      Search engine optimization tools have evolved into measuring hundreds of variables. But not all of them impact ecommerce performance in my experience. What follows are seven common SEO metrics to ignore, or relegate to a quick glance.The post 7 SEO…
      - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 9:00am -
    • 16 Business Intelligence Tools for Ecommerce
      A business intelligence tool can provide helpful data to make critical, daily decisions. There are many such tools to choose from. In this post, I'll list popular business intelligence tools that I'm familiar with and offer my perspective on each.Th…
      - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 9:37am -
    • Add a Web App Manifest for an Ecommerce PWA
      Creating and loading a web app manifest file is among the first steps toward transforming an ecommerce website into a progressive web app — PWA — that can be installed on a mobile device, similar to a native app, with an icon on the home screen.…
      - 4 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 4:33pm -
    • U.S., China Trade War Is Impacting Ecommerce
      The trade war between the United States and China has been going on for over a year. A new round of U.S. tariffs on additional Chinese goods is looming. What follows is my analysis of the effects on ecommerce in both countries and possible future con…
      - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 9:38am -
    • Want More Ecommerce Conversions? Improve Your Product Search
      Retailers have greatly improved their online stores in the past few years. User flows are streamlined. Designs are better tuned to tell the brand's story. But for many online stores, site search is weak.The post Want More Ecommerce Conversions? Impr…
      - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 10:23am -
    • Using Amazon Ad Attribution to Track Offsite Campaigns
      Sellers who run Amazon advertising on other platforms such as Facebook and Google have been unable to track performance easily. But no more. Amazon has just released a beta for advertising Attribution for marketplace sellers.The post Using Amazon Ad…
      - 6 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 5:37pm -
    • Learning from Google’s Responsive Ad Units
      Google's responsive ads are among the easiest ways to leverage machine learning to improve performance. So let’s look at what we can learn from the machines.The post Learning from Google’s Responsive Ad Units appeared first on Practical Ecommerc…
      - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 1:03pm -
    • 11 Photoshop Alternatives for Image Editing
      Impactful photos are an essential aspect of any merchant’s online store. While Adobe Photoshop has long been the industry standard for editing images, there are a variety of free or inexpensive applications with comparable tools. Here is a list of…
      - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 12:33pm -

    The Ecommerce Blog

    • REI breaks the back button

      REI breaks the back button

      Been a while but I came across a usability blunder bad enough I had to share it. REI uses some javascript to do some whacky stuff to the browser history. It’s so bad that on some pages of the site, there were over 30 entries before I could back up…
      - 17 Feb 15, 12:10pm -
    • How not to decline a transaction – ebay and paypal 2013

      How not to decline a transaction – ebay and paypal 2013

      I was amazed today trying to checkout on ebay that ebay and Paypal still haven’t figured out how the transaction flow is supposed to work. If a paypal transaction declines when checking out on ebay, rather than giving an error like reason would sug…
      - 4 Dec 13, 3:17pm -
    • Love your customer and stick it to the repeat buyers, thanks hotels.com

      Love your customer and stick it to the repeat buyers, thanks hotels.com

      Something that I came across today, that for lack of a better description, just flat out pissed me off. I was booking a hotel room on hotels.com, and found some interesting pricing disparaty when I logged into my hotels.com account on another compute…
      - 5 Mar 13, 10:34am -
    • The un-usability of online video
      Just about every news website and blog uses online video as a means of communicating with their audience. Online video started gaining popularity several years ago with the creation of youtube and other video sharing services. Youtube gained immediat…
      - 13 Jan 12, 1:20pm -
    • The importance of hardware consistency
      If you look at any of the posts I’ve done regarding server or computer setups, you’ll find some similarities in the way I set things up. After enough testing myself and reviewing other people’s experience I like to stick with certain brands and…
      - 19 Dec 11, 5:17pm -
    • Call your congress-person, oppose the American Firewall
      In case you haven’t been paying attention to the US political landscape, there is currently a bill in progress dubbed the great American firewall. It is a thoughtless overreaching nightmare’ish bill that claims to be for preventing copyright infr…
      - 17 Nov 11, 11:44am -
    • Who are you sharing your customer data with?

      Who are you sharing your customer data with?

      I see new products and services from large retailers and large online companies all the time. Sometimes these services can be extremely helpful to the ecommerce website owners. Services such as product reviews, facebook or social media widgets, custo…
      - 3 May 11, 1:46pm -
    • SEO for small businesses on a budget
      Taking a break from usability and operations that I normally address. Seobook.com published an outstanding guideline on setting up and marketing a business online on a budget. The guide is straight to the point and offers a ton of good information ab…
      - 11 Feb 11, 12:00pm -
    • Payment method and credit card logo API

      Payment method and credit card logo API

      I just finished a simple credit card logo API which is outlined on my other blog. This offers an easy method of adding credit card logos to an ecommerce website. We designed some very clean icons for each logo. The API supports 2 sizes currently, ful…
      - 12 Jan 11, 9:38am -
    • What is a trust seal actually worth?

      What is a trust seal actually worth?

      I was asked the question this week of what trust seals I would recommend a website use? Trust seals would include services like Mcafee, Truste, the BBB, Verisign SSL, etc. Putting aside any potential real benefits in security, I think that these seal…
      - 28 Oct 10, 11:36am -

    E-Commerce Law

    • 7 Trademark Rules Every Startup Should Know

      7 Trademark Rules Every Startup Should Know

      A trademark or service mark is a brand identifier. Every company offering products or services has at least one. While the name of a product or service tells consumers what it is, the associated mark tells consumers who offers it to the public. The s…
      - 25 May 16, 9:04am -
    • Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      In most cases, the value of an early-stage business is based primarily on its intellectual property, such as its rights in inventions, literary and artistic works, and the symbols, images, and names used to identify the business to its prospective cu…
      - 5 May 16, 5:21pm -
    • Virginia Statute Protects Employee Social Media Passwords

      Virginia Statute Protects Employee Social Media Passwords

      On Labor & Employment Law Cocktail, Tim McConville recently discussed a new Virginia law that prohibits employers from requiring current or prospective employees to disclose the user names and passwords associated with their social media accounts.
      - 27 Nov 15, 10:26am -
    • Trademark Selection Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      Trademark Selection Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      After carefully developing an idea for a marketable product or service, many startups and entrepreneurs immediately name it with little thought as to the legal effect of the name chosen. Selecting the brand name of a product or service is an importan…
      - 5 Aug 15, 1:32pm -
    • Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      My June article on The Rouse, "Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneurs," has proven to be my most popular yet. It has been shared on social media platforms more than 5,000 times since Friday.
      - 24 Jun 15, 8:39am -
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