July 29, 2016

Google Ranking Factors Important to Ecommerce Businesses

July 27, 2016 eCommNewz

What is and isn’t a ranking factor in search? Here are the latest thoughts by industry experts on search ranking factors and particularly Google Ranking Factors as they are in 2016. Content & Links Are the Two Most Important Ranking Signals Eric Enge noted in a post that he participated […]

Uber Now on a 5.5 million Rides Per Day Pace

July 18, 2016 eCommNewz

Ecommerce giant Uber reached the 2 billion ride milestone on June 18, just 6 months after hitting 1 billion according to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. “It took five years to reach our billionth trip, six months to reach the next billion … and we’ll hopefully reach our third even more […]

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 […]

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