eCommerce king Amazon today debuted Amazon Go, a new store that abolishes the traditional checkout.
“Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required,” reads the Amazon FAQ page. “We created the world’s most advanced shopping… Read More
The European Commission has put U.S. tech companies Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google-owned YouTube on notice: Clean up the hate speech on your platforms or face some stringent new laws.
The European Union agency’s warning comes some seven… Read More
Microsoft’s annual 12 Days of Deals kicks off today with slashed prices in its online and retail stores.
The premise of the sale is that Microsoft offers up a different deal on each of the 12 days. Today, for instance, the deal is up to $1,000… Read More
Google launched mobile-first indexing on Nov. 4, linking the mobile factor to the game of indexing for better results and ranking in its search results.
For years, we have been searching on Google using our desktop platforms, and Google has never failed… Read More
If you are interested in getting into Google’s good graces, you probably live-and-breathe links all day long. You may spend most of your day trying to get your links placed in various websites, just so that you can get the opportunity to make sure… Read More
“Growing an online presence is important, but let’s get real about influence. Presence does not equal influence. Presence can be measured in social media followings. Influence can’t.”
― Martha Giffen, owner of Best Kind Marketing, LLC
You’ve… Read More
Social Media News
When Facebook was launched in February 2004, it went on to become the juggernaut of social media. Before Facebook became a force to be reckoned with, the social media platform that was the ‘in-thing’ was MySpace. If you wanted to be cool, you… Read More
Pinterest is handing brands a new way to introduce themselves to potential fans and followers.
Dubbed Showcase, the new tool enables brands to “shape the story” of their business. Your showcase can be found where the stack of your most… Read More
Twitter is gaining a social app start-up and a new vice-president of product all in one go.
The microblogging firm announced its acquisition of Yes on Thursday as well as the instalment of its CEO and founder Keith Coleman in the long vacant position… Read More
Business & Marketing News
In recent research into the eCommerce checkout processes, Baymard Institute found that 68.8 percent of buyers abandon their cart before making a payment. That’s a staggering number. After taking the time to find products and add them to their cart,… Read More
As we approach 2017, it’s interesting to think about where we’re headed in the coming year when it comes to marketing our business.
All business owners want to stay on top of their game by being prepared for what’s ahead but in today’s… Read More
Registering a new domain name doesn’t usually break the bank. In fact, most registries charge about $25 or less.
But that applies to domain names that aren’t currently registered. What do you do if someone else has registered the perfect domain name… Read More
Game on Google. Apple is breaking out the drones in a bid to improve its Maps app and challenge Google’s ever-popular Maps offering.
Apple, according to a report from Bloomberg is putting together a team of robotics and data-collection experts… Read More
Amazon and Intel this week unveiled two technology initiatives to advance the Smart home.
Announced at the Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, the initiative has two main purposes: to enable Alexa Skills to remotely… Read More
Before the advent of digital marketing, businesses were spending millions of dollars on print, TV and radio ads, billboard placements and sponsorships. Then, the Internet changed everything. The access to marketing opened up to smaller brands as the cost… Read More
Google can now tell you how busy a store is before you enter, but not everyone is shopping in malls this time of the year. In fact, online sales are projected to surge by almost 20 percent in the next month, so what about those pesky customer service… Read More
Last weeks’ revelation from Three Mobile of the compromise of data on six million of its customers via the inappropriate use of an employee login provides the starkest evidence yet of the threat facing companies from within.
Despite the threat of being… Read More
NEW YORK – According to 451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise: Hosting and Cloud Managed Services study, enterprises currently spend 28 percent of their total enterprise IT budgets on hosting and cloud services. Next year, that number is expected… Read More