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Disgruntled Developer Hijacks Company Web Site

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Monday February 18, 2013 )

Do drastic circumstance call for drastic measures? Perhaps. (more…)


Digital Coupon Use Increased In 2012

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday February 5, 2013 )

An estimated 92.5 million people in the US redeemed a digital coupon in 2012. That’s more than 1 in 3 of the entire US population. (more…)


Online Reviews – Who To Trust?

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Monday February 4, 2013 )

I wonder how long it will be before most consumers are awake to the BS that goes on behind some testimonials on reviews sites. (more…)


Top Shopping Cart Abandonment Reasons

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday February 2, 2013 )

The more things change, the more they stay the same – even when it comes to shopping cart abandonment. (more…)


Perpetually Outraged Consumers Strike Again

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Saturday January 26, 2013 )

In this age of climate change and other massive problems; you’d think people would focus their outrage on Stuff That Really Matters. (more…)


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…)


Subscription Popups Popular

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday January 22, 2013 )

Like them or loathe them, subscription popups are still popular for collecting email addresses and for good reason. (more…)


Beware Of Phony Press Releases

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Tuesday January 8, 2013 )

That “scoop” you may have for your blog could be a hoax – be careful. (more…)


Xmas Isn’t The Only Show In Town

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday December 20, 2012 )

I’ve mentioned a number of times over the years that merchants don’t need to be sheep and load their sites up with Christmas symbolism to benefit from the loosened purse-strings of the holiday season. Here’s an amusing example. (more…)


Social Network Update Overload

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday December 17, 2012 )

Consumers may like to touch base with businesses on social networks, but overload them with stupid posts and they might run like hell. (more…)