5 Content Strategies For The Web To Drive Business Goals
Meeting Your Bottom-Line Business Goal Is A Big Challenge

Understanding the need for creating content on your website, and driving traffic, is one thing.

Google Launches Trusted Stores Program to Reward Online Retailers
Holiday shopping season just around the corner

With the festive season knocking at your door, searchers are busy looking for the best deals online. However, at the …

The Key to eCommerce Success – A Great Customer Experience
Why it makes all the difference

A lot of companies talk about creating great customer experiences, but why is that so few of them actually do? …

Overstock.com Seeing Success With Small Business Program
Overstock expands small business initiative

Overstock.com said today that since the launch of its Main Street Revolution initiative in June, it has signed up more …

eBay Promotes Buyer Protection For Small Businesses
eBay aims to help small businesses

eBay has launched a month long campaign to expand consumer awareness of its eBay Buyer Protection program. Launched nationally earlier …

Small Businesses Rely On Free Shipping For Online Purchases
Online shopping saves businesses time

Saving time and money is important to small businesses that order their supplies online, and almost all (99%) say free …

USPS Aims To Grow Online Retailers Sales Via Catalogs
USPS reaches out to online retailers

The U.S. Postal Service is reaching out to ecommerce retailers with a campaign focusing on the power of catalogs with …

Overstock Launches Store For Small Businesses
Overstock focuses on small retailers
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Overstock.com has launched its new Main Street Store as retail channel for U.S. small businesses. The store is the focus …

FSB Calls For Better Broadband Service
Small businesses troubled by speed, reliability problems

One week ago, the BBC published the results of a survey showing that 79 percent of adults worldwide view Internet …

Forrester Predicts 10% Growth Rate For Online Retail
Big gains for the U.S. and Europe over the next few years

There’s good news this afternoon for small business owners who sell things online: Forrester Research believes the online retail sector …

IE8 Incompatibility Still A Significant Issue
Small biz sites should work with latest browsers

The browser wars are, if you haven’t noticed, being waged pretty much full force.  Fast new versions of Internet Explorer, …

comScore: Online Shopping Trends Still Strong
Social media marketing having an impact, too

"So far, so good" is the main message conveyed by new stats from comScore.  More money’s been spent online during …

Black Friday Results Point To Positive Trend
comScore records an increase in online spending

What many people regard as the official start of the holiday shopping season went quite well, according to statistics from …

Cyber Monday Participation Headed Up This Year
Businesses may have to involve themselves to compete

Small businesses that don’t have something planned for Cyber Monday may want to reconsider.  It looks like the vast majority …

What You Can Learn from Amazon to Increase Holiday Sales
Don' Lose Out to the Competition

There is a reason Amazon is widely known as one of the biggest retailers online (if not the biggest). The …

Free Shipping Day May Bring You a Sales Boost
One Day Could Drive a Lot of Customers to Your Online Store

December 17th is National Free Shipping Day in the U.S. That means that on that day, consumers all over the …

Hitwise Declares “Hunt Is On” For Discounts
Catch searchers' attention with key terms

More evidence has surfaced to indicate that small business owners who want searchers to wind up at their sites should …

21 Stats to Keep in Mind This Holiday Season
Online Presence Plays a Critical Role in Sales

Deloitte released the results of a new survey looking at holiday retail spending and trends. Social media, mobile phones, and …

Eight Percent Increase In Online Holiday Sales Predicted
Catch relates to price cuts

There’s fresh good news – and unfortunately, a little fresh bad news, too – with regards to the 2009 holiday …

eBay iPhone App A Cash Machine
$400 million in merchandise sold this year

If you’ve given up on eBay and/or not embraced the mobile market, it may be time to rethink those decisions.  …

Google Asks Small Biz Owners To Support Net Neutrality
"Essential for small business growth on the Web"
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Google, while big, has long appeared to have a soft spot in its heart for small businesses.  Now, the search …

Holiday Spending Will be Online
Are you Ready?
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Burst Media released some findings from a survey this week, indicating that 85.3% of respondents will shop online this holiday …