Mobile Drives E-Commerce Globally

Just a decade ago, virtually all E-commerce was conducted via laptops and desktops. But today, mobile drives E-commerce globally. And E-commerce remains the  best growth vehicle for many companies. Check out this prior post: Important New Report on 2017 Internet Trends. The chart below shows the rapid growth of retail E-commerce worldwide. Data compiled from […]

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How Dominant Is Amazon Online?

It’s no surprise to any of us that Amazon is by far the leading online U.S. retailer. But would you be surprised to learn that Apple’s most recent annual online revenues exceeded those of Walmart? Or to learn that Amazon’s online revenues for its most recent year were greater than the next 14 U.S. retailers […]

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Improving E-Commerce Results

Would you be surprised to learn that only a small percentage of E-commerce sites gain any traction at all? Most dwell in obscurity. Consider these observations from Cent Muruganandam, writing for Business2Community.com and check out the infographic shown below his quote: “You might be astounded to know that there are between 12-24 million E-Commerce websites online. But […]

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Using Live Chat Software to Enhance the Online Experience

Guest Blogger Today’s post is by David Campbell, who blogs about customer service trends for ClickDesk live chat and helpdesk software. He is an active freelance writer and his other interests include organic SEO and growth hacking. ______________________________________________________________ Whether you’re offering an omnichannel solution from your brick-and-mortar store or running a complete E-commerce business, the […]

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A New Global E-Commerce Slideshow

Global E-Commerce is now a massive worldwide phenomenon. There are opportunities virtually everywhere for the smart marketer. Lee Bogner — E-Commerce Solution Architect at Johnson & Johnson, digital communications leader, and adjunct faculty member at Hofstra University’s Zarb School of Business — has put together an excellent NEW multi-faceted SlideShare presentation on the dynamics of […]

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Personalize Your Products for Better Customer Relationships

Are you personalizing your products with customers? If no, it’s time! As Informatica, a data integration firm, notes: “Personalization is the next big innovation wave in E-commerce. You need to use everything you know about each customer so you can market and sell to them more effectively in every channel. Everyone’s been saying it for […]

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Worldwide B-to-C E-Commerce Reaches $1 Trillion Annually

In 2012, worldwide E-commerce revenues — for business-to-consumer spending — reached $1 trillion for the first time. The number is expected to hit $1.3 trillion during 2013 — with the United States still the global leader for sales (by a large amount) and fast-growth China second. Click the eMarketer chart to read more.  

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Google Analytics Metrics to Watch When Launching an E-Commerce Site

Google Analytics is a great tool — when used properly. As Caleb Donegan notes at the YouMoz Blog: “One of the most daunting, yet rewarding, task to take on is that of launching an E-commerce site. In the first six months of launching a site, you are going to track different metrics then you would […]

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E-Commerce in Developing Markets: The Next Frontier in Global Expansion

A.T. Kearney, a leading consulting firm, has generated a report on the most attractive developing markets for E-commerce: “Online shopping is changing how retailers develop their global expansion strategies. A.T. Kearney’s E-Commerce Index reveals which developing markets hold the most potential for online growth.” Click the chart to learn more.

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