Bright spots in down markets: Top 10 domestic and international travel destinations in February


Following the usual post-holiday travel surge, February saw Americans decrease domestic and international flight purchases by double-digits. Read on for our full online travel findings.

Nomad Gear: 10 Minimalist Travel Essentials for Digital Nomads

A Better Lemonade Stand

At the top of the list for most people is the ability to travel the world while working from your laptop. The post Nomad Gear: 10 Minimalist Travel Essentials for Digital Nomads appeared first on A Better Lemonade Stand. Building online businesses and becoming a location independent entrepreneur has its perks. We recently wrote about the top 10 co-living & co-working communities around the world, and since we here at A Better Lemonade […].

One Segmentation Secret to Influence 98% of Prospective Travelers

Dynamic Yield

With the right technology and best practices, travel businesses can get to know the consumer and her needs. The post One Segmentation Secret to Influence 98% of Prospective Travelers appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

How Lonely Planet Combines Content and Commerce on Workarea to Drive Growth!

Demac Media

Founded in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world’s largest travel media company. In his role, Mike Nelson deals with everything transactional at Lonely Planet from digital downloads to physical guidebooks, even travel insurance and hotel reservations. We’ve always had an early online presence, and it made sense to provide a direct consumer opportunity when we were already creating a direct dialogue with the travel community.

Why Personalization is The Key to Capitalizing on What Won’t Change

Dynamic Yield

eCommerce Publishers Web Personalization eCommerce Personalization Personalization Trends Publisher Optimization Travel PersonalizationFor marketers, planting stakes to the known tedium has long been a winning strategy. Here's how personalization helps you capitalize on what won't change.

Want a free book that will make you laugh?

Bryan Eisenberg

All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft. My friend Geraldine DeRuiter ( @everywhereist ) is about to release her first book. The book will be released May 2nd. The reviews have been amazing so far. I am sure you will love her writing like I do.

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191: How Our Ecommerce Store Performed In 2017 With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

It’s been quite a tumultuous year with all the traveling, the injuries and our kids activities but we still made it out with another double digit growth year.

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188: How To Run A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business As A Digital Nomad With Greg Mercer

My Wife Quit Her Job

Meanwhile while he’s traveling, he’s running multiple 7 or 8 figure businesses. Meanwhile, while he's traveling, he's running multiple 7 or 8 figure businesses. Today I’m happy to have Greg Mercer back on the show for the second time.

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Reflecting on the Future of Digital after Dynamic Yield’s Personalization Pioneers Summit

Dynamic Yield

More than 200 pioneers traveled from across the country to attend the two-day affair. Here's what we learned about where personalization is going. The post Reflecting on the Future of Digital after Dynamic Yield’s Personalization Pioneers Summit appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

2017 Mid Year Income Report: How Our Online Store Performed In The First Half Of The Year

My Wife Quit Her Job

My wife actually closed the half year books on Bumblebee Linens weeks ago but I couldn’t find the time to write this up because we’ve been traveling so much. But traveling more doesn’t mean that our store has been stagnant.

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170: How To Build A Highly Engaged Instagram Following With Sue B Zimmerman

My Wife Quit Her Job

She is known as the Instagram Expert and travels across the world sharing her Instagram expertise. She is known as the Instagram Expert and travels across the world sharing her Instagram expertise. Today I’m excited to have Sue B Zimmerman on the show. Now Sue and I met through a mutual friend and I actually recently watched her speak at Ryan Deiss’ Traffic and Conversion Summit.

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Rewards Case Study: Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards

travellers. companies considered “major carriers” , competition in the travel industry is fierce. When it comes to choosing the perfect airline, there’s no shortage of options for U.S. With 18 U.S As a result, customer retention is more critical to staying in the air than ever before. In an industry this competitive, how do airlines keep customers coming back, flight after flight? Program Case Studies

Dealing With FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) And How To Find Work Life Balance

My Wife Quit Her Job

Me: I feel like a slacker) Another friend is living it up by taking time off and travelling the world. (Me: I have a love hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand, Facebook allows me to keep in touch with and keep track of what my friends are up to.

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2017 Income Report: How We Grew Our Online Store And Highlights For The Year

My Wife Quit Her Job

That being said, it’s also been a hectic year filled with lots of traveling, injuries and family activities. My wife just closed the books on 2017 and I’m happy to report that our online store had another record year.

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


Business travel (here’s what you need to know!). Charity or traveling to perform charitable services. Eating out while you’re traveling for business. So far in this Ecommerce Tax Handbook we’ve covered sales tax , Amazon FBA , and tax law deadlines.

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Instagram Made Me Buy It!


Because Instagram has such an intense focus on fashion, travel, and lifestyle, it’s a perfect fit for many ecommerce brands looking to reach new audiences and raise awareness of their innovative products. Instagram and shopping go together like peanut butter and jelly.

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2017: A year in review (and a preview of 2018)

Ecommerce Platforms

months of 2017 traveling around the Southwest (we spent the time in Colorado and New Mexico). Our plan was to spend 6 months to a year traveling around the country but we both realized quickly that we need a ‘home base’ and weren’t cut out for living out of vacation rentals.

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4 examples of better intent-based audience buying


Travel. Travel advertisers care about completed bookings on their own website, competing sites, and online travel agencies. Now, let’s say a travel company is looking to grow its loyal customer base.

7 Tactical Ways Every Business Can Use Local Marketing to Sell More


But targeting an entire page to residents of King of Prussia wouldn’t make sense as people from all over the Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware region travel out there to shop. Location-based marketing is part of our daily lives as consumers.

4 Secrets To Boosting Retail Revenue By Catering To Foreign Tourists

Retail TouchPoints

As a result, most tourists spend serious time and money shopping when they travel here to the U.S. They Are Here For The Deals — So Push Them Hard Travelers to the U.S. By Amitaabh Malhotra, Omnyway Tourism is big business in the U.S. In 2016, 75.6

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150 Years of the Best Holiday Campaigns


Give a Garmin Hits on Travel, Humor and Holiday Stress. Did Coca-Cola create the modern day Santa Claus? Is Mr. Potato Head responsible for reshaping holiday TV advertising? How did a single advertising campaign raise over $40 million to fund children’s vaccines?

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Where in the world is Steve?

Steve Dennis

I’ll be traveling quite a bit over the next few months attending major industry conferences and (often) delivering my latest keynote “A Really Bad Time To Be Boring: Reinventing Retail In The Age Of Amazon.”

The Path To Purchase Is About Location As Much As Journey

Retail TouchPoints

By cross-referencing this data against traffic patterns, regularly visited locations, travel distances and routes, retailers can build a much more detailed picture of their customers.

How ‘Going Live’ Helps Your Brand Connect With Your Customers

Retail TouchPoints

In addition, Kueber remains involved as the founder or Sirocco Media, which operates media platforms that support user generated content in Travel ( , ), Sports ( ) and other verticals. .

The Best Ecommerce Brands on Instagram

Ecommerce Platforms

Travel Shots. Posting these excellent shots that rightfully deserve to be on postcards can get people interested in traveling. And those would-be travelers will need luggage of course. Best Ecommerce Brands in Instagram – An Introduction.

How Businesses Can Prepare For The Evolving Commerce Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

Because you’re traveling to NYC in a couple days and you don’t want to pay for express shipping, you select the checkout option that lets you buy online and pick up in-store at the location near your hotel in NYC.

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How to Increase your Sales with Better Product Photos

Traffic and Sales

When she is not working, she loves travelling and drinking a good coffee. This is a guest post by Holly. Holly is the founder of Pixc , an on demand image editing company. She has a passion for eCommerce and design. High quality product photos are the key to increasing your online sales.

How to Boost Ecommerce Revenue With Customer Loyalty Programs

Ecommerce Platforms

The travel and gaming industries are known to implement this model, but it has also been seen in other markets. For Marriot, you can earn points on air travel, hotel stays, and when using a credit card.

Need Ecommerce Business Ideas? 27 Experts Give You Their Best Bet


There are planners, bullet journals, accessories, stickers, traveler’s notebooks, pens, stickers, washi tape, bookmarks and so much more. Thinking about launching an ecommerce business, but don’t know where to start? Well, an ecommerce business idea would be helpful.

The Cure For The Common Retail Fail: Community-Based Brand Commerce

Retail TouchPoints

Companies such as Brooklinen, UNTUCKit, Leesa, and Away Travel are just some of this new wave. By Tomer Tagrin, Yotpo The past several months have seen a continuing trend across the retail old guard — closures.

Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

Take, for example, product promoters who travel across retail sites performing in-store promotions. 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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Voice Technology is Changing the Rules of Ecommerce and Customer Experience


The travel portal, Kayak also uses voice-enabled, natural language technology to help travelers pinpoint their next trip. By 2020, 30% of searches will be carried out without a keyboard or screen 1.

The 8 Must-Follow Business Principles That Drove 832% Growth and $5M in Revenue


I was convinced I could run a business while traveling, making U.S. Word travels fast –– especially online. Word of our product and service traveled fast and we started picking up sales through referrals.

#RIC18 Store Tours: From Luggage, Books And Running Gear To Kitchenware And Candy

Retail TouchPoints

By Klaudia Tirico, Features Editor Every year, Retail TouchPoints kicks off its annual Retail Innovation Conference by hosting a Store Tours event that gives attendees a first-hand look behind the scenes at leading retail brands.

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ShopTalk 2018:  Artificial Intelligence in Retail


Away stores are about creating an ecosystem of the travel journey itself. Alternatively, an app might summon a traveling store directly to the customer’s location. Correction, this would be more of a traveling order fulfillment story.

Will Mobile Printing Pay Off? Four Questions to Ask

Retail TouchPoints

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How to Find the Best Niche Products to Sell On Your Store

Ecommerce Platforms

For example, the keyword “female travel tips” doesn't make sense for finding niche products, since the people searching are most likely looking for information, such as a blog posts. When it comes to finding niche products to sell online, randomness kills all.

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Win With Weird – 22 Unique Products That Will Help You Break Through The Clutter

Store Growers

Now they’ve followed up well and expanded their product catalog with more normal product like a travel pillow or a light version of their flagship product. There aren’t any secret marketing channels which your competitors know nothing about. Same for growth hacks.

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8 Killer Ecommerce Marketing Ideas For Entrepreneurs


Travel companies can post great travel videos, companies focussed on food or cooking can create cooking videos that get people to want to try new recipes. Since the advent of eCommerce companies, the industry has only grown more competitive.

Digital Signage, Mobile Integration Enhance The Tusk Store Experience

Retail TouchPoints

1, I had the opportunity to travel to the Tusk store in New York City to visit the ComQi Pop-Up NYC Digital Signage Experience. By Glenn Taylor, Senior Editor On Nov.

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