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Multimedia Storage at Your ESP

Multimedia marketers are going to love this one. Email marketing provider GetResponse announced that it is increasing (a 100-fold increase mind you) the storage it provides. GetResponse Free Accounts can use up to 100 MB and GetResponse...

Yahoo! Search is Dead... Amen.

Last week Yahoo! began transitioning certain back-end functions for its Search product over to Microsoft's search platform. The transition is now complete. If you follow the world of SEO closely, welcome to a two-horse race. Yahoo...

Online Video Advertising Entering a Golden Age

It appears that online video advertising is no longer in the realm of "experimental media buys" but has fully entered the mainstream. And major profits are to be had. According to media research firm Borrell Associates, streaming...

Overstock.com Enters Private Sales Market with New Site

Overstock.com has announced the launch of its own private sale website, staking a claim to its own piece of potentially lucrative e-commerce real estate. The major online retailer joins a competitive and successful marketplace that...

Did Philadelphia Lose Its Mind?

Or Is It The Smartest City in the U.S.? We're not the kind of group to get all political, but news this morning came to us that Philadelphia is requiring bloggers pay to write on the Internet. We're interested in what Website...

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Automated SSL Certificate Verification Service

Authentication and encryption service provider DigiCert has unveiled an automated SSL certificate verification service to ensure Web services are properly secured. The service automatically checks every SSL certificate issued to ensure...

Google Unveils Verification Integration with Asynch

Google has simplified and improved the process of verifying websites. Google users can now use a Javascript snippet to verify ownership of their website, instead of the cumbersome process of adding a meta tag, HTML file or modifying...

Email to Non-Responsive Recipients Endangers Deliverability

A new study from Return Path indicates that only 12.5% take steps to re-engage with lapsed subscribers. A majority of the email marketers studied sent email at a steady, high frequency for a 19-month period, despite a lack of response...

The iPad is for Apple Lovers

According to a survey of 2000 US consumers by Strategy Analytics, only 2% of US homes which do not currently own an Apple device intend to buy an iPad during the next 12 months, compared to 18% of Apple-owning households. The report...

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Visa, MasterCard Jockeying for Mobile Payments Position

Two of the largest global credit card companies made separate moves toward wireless payment solutions, further proof that mobile payment processing continues to be one of the biggest developments in recent e-commerce memory. Visa,...

Groupon's GAP in Judgment

Yesterday, Groupon launched its first national deal, teaming up with clothing retailer the Gap and spawning hundreds of thousands of sales. Early reports showed that Groupon, the crowd-sourced coupon dealer, was selling 534 Gap coupons...

Yahoo! Adds New Features for Store Owners

Yahoo! store owners are noticing some new features this week when they sign into Store Manager, the first phase of a beta launch announced Thursday on the Yahoo! Store Blog. Yahoo! is introducing mostly buyer-facing features at this...

Google's Latest Small Business Resource

Google has launched a new forum aimed squarely at small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) called Small Business Center. Here, businesses and individuals can discuss their AdWords strategies and best practices, and share tips and...

Swipely Enters Fast-moving Social Commerce Scene

A new service that lets shoppers share their purchases with friends online makes its official debut today, entering an intersection between social media and e-commerce that is loaded with potential as well as uncertainty. Swipely.com...

Angie's List Jumps on the Groupon Bandwagon

Angie's List, the paid service that promises non-biased business reviews for consumers, has seen the light in Groupon's tunnel and decided to serve up an offering of their own. Dubbed The Big Deal, this service does not require...

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