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Affordable virtual personal assistants

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday July 7, 2008 )

Do you find your days sometimes wasted with tedious tasks? Perhaps you need a personal assistant – it’s cheaper than you might think! (more…)


Password overload

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday July 6, 2008 )

Sometimes I feel I spend the bulk of my days retrieving and entering passwords. Still, it’s a necessary evil. A recent survey shows I’m certainly not alone in experiencing password overload. (more…)


What teens are buying online

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday June 23, 2008 )

A recent survey by OTX on teenager’s Internet habits shows that over half of the 750 13 – 17 year olds surveyed had made online purchases. (more…)


Shipping sticker shock

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday June 9, 2008 )

A recent survey conducted for PayPal quizzed online shoppers in the U.S. who recently abandoned their shopping cart contents to find out why; and the big bogeyman – shipping costs. (more…)


Father’s day spending to dip

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday June 5, 2008 )

Father’s Day already? I have trouble keeping up with these Hallmark holidays. It looks as though Dads in the USA might be getting a little less this year. (more…)


Online fraud to rise, then decrease

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday May 30, 2008 )

Over 2.3 million US consumers fell prey to fraudsters who made online purchases with their credit card details last year and that number is set to rise to 2.7 million in 2010. (more…)


Cart abandonment statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday May 27, 2008 )

Statistics from MarketLive show that shopping cart abandonment rates have jumped considerably in the past year, as have site bounce rates. (more…)


NY state tax law & affiliates

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday May 21, 2008 )

If you run an affiliate program with affiliates who are based in New York State, the government there may be wanting a piece of your action through their new sales tax laws. (more…)


Women, blogging and ecommerce

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday May 16, 2008 )

Well over 50% of blog reading women and female bloggers state they have made a purchase decision based on content found in blogs according to a recent survey. (more…)


Shopping online for big ticket items

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday May 12, 2008 )

According to a recent survey, the number of consumers needing to “touch and feel” big ticket items is dropping substantially. (more…)