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Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Report: Buying by voice to increase

Ecommerce continues to be a hot spot for merchants, but look for mobile and voice to begin making inroads into 'traditional' online shopping. That's the word from a new Walker Sands Report. >>

Monday, July 31, 2017

What mobile payments expansion means for merchants

AndroidPay has launched in Canada, and with the expansion many merchants are wondering just what these expanded mobile payments options mean for them. Here is what one expert has to say. >>

Monday, July 31, 2017

Google identifies and takes action against Play Store app spyware

Two weeks ago more than a thousand zombie apps were found within the Google Play store and just this week Google announced action being taken against 20 Play Store apps found to contain malicious code. >>

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tech has turned UK into Instant Gratification Nation

Our almost total reliance on technology, and expectations of quick responses at the touch of a button, has led to many believing their are far less patient today than five years ago. New research puts some figures to the phenomenon. >>

Friday, July 28, 2017

Top tips to create conversational UX

Conversational UX - the use of voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Home - is only just beginning, but according to some experts it is going to quickly change how consumers research, shop, and review products. Here are our top tips for brands to create a conversational UX that will keep customers happy. >>

Friday, July 28, 2017

Expert: How small businesses and towns can compete for success

Small towns are filled with small businesses, but many SMBs are worried that the advancement of technology - including ecommerce - will kill their way of life. According to one expert, it doesn't have to. Here are some ways to prevent the decline of small and rural communities. >>

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Why email marketers need machine learning

A lot has been said about the potential for machine learning - AI - for display, social, even native ad campaigns. But, according to one expert, the potential benefits for email marketers may be bigger. >>

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Top tips for merchants to cut waste

Cutting wasteful spending is high on many merchants priority list, but knowing where to start continues to be an issue. Do they make cuts in physical stores? What about digital? We asked a digital expert how merchants can make cuts while remaining effective. >>

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

New global brand health rankings place Google and YouTube on top

Dodgy content, a huge antitrust fine, and even an inquiry into tax avoidance hasn't stopped Google from achieving the lead in the first ever brand health rankings from YouGov. >>

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Airlines and broadband/pay-TV failing in customer service

Broadband and pay-TV firms, along with airlines, saw the biggest increases in consumers touting them as the worst sectors for service, according to service design agency Engine's latest annual study. >>

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Expert: Amazon/Whole Foods deal doesn't have to kill SMBs

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods sent a bit of a shockwave through local businesses, reinvigorating their fears that the online giant would soon swoop into their towns and take their businesses. While some merchants may falter, one expert believes the Amazon move won't kill local businesses - unless they allow it. >>

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Top 3 tips to better use AI for a better customer experience

The customer experience has never been more important to brands, but there has also never been more in-tune artificial intelligence tools to help create good experiences. Here are three tips to a better use of AI in the CX space. >>

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Ad Roundup: Data, mobile releases

In today's advertising roundup, new tools and a new partnership that should put brands in better touch with data, as well as a new tool to help combat mobile fraud. >>

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Corporate space sharing next high-growth sector of sharing economy

Juniper's latest research reveals that transport and space sectors will continue to dominate the sharing economy while corporate space sharing is predicted to become the next high-growth sector. >>

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Expert: App security key for CMOs

Mobile apps and websites, while offering consumers more convenience, offer most brands a security challenge for which many are unprepared. Here's what businesses need to know. >>

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