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What’s The Best Amazon Prime Alternative? (Tech Crunch) “There isn’t one. Sorry, Charlie. Amazon Prime stands alone as the best deal online. No other service offers the same amount of substance: Free two-day shipping on a ton of stuff, cheap overnight shipping, and a streaming library second in content only to Netflix. Like it or not, […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid with Ecommerce Customer Data (Practical Ecommerce) “Collecting data about shoppers is essential for ecommerce businesses. Demographic, social, and behavioral data provides insights to merchants for marketing campaigns, product improvements, and to offer better customer service. However, when not implemented correctly, data-centric strategies can do more harm than good. Below are four common mistakes ecommerce merchants […]

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65% of global smartphone owners use Android OS: stats (eConsultancy) “Android use has climbed from 27% in 2012 to 65% in 2013. An even more impressive figure is the 270% increase in Android use since the end of 2011. These figures come from the Q4 2013 market research study by GlobalWebIndex (GWI), in which 170,000 respondents were interviewed […]

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Using Email Marketing to Generate New Customers; 6 Pointers (Practical Ecommerce) “But what about using email to generate new leads, and new customers? We’ve previously addressed strategies for growing an email list, to attract prospects, at “7 Tips to Grow Your Email Subscriber List” and “Using Email for Customer Acquisition.” Getting prospects to subscribe is the first step. The second […]

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WordPress Ecommerce Plugins that Speed Up Redesigns (Practical Ecommerce) “In “7 Ecommerce Design Trends for 2014,” we addressed factors that will likely influence ecommerce redesigns in 2014. These include the popularity of images, video, and other rich content, and the continued rise of mobile. If you run a store from a WordPress platform, implementing design changes is easier with […]

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How to Integrate Cloud-based Platforms (Practical Ecommerce) “Ecommerce businesses increasingly rely on cloud-based applications, such as hosted shopping carts, analytics platforms, cloud-based accounting, customer service tools, and more. To operating smoothly, a merchant’s cloud-based apps should integrate with each other, to save time and to otherwise prevent data loss and ensure accurate reporting. It’s important, therefore, to have an […]

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Jumio unveils faster and smarter Netswipe 2.0, cements its standing as the most secure mobile payment verification option (Pando Daily) “With more commerce moving online and ultimately to mobile, tools for verifying identity and payment authenticity are of paramount importance. But equally important is the need to offer consumers a painless and frictionless checkout experience so […]

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Badge of Honor: Beauty.com’s Mobile Site is Poppin’

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I am waiting for my next class to begin when I reach for the lip balm in my purse.  Upon twisting the lid off, I discover barely any moisturizer left!  Since all my other glosses have been lost to the black hole which is my washing machine, I head to Beauty.com on my Android smartphone […]

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More responsive design problems with MaggyFrances.com

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Last week, I talked about why responsive design is so important. Basically, the short answer is that your mobile site can look like crap without responsive design, as we saw with the examples from Modify Watches. Today I have another example for you, which comes from the ecommerce site of Maggy Frances, a designer of […]

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A Case for Responsive Design

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There is a lot of talk these days about responsive web design, especially in ecommerce. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is basically just a design approach that provides an optimal viewing experience no matter what kind of device you’re using. With responsive design, you’re able to easily navigate a site with minimal scrolling or resizing […]

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