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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ecommerce

Retailers failing to maximize use of social shopping websites

Consumers today are increasingly discovering products via social commerce websites yet, according to new research from Kenshoo and DataPop, very few retailers are posting their products on such websites. >>

Ecommerce

Retail websites' home pages failing to load fast enough

Today's top retail websites are taking long to load than in previous years, according to new performance analysis conducted by Radware. >>

Ecommerce

U.K. ecommerce websites improve delivery options to tap overseas customers

Online retailers in the U.K. are capitalizing on the opportunity to tap international markets and are improving website functionality and customer propositions to attract and service overseas customers. >>

Advertising

Forecast: More to invest in multi-screen ads

About three-quarters of ad agencies are already investing in multi-screen advertising, but a new forecast out from Jivox indicates multi-screen is about to go even higher. According to a new survey from Jivox 90% of those advertisers plan to increase mobile spending this year; 70% say they'll invest more ad dollars specifically into multi-screen campaigns. >>

Social Marketing

Forrester: Mobile social users more engaged, share more

A new Forrester study reveals that people that access social networking sites such as Facebook are far more likely to engage with a company's content on that site than desktop users. >>

Advertising

Top 3 tips for SMBs using webinars

Webinars are moving out of the training sector and moving into the ad sector, with savvy businesses - both large and small - implementing them as part of larger, on-going campaigns. For example, brands can use the webinar primarily for lead generation purposes, then use different methods (or subsequent webinars) to nurture those leads and move them down the sales funnel. >>

Mobile Marketing

Air passengers demand constant connectivity and fast in-flight Wi-Fi

People today are accustomed to easy access to Wi-Fi even when out and about in public. New research from Honeywell Aerospace finds that those expectations have expanded to include when travelers are airborne. >>

Mobile Marketing

Power Users + Loyal Users = App Stickiness

Not all apps have the same rate of engagement and loyalty, as a new study from analytics and mobile marketing company Localytics confirms. >>

Social Marketing

Shareaholic: Quarter of website traffic driven by Facebook

It's not unusual to see reports that Facebook has reached a plateau or that it's losing younger users hand over fist but, as new research from Shareaholic reveals, it continues to be a dominant force in driving traffic to websites. >>

Blogs & Content

B2B firms struggling with content marketing

B2B companies are forging ahead with content marketing but, according to recent research by Forrester, businesses are focusing too much on selling their products and services instead of addressing problems faced by their customers. >>

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