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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

Fab ditches flash sales emails, unveils ‘following’ system to help shoppers discover new deals (thenextweb.com) “Fab, the e-commerce startup dedicated to design products, has made a significant move today after it stopped sending its signature flash sales emails in favor of a more personalized approach that lets users ‘follow’ categories of interest, a la Pinterest” […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

What You Need to Know About the New Facebook Ads (Shopify.org) “Facebook quietly announced a slew of changes to its ads and Page tools this summer. Aside from the addition of hashtags, most of the updates weren’t covered outside of social marketing circles. As a store owner, these changes are meaningful for your business if […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

The Importance of Social Media for Ecommerce Websites (Ecommerce Marketing) “Since the early 2000s, online social media has made rapid growth in shaping the Internet. Today, hundreds of millions if not billions of people spending their time on social media portals such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and YouTubes.” State of the E-Conomy: e-commerce […]

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A Puzzling Offer from FootSmart.com

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It’s storming in New York City today, and I got soaked on my way to the office this morning. My wet feet inspired me to do a little online search for some rain boots, which is how I ended up on the FootSmart ecommerce site. I quickly found a pair of boots I liked and […]

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Finding the right yarn from Lion Brand

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I’ve been feeling in the DIY mood lately, and during an online search for projects, I came across Lion Brand Yarns’ ecommerce and pattern site. This website is a great destination for both ideas and shopping, because it offers thousands of free patterns for knitting and crocheting, plus all the supplies you’ll need for the […]

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Ecommerce News

11 Twitter Pointers for Ecommerce Merchants (Practical Ecommerce) “Twitter is encouraging small businesses to use its service and has created a section on its website and a Twitter channel for that purpose. There are good reasons for ecommerce merchants to use Twitter. It’s a place to share real-time information about the products you sell, engage with followers, […]

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Zara’s Strange Ecommerce Filter

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Okay, here’s a new ecommerce filter feature I haven’t seen before. Someone mentioned to me that Zara had changed the layout of the filters on their website, so I decided to check it out. I want to say that I dig the minimalist quality of this site. It is definitely a great visual showcase for […]

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Free Gift with Purchase? Make it Simple!

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I received an email from Boscov’s department store advertising a promotion on Estee Lauder products. I don’t typically purchase Estee Lauder items, but I was intrigued enough by the offer to check it out (promotion success!). It said I could get a free gift with a purchase of $35 or more, but also that I […]

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Ecommerce Snapshot: Buffer App

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I came across a little something called the Buffer App last week. Basically, it’s an application that’s supposed to make it easier to share content across various social media accounts. Sounds cool! The basic version is free, so I logged in with the Ecommerce Outtakes Twitter profile to poke around. I noticed the Go Aweesome […]

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Still Not Loving the ASOS Checkout Process

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We featured ASOS before on the blog when we gave them a Badge of Honor a couple months ago. We were really loving the “reverse filtering” capability they offer on their site! But today, I want to talk about an area of the ASOS ecommerce site that I’m not so in love with: the checkout process. […]

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