E-Commerce/Online Marketing

Shocking evidence show Korean comedian assaulting and dragging his wife – hellokpop

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Quiz: What Kind of Korean Pop Culture Fan Are You? eenupfi | July 23, 2014 We love Korean pop culture, and we have no doubt that you do too. However, there are many ways…

Brazil Leads Latin American Ecommerce Growth, Becoming Amazon’s Biggest … – Latin Post

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Latin America, led particularly by Brazil, is continuing rapid growth in its online economy, according to a new study by Internet Retailer. And the boom in ecommerce is good news not only for Latin American Internet retailers, but also for some prominent U.S.-based companies as well — especially Amazon.com. According to the new 2014 edition of the “Latin America 500,” an annual report by ecommerce research and…

5 Stupid SEO Mistakes You’re Making Right Now – Forbes

Friday, July 25, 2014

One of your mains goals as a business owner is to raise awareness of your business. You work hard to keep your social media accounts active, and you’ve beefed up your website with content to help it rank well in search results. Yet, despite all your efforts, you haven’t seen an increase in sales. What are you doing wrong? While there’s plenty of information online that provides solid SEO tips,…

The Evolution of SEO – Re/code

Friday, July 25, 2014

Digital marketing technology is rather like high fashion — trends that were acceptable and even widely emulated suddenly find themselves hopelessly passé without even a hint of warning. For the digital marketing community, innovations can fade into irrelevance as quickly as a pair of flared jeans, only the transition to the latest craze can be far more painful. Just got your Adobe Flash-based site developed? Here comes HTML5. Now you…

Shocking video of comedian Seo Se Won assaulting wife is revealed – allkpop

Friday, July 25, 2014

The release of CCTV footage that shows comedian and clergyman, Seo Se Won, assaulting his wife, Seo Jung Hee, back in May has been sending shockwaves.  While news of this assault came out around the same time it happened, the footage and interview with the victim herself was covered on July 24 through MBC‘s broadcast of ‘Real Story Eye.’ The CCTV lodged inside an elevator reveals Seo Se Won grabbing Seo…

SEO Web Design: Plan For Never-Ending Updates – Huffington Post

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Many business owners with websites think of website design and SEO as a one-shot deal: fix your keywords and your website and leave it alone to do its job. Unfortunately, SEO strategy is an ongoing project that must constantly be redesigned, tweaked and fixed to meet changing circumstances in the market and on the web. SEO website design is not like painting a house, which can be done once every…

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO – Huffington Post

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google’s algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years (“panda” “penguin” “hummingbird“) have reshaped the SEO marketing landscape permanently. It’s s a myth to think you can and should be manipulating search engines with back links, page keyword stuffing, duplicate content development, etc. It’s old school and much of these processes are no longer relevant to Google. Today,…

Men’s apparel e-commerce brands are learning to like brick-and-mortar stores – Dallas Morning News

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Apparently, the Internet has limits to growth after all. Dallas-based online retailer J. Hilburn plans to open a showroom this fall, becoming the latest men’s e-commerce retailer to move its digital experience underneath a real roof. Founded in Dallas in 2007, J. Hilburn reached just under $50 million in sales last year with an online store and a team of 3,000 stylists nationwide who sell directly to customers. Men’s apparel…

The Top 7 Online Marketing Trends Dominating 2014 – Forbes

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Late last year, I made some predictions for online marketing in 2014. If you missed that post, you can read it here. Given the clear shift toward inbound marketing methods, I considered how trends in SEO, social media, and content marketing were likely to impact businesses over the coming year. As we’re around the mid-way point of 2014, I thought it would be useful to evaluate how my predictions fared:…

9 ways a well-designed site will boost SEO and engagement – VentureBeat

Monday, July 21, 2014

While web design is traditionally thought of as an artistic way to show off a brand’s image, its benefits are really much more far-reaching than that. A well-designed website can lend a helping hand to SEO efforts, increase conversion rates, and improve interaction and engagement with site visitors. Thanks to recent improvements and growth in the web design industry, it’s become easier than ever for small businesses and entrepreneurs to…

Why Tmall is the smartest route into China’s ecommerce market – VentureBeat

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The challenges that face a western company seeking China online market share are increasing in proportion to the size of the opportunity, and that opportunity grows daily. China passed the 300 million mark in online shoppers last year, representing 25 percent year-over-year growth, while total e-commerce transactions rose 30 percent to $1.64 trillion. Moving into the Chinese market is an enticing prospect, especially given China’s insatiable craving for, yet largely unmet…

Facebook Joins Twitter In Testing Out A ‘Buy’ Button For E-Commerce – Forbes

Sunday, July 20, 2014

E-commerce is the next big frontier for social media companies, and Facebook crossed it — again. The company revealed Thursday that it’s testing out a “Buy” button for Page posts and ads, making it easy for users to shop directly from their News Feeds without ever leaving Facebook. The new feature is part of a test involving only a handful of small and medium-sized advertisers for now. The move comes…

The SEO and PPC Handshake – Business 2 Community

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Source: Praveen Kumar via Flickr Have you heard of the old saying, “One hand doesn’t know what the other is doing”? You’ve most likely experienced the frustration that comes with that when dealing with large organizations and government bureaucracies. For example, sending a payment well ahead of the cable provider’s due date, only to receive a bill demanding payment immediately. Or diligently forwarding your mail to your new address, but…

The Hard Rock Cafe spotlights how it uses online marketing tech to drive growth – VentureBeat

Saturday, July 19, 2014

One industry sector we are dedicated to exploring at VentureBeat includes the data, apps, and science of successful marketing. Recently, we engaged the Hard Rock Cafe senior director of digital marketing and CRM Kim Matlock, along with Privy CEO and founder Ben Jabbawy, to discuss a user-case of marketing tech’s impact on growth in a one-on-one session at the upcoming GrowthBeat conference on August 5-6 in San Francisco. Session Speakers: Kim Matlock, senior…

Facebook Joins Twitter In Testing Out A ‘Buy’ Button For E-Commerce – Forbes

Saturday, July 19, 2014

E-commerce is the next big frontier for social media companies, and Facebook crossed it — again. The company revealed Thursday that it’s testing out a “Buy” button for Page posts and ads, making it easy for users to shop directly from their News Feeds without ever leaving Facebook. The new feature is part of a test involving only a handful of small and medium-sized advertisers for now. The move comes…

Marketing Day: Twitter’s New Metrics, Pinterest Bolsters E-Commerce, Triggit’s … – Marketing Land

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: LEARN: Lucy The Movie’s Web Site Teaches You To Speed Read Scarlett Johansson-Style Movie websites, more than any other type of marketing site, seem to span every point of the scale between horrifically lame and ingeniously brilliant. Far over on the ingeniously brilliant end…

Facebook Joins Twitter In Testing Out A ‘Buy’ Button For E-Commerce – Forbes

Saturday, July 19, 2014

E-commerce is the next big frontier for social media companies, and Facebook crossed it — again. The company revealed Thursday that it’s testing out a “Buy” button for Page posts and ads, making it easy for users to shop directly from their News Feeds without ever leaving Facebook. The new feature is part of a test involving only a handful of small and medium-sized advertisers for now. The move comes…

Facebook Joins Twitter In Testing Out A ‘Buy’ Button For E-Commerce – Forbes

Saturday, July 19, 2014

E-commerce is the next big frontier for social media companies, and Facebook crossed it — again. The company revealed Thursday that it’s testing out a “Buy” button for Page posts and ads, making it easy for users to shop directly from their News Feeds without ever leaving Facebook. The new feature is part of a test involving only a handful of small and medium-sized advertisers for now. The move comes…

Facebook Joins Twitter In Testing Out A ‘Buy’ Button For E-Commerce – Forbes

Friday, July 18, 2014

E-commerce is the next big frontier for social media companies, and Facebook crossed it — again. The company revealed Thursday that it’s testing out a “Buy” button for Page posts and ads, making it easy for users to shop directly from their News Feeds without ever leaving Facebook. The new feature is part of a test involving only a handful of small and medium-sized advertisers for now. The move comes…

3 Mindset Shifts: Get More SEO Out Of Your Content Marketing – Search Engine Land

Friday, July 18, 2014

Google is constantly working to provide users with a better experience, and marketers are constantly trying to adapt to these changes. Content-based SEO creates a compelling blend of authentic content and search engine eye-candy, but it also necessitates mastering both worlds (content marketing and SEO) instead of trying to rely on just one. And Google is continuing to push the SEO community in that direction. Content marketing has…