February 24th, 2015
Not every shopper wants or is ready to buy your product or service right this moment. There is nothing you can do about that. But what you can do is encourage them to come back later. A good method of doing just that is to provide an “add to wishlist” or “save for later” option […]
January 26th, 2015
A payments feature in Facebook Messenger has been expected since at least last summer. In June, Facebook hired PayPal President David Marcus to run its messaging unit. The following month, the company reported its earnings for the second quarter, and on the conference call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that we’d be able to make payments […]
January 6th, 2015
eBay is reminding sellers of new shipping rates that will soon go into effect for FedEx and UPS. This will obviously affect eBay sellers as well as sellers on sites across the Internet.
December 9th, 2014
A new report out from Opera looks at mobile shopping habits, and has determined that Sunday is the best day of the week when it comes to sales from mobile shoppers. “Unlike desktop traffic to e-commerce sites, which tends to peak on Mondays and remains stronger during weekdays than on weekends, mobile shopping traffic is […]
November 18th, 2014
For In-House and Outsourced Copywriters When using resources to hire freelance writers like oDesk, TextBroker andeLance, sometimes the the hardest part is explaining what it is that you want. This is why we standardized our best practices and writer’s guidelines for eCommerce copywriting for Inflow clients. You are free to use any or all of […]
October 28th, 2014
eBay announced that in an effort to make shopping more secure, it will restrict site access through older versions of web browsers. This is largely in response to the POODLE SSL 3.0 vulnerability recently discovered by Google.
October 7th, 2014
Groupon just launched a new app for iPhone and Android called Snap, which gives users cash back on certain products they buy. Basically, you go grocery shopping, then find the participating items in the app, and scan your receipts to get cash back on those items. It doesn’t even matter where you did your shopping.
September 16th, 2014
eBay is readying a product called the eBay Enterprise Commerce Marketing Platform, which will reportedly combine various other platforms, including those it picked up in its 2011 acquisition of GSI Commerce.
August 26th, 2014
Etsy announced a new type of ad this week in Promoted Listings. Earlier this year, the company announced that it was changing the way it charged for Search Ads to cost-per-click instead of the CPM model it used previously.
August 5th, 2014
Amazon just announced the launch of its new 3D Printed Products store, offering a marketplace containing over 200 print on-demand products that can be customized to consumers’ needs – including by material, size, styles, colors, text, and image imprints.