Archive for June 2014

 

Monday 30 June, 2014

5 Ways to Create Content without Writing It from Scratch

Content marketing requires a constant stream of fresh content. It’s really tough to keep this fresh content coming unless you’re a very prolific writer. But every small business owner needs to write it or hire someone else to write it for them. It’s inevitably going to take considerable time, but here are five shortcuts where […]

 
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Friday 27 June, 2014

Internet Explorer – What’s Wrong with It and Why You Should Switch

When it comes to web surfing, you have many different browsers to choose from, which makes it all the more surprising to me that so many people still use Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer was the old standby and it’s hard to fight inertia. If you’re not particularly tech-savvy, you may not care what browser you […]

 
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Thursday 26 June, 2014

Internet Security – Staying Safe at Work

You may trust that your internet security is in the hands of your company with its protocols and regulations, but what happens to your computer when you step away from the desk? Everyone needs to be vigilant about keeping computers safe at work. Here are some ways you can keep your computing safe. Password Protection […]

 
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Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ecommerce Tips – How to Take Advantage of Showrooming

Yes, it’s true that people still shop offline. We like to touch items and see them up-close. But shoppers are increasingly likely to window shop offline and then head online to buy, or at least to compare prices. This is called show rooming and it’s a trend that’s causing brick and mortar retailers to lose […]

 
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Tuesday 24 June, 2014

How to Choose Good Keywords – Look into Your Crystal Ball and Predict the Future

Everyone knows that the best keywords to choose are the ones that are hot and trending now. But actually, there is one category of keywords that’s even better – future keywords. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could gaze into your crystal ball and find the keywords that will have a high search volume in […]

 
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Monday 23 June, 2014

LinkedIn for Ecommerce – How to Leverage B2B Social Media for Your Online Business

LinkedIn is the social media platform for business networking. It’s mostly for B2B companies. This makes it the hardest social media site to crack for ecommerce businesses that are trying to promote themselves unless you have a B2B business. However, it’s extremely popular and a presence on the site can help any ecommerce business if […]

 
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Friday 20 June, 2014

Creating Your Own Social Media Site

In the world of social media, the big names are Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, but there’s much more to the social landscape. Aside from the new kids on the block like Pinterest that are taking the online world by storm, there are hundreds of small social media sites popping up that are tailored to particular […]

 
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Thursday 19 June, 2014

7 Future Trends in Ecommerce

The economy stinks and it’s hard to imagine that anybody is doing well today. But if you’re operating in the world of ecommerce, you might see things differently. Ecommerce is booming. Sites like Amazon, Netflix and EBay, which were effectively science fiction two decades ago, are now major shopping hubs and they’re weathering the economic […]

 
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Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Has Facebook Stopped Growing?

Facebook is the biggest and fastest growing social network on earth. Your friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances from kindergarten, fans, stalkers, customers, clients, hairdresser, dog groomer, and local convenience store clerk are all there. It’s still booming like crazy, but all signs seem to indicate that its spectacular growth is starting to slow. According to a […]

 
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Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Ni Hao! – The Ecommerce Boom in China

If you run an ecommerce business, you might want to start thinking about marketing your services to the Chinese. Why? Because China is experiencing an ecommerce get-rich-rush which is only set to rise in the coming years. The consulting firm McKinsey predicts that Chinese ecommerce will increases five-fold by 2016, greatly outpacing that of the […]

 
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