Author Archives: George Sprouse

I Won! Utilizing Gamification for Ecommerce Sales

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Red Light..Green Light..Go! Ahh the days of playing games as a kid with your friends at the local park. As adults, we look to fill the void between work and catching up with the latest news. As a result, social gaming has exploded and continues to have tremendous growth. If you really look around at […]

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By the Numbers: The Most Popular Ecommerce Platform of 2013

Have you been wondering which platform most ecommerce companies are using to sell their products and services? Thanks to the wonderful research tool Builtwith, we now have the data that tells us approximately how many sites are running on the various ecommerce platforms available on the market today. Since many people ask “What is the […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 19

E-commerce bigger in China than United States (CNN.com) “Compared with their U.S. peers, Taobao versus eBay, JD.com versus Amazon, Suning vs. Walmart, the Chinese leading e-commerce players have a much shorter history. However, they will take a bigger e-commerce share from the overall retail space soon.” 5 Surprising Places Where Ecommerce Is Taking Off (Mashable.com) […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 18

How digital coupons influence shopping behavior (Shop.org) “This summer, 54 percent of online back-to-school shoppers cited coupons as the leading factor that influenced them to shop at a particular store. The latest Shop.org Snapshot report “Consumer Use of Digital Coupons” examines the new frontier in coupons: digital and mobile.” How to build your email list […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 17

Online Retail Sales Growth Doubles Amid E-Commerce Boom (ibtimes.co.uk) “Online retail sales growth doubled on the month in August as the march of e-commerce continues to build pace. The IMRG/Capgemini E-Retail Sales Index said online retail sales grew by 18% in August, up from 9% growth in July when consumers opted for high streets in […]

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The Top Ecommerce Post Of The Week

The weekend is here and so its time to catch up on the latest news in the ecommerce industry you might have missed during the week. Also check out the posts of this week and find out who won our badge of honor for the month. How Social Commerce Is Winning By Going After The […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 13

How to Choose the Right E-Commerce Solution for your Organization (Websitemagazine.com) “Most retailers are well aware of the need to sell online in order to reach today’s tech-savvy customers. Proper e-commerce solutions not only showcase products and services effectively, but also provide a quick and easy purchase option to ensure the user experience is as […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 12

4 Ways You Can Use Social Media to Increase eCommerce Sales (Shopatron.com) “Social media is a bit of a puzzle for eCommerce. On the one hand, new social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest provide a direct connection between brands and customers. Yet social media tends to produce precisely bupkis in direct online […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 11

Managing the Gross Margin of your Ecommerce Business (Practicalecommerce.com) “The gross margin calculation of sales minus cost of goods sold is a fundamental key performance indicator of any business that sells products. It measures the profit generated from each product you sell. It is something that many small ecommerce merchants overlook when they focus exclusively […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News For Sept 10

Fashion Mags Bet on E-Commerce (mediapost.com) “Fashion magazines are jumping into e-commerce feet first with a series of investments and partnerships with e-commerce sites.” The Nielsen Of Amazon Orders? Data Startup StellaService Rates E-Commerce, And Google Wants In (Forbes.com) “Jordy Leiser is clicking through hundreds of photos of other people’s mail. They’re online orders, to […]

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