E-Commerce/Online Marketing

SEOs Girls Powa Launches to Provide SEO for Progressive Businesses Committed to Women’s Equality – Yahoo Finance

Saturday, March 18, 2017

SEOs Girls Powa is a New Blog Created by Women Working in SEO Consultancy to Advance the Cause of Businesses that Themselves Wish to Help Advance Equality Between Genders PITTSBURGH, PA / ACCESSWIRE / March 17, 2017 / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is now a big industry, but as with many emerging technological industries, women are seriously under-represented. Despite high profile women being some of the leading lights in the…

The Inconvenient Truth About E-Commerce: It’s Largely Unprofitable – Forbes

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Employees stand outside the new Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.  Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg The disruptive nature of e-commerce is undeniable. Entirely new business models are revolutionizing the way we buy. The transformative transparency created by all things digital has revolutionized product access, redefined convenience and lowered prices across a wide spectrum of merchandise and service categories. The radical shift of spending from…

Is Voice Search Killing The Power Of SEO? – Forbes

Saturday, March 18, 2017

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“SEO Quickly — Then SEO Correctly” – Search Engine Journal

Saturday, March 18, 2017

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In Spain, it’s plain e-commerce reigns mainly in Añora – The Seattle Times

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Añora, an Andalusian village of 1,500 founded in the 14th century, is remote and aging, like many other small towns in rural Spain. But it does have one interesting distinction: an unbridled addiction to e-commerce. Amazon says that among Spanish cities with less than 10,000 inhabitants, Añora makes the most purchases per capita on the e-commerce giant’s site. Some 84 percent of the village’s residents bought something from Amazon in…

The Inconvenient Truth About E-Commerce: It’s Largely Unprofitable – Forbes

Friday, March 17, 2017

Employees stand outside the new Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.  Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg The disruptive nature of e-commerce is undeniable. Entirely new business models are revolutionizing the way we buy. The transformative transparency created by all things digital has revolutionized product access, redefined convenience and lowered prices across a wide spectrum of merchandise and service categories. The radical shift of spending from…

The inconvenient truth about e-commerce – Forbes

Friday, March 17, 2017

Employees stand outside the new Amazon Go grocery store in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.  Photographer: David Ryder/Bloomberg The disruptive nature of e-commerce is undeniable. Entirely new business models are revolutionizing the way we buy. The transformative transparency created by all things digital has revolutionized product access, redefined convenience and lowered prices across a wide spectrum of merchandise and service categories. The radical shift of spending from…

Is Your SEO Company Taking Advantage Of You? – Forbes

Friday, March 17, 2017

I’m sure at some point you’ve received the phone call or email from an unknown contact with some variation of this statement: “We’ve reviewed your website and you do not show up on the first page on Google for your keywords. Call me today and we can guarantee the top spot.” I certainly see this all the time, as a founder of my own agency. While many reputable businesses are legitimately…

Pepperjam Simplifies Retailers’ eCommerce Business with Shopify … – Yahoo Finance

Friday, March 17, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. & LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Pepperjam, a full service performance marketing company, today announced its integration with Shopify Inc., the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170317005298/en/ New ecommerce integration reduces time and risk to launch an affiliate program As a major affiliate network integrated with Shopify, Pepperjam empowers brands using Shopify’s ecommerce…

Successful SEO Strategy in 2017 Doesn’t Require Drinking Google’s Koolaid – Vertical Measures (blog)

Thursday, March 16, 2017

About Jim Bader Jim brings over 15 years of search engine optimization and Ecommerce experience to the team as our Senior Director of SEO. He has held a variety of SEO leadership positions, with agencies and managing successful in-house teams for companies including CVS Health and Choice Hotels International.

Successful SEO Strategy in 2017 Doesn’t Require Drinking Google’s Koolaid – Vertical Measures (blog)

Thursday, March 16, 2017

About Jim Bader Jim brings over 15 years of search engine optimization and Ecommerce experience to the team as our Senior Director of SEO. He has held a variety of SEO leadership positions, with agencies and managing successful in-house teams for companies including CVS Health and Choice Hotels International.

5 ways voice search will affect SEO in 2017 – TNW

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

When I first spoke to Siri, I acted like the most high-school, skeptical, ridiculous version of myself. “Hey Siri. Can you call me Bunny?” – “Yeah, sure, Bunny.” – “You’re a *****.” – “Bunny, your language!” If you’re anything like me, you started playing around with voice search not because you believed it was at least slightly useful, but because you wanted to see just how badly it’d work. You…

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba – Financial Times

Saturday, March 11, 2017

India’s ecommerce groups take on Amazon and Alibaba

SEO Agency, fishbat, Lists 7 Ways Electrical Inspection Testing … – 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…

Seeking E-Commerce Shoots Among Retail’s Brick & 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…

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…