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The Complex Psychology and Economics of Gifting

Online gifting technology provider Smartgift has released a report (PDF) that sheds light on how online retailers can use behavioral science to boost revenue. A few of Smartgift's recommended best practices, along with a nice supported...

Mobile Had a Huge Impact on Cyber Monday

The Cyber Monday numbers are in, and data shows that mobile had a huge impact on conversions. In fact, Shopatron reveals that Cyber Monday sales saw year-over-year (YOY) gross merchandise value (GMV) increase by 52 percent. And the...

Web.com Sellers Simplify with MasterCard

Web.com, a provider of online marketing services and solutions, announced last week that they will be using MasterCard's Simplify Commerce as the payment provider for its new Take-a-Payment service. The 3 million small business...

Revenue from Pinterest Tripled on Cyber Monday

Is Pinterest the most valuable social network in e-commerce? Not only did a recent Piqora study find that pins generate 78 cents in sales on average, but new data from the social marketing and analytics platform shows that Pinterest...

Five Fun Facts about "Cyber Five" 2013

By: Ralph Dangelmaier, BlueSnap Five Fun Facts about Cyber Five 2013 (the five consecutive online shopping days from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday): ◦New Yorkers spent the most online this year on Cyber Monday, followed by residents...

Amazon Wins Customer Satisfaction Wars

When it comes to customer satisfaction, Amazon is king. ForeSee’s first Experience Index study is shedding light on customer experiences with the top 100 brands across seven industries. The data reveals that Amazon leads the...

What Does the Pig Say? Youth Payments Service Says "Oink"

Oink doesn’t just represent the sound pigs make anymore, because youth payments service Virtual Piggy has officially changed its name to – you guessed it – Oink. Virtual Piggy acquired the domain name Oink.com from...

Crash Course in Press Release Writing for Internet Retailers

:: By Jason Hulott, SpeedieConsulting :: One of the most popular ways to drive interest in a new site or product is the time-honored press release. Now while you might think simply downloading a PR template and filling in the blanks...

A Look into Cyber Monday Shopping Cart Performance

A new study is shedding light on how some of the top retailers’ shopping carts performed on Cyber Monday. UserTesting.com analyzed 100 consumers shopping experiences on 10 of the Web’s top retail destinations. The data...

When Money Can't Wait: 4 Ways to Rocket Your Online Store into Profit Orbit

:: By Rohan Ayyar, E2M Solutions :: E-commerce is hotter than a red-hot iron right now --with no signs of cooling off . If there was any opportunity ever, it’s here. With so many Web-based e-commerce store solutions available...

Google Trusted Stores Retooled for the Holidays

Internet merchants participating in Google's Trusted Stores program will have a slight advantage this Cyber Monday - and through the 2013 holidays. Last week Google indicated that its Trusted Stores offering, which launched last...

3 Ways Merchants Can Encourage Sharing

A 2013 Nielsen study reveals that family and friend referrals are the most persuasive driver of influence when making purchasing decisions for 77 percent of consumers. Unfortunately, word-of-mouth marketing isn’t as reliable...

Optimized Shipping Comes to Squarespace

Website publishing platform Squarespace has announced an integration with e-commerce shipping solution ShipStation which will enable merchants to print shipping labels in batch and automatically send shipping notifications with tracking...

In Social Login, Facebook Crushes the Competition

Consumer management solution provider Gigya released data last month from Q3 2013 (July to September) which revealed that while Google/Google+ is making some strong gains, Facebook is destroying the competition when it comes to social...

Who's Driving Shopping Traffic for 'Net Retailers?

Data from RichRelevance's latest Shopping Insights study , which examined nearly 700 million shopping sessions, reveals the degree to which social channels are impacting ecommerce today and how they are comparing against one another...

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