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People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
Security

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
Nina Zipkin
For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales
Marketing

For Service-Based Entrepreneurs, Here Are 9 Holiday Marketing Tactics to Boost Sales

Service-based businesses tend to struggle with promotions during the holiday season. Instead of letting this busy time of year pass you by, focusing on these tips to boost your sales.
Kelsey Humphreys
4 Ecommerce Basics to Put the Jingle Into Your Holiday Sales
Holiday marketing

4 Ecommerce Basics to Put the Jingle Into Your Holiday Sales

Maximizing business during the holidays isn't magic,, just doing everything you do all year at a much higher level.
Andrew Van Noy
Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue
Social Media Marketing

Social Media's Role Will Soon Shift From Driving Awareness to Creating Revenue

Brands need to start actively transforming their social communities from cost centers into profit centers.
Chris Bennett
To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online
Black Friday

To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online

Big-box retailers may seem to dominate the Black Friday game, but there's a way for small businesses to level the playing field on the most anticipated shopping day of the year.
Courtney Jespersen
We Quintupled Our Online Sales in Two Months With These Steps, and So Can You
Sales Strategies

We Quintupled Our Online Sales in Two Months With These Steps, and So Can You

A product startup eliminated checkout steps on its website, used pop-up ads to get visitors' attention and launched a Facebook ad campaign to increase sales five fold.
Adam Callinan
How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter
The Grind

How to Prepare for the Fourth Quarter Slaughter

With sales projected to be up 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion compared to last year, it is vital for companies to prepare for the upcoming season and take necessary steps to ensure a profitable fourth quarter.
Jason Lucash
It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy
Ecommerce

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.
Derek Newton
Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion
Ecommerce

Sales During Alibaba's Online Shopping Holiday, Singles' Day, Surge Past $6 Billion

Customers jumped on heavily discounted goods to send sales past 2013's record high.
United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach
Data Breach

United States Postal Service Reports Possible Breach

The hack may have compromised more than 800,000 employees' personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Laura Entis
Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)
Ecommerce

Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)

Online and mobile sales were booming last year.
Nina Zipkin
For Ecommerce Retailers It's Still a Rough Ride Across International Borders
International business

For Ecommerce Retailers It's Still a Rough Ride Across International Borders

People and bulk exports move with relative ease across borders but small purchases remain hindered, at least for now.
Oren Levy
The Holiday Mobile-Marketing Strategy That Retailers Really Need
Business Circle

The Holiday Mobile-Marketing Strategy That Retailers Really Need

Here are six strategies that companies must have in place to woo customers this holiday season.
Puneet Mehta
Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains
Alibaba

Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains

The company says net income and revenue are both up significantly.