Holiday Season, Shoppers, Social Media, And Mobile Shoppers

Everyone knows that the holiday season is the busiest ecommerce time of the year. Beginning on Black Friday, running through Cyber Monday, and hurtling to the final days of December, shoppers eagerly snatch up merchandise online.
Many retailers depend heavily on the holiday season for the revenue th…

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Happy New,

From Smartphone selfie sticks to pyrotechnics, this is how we digitally ring in 2015 around the world:
Happy New Year from Sydney, Australia
? Best Earth Pics (@BestEarthPix) December 31, 2014
Happy New Year from #Dubai, United Arab Emirates! #NYE…

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How to Keep Your Readers on Your Blog Longer

By Neil Patel

quicksprout time on site

Don’t you hate it when you spend hours writing a blog post only to see that people spend mere seconds skimming it?

In an ideal world, you want people to spend hours on your blog, but sadly that won’t happen. What you can do instead is get people to come back more frequently and spend minutes, instead of seconds, on your blog during each session.

How? you may ask. Well, I’m going to show you the strategies I’ve used on Quick Sprout to increase the time my readers spend on-site from 57 seconds to 2 minutes and 4 seconds.

Strategy #1: Ask questions …read more      

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My Challenge to You for 2015: Only Connect

By Sonia Simone

Image of four young Tibetan monks

Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. ~ E.M. Forster, Howards End

The thing, I think, that keeps people from building successful businesses, especially online, is that business seems complicated.

And it is, …read more      

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