"Smart" Web Consumers Have Higher Expectations

On-demand e-commerce platform provider Demandware has released the results of a survey examining the shopping behaviors and preferences of online consumers. Conducted in early 2011, the survey focused on consumers who are innately drawn to the Web, accessing it several times per day for information, from multiple touch points and locations. Of… [[ This is […]

Bing Shopping Gets More Social, Visual

Microsoft has redesigned Bing Shopping to help consumers make “more informed shopping decisions”, according to the announcement on the Bing Search blog. The revamped homepage provides a more visual display of the most popular items and content, where articles and categories are arranged next to top searches, popular products and the… [[ This is a […]

Online Holiday Spending Climbs Past $28 Billion

Christmas came a little early for many online retailers this year, as the final shopping weekend of the holiday season pushed e-commerce sales past $28 billion for the first time ever. Research firm comScore reports that consumers increased their spending…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other […]

Google Scrambling for a Local Deals Site

Google, after Groupon famously shunned their advances — and $6 billion — is desperately seeking a local deals site, mostly for the local ad revenue it can provide. A New York Post insider is reporting that Google is in talks with two, smaller Groupon rivals. Of those mentioned are LivingSocial and BuyWithMe, a New York […]

All Eyes Should Be On eBay

Ebay all but introduced the world to online shopping, and it continues to shape the e-commerce industry throughout its own history of major acquisitions. The company made another significant purchase on Monday, agreeing to buy European daily deals site brands4friends for $200 million. It is the largest of three significant acquisitions by eBay in… [[ […]

Refer-a-Friend in Action

New social shopping site JoeShopping hopes to spend its way to awareness by giving away $5,000 to celebrate its launch. Through the site’s refer-a-friend contest, 20 members will win $100 each, while the grand prize winner will walk away with $3…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, […]

eBay Releases Online Index for Small Businesses

A day after strengthening its foothold on local commerce with the acquisition of shopping search engine Milo, eBay has released a new report intended to help small businesses and entrepreneurs thrive on the world’s largest online marketplace. The…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and […]

Smartphones Will Get a Workout from Holiday Shoppers

Nearly half of the consumers polled in an IDC survey said they will use their smartphones to compare prices while shopping this holiday season. Another 32 percent said they also plan on accessing online reviews from their mobile devices. In a separate study, Yahoo! found that two-thirds of all mobile users intend to use their […]

Mobile Apps for Merchants on the Move

While the holidays present an opportunity for many business owners to spend fewer hours on the job and more time with family, e-commerce professionals do not have that luxury. If the retail forecasts are accurate – and merchants certainly hope they are – this week will kick off the busiest shopping season since the start […]

Acquired By Amazon? Have Your Monkey Rap About It [VIDEO]

Earlier today, Amazon acquired Woot, the popular website network that helped pioneer the deal-a-day shopping model (one dominated by Groupon). The acquisition announcement was made via a humorous blog post and even more hilarious letter…

ECommerce Home Shopping – 6 Business Web Design SEO Tips

http://www.gsinc.co.uk/tips 6 mistakes ECommerce businesses make and how to fix them. SEO Internet Marketing tutorial by Gareth Davies GSINC Ltd. For more ECommerce tips and videos visit http://www.gsinc.co.uk/tips Duration : 0:6:40