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BizReport : March 4, 2011 Archive

March 4, 2011 Archive

Internet | March 04, 2011

Traffic not converting? Check your website design

If you're getting traffic to your website, but users aren't staying long or aren't converting, it could be the design factor. A new survey from the UK's BaseKit finds that UK consumers are distrustful of badly designed websites. >>

Blogs & Content | March 04, 2011

Gaming challenge sees sharp increase in time-on-site

Recently RadiumOne Social and Old Navy sent out a challenge to game developers: create a social, engaged game centered on the Old Navy brand. Developers turned out, and a winner has been named, but more important than the winner is the fact the once consumers began playing they remained on-site with Old Navy. >>

Internet | March 04, 2011

Heavily regulated SMBs remain optimistic about coming year

Despite government regulation being a concern for many small business owners in the US, there is an air of optimism surrounding future growth and employment, found a survey conducted by Paychex. >>

Mobile Marketing | March 04, 2011

Nielsen: Android most popular OS in US

A new report, released this Thursday by Nielsen, shows the race between mobile operating systems is still raging, with Google's Android continuing to out-do the competition. >>

Advertising | March 04, 2011

Platform uses location with classifieds

Everyone wants a deal and with the proliferation of cable shows related to finding and making money on historical items, more and more consumers are looking to cash in. An upgrade of one online classified hub may help consumers find those treasures by utilizing geo-location technology. >>

Social Marketing | March 04, 2011

Social widget use soars 80%

Lijit, a developer of web search widgets and online advertising tools, has this week released figures showing the top widgets used by its publishers. Those figures show adoption of social media widgets grew a whopping 80% last year. >>