Scough – Techie Friday

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A stylish way to filter out germs, pollution and other airborne ick.  Scough is made in Brookyln. It’s a response to flu season, pollution and public transport. From their site: You don’t want to wear a silly looking surgeon’s mask to keep healthy. So instead of looking like you’ve come down with the bubonic plague… Read more »

Future of Ecommerce for Small Business

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Since 2008, ecommerce has grown at a pace at least twice as fast as total retail sales. For small businesses managing online stores to remain relevant and successful, the key will be to keep ahead of the curve and implement focused strategies that ultimately drive sales and customer satisfaction. So where should small business ecommerce retailers… Read more »

Baby Stroller Bike – Pick of the Week

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Spring is right around the corner. Even if you’re stuck in a chilly part of the world now you’ve got to be looking forward to the warm, sunny weather.  This spring make every day is an adventure with your child. It’s simple enough with the most inspiring mode of transportation since the hot air balloon…. Read more »

When Testing Your Site is a Bad Idea

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As an internet professional you’ve probably heard “test test test”. You’ve gotten testing advice from every corner of the web. You’ve heard anecdotes and read white papers on the subject. You’ve seen countless lists of what, when, where and how to test elements on your site. But that’s not what we’re discussing here. We’re going… Read more »

World’s First Smart Shoe for the Blind and Athletes – Techie Friday

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This is potentially life-changing wearable technology for the blind. Krispian Lawrence and Anirudh Sharma created Le Chal, which means “let’s go” in Hindi, intelligent footwear to help the visually challenged. It’s the world’s first ever smartshoe. The shoe is a blend of a smartphone and a navigation device. The basic idea is pretty simple. You tell… Read more »

5 Reasons Amazon.com Wins eCommerce

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When it comes to e-commerce, Amazon has it in the bag. Not only does Amazon.com offer millions of products, it also provides a good user-experience with its digital best practices and exceptional customer service.   Personalization – Amazon.com works to personalize user experience from the moment a user visits. Once a customer becomes a registered… Read more »

Spring Break Essentials – Pick of the Week

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For U.S. residents spring break is right around the corner. This week’s “Pick of the Week” segment looks at the essentials for Spring Break perfection. Not going on Spring Break? These pieces are also perfect for spring and summer or any tropical vacation you may have in your sites. Aviator Sunglasses are huge this season. Long… Read more »

Omnichannel Tips for e-Retailers

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Omnichannel marketing strategies enable retailers and brands to connect with customers across multiple touch points, making them powerful and effective. It is more important than ever to meet consumers where and when they are making purchasing decisions with relevant, personalized offers.  3 Tips for Improving Omnichannel Retail Marketing Embrace Mobile Technology – supporting mobile transactions is… Read more »

M-commerce is Saturating the Globe

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83% of global shoppers who use mobile devices plan to make a mobile purchase in the coming year, says an InMobi report. 61% of mobile web users are as comfortable with mobile advertising as they are with TV or online advertising, the report says. Of those respondents who say they took action in response to… Read more »

Milan Fashion Week – Pick of the Week

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Fashion week is now in Milan. With designers from Armani to Versace there’s much and more to see. This week’s Pick of the Week reveals styles from designers featured in Milan’s Fashion Week 2014. Enjoy! Versace Just Cavalli Gucci Emilio Pucci Emporio Armani Shop Now: Milan Designers Ship internationally by getting an US address here!