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Portrait of a Mobile Consumer [Infographic]

Today we want to share an infographic that’s all about the mobile shopper. Care of VoucherCloud, this visualization provides some really interesting insights about mobile. Take for instance that m-commerce sales are estimated to reach $626 billion by 2018… So, how is your business’s mobile strategy?  

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Can Card Scanning Solve Mobile Checkout Abandonment? (Get Elastic) “68% of smartphone and tablet owners have attempted to make a purchase through their device, and 66% report they’ve encountered obstacles that prevented them from completing checkout. 47% of respondents say checkout “took too long” according to a survey by Harris Interactive.” Linking digital audience data to drive conversions (eConsultancy) […]

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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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Android’s App Engagement Higher Than iOS But Apple Drives Higher eCommerce Sales (Forbes) “Android devices are closing the monetization gap with Apple but iOS still drives higher sales and revenue. The following two charts are from the UK and Germany and show that iPad’s revenue per session is higher than Android tablets but that Android apps are […]

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Google’s Mobile Search Warning Could Decrease Site Traffic (Practical Ecommerce) “In its ongoing crusade to deliver the most beneficial search results, Google announced this week that it will warn searchers when a mobile URL redirects to the home page. Will the change impact your organic search traffic and sales?” @WalmartLabs’ Price Comparison Tech Will Soon Automatically Credit Walmart […]

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For Many, Mobile Technology Increasing Retail Shopping (Gallup) “Although online and smartphone shopping are a clear threat to traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores, more than half of Americans say the amount of shopping they do in person at retail stores has not been affected by mobile technology. While a not insignificant 19% admit they now shop less […]

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Quality Content Is Critical for SEO (eMarketer) “According to an April 2014 survey of marketing professionals worldwide conducted by Ascend2, quality content creation was the most effective SEO tactic, cited by 57% of marketers. However, just because something is effective doesn’t make it easy. Content creation was also the most difficult tactic to execute, with nearly […]

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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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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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eBay to Open Fulfillment Center in Canada (eCommerce Bytes) “eBay Enterprise will open a new fulfillment center in Ontario, Canada in the second quarter of this year, bringing the total number of warehouses to eight. The company currently has five fulfillment centers in the U.S., one in Canada, and one in Manchester, UK. In combination, they […]

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