Category Archives: Ecommerce

Ecommerce

Ecommerce Spending, Mobile Optimization and Ecommerce Growth

By | August 14, 2012

With new figures released on ecommerce sales in the 2nd quarter, the top stories in the industry have covered the resiliency and positive growth of this flourishing market. The ecommerce industry has experienced another quarter of double-digit growth, which has prompted experts to consider how the ecommerce market can be expected to perform in the […]

Ecommerce News: Highlights and Top Stories from the Week of July 31st

By | August 8, 2012

The ecommerce landscape has been evolving rapidly over the past few weeks with the introduction of Google Shopping and other initiatives by Google to simplify the online shopping experience. Social commerce and mobile app development has become more popular than ever before according to recent reports, and technology giant, Apple, is considering an investment in […]

Ecommerce News: Social Gifting, Lifetime Value & Ecommerce Best Practices

By | April 30, 2012

In Ecommerce news this week, retailers are finding new and innovative ways to market their products and to increase exposure to their business. In an effort to increase online sales, virtual retail businesses are looking into social gifting, utilizing open platforms, and harnessing new technologies to bring their marketing to the top. Online businesses are […]

Ecommerce News: Brazil Online Sales, Mobile Tracking & Digital Catalogs

By | March 26, 2012

Retailers Making Inroads by Joining Ecommerce Market Big and small businesses alike are now joining the ever-expanding online shopping network, and many are also taking advantage of established shopping portals such as Amazon.com to promote their products. George Manlove, CEO of Vann’s shoe company, established his ecommerce store 15 years ago, as one of the […]

Ecommerce News: 2011 Ecommerce Sales, Ecommerce in India & SEO Tips

By | February 14, 2012

Ecommerce Hits New Record High of $161.5 Billion in 2011 Sales After 9 consecutive quarters of growth and 5 quarters of double-digit growth, Ecommerce sales have reached an all-time high in the fourth quarter of 2011. Retail Ecommerce stores were resoundingly successful over the holiday season, and according to a new study by comScore, these […]

Developing an Ecommerce Strategy

By | May 5, 2011

There are many complexities involved in designing and building a successful ecommerce website. The process of creating an online business is by no means a quick and easy overnight task. Many people envision building a website for their business but don’t take into account the intensive research and technical specifications that must go into the […]

Pre-Launch Buzz For Your E-Commerce Business

By | December 23, 2010

As convenient as it may be, it’s unrealistic to believe an e-commerce website can be developed overnight and start the revenue producing a few days in. Website development is a long-term process including design, content creation and a well-implemented structure that requires extensive development and testing. However, while your website structure is in development, there […]

5 Tips to Make the Most of Black Friday / Cyber Monday

By | September 28, 2010

Leaves are turning orange, the weather is bringing people out in scarves and jackets and that means holiday season is just around the corner! Holiday shopping yielded over $2.5 billion in online sales during the 5-day window including Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year […]

Engage Users with Online Slide Presentations

By | August 25, 2010

Slideshare is the world’s largest community for uploading, sharing and distributing presentations. Over 30 million consumers visit the site monthly and it is becoming a key tool, particularly for B2B sales. A basic membership is free and within 5 minutes you’re ready to start uploading. See how ECommerce Partners used Slideshare to promote our own […]

Top 10 Ways to Optimize Social Networking

By | August 24, 2010

1. Create Exclusive Offers for Fans and Followers – Don’t just post a blanket notice of a sale. Both Facebook and Twitter have different methods to go about marketing yourself. For instance, Twitter is more attuned to “raw”, up-to-the-minute thoughts and instant posts. Twitter centers on “what are you doing RIGHT now” – so it’s […]

How Similar are B2B and B2C Sales?

By | August 11, 2010

Some people might think, sales are sales, and it doesn’t matter who your customer is along the way because you’re looking for the same result in the end. However, you wouldn’t market to a 5 year old the same way you would to an adult, so why market to a business the same way you […]

Online Sales Leading Above Retail

By | July 22, 2010

Years ago, the Internet was an unpopular shopping channel. Today, an e-business can thrive without a physical location, often surpassing Bricks-and-Mortar (B&M) stores in annual revenues. According to the US Census Bureau, while some retail industries still seem to dominate the market such as health care, in-store sales are falling significantly short of their online […]