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BizReport : September 27, 2012 Archive

September 27, 2012 Archive

Ecommerce | September 27, 2012

InComm, IFeelGoods partnership to ease digital gift cards distribution

A new partnership between InComm and IFeelGoods should ease how merchants activate and redeem digital gift cards. Through the partnership merchants using the IFeelGoods platform can offer a variety of digital gift cards as promotions and incentives for their shoppers. >>

Ecommerce | September 27, 2012

Are your holidays cloud ready?

With the 2012 holiday season rapidly approaching, merchants and brands are looking for better scale across online avenues. RightScale has released a 'Cloud for the Holidays' solution, geared to helping brands avoid site downtime by leveraging cloud computing over the coming months. >>

Ecommerce | September 27, 2012

$20.7 billion spent mobile shopping, $5 billion via tablet

New figures released by Javelin Strategy and Research reveal the extent of the mobile shopping trend. Meanwhile, in the UK, 71% of tablet owners are considering making a purchase via their device, reports eDigitalResearch. >>

Advertising | September 27, 2012

Azullo: Ads on mobile 'forgettable'

Azullo has some worrying news for mobile marketers. The firm behind the ad solution Respond conducted research that found the vast majority of smartphone owners rarely remember ads they see on mobile browsers and apps. >>

Research | September 27, 2012

Survey: SMBs want government transparency

With just over one month until the 2012 Presidential Election in the US, campaigns are heating up, commercials are becoming more focused and messages are being tweaked. But that may not be enough, at least where small businesses are concerned. According to a recent Thumbtack survey small businesses want governmental honesty and ethics more than anything else this election period. >>

Social Marketing | September 27, 2012

Zynga game loses 96,000 players in Facebook fake account sweep

Facebook's crack-down on fake account and 'Likes' sees some pages lose tens of thousands of Fans. >>