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BizReport : September 23, 2014 Archive

September 23, 2014 Archive

Blogs & Content | September 23, 2014

GoDaddy, Microsoft partner for SMB solution

Having a strong online presence is growing more important by the day for small businesses because more consumers are looking online for local business information first rather than last. However, many small businesses don't have the staff or resources to create websites that will compete with national chains. Enter a new partnership between GoDaddy and Microsoft. >>

Advertising | September 23, 2014

Report: 1 in 4 execs want more transparency

Lack of transparency continues to top the list of reasons advertisers are leery about the online space. That's the takeaway from a new report out from Marin Software which indicates that while most (88%) of advertisers surveyed use retargeting strategies in their online campaigns nearly half (43%) say attribution concerns top their list of reservations about retargeted campaigns. >>

Blogs & Content | September 23, 2014

SMB Roundup: Launches to simplify content, listings

Small businesses may benefit from two releases into the online space. One simplifies how SMBs create and manage online listings while the other is a content management solution set up to score branded content. >>

Search Marketing | September 23, 2014

Study tracks effects of Google search engine updates on user behavior

A new eye-tracking study from Mediative reveals that the scanning behavior of search engine users has significantly changed over the past 10 years due to updates to Google's search engine results page and the conditioning effects of new technology. >>



Mobile Marketing | September 23, 2014

Excessive use of in-store beacon technology decreases app use

The overuse of beacons in-store can lead to a significant drop in app use, according to a new report from mobile platform firm inMarket. >>

Ecommerce | September 23, 2014

Report urges brands to go their own way and sell direct

Brands are missing out on the benefits and opportunities of selling direct from their own websites, according to new research released by Digital River, and instead sending their customers to Amazon. >>