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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. >>

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Ad Roundup: New solutions for personalization, collaboration

In today's advertising roundup: two new releases to the online space. The first, looks at increasing personalization while the second could lead to better collaboration. >>

Thursday, April 28, 2016

How data impacts marketing automation

While many brands have quickly adopted marketing automation, many don't have the systems in place to get the most from automation. One expert explains why and offers tips to help. >>

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ad Roundup: Releases to increase data offerings

In today's advertising roundup, three releases that will enable brands to focus in on data. >>

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

89% of consumers want to engage with virtual assistants

Just days after Facebook announced its new branded chat bots, research from Nuance reveals that the vast majority of people want to chat to the AI-driven virtual assistants. >>

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Surveys: Moms have plans for Mother's Day

When it comes to Mother's Day shopping, moms may be getting their own gifts this year. That's the takeaway from a new Ebates survey which found half of moms pick their own gifts 'at least sometimes'. >>

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

3 trends for brands to do more with marketing automation

Marketing automation can be a huge help to brands, but it isn't the immediate cure-all for advertising problems. One expert offers three ways businesses can do more and do better with marketing automation. >>

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Poor product content impacts sales, returns, and brand trust

Online shoppers rely on a retailer's product description to make purchase decisions. If that product content is of poor quality, or inaccurate, online retailers increase the risk of cart abandonment, returns, and a loss of brand trust, according to new research from Shotfarm. >>

Monday, April 25, 2016

Mobile-first offering brands solid returns

2015 marked a strong growth period for retailers, but it isn't only retailers who are finding more green because of mobile opportunities. New data out from comScore underlines just how important mobile has become for brands across the spectrum. >>

Friday, April 22, 2016

Report: Mobile a bigger buying channel

Many retailers continue to think of the mobile space as a browsing channel rather than a buying channel, but that thinking is a mistake according to one new report. That study finds a growing number of mobile shoppers are not only browsing but buying through the channel. >>

Friday, April 22, 2016

Report: Travelers looking at staycations

The summer travel season is right around the corner in the US, and one report indicates local destinations may see an increase in traffic. Connexity's Hitwise has released new data that indicates more Americans are looking at destinations that don't require international travel this year. >>

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