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Google Analytics For Ecommerce: A Beginners Guide (Shopify Blog) “For many ecommerce entrepreneurs just starting out, Google Analytics can feel like a confusing mess of technical reports and information that’s difficult to navigate and understand. In this post we will look at exactly how to set up Google Analytics for your store, the basic reports you should […]

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American Greetings is the most trustworthy e-retail site (Internet Retailer) “American Greetings Corp., No. 254 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, topped the list of the most-trustworthy retail web sites, according to the Online Trust Alliance’s annual Online Trust Honor Roll, which analyzes the trustworthiness of web sites based on data protection, privacy and security. But only 24% […]

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UniteU to Host Worlds Largest mCommerce Responsive Design Speed Test at IRCE 2014 (Consumer Electronics Net) “UniteU, a leading omnichannel commerce platform provider and eCommerce integrator for retailers and brands, will be hosting the worlds largest live mCommerce speed test at IRCE 2014 as part of its debut of new, shockingly-fast Hybrid Responsive design technology and the release […]

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U.S. m-commerce will make up 29% of web sales this year (Internet Retailer) “Purchases via smartphones and tablets will account for 29% of U.S. consumers’ online purchases in 2014, up from 21% last year, according to a new report from Forrester Research Inc. The estimates do not include travel and food sales. Mobile sales, not counting travel and food […]

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China’s Alibaba files for landmark IPO (CNN Money) “Alibaba, arguably the world’s biggest e-commerce company, filed paperwork on Tuesday that sets the stage for what could be the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. The Chinese tech behemoth filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $1 billion, but that figure is seen as just […]

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eBay Improves Selling Experience on Mobile Website and Apps (eCommerce Bytes) “For buyers and sellers on the go, eBay made a number of enhancements to its mobile apps and mobile website that make both shopping and selling easier, including additional search capabilities. “We want to provide eBay buyers and sellers with the ability to easily browse, shop, […]

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Gain Competitive Advantage with Attribution: Predictions from Adobe Summit (Get Elastic) “In layman’s terms, attribution is determining exactly where people are coming in from (laptop, tablet, mobile, wearable and/or geolocation) and what is bringing them in (social, YouTube, referral, direct, email, organic search) and then using data models or algorithms to detect interesting patterns in engagement […]

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Why Heels.com Prefers Polyvore to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Etc. (ClickZ.com) “Heels.com also found that Polyvore was responsible for an average of 85 percent of its social media sales referrals, compared to 7 percent from Facebook, 5 percent from Pinterest, 2 percent from YouTube, and 1 percent from Twitter. The average share of traffic was also 80 […]

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Ecommerce APIs: The What The Why and the How to Make Money (Get Elastic) “While APIs are widely used outside of ecommerce (e.g. free Facebook apps built upon the f8 platform), their use in ecommerce is growing, and are particularly useful for bringing transactional capabilities to any consumer touchpoint – mobile, social, in-store, connected devices, et […]

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