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BizReport : October 2, 2009 Archive

October 2, 2009 Archive

Internet | October 02, 2009

Study: Internet integral to British life

The majority of the British online population is now shopping, managing their money and socializing online, according to a new report from online comparison and switching service, uSwitch. >>

Ecommerce | October 02, 2009

Hitwise: Over 50% rise in searches for U.K.-bound flights

Online searches for flights to the U.K. from Australia and the U.S. have increased by over 50% over the last year, according to new data from Hitwise. >>

Social Marketing | October 02, 2009

More U.S. hospitals operating on social media platforms

Healthcare isn't new to the Internet, but it is relatively new to social media. However, already there are hundreds of hospitals across the U.S. embracing social media to engage with patients and share medical knowledge and experiences. >>

Ecommerce | October 02, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Cross-selling is key for online merchants

Social marketing may be the hot buzzword in the online realm - at least for the next fifteen minutes - but when it comes to completing sales and earning revenue, older methods still reign supreme. Display advertising, cross-promotional ad campaigns and even cross-selling. With the cross-sell, merchants can offer products related to a current purchase to consumers, pushing more conversions. >>

Mobile Marketing | October 02, 2009

Teens, seniors adopting mobile fastest

Mobile just keeps getting larger. According to a new report on Nielsen Wire, year over year mobile Web visits increased by 34%. There are currently 56.9 million consumers connecting to the Web via mobile, but it may surprise you just who is connected and who isn't. >>

Advertising | October 02, 2009

ClickForensics launches real-time measurement tool

If you want to know the difference between quality traffic and non-quality traffic, check out a new solution from ClickForensics. The metrics firm has launched a real-time audience quality measurement said to tell advertising networks and publishers what traffic is good. >>