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‘Keyword Ads’ Are Risky Stuff

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday May 31, 2012 )

I’ve often thought companies running ads directing viewers to perform a search on a particular keyword in order to get to a campaign landing page were taking a risk. (more…)


How To Fix ‘Soft’ 404 Errors

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Friday May 25, 2012 )

One of the major causes of soft 404 errors is very easy to fix. (more…)


Paywall Survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday May 21, 2012 )

Paywalls have become more common over the last few years – so are people paying to play? (more…)


Freemium Conversion Survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday May 19, 2012 )

A recent survey found a freemium approach to sales works incredibly well – as a general concept anyway. (more…)


The Decline Of Checks

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday May 15, 2012 )

“The check is in the mail”. The what is in the where? That old saying may not be around for much longer. (more…)


Double Digit Growth For Ecommerce In Q1

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday May 12, 2012 )

Online retail spending in the US hit $44.3 billion for the first quarter this year, up 17 percent over a year ago. (more…)


Google Web Fonts & Font Replacement

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Tuesday May 8, 2012 )

Wanting a little more variety in fonts for your web pages that will render properly in most browsers? You don’t have to use images – try Google Web Fonts. (more…)


Facebook Page Statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday May 7, 2012 )

Concerned with the fact your company’s Facebook page doesn’t have eleventy billion fans? Don’t worry, you’re certainly not alone. (more…)


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…)


Comment Quality Under The Spotlight

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Thursday May 3, 2012 )

It’s been encouraging to see a few more publications and journalists publicly questioning blog comment quality as it’s a really important topic. (more…)