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Correct Shipping Calculations Crucial

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday May 5, 2012 )

If your shipping calculator isn’t working properly, you could be losing a bunch of sales and not even know it. (more…)


Global Online Shopper Survey Report

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday April 28, 2012 )

WorldPay has released a report on the findings of its survey that polled more than 19,000 online shoppers across the globe in regard to their online shopping habits. (more…)


The Importance Of Free Shipping

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday April 10, 2012 )

Xmas is long gone, as is Valentines Day and more recently Easter. Things a little quiet? Consider free shipping – it may be a lot more important in turning browsers to buyers than you think and it doesn’t have to send you bankrupt. (more…)


Company Blogs Increase Client Acquisition

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday March 4, 2012 )

Company blogs not only provide better brand exposure, but also generate leads – with the latter being tied to frequency. (more…)


Tablet And Ebook Reader Uptake Explodes

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday January 24, 2012 )

While I’m still holding off on buying a tablet computer, millions of others have acquired one in recent months. (more…)


Follow Up Shopping Cart Abandoners

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday January 2, 2012 )

While shopping cart abandonment is generally considered A Bad Thing; we’re reminded it’s a part of the online shopping process. (more…)


Inebriated Shoppers A Merchant’s Dream?

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday December 30, 2011 )

On many occasions over the last 15 years I have been incredibly thankful I gave up drinking before getting involved in the online world. (more…)


How Social Media Can Cost You Big

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday December 28, 2011 )

Social media can be a dream for online business, or a nightmare as the world’s largest domain name registrar recently discovered. (more…)


Ecommerce Takes The Hassle Out Of Death

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday December 17, 2011 )

On a couple of occasions I’ve decided to pre-arrange disposal of my body in preparation for when the grim reaper comes a-knockin’, but organising a bargain basement cremation entirely online has been impossible; so I’ve given up in each instance. (more…)


Black Friday, Cyber Monday Break Records

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday November 30, 2011 )

Black Friday and Cyber Monday online sales both broke records this year – and the latter had the additional highlight of no-one being maced. (more…)