The State of Ecommerce

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by publisher

 

Between now and 2016, be prepared to spend an average of $1,472 per year online shopping. Right now, U.S. consumers hover somewhere around $1,200-$1,300 per year, but that number will increase by 44%, to $1,738, by 2016.

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Can Real-Time Data Give Your Site an Edge?

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by publisher

 

Data is having a moment. Analytics are sexier than ever before, and metrics are drive decision-making and thus, boosting revenue. Not surprisingly, there are lots of data tools out there to parse your referral traffic, pageviews, time on page and more. But some people need to know what’s happening now, how they can improve traffic immediately. That’s where real-time analytics comes in, and if you ask CEO Tony Haile, that’s where Chartbeat dominates.

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FBI: We Weren’t Hacked, Never Had Apple Device IDs

Posted on: September 5th, 2012 by publisher

 

Despite a claim made by hacking group AntiSec, which said it compromised 12 million Apple iOS Unique Device IDs (UDIDs) and personal information from a laptop of an FBI staffer, the government agency is denying that it ever had the data the hackers allegedly stole.

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How to Increase Your Search Rank Using Social Media

Posted on: August 31st, 2012 by publisher

 

The rules of search have changed. In fact, they change on a daily basis. But never so dramatically has rank been uprooted since the explosion of social media. Social media sites, especially the power houses of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, have become backlink central for affecting organic search results.

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4 Common Website Design Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: August 31st, 2012 by publisher

 

Creating the perfect website for your small business is about much more than simply picking the right domain name and pictures. Companies must instead be able to include practical information about their business while also avoiding common mistakes that often plague websites.

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