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Price Discrimination Online

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday January 24, 2013 )

People living in different areas visiting some online stores are seeing different pricing – and it’s not just about tax or currency exchange. (more…)


Speed To Call Crucial In Conversion

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday December 2, 2012 )

A lead from a web form hits your inbox – do you follow up with a phone call straight away? Perhaps you should. (more…)


Offline Shopping Events Are For Morons

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday November 27, 2012 )

In this age of online shopping, those battling crowds in offline sales are idiots and the folks who co-ordinate these events are bordering on evil. (more…)


Australia’s First Cyber Monday Sale

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday November 19, 2012 )

Click Frenzy is Australia’s version of Cyber Monday. Well, sort of. (more…)


Ransomware Attacks Increase

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday October 30, 2012 )

A number of Australian businesses have been the victim of ransomware attacks co-ordinated by organized crime gangs. (more…)


Pinterest Inspires Shoppers – And Shopping

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday October 18, 2012 )

Pinterest appears to be light years ahead of Facebook in terms of helping people “find” what they want to buy. (more…)


Aligning Email Marketing With Online Shoppers

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday October 10, 2012 )

It seems many merchants still aren’t taking notice of the time of day when their customers are active on their web sites. (more…)


Ecommerce Sites Getting Slower

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday September 25, 2012 )

Gains made in Internet access speed and enhancements to browsers have been eroded by clunky web sites. (more…)


Daily Deals Not Dead

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday September 21, 2012 )

The rumor of the demise of daily deals appears to have been exaggerated. If anything, the amount spent on daily deals, instant deals and flash sales has skyrocketed this year. (more…)


Shopping Cart Abandonment To Jump

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday September 8, 2012 )

Are you noticing your cart abandonment rate is increasing since Labor Day? You’re probably not alone. (more…)