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Ecommerce Battle Gets Stiff – Amazon to Invest USD 2 …
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Just a day after Flipkart raised USD 1 billion for its Indian market, now Amazon also announced that it will invest USD 2 billion to support its growth in India.

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Video Production Options for Big Budgets and Little Budgets
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When it comes to producing video content there are a bewildering array of options. Should you out-source video production to an agency or produce that content in-house? When it comes to production itself, there are as many options for high-volume production as there are for producing more bespoke videos. At the 2014 ReelSummit, a panel [...]

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Social Media Jobs: GameChanger, Haylie Pomroy Group, Mode Media
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This week, GameChanger is hiring a marketing copywriter and campaign manager, while Haylie Pomroy Group needs a digital content manager. Mode Media is seeking a moms and parenting editorial director for Tend.com, and District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility is on the hunt for a public relations manager. Get the scoop on these openings and [...]

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66% Concerned About Privacy on Facebook (23% Twitter, 35% Instagram) [STUDY]
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When you’re using platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, do you ever think about your privacy? If so, you’re far from alone, as a new study has revealed that a large number of U.S. internet users are concerned about their privacy when using social networks, with Facebook topping the poll. (more…) New Career Opportunities [...]

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Facebook Leads eMarketer's Social Commerce Roundup
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Facebook Leads eMarketer's Social Commerce Roundup. In Q1, eMarketer predicted that global B2C eCommerce sales will reach $1.5 trillion by the end of 2014 (a 20.1% increase over last year) due in part to the growth of …

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US Social Commerce Statistics – Statistics and Trends …
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The influence of social media on our purchasing decisions is growing and according to latest infographic released by Invesp, US social commerce is estimated to reach 14 Billions by 2015 and will represent 5% of the total …

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How to Make a YouTube Video into a GIF in 6 Easy Steps
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Why bother watching a whole video clip when you can simply cut out the good parts and put them in a GIF to share around? A new tool for doing just that has surfaced and made it super easy to turn a YouTube video into a GIF in just 6 east steps.

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How to Squeeze 1.4 Million Words into a Tweet [Creators Tip #156]
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If an image is worth a thousand words (source = everyone), then at 24 frames, or images, per second, a 60 second video is worth, oh, around 1.44 million words. The maximum length of a tweet is 140 characters (20-30 words) which obviously limits the message you are able to send, but by adding the [...]

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Mobile Share of E-Commerce Spending, Q2 2010-Q2 2014
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With desktop-based e-commerce growing by a more modest 10%, mobile accounted for 11.1% share of total e-commerce spend during the second quarter, up from 8.6% during the year-earlier period. Separately, an Internet …

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WebLinc Raises $6M Series A To Expand Its Fast-Growing …
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You may not be all that familiar with WebLinc, but the company's e-commerce platform powers the online stores of popular retailers like Nasty Gal, Urban Outfitter's Free People and New York food emporium Eataly. Today, the …

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IPO-Bound E-Commerce Giant Rocket Internet Consolidates …
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More shareholder activity over at Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator and investor that is widely expected to go public. Holtzbrinck Ventures, a firm that has been a longtime investor in Rocket Internet …

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6 Pre-Launch Plans for a Successful Tech Change
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When making a major tech change, what is one thing your CTO or lead developer should include in a pre-launch plan so the whole team is on the same page? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that [...]

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Is Social Media Holding Your Community Hostage?
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It’s a commonly held belief that the cost of acquiring new customers is much higher than retaining existing ones. While the exact ratio and cost is often debated, it does ring fundamentally true. Attracting referral customers through delighted existing customers or converting an existing community of followers, attracted by your expertise, also costs less than [...]

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The United State of Social Commerce [Infographic]
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This week’s infographic looks at social commerce statistics and trends in the US, courtesy of Invesp Consulting. Tweetables Social commerce is projected to grow to $14B in 2015, compared to $3B in 2012 Tweet this Social commerce is forecast to reach 5% of online retail revenue by 2015 Tweet this Positive reviews can bump a [...]

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Ecommerce Advanced Segments for Google Analytics | The …
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Ecommerce sites are a great case for segmentation, because you can see precisely how much revenue your site is generating. Logging in to Google Analytics and reviewing some aggregate metrics such as bounce rate, …

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How E-Commerce China Dangdang (DANG) Stock Stands …
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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (DANG – Snapshot Report). This is because this security in the Internet Services – Delivery space is seeing solid …

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How to Personalize Ecommerce Emails, or Not | Practical …
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Ecommerce merchants rely on email marketing for new customers and for recurring sales. Many of these customers, however, receive many emails per day; grabbing their …

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How E-Commerce Brands Stack Up With Site Search – SEW
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Top e-commerce brands fall short with site search results, highlighting the need for brands to better assist shoppers in their path to purchase.

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Article: So Many Social Users, So Little Trust
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It seems like everyone uses social networks now, but that doesn't mean they trust such platforms. According to industry sources, the majority of internet users are concerned about their privacy on social media, especially older consumers.

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Jeremy and Laura Wells – Solavei Social Commerce Advisory Committee SCAC
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Jeremy and Laura Wells – Solavei Social Commerce Advisory Committee SCAC http://www.PurplePayCard.com. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Article: One in 10 Digital Purchases in Norway Are Made on Mobile Phones
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Even though most consumers in Norway have access to the internet via mobile phone or tablet, the majority still turn to computers and laptops when making digital purchases. And research suggests that the purchases that do occur on mobile devices are, on average, lower-ticket than desktop- or laptop-based ecommerce sales.

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Article: Social Media Marketing a Must in China
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Facebook may be banned in China, but social media is huge in the country, and marketers know it. The vast majority of them use social media in at least some of their marketing efforts, research shows. From microblogs to messaging services, social is a must.

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Female Lego Scientists Tweet Their Academic Challenges – and It’s Hilarious
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Lego scientists have issues with their footnotes, too, it seems, and Twitter can sympathize. The latest account to sweep the Twitter-sphere documents the trials and tribulations of female academics – Lego style. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

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YouTube War Games: Call of Duty vs. Battlefield
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Video games are the second largest category on YouTube after music. And if you take away Vevo, games are the largest category that is driven by independent YouTuber channels. YouTube videos have a big impact in the gamer ecosystem, so let’s take a look at how video game rivals Call of Duty and Battlefield compare.

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Amazon Accounts for one in four eCommerce Purchases in …
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Ask any online retailer and marketer in charge of eCommerce and they will likely tell you they aspire to be like Amazon. The giant online retailer sits atop the retail food chain, swallowing categories from celery to web services, …

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Article: MEDIA VOICES: The Scene Provides Home for All of Condé Nast's Video Content
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The Scene is a just-launched digital video platform that curates and makes available digital-first video content from Condé Nast's brands, including Glamour, Vogue, WIRED and Vanity Fair. Fred Santarpia, executive vice president and chief digital officer for Condé Nast Entertainment, describes how the platform came about.

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Article: Twitter Continues Double-Digit Rise in Argentina
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Continuing its assault in Latin America, Twitter is expected to further swell its user base in Argentina. After adding 78.7% more users in 2013, the base of the microblogging property will increase by an additional 44.5% to reach 3.7 million users in 2014. Young adults between 25 and 34 years of age represent about a [...]

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Article: Weekly Web Usage on the Rise in Quebec
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Internet usage in Quebec has risen significantly year-over-year, according to research. The number of adults in the province who use the internet at least weekly rose from just under 77% in June 2013 to nearly 85% a year later.

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Coworking: 7 Questions To Consider Before You Move To A Coworking Space.
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In New York and other urban areas we have lots of options for coworking. What I like about coworking is the free or low cost environment, the others around you (human to human connections) and collaborative environment. CoworkCT, a network of coworking communities whose members include small businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and contractors who share space, [...]

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iBeacons and the Motley Fool's “Inside the iStore: The One …
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'Is Ecommerce Too Big to Fail?' “August 21, 2014 – One Silicon Valley Company doesn't think so. “And it's now aiming a brilliant new consumer technology straight at a segment of the market that Goldman Sachs predicts will …

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Ecommerce website – PeoplePerHour.com
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General information for the website: selling pvc Description of requirements/features: Ecommerce site plus all related web site Extra notes:

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E-Commerce Disrupting $600 Billion Grocery Industry …
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At $600 billion a year in sales, food and beverage is by far the largest retail category in the U.S. by a wide margin. However, it's also the category that has been the least disrupted by e-commerce; less than 1% of food and …

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New From Vine: Shoot, Edit And Share Faster With Updated Camera Features
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Every month more than 100 million people watch Vine videos across the web, Twitter and Facebook, and there are now more than one billion Vine loops every day. Accordingly, Vine keeps adding new features to appease this ever-growing audience, and this week the platform has unveiled a brand new camera that offers powerful new ways [...]

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