July 1, 2016

How ‘3 Day Blinds’ Drives Business With Google Adwords

June 7, 2016 eCommNewz

Adele Nasr, Director of Marketing at 3 Day Blinds recently did a promotional video with the Google Adwords team to illustrate how they effectively drove phone leads using Adwords. What’s interesting is that the company is driving phone calls rather than clicks which are in turn driving in-home appointments which […]

Ecommerce Action Button Offered By Instagram

May 31, 2016 eCommNewz

Taking the lead of its Mother Ship Facebook, Instagram announced some new tools designed to make Instagram a better place for business. Instagram is already being used by many businesses such as McDonald’s, Nike and Ford to effectively promote their products and services. After listening to customer feedback three key […]

Q1 Fastest Ecommerce Websites Announced

May 17, 2016 eCommNewz

Catchpoint Systems has released its Ecommerce Web Performance Benchmark report for Q1 2016, ranking desktop websites based on load time. Catchpoint Systems is a digital performance analytics company based in New York City. The top three webpage load time performers were Target (1.03 seconds), Apple (1.38 seconds) and Walgreens (1.45 seconds). The […]

Google Announces New Payment App

May 15, 2016 Chris Crum

Google announced it is piloting a new payment app called Hands Free with South Bay residents. The goal is to let users pay in stores in completely hands-free fashion. The app is available for both Android and iOS and works at a few McDonald’s, Papa John’s, and local eatery locations […]

What Shoppers Do and Don’t Do Online

May 11, 2016 Chris Crum

Nielsen recently released some findings from its Global Connected Commerce survey looking at what connected shoppers are doing (and not doing) online. One big takeaway is that shoppers are not only “showrooming” (browsing in stores to buy online), but are also “webrooming” (researching online and buying in stores). As Nielsen […]

2015 Seller Stats from Amazon

May 10, 2016 Chris Crum

Amazon released some stats about how sellers did in 2015. Sellers received orders for over 23 million items on Cyber Monday, and Fulfillment by Amazon delivered over a billion items worldwide throughout the year. Sponsored products grew by over 100% in 2015, Amazon says. “Sponsored Products adoption by sellers worldwide […]

Squarespace Launches Mobile App for Squarespace Commerce

May 9, 2016 Chris Crum

Squarespace launched Squarespace Commerce nearly three years ago, giving customers a way to manage and sell products on their websites. Now, they’ve finally launched a mobile app for this. With the new Squarespace Commerce app for iOS and Android, you can fulfill orders, manage product inventory, and resolve customer issues […]

Amazon Launched Its Black Friday Deals Store

May 4, 2016 Chris Crum

Halloween is over and November has begun, so that can only mean one thing. Black Friday is getting closer, and Amazon has launched its Black Friday Deals Store and Electronics Holiday Gift Guide. “Shoppers come to Amazon to discover the best deals on the best gifts and this year, we’re […]

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