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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Advertising Roundup: Analytics and mobile engagement

In today's advertising roundup, two releases that cater to brands' access to data, and another which should simplify remote work problems. >>

Thursday, May 05, 2016

How reviews from gift-givers can help brands

Reviews left by consumers who are using a brand's product day in and day out are important, there is no doubt about it. But, according to one expert, many brands are missing a crucial segment of reviewers: those who gift items to consumers. Here are three tips for brands to use gifters' reviews to their benefit. >>

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Clean fraud and account takeover top UK businesses fraud concerns

Survey results from CyberSource reveal that clean fraud and account takeover are now the primary fraud risks causing concern for UK businesses. >>

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Survey: Elections worrisome for SMB owners

Small businesses aren't feeling bullish about their future, primarily because of the upcoming election cycle. That according to a new report which finds that while half (51%) of small business owners believe their revenue will increase over the coming year, nearly as many (40%) believe their revenue lines will remain flat. >>

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Reports: Online crucial for SMBs

Two new reports out this week underline the importance of the Internet for small businesses. According to data from VistaPrint 1 in 3 consumers 'are unlikely' to shop with a small business that doesn't have a website. >>

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Expert: How extreme stacking can benefit retailers

There is a new trend among cost-conscious consumers called extreme stacking, and while the main benefits are to the consumers there are also benefits to retailers and brands. One expert explains. >>

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

74% of UK retailers fail to follow up instances of cart abandonment

Abandoned online shopping carts are one of the biggest challenges facing retailers, yet new research reveals few are proactively following up in an attempt to save the sale. >>

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Ad Roundup: Releases focus on data

In today's advertising roundup, a trio of releases that are focused on the data and targeting side of online advertising. >>

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Survey: SMBs report good start to 2016

During this Small Business Week, many SMBs have good things to talk about - especially where their income is concerned. According to new data out from Constant Contact most SMBs in their latest survey report they either met or exceeded their revenue goals for Q1 2016. >>

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Business mail rooms inundated with personal online shopping deliveries

Online delivery volumes in the UK grew in the first quarter of this year, and a fair amount of online shoppers are having those deliveries sent to their place of work. >>

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Study: Micro-businesses need more help

There are programs to help small businesses connect and improve, but when it comes to micro-sized businesses, new programs may be warranted. That's the takeaway from a new Invoice2Go report which indicates that most micro business owners agree current SMB programming doesn't fit their needs. >>

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

eRetail, banking and airline ticketing earmarked as hot areas for online fraud

Hot off the press from Juniper Research comes the forecast that fraudulent online transactions are set to reach $25.6 billion by 2020, up from $10.7 billion last year. >>

Monday, May 02, 2016

Poll: SMBs worried over benefits, pay

This week marks Small Business Week, a week when small businesses are recognized for their contributions to our cities and states. A new poll underlines some of the worries small business owners are dealing with as we head into the second half of 2016. >>

Monday, May 02, 2016

Expert: Tips for better small business expansion

Small Business Week is kicking off, and while many SMBs are focused on consumers in their town, there are some who are looking outside the confines of their zip codes. One expert offers three tips to improve small business expansion. >>

Monday, May 02, 2016

Product page conversion rates average 8%

Shoppers increasingly enter online stores through anything but the front door. For many, a product page is the first encounter with a retailer. New research delves into the conversion rates of product pages. >>

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