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3 Ways Negative Reviews Help Online Sales

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There’s no question that most of Alternative Payments merchants would say they love positive product reviews. Is it possible that they might see a value in the occasional negative review? Here are 3 reasons to consider how they can be turned in your favor. 1. Believe-ability Negative reviews make the positives one more believable. You […]

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11 Jul, 15

Mobile Shopping: Buying or just Browsing? – Part 2

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Online shopping via mobile devices (mobile shopping with smart phones) is now the holy grail of e-commerce. The device usage statistics clearly show that we must focus on mobile, however, the purchase statistic point to a big gap between browsing and buying. This is the second post in a 2 part series. (Part 1 can be found […]

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03 Jul, 15

Mobile Shopping: Buying or just Browsing? – Part 1

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Online shopping via mobile devices (smart phones) or mobile shopping is now the holy grail of e-commerce. The device usage statistics clearly show that we must focus on mobile, however, the purchase statistic point to a big gap between browsing and buying. We’ll look at this in a 2 part series. Part 1: Is it love […]

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23 Jun, 15

United Nation Trade and Development Report 2015

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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has released its Information Economy Report 2015.  This UN Trade and Development Report provides a look at many facets of global e-commerce including regional factors, internet accessibility, and other factors that affect e-commerce potential such as payment options and postal delivery networks. The report provides an “e-commerce […]

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13 Apr, 15

New study: 82% of online shoppers make cross border purchases

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Global shipping giant FedEx commissioned Forrester Research to take a look at the present state of global e-shopping and e-shoppers. They released the white paper “Seizing the Cross-Border Opportunity: How Small and Medium Sized Businesses Can Go Global” in December 2014. Forrester’s study yielded three key findings: Cross-border eCommerce is a major revenue opportunity for […]

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12 Feb, 15

5 Easy Steps to Cut Shopping Cart Abandonment

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Online retailers are finding out that the uphill battle in maximizing sales may not be getting shoppers in the door, it may be getting them to the cash register. Shopping cart abandonment rates are regularly being reported to be as high as 70% or higher. Listrak, a well-known e-mail marketing firm, released an interactive chart […]

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09 Dec, 14