Use Text Analytics Technologies To Handle Mountains Of Unstructured Data

Forrester eCommerce

Enterprises are sitting on mountains of unstructured data – 61% have more than 100 Tb and 12% have more than 5 Pb! Luckily there are mature technologies out there that can help. First, enterprise information architects should consider general purpose text analytics platforms. These are capable of handling most if not all text analytics use […].

Digital Myth No. 4: Your Company Needs A Digital Strategy

Forrester eCommerce

When your CEO asks you for your digital strategy, you could go away and huddle up with your team for a month and produce some voluminous document full of TLAs only to have it sit on the shelf for the next two years.

Restoring Consumer Trust In Retailers’ Data Management: Can DMS Help?

Retail TouchPoints

Looking at the course of information management’s evolution over the past 20 years, retailers now predominantly store information digitally, yet un-securely, while using paper documents, too. Jesse Wood is the CEO of eFileCabinet , a Lehi, Utah-based document management software company.

How To Be GDPR Compliant For Ecommerce Stores – A Concise Summary Of What You Need To Do

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Instead, they either regurgitate the GDPR document which is borderline unreadable or they scare the cr@% out of you so you’ll pay for their consulting services:) Well this post will tell you what you need to do without the lawyer speak… Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer nor am I an expert on GDPR.

The Cheapest Credit Card Processing Option For Small Business – Stripe Vs Paypal Vs Authorize.Net

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Once your store has some decent transaction volume, the transaction rates change dramatically and none of these rates are documented anywhere. If you are looking to accept credit cards for your online store, you are probably considering one of the big three, Paypal, and Stripe. But the problem with choosing between these payment options is that all 3 services look similar on the surface. One, they all offer the same introductory rates with a transaction fee of 2.9% + $.30.

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Everything You Need to Know About Achieving PCI Compliance [Checklist Included]


In fact, a quick scan for PCI compliance documentation online will lead you to believe that PCI compliance is easy. The SAQ is a relatively short document (i.e. The underlying strong encryption architecture must be fully documented and kept up to date.

Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge

Dynamic Yield

Community is a collaborative space where experts of Dynamic Yield can come to document, learn, and connect with one another. The post Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

Business Process Management: Propelling Business Towards Compliance For GDPR

Retail TouchPoints

New plans must be drawn up for each organization, as well as documented and communicated to internal stakeholders, thus creating new processes. By Mark Holenstein, Signavio The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a popular topic among businesses around the globe.

Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge

Dynamic Yield

Community is a collaborative space where experts of Dynamic Yield can come to document, learn, and connect with one another. The post Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

Crazy Customer Service Stories – Lessons Learned Answering Calls For Our Wedding Shop

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In any case, I thought that it would be fun to document some of the crazy customer support calls. I’ve been hung up on. I’ve been cursed out. I’ve been been treated like a minimum wage worker. But I’ve always sucked it up because that’s what it takes to run a successful wedding linens business.

Do I Need a Business License to Sell Online

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Running a virtual office does not erase the need to put certain legal documents in place. A business license is one of those documents. Discuss with your supplier to find out the document they require. In most cases, your country’s documents are sufficient.

What Happens When Your Startup is Acquired by a Big-Name Brand?


The company’s first product Feedbackr, was build around the simple premise of uploading a document, and then getting feedback on those ideas and making changes to the file accordingly.

92 Small Business Tax Deductions to Use Now (+11 You Should Never Try)


We’ve linked to several sites documenting when each deductible may apply to you. Just because you didn’t get a receipt doesn’t mean you can’t deduct the cost, but you should document it just the same.

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3 Questions to Optimize Your A/B Tests


Checkpoint #2: Are You Documenting Diligently? Keep your documents easily sharable is imperative to aid other departments and their goals. Knowledge is power, especially in modern marketing.

The Secret to CRO Testing? Culture [How to Do it]


Don’t forget to document the process. We have not yet mentioned the subject of properly documenting your CRO process. Your initial documentation should outline the most important metrics and the goals you want to achieve.

How to Use and Accept Resale Certificates in Your Online Business


A resale certificate is a document proving that you are a legitimate retailer or purchaser and are buying products to either resell or use as component parts of products you plan to resell.

Business Taxes in 2018: Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important Dates Included]


Proper documentation for claiming tax credits and deductions: According to the IRS, you should keep records of your gross receipts, proof of purchases, expense documents and documents to verify assets. Every business is unique and so is its tax situation.

Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

Traditionally, these promoters relied on time-consuming, manual-based processes — primarily phone and email communication and paper documentation — that impacted the overall quality of the promotion. By Rodney Bryant, ?Apple Apple + IBM Partner ship The recent bankruptcies and shuttering of apparel brands such as The Limited, American Apparel and Aéropostale, combined with declining sales at some brick-and-mortar stores, point to the demise of the physical store.

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5 Common Multi-Channel Challenges and How to Overcome Them


For example, see this requirements and best practices document from Amazon. In this document, you’ll learn all the best practices and requirements for adding images to your product listing pages. You can do this by compiling text and links in a Google sheet, or by adding documents and screenshots to a Dropbox folder. To succeed and scale, you can no longer rely on offline spreadsheets and documents when tracking and managing inventory.

The 4 Essentials of an Email Remarketing Campaign


If your inbox is anything like ours, it’s not exactly a orderly array of documents. Online shopping is rarely a linear process. A customer may visit multiple sites, compare prices, and take days to complete a purchase, even if they’ve already added an item to their cart.

Holiday Season Creeping Up On You? Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Still Under Attack

Retail TouchPoints

Outline Headings you add to the document will appear here By​ ​Nir​ ​Polak,​ ​Exabeam.

Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important 2018 Dates Included]


Proper documentation for claiming tax credits and deductions: According to the IRS, you should keep records of your gross receipts, proof of purchases, expense documents and documents to verify assets. Every business is unique and so is its tax situation. This not only leaves a lot of room for different tax strategies across all businesses, but it also means most business owners are unsure about where to start.

How to Keep Your Branding, Voice, and Style Intact No Matter Where You’re Selling


Tip #2: Create Documentation. As you work to develop clear guidelines about your brand and the voice, style, and personality you want to use, make sure to document it. “To This document will outline your brand’s standards for tone, voice, and style. This goes back to the importance of creating a document that people can easily find and refer to when they have questions about your brand. Then, share that document with the team and reference it often.

Do You Have a Consistent Marketing Message?


Once you’ve worked out exactly what you stand for, you need to create a brand document that defines the tone and language you will use across all your marketing channels. When you see Amazon’s logo, you immediately know exactly what you’re about to get.

Announcing Early Access Beta BigCommerce for WordPress: Marrying Scalable Content and Commerce


Explore BigCommerce Documentation & Learn More. Today, we are excited to announce our early access developer beta BigCommerce for WordPress plugin.

Ecommerce Shipping: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Shipping Profitability


You send the package to the international freight forwarder’s hub and they take care of preparing and processing customs and other documentation involved in shipping internationally. Customs Documentation. You will be required to complete documents for your international shipments.

The Complete Handbook to Sales Tax, Business Tax and Amazon FBA Tax (+92 Ways to Save)


Enable document submission: Available within “Tax Options” in the BigCommerce “Store Setup” This feature ensures completed invoices and credits are recorded in Avalara and populate sales tax reports to help you reconcile and file returns.

5 Ways to Boost Your Ecommerce Conversions


The return from cart abandonment emails has been documented to be as high as $8 per email , so it’s well worth the time to set up a cart recovery email sequence. This is a guest post from Digioh. As an ecommerce marketer, you’re never completely satisfied with your website’s conversion rate.

OpenCart Review: Close to Free Open Source Platform for Experienced Developers

Ecommerce Platforms

You're also able to find many easy-to-use extensions, blog posts, documentation, and webinars guiding you through the OpenCart world. The OpenCart website also has tons of documentation, video tutorials, a forum, and a blog.

How I Started My Online Store – From Idea To First Sale

Store Growers

To be completely transparent I’ve long wanted to start my own online store and document the whole process. All throughout the launch, I was documenting the whole process Twitter. It was my first time doing everything in public, documenting and live streaming.

The Headless Commerce Showdown: The Unseen Strategy Retailers Use to Win Ecommerce Market Share


Well-documented developer documents. Businesses are living in an era of wealth, liquidity and mobility. Amazon edges near $1 trillion in market value. Netflix recently surpassed Disney in value. What do both of these companies have in common?

Personalizing B2B Buying Experiences is a Key Learning from B2C


Relevant Content Business clients are used to account managers emailing them manuals, documentation, product catalogs, etc. Consumer e-commerce businesses have always been ahead of their business-facing counterparts in the adoption curve.

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More Traffic, Less Money: 13 Tactics to Build Inbound Links for Your Online Store


Create an Excel document and write down all their website links and export the document as a.csv file. You can benefit from these documents not only by making them available on your website, but also sharing them on sites like SlideShare or Scribd.

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Ecommerce Accounting Basics: Understanding your Assets


They can be files, documents, recordings, videos, or basically anything that can be stored digitally on a computer, hard drive, databases, or on the cloud. By now we know that managing revenue , liabilities , and expenses are essential to building a successful ecommerce store.

5 Ways a Hypermedia API Simplifies Ecommerce


They don’t have to read documentation, study a book, or ask a lot of questions.” Companies want to engage more customers, in more ways, and in more environments. But with all the new digital experiences available, consistency is proving difficult.

A Beginner’s Guide to Conversion Optimization

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This is why having a documentation process and following a framework is important. And you document your result so that other people can learn from it. What do you do when you have all the traffic, ranking and yet the leads or sales refuses to come or you want more conversion?

The 19 Ecommerce Growth Challenges of 2018, Outlined by Amazon’s Annual Report


Failure to maintain these documents can result in negative business impacts. On May 18th, Amazon released its Annual Report for the past fiscal year (2017). The Amazon Annual Report, which is made available to the public through the SEC, recapped the company’s remarkable year of growth.

Blackbell Review: A Simple and Affordable Way to Sell Services

Ecommerce Platforms

Blackbell customer support is provided through email and an excellent documentation center, or knowledge base. I'm a huge fan of this since sometimes you can't wait around for an email, but you also don't have the time to search around the documentation.

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How To Fix Your Google Shopping Feed Without Going Crazy

Store Growers

Be sure to also check tab 2 in the document called Example. “I just got a mail from Google saying they’re suspending my Merchant Account got suspended!” Audrey messaged me. This wasn’t good. A couple of days before, she had reached out to me with some questions about Google Shopping.

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Your Quick Start Guide to Cross-Border Ecommerce in China, India & The Middle East


This requires the following documentation: . Providing this documentation may be difficult if you do not have an in-country partner or if you are simply just getting started with selling globally. . Bank account and supporting KYC documents (Address Proof, and Cancelled check).

Why and how exit popups can help you build your email list


Share a free document, MP3, etc. Exit popups are powerful. Earlier this year, we analyzed the performance of a sample of email popups cumulating 204 million displays. Among our key learnings, exit popups outperformed popups displayed on landing pages by +5%.

Wine Ecommerce: How To Sell & Ship Wine in 2018


The required documentation to sell wine from an online store depends on the state in which you operate as well as the states to which you ship. Become familiar with customs documentation. There are several different certifications and documents you must complete in order to export wine.

The Empowered Marketer: What B2C Brands Can Learn from B2B Marketing


It turned out, I made the change to the file in their competitor’s document that they were working on with a client. What’s your favorite ecommerce blog right now? Shopify? BigCommerce? Maybe Zaius? If you’re looking to learn about trends in the industry, new marketing tactics, and the newest ideas to drive results, that’s likely where you turn. But why is that content so interesting to you?

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