Fandango Has Best Summer Ever

Fandango Has Best Summer Ever

Paying with your cell phone is the latest trend in shopping. Starbucks allows users to track treat rewards and buy coffee with their mobile payment app. Retail giant, Nordstrom, uses hand held, mobile devices to accept payments. Even McDonalds is working to implement mobile payments.

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Is Orbitz Steering Mac Users Toward Pricier Hotels?

Is Orbitz Steering Mac Users Toward Pricier Hotels?

What does your computer brand tell about your spending habits? Apparently, mac users’ preference tells online travel booking agent, Orbitz, how much you’re willing to spend on a hotel. In the recent article, “Is Orbitz steering Mac users toward pricier hotels?,” by Mallory Simon, Orbitz has allegedly created an algorithm to direct Mac users to…

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Amazon Value Shopper

Today’s Value Shopper Heads to Amazon, Not Walmart

You can buy just about anything on Amazon 24 hours a day, anything from toilet paper to electronics. Amazon.com offers an easy shopping experience and great values. For decades consumers shopped at Walmart for these products, but are now heading online to Amazon.

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Mobile Wallets

Bringing Mobile Wallets Into the Mainstream

How would you like to get rid of those heavy coins in your pockets? Well, thanks to new mobile payment options, our purses and pockets will become noticeably lighter with no cumbersome coins to keep track of.

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Twitter Web Analytics

New Twitter Web Analytics Coming Soon

Twitter has announced Twitter Web Analytics, a tool that helps website owners understand how much traffic they receive from Twitter and the effectiveness of Twitter integrations on their sites.

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Business Cards are Old School

Business Cards are Old School

According to Austin Considine’s New York Times article, Business Cards Go Paperless, or Almost, the ‘old’ practice of handing out a business card will soon be a thing of the past.

Here is an excerpt of his article.

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Online Success

Soaring to Online Success

More businesses are racing to develop new web and social media programs. However, in their hurry, many are forgetting one important step: the need to measure their online success. Without adequate tracking, it is nearly impossible to determine what programs should be cut, continued, or optimized. A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune…

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Customer-Service Representative

Please Hold for a Customer-Service Representative

Everyone knows how irritating it can be to call a customer-service representative help line. You call a number, listen to a long, automated list of available departments, then wait for an hour for someone to answer. Such a waste of time! Well, if you have you ever wished you could just dial one number and…

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Google

Is Google Trying to Kill You?

This past week, Google made one of the largest changes to its algorithm in company history, and many companies weren’t so happy about it. Nearly 12 percent of its search results were affected by this change, and the SEO community is in an uproar. A recent article on CNN explains that Google uses an algorithm…

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Amazon Integrates Facebook

Amazon Integrates Facebook

Amazon integrates Facebook into their online marketplace. Now, Amazon integrates Facebook into their online marketplace and allows users to do countless things with their social media profiles. For example, users can search and find recommendations for movies, music, and other products based on their very own Facebook profiles. They can also see upcoming birthdays, create Amazon…

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Keywords for eCommerce Sites

Keywords for eCommerce Sites

When dealing with eCommerce sites, it can be difficult to achieve search engine optimization due to the fact that most eCommerce sites don’t have a lot of unique, relevant content to generate keywords. Often eCommerce sites are simply product and navigational pages with duplicate content. Without searchable content, ranking high on searches can be nearly…

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