Mar 09 2018 • Less than a month after announcing a $15 million Series A funding round and resolution of a legal fight with its hometown Santa Monica, shared electric scooter startup Bird raised a further $100 million to take its low-cost “last-mile” service nationwide.
Dec 21 2017 • If you’d like to boost your organic site traffic and use SEO to meet your business goals in 2018, there are certain techniques and strategies you should make a priority. By following these 10 SEO tips this upcoming year, you can please Google and rank higher for the keywords of your choosing.
Dec 13 2017 • Transforming your home into a smart home can make your life easier and more exciting. If you’re interested in smart home living, you should consider investing in several smart home devices. With these devices, you’ll be able to control your home’s lighting, appliances, media systems, temperature, doors and windows, and a variety of other functions.
Nov 30 2017 • Web-only retailers are moving in on brick and mortar stores. Things have been shaking up in retail but physical stores are far from dead. It’s eat or be eaten. Adapting to the new retail landscape and consumer behavior is the key to succeeding as the rules change for traditional retailers. Brands that don’t adapt are dropping like flies, and those that use technology and data to enhance their shopping experience are doing better than ever.
Aug 03 2017 • There are 3 key ways that drone technology is enhancing the real estate industry. Using new technology is always helpful for the industry as things grow and change. Drones have been a big part of the change in properties can be viewed. Using drones can help reduce the time it takes to tour a property.
Jul 11 2017 • Top online retailers use these omnichannel strategies to save their brick and mortar stores – and it’s working. A lot of stores went bankrupt this year including well-known brands like The Limited and Wet Seal. The ones left standing are putting their full strength into taking advantage of what consumers want.
Jun 05 2017 • IRCE 2017 kicks off with 10,000 attendees in Chicago for its internet retailing annual conference. If you are one of the brands, retailers, and technology professionals here at the show, we've got a list of top sessions you should attend.
Apr 13 2017 • Brands have been trying to break into content shopping with not much luck, but it’s the new way to shop that has the most untapped potential. With so much content being created online every day, shopping the look and visual shopping seems to be the next big money maker in online retail. Some brands have started to tap into this potential with smart ways to connect content to commerce. Here are the biggest ways content shopping is making a splash in the online retail scene.
Apr 06 2017 • Instagram is going a step further in ecommerce by expanding its Shopping feature, making it easy for users to buy from their favorite brands straight through the app. Plans to include all fashion, apparel, jewelry, and skincare brands to the Shopping feature were unveiled during Shop Talk 2017, with expected roll out to occur during the second quarter of this year.
Mar 27 2017 • Google has listed HTTPS as a ranking factor for SEO as part of their efforts to prioritize internet security. What does this mean for your website? It could affect your SEO, if it hasn’t already. But that’s not the only reason to consider...
Mar 21 2017 • Consumer expectations have changed since the advent of the digital age. With digital natives shaping these new expectations, retailers who are still thinking in terms of pre-digital shopping behavior need to adapt to the new landscape. Omnichannel is the new way retailers are reaching their customer base and getting shoppers back in stores.
Mar 03 2017 • Mobile traffic is set to outpace desktop and tablet traffic in the next few years. Optimizing your mobile eCommerce site should be a top priority for your business. Making your mobile site responsive - not just a small version of your desktop website - is standard for user experience. So that isn’t enough when it comes to increasing conversion rates for your mobile site. There are four vital goals to have in mind while optimizing your mobile eCommerce website.