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Group Deals Without The Risk

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday April 15, 2013 )

There’s no need to use Groupon type sites to appeal to group buyers; you can easily do it yourself.. and maintain more control over the outcome. (more…)


Emails With 100% Open Rates

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday April 11, 2013 )

Yes, it has happened – but it was around the dawn of (World Wide Web) time. (more…)


The Rise Of The Glass-Hole – Google Glass

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Tuesday April 2, 2013 )

I originally really hated the Google Glass concept. That means it’s going to be a sure fire winner – and glass-holes will proliferate. (more…)


The Page Bloat Trend Continues

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday March 29, 2013 )

It seems we don’t learn from the past. As bandwidth opens up, developers and marketers are keen to gobble it all.. and then some. (more…)


Google Friendly Site Maintenance

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Tuesday March 19, 2013 )

Sometimes it’s necessary to take your site totally offline – but it can and should be done in a Google-friendly way. (more…)


Brick Wall Online Survey Questions

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday March 12, 2013 )

If you’re running an online survey in connection with your business, ensure the folks who have taken the time to start filling it out can actually complete it. (more…)


Free vs. Same Day Delivery

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday March 8, 2013 )

In a fight between free and same day delivery, who would win? (more…)


Google Publishes Quality Rating Guidelines

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday March 4, 2013 )

While many in the SEO industry have had “leaked” copies for some time; Google has now released a copy of its much discussed Search Quality Rating Guidelines for all to download. (more…)


Video Abandonment

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday February 26, 2013 )

If there’s one thing I hate more than pre-roll ads on videos; it’s when the video clip I actually want to see doesn’t load after the ad. (more…)


Mobile Email Opens Skyrocket

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday February 20, 2013 )

The rise of the mobile device has been accompanied by a huge increase in the amount of email opened on handheld devices. (more…)