E-Commerce/Online Marketing

SEO Agency, fishbat, Lists 7 Ways Electrical Inspection Testing Companies Can Optimize their Online Presence – Yahoo Finance

Saturday, March 11, 2017

PATCHOGUE, N.Y., March 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — fishbat, a leading Internet marketing company which combines proven digital marketing strategies that include search engine optimization (SEO), digital ads, and social media optimization (SMO) to help businesses increase profits and expand brand awareness, lists 7 ways electrical inspection testing companies can optimize their online presence. Infrared testing of electrical systems is extremely important for safety and can keep overhead costs such as…

SEO How-to, Part 7: Mapping Keywords to Content | Practical … – Practical Ecommerce

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Editor’s note: This post continues our weekly primer in SEO, touching on all of the foundational aspects. In the end, you’ll be able to practice SEO more confidently and converse about its challenges and opportunities. When optimizing a large site for search engines, you need a plan of attack. Keyword mapping is the process by which you determine which keywords of the thousands identified in your keyword research will be…

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick-And-Mortar Decline – Investor’s Business Daily

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

Namaste Provides Update on Ecommerce Activities – Yahoo Finance

Saturday, March 11, 2017

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 10, 2017) – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (CSE:N)(N.CN)(NXTTF)(M5BQ.F) is pleased to provide an update on its ecommerce activities including the integration of the EveryoneDoesIt platforms and eBay marketplace. The Company has made substantial progress in terms of optimizing the commercial potential of these platforms and continues to focus activities on increasing traffic, conversions and average sale prices, while capturing valuable customer and…

How Fast Can Alibaba Grow Its Non–e-Commerce Revenues … – Market Realist

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Non–e-commerce operations show rapid growth Alibaba (BABA) has stepped up efforts to unlock new growth opportunities beyond its core e-commerce business. Its operations outside e-commerce include cloud computing and digital media and entertainment, which include an online video service similar to Google’s (GOOG) YouTube. Alibaba’s cloud computing and digital media segments grew at decent paces in fiscal 3Q17, the most recent quarter that ended in December 2016. Cloud revenue rose…

Charleston Gazette-Mail | Victor Grigoraci: Clean up the ‘dog’s mess … – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Saturday, March 11, 2017

During his Feb. 8 State of the State address, Gov. Jim Justice said he inherited a “dog’s mess!” This is true. So how does he propose to clean it up? One part of his balanced budget is $26.6 million in program cuts. I want to simply suggest a reasonable revenue source for these programs – collecting sales and…

SEO How-to, Part 7: Mapping Keywords to Content – Practical Ecommerce

Friday, March 10, 2017

Editor’s note: This post continues our weekly primer in SEO, touching on all of the foundational aspects. In the end, you’ll be able to practice SEO more confidently and converse about its challenges and opportunities. When optimizing a large site for search engines, you need a plan of attack. Keyword mapping is the process by which you determine which keywords of the thousands identified in your keyword research will be…

New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world – Search Engine Land

Friday, March 10, 2017

Since yesterday morning, the SEO industry has been watching an unconfirmed Google ranking update that seems to target more of the link quality aspects of the overall algorithm. Many are calling this the Fred Update, a name we’re also adopting. That came from Google’s Gary Illyes, who has jokingly suggested that all updates be named “Fred.” It’s sticking with this one. We’ve seen more chatter and reports of changes from within…

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick-And-Mortar Decline – Investor’s Business Daily

Friday, March 10, 2017

Storefront retail has become a dreary landscape, and even more littered with dismal news after a trying holiday season. Holiday-quarter reports showed weak foot traffic and soft, if not declining, same-store sales. Consumers aren’t buying less, but it has become the conventional wisdom that Amazon.com (AMZN) is murdering all but the best malls, and that young people prefer experiences to tangible products (not great for stores that sell, you know, stuff). Among…

SEO Asks Google How They Can Find The Googler Who Banned … – Search Engine Roundtable

Friday, March 10, 2017

In a Google webmaster hangout, John Mueller this morning read a question submitted by an SEO that shocked everyone. At the 45:50 mark into the video the question that was read was “how can I find the guy that banned my web site?” Yea, John is going to look it up and give you the Googler’s home address so you can go ask him why he banned your web site….

New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world – Search Engine Land

Friday, March 10, 2017

Since yesterday morning, the SEO industry has been watching an unconfirmed Google ranking update that seems to target more of the link quality aspects of the overall algorithm. Many are calling this the Fred Update, a name we’re also adopting. That came from Google’s Gary Illyes, who has jokingly suggested that all updates be named “Fred.” It’s sticking with this one. We’ve seen more chatter and reports of changes from within…

New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world – Search Engine Land

Friday, March 10, 2017

Since yesterday morning, the SEO industry has been watching an unconfirmed Google ranking update that seems to target more of the link quality aspects of the overall algorithm. Many are calling this the Fred Update, a name we’re also adopting. That came from Google’s Gary Illyes, who has jokingly suggested that all updates be named “Fred.” It’s sticking with this one. We’ve seen more chatter and reports of changes from within…

Victor Grigoraci: Clean up the ‘dog’s mess’ with e-commerce (Gazette) – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Friday, March 10, 2017

During his Feb. 8 State of the State address, Gov. Jim Justice said he inherited a “dog’s mess!” This is true. So how does he propose to clean it up? One part of his balanced budget is $26.6 million in program cuts. I want to simply suggest a reasonable revenue source for these programs – collecting sales and…

Mobile page speed is important, but not (yet) for SEO – Search Engine Land

Thursday, March 09, 2017

There are plenty of good reasons to make your mobile site fast, and Google just reminded us of them with their new industry benchmarks for mobile page speed. Among them: Improving conversion rate and increasing profit, as 40 percent of consumers will leave a page that takes longer than three seconds to load. Source: Google/SOASTA Research, 2017 Customer retention, as 79 percent of shoppers who are dissatisfied with site performance…

New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world – Search Engine Land

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Since yesterday morning, the SEO industry has been watching an unconfirmed Google ranking update that seems to target more of the link quality aspects of the overall algorithm. Many are calling this the Fred Update, a name we’re also adopting. That came from Google’s Gary Illyes, who has jokingly suggested that all updates be named “Fred.” It’s sticking with this one. We’ve seen more chatter and reports of changes from within…

Here’s What 2016 Taught Us About Content Marketing and SEO – Entrepreneur

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Good, bad or indifferent – 2016 is over. And while 2017 is well underway, I recommend content marketers take one good look back before they go. The past is the past, after all. And there’s plenty of lessons from 2016 that we can apply going forward. 1. We’re getting better at this. Good news first: The big story of content marketing in 2016 is that content marketers were considerably more…

Ecommerce for the 2020 Generation – Multichannel Merchant

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Latest Research Strategies for Fulfillment Success in Omnichannel Ecommerce Returns Help Shape the Customer Experience 7 Ways to Control Parcel Shipping Costs

The Walmart e-Commerce Story Has Begun – Yahoo Finance – Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

– By Sangara Narayanan Walmart (WMT) was the only big box retailer to come out on top on nearly all counts during the fourth quarter. Costco (COST) saw its comparable-store sales expand only to watch its bottom line shrink. Target ended 2016 on a miserable note and is now expecting low single-digit comps growth in 2017. Kroger‘s (KR) vaunted comps story came to a halt in 2016, and recovery seems…

Industry Veteran and eCommerce Expert Richard Sexton Joins … – Yahoo Finance

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– MicroD LLC, the leader in integrated online product presentation, websites, ecommerce, and EDI solutions for the home furnishings industry, welcomes Richard Sexton to its leadership team as Chief Product Officer. Sexton brings extensive executive leadership and hands-on experience in home furnishings retail, ecommerce and internet marketing to this new role, in which he will be responsible for MicroD’s new products strategic management and digital marketing managed services….