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What is Digital Transformation? A Practical Beyond-the-Buzz Look at How to Adapt in a Digital World

BigCommerce

It’s hard to read much about modern business strategies (or attend any panel discussion for that matter) without coming head… Ecommerce Research

Omnichannel Experiences: How Retailers Can Bridge The Digital-To-Physical Divide

Retail TouchPoints

By John Federman, JRNI “You will never see eye-to-eye if you never meet face-to-face.” So are the words of Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He emphasizes the importance of human interaction despite today’s environment where relationships often exist behind email, text or phone.

Amazon Has “Destroyed the Retail Industry”: True or False?

Forrester eCommerce

Last week, the DOJ announced an antitrust investigation of Big Tech. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin followed up in a CNBC interview loudly endorsing the antitrust scrutiny: he said that Amazon has not only “destroyed the retail industry in the US” but that it has also hurt competition.

266: How To Invent A Product From Scratch And Sell Over 300K Units With Kim Meckwood

My Wife Quit Her Job

Today I’m thrilled to have Kim Meckwood on the show. Kim was the winner of the 5 Minute Pitch, my Shark Tank like show with Mike Jackness, Greg Mercer and Scott Voelker where we gave away 50,000 in cold hard cash. Kim invented an ingenious product called Click And Carry that has sold over 300K units.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Advanced Hack: How to Improve Your SEO in Less Than 30 Minutes

Kissmetrics

I’ve been testing a new SEO hack and it works no matter how old or how new your site is. Heck, you can have barely any links, and I’ve found it to work as well.

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Are Outdated Core Applications Holding You Back?

Forrester eCommerce

You’ve been building flashy mobile apps, creating wonderful systems of engagement to improve customer experience, but your digital program still has not delivered. Because you’ve neglected the modernization of your core systems.

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My Website Audit Checklist – Templates & Tools To Boost SEO

My Wife Quit Her Job

Did you know that poor quality posts on your website are lowering your overall SEO traffic? Recently, I conducted a full content website audit on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com and managed to increase my Google search traffic over 40% by removing a third of my content! Now why would removing content lead to more traffic? For the past several years, Google has been focusing on quality vs quantity.

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The Ultimate Guide To Selling on Jet.com In 2019

BigCommerce

Jet.com is an online marketplace that sells just about everything — from household items, to groceries, to electronics, to Legos…… Omnichannel Strategies

Should Amazon’s Unconventional Grocery Plans Shake Up Supermarkets?

Retail TouchPoints

Amazon’s grocery ambitions have been a major talking point within the industry since the e-Commerce giant acquired Whole Foods two years ago. Most recently, there were reports in March 2019 that the company was planning dozens of its own branded U.S. grocery stores , beginning in Los Angeles.

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Cybersecurity Risk Ratings Are Here To Stay – Learn To Work With Them

Forrester eCommerce

Cyber security risk rating solutions are a polarizing topic for security leaders. We meet promoters and detractors in roughly equal measure in the customer that we speak to.

The Empowered Marketer: Maurice Tebele and Martin Hoffstein of JAJA Tequila

Zaius

When Maurice Tebele and Martin Hoffstein were out for a drink, they noticed the same thing when looking at the bar — all of the bottles were bland, boring, and not very colorful. So they decided to do something about it.

Improve customer experience with Progressive Web App benchmarks

GetElastic

The majority of shoppers have moved from desktop to mobile. And, we know that the conversion rate for mobile shoppers on a responsive site is about a third of what it is from desktop shoppers.

MoonClerk Review: Recurring Payments Made Simple (July 2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Looking for a tool, you can rely on to manage recurring and one-off payments with ease? There are plenty of options out there these days.

CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester eCommerce

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

The advantages of competitive pricing strategy

Retail Technology Review

By Joemar Carillo, a content writer for Assosia, a retail research company based in the UK. With the market becoming more and more competitive, companies should carefully implement an effective competitive pricing strategy. Competitive pricing strategy is where the final prices on their products or services have been analysed, modified and evaluated against the prices of their competitors. Critical Issues Internet Retailing

The art of B2B fulfillment and how to improve customer loyalty

GetElastic

Usually when you read about fulfillment , the discussion is focused on some logistical or technical aspect of delivering goods to customers. Of course, there are many operational tasks and backend processes that all must harmonize in order to make it happen.

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Clover POS System Review: Transactions Made Easy (July 2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

Since the arrival of the first digital point of sale, it seems as though the transaction management market has never stopped growing. Small business owners have continued to increase, driving demand for solutions that allow them to make sales in virtually any environment.

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Canada’s Tech Market Continues To Grow Despite A Slowing Canadian Economy

Forrester eCommerce

The Canadian tech market will grow in 2019 and 2020, but growth will slow from 6% in 2018 to 3.7% in 2019, according to Forrester’s report, “The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020.”

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

Retail Technology Review

By Branwell Moffat, Director of Commerce Consulting at Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group. Consumers love the way mobile enables them to slot online shopping, browsing and product research into their busy day as they sit on the train, wait in line for a coffee or kill time between appointments. Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

How to overcome two of the most common online payment issues

GetElastic

At the end of 2018, ecommerce sales accounted for more than 14% of all retail sales across the globe. That number is slated to grow even more this year. There’s a wealth of opportunity to tap into this growing trend.

Critical Insights About Display Advertising in 2019 Explained

Ecommerce Platforms

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words “Google” and “Marketing”? Well, I bet that’s a no-brainer since we’re all crazy about SEO. It’s pretty evident that ecommerce relies greatly on SEO.

Gear Up Pragmatically For 5G

Forrester eCommerce

5G Presents Immense Innovation Potential 5G promises to usher in not just new use cases in every industry but also new business models.

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

Retail Technology Review

ActiveViam has released a new study on pricing strategies and concerns from retailers. For the “Pricing Strategy Survey,” ActiveViam polled more than 500 senior pricing decision makers and executives at retailers with at least 100 employees from 21 May to 2 June 2 2019. Critical Issues Internet Retailing Retail Supply Chain

Crypto-commerce: banking on blockchain for B2B payments

GetElastic

78% of businesses have reported attempted or actual B2B payments fraud last year ( rising steadily since 2013), and international fraud has risen 136% in the last two years.

WebStarts Website Builder Review: Here’s What You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

If you haven't got your business website up and running yet, you're probably wondering which website builder to use. If that sounds like you, we strongly recommend at least considering WebStarts.

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Recent HIPAA Settlements Highlight The Weaknesses In Healthcare Security

Forrester eCommerce

Hindsight is 20/20; it’s easy to look back on past mistakes and identify ways to prevent them from reoccurring, especially when it comes to breaches reported on the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) “Wall of Shame”.

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eCommerce Migration Checklist: How to Migrate Your Website Without Losing Your SEO

Inflow Insights

Public service announcement: Migrating your eCommerce site to a new design, platform, or domain means that you have to be ultra-diligent in executing the move. Otherwise, you risk a hit to SEO that affects your traffic, conversions, and revenue.

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10 Things All Sellers Should Know Before Selling on Jet.com

SellBrite

There are hundreds of online marketplaces for sellers to choose from. Amazon, eBay, and Jet are just three that come to mind. If you’re like most online sellers who want to increase their exposure, then you probably list products on more than one marketplace.

Lightspeed Retail POS Review: A Definitive Guide for 2019

Ecommerce Platforms

At the present moment, there's no such thing as running a thriving retail business, in the absence of a solidly built and cloud-based POS system. Well, if you can hack without one, high chances are, it won't last for long.

Writing The Future Of Financial Advice

Forrester eCommerce

I have recently kicked off a new stream of research that will define what the future of financial advice will look like over the next 5–10 years and would like your input! Digital technologies (AI, APIs, automation, etc.)

Our Strategy for Building One of the Best eCommerce Agencies

Inflow Insights

Most people would gauge the success of any agency (including answering who the best eCommerce agencies are) by their size and revenue. A few years ago, I thought that too. My goal was to build a $10 million eCommerce marketing agency — and build it fast.

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5 Email Marketing Mistakes and Their Corresponding Corrective Actions

FastSpring

Email marketing is undoubtedly one of the most effective digital channels available to marketers. However, it is also quite complex. In this post, we’ll walk you through the five worst email marketing mistakes and how to correct them. Mistake #1: Failing to ask for permission.

Bring Your Kids to Work Day

Liveintent

The world of advertising and marketing technology can be very complex. That’s why we created LiveIntentional as a way to explain these very complex concepts in ways even kids could understand. This week, we talk to the children of the men and women of LiveIntent and see just how much they know about what their parents do all day. The post Bring Your Kids to Work Day appeared first on LiveIntent Blog.