Archive for August, 2011

Daily Deals Done Your Way

August 31, 2011

The immense popularity of daily deal sites like Groupon, Living Social and the multitude of others that have cropped up have sparked a whole new way of marketing. The model that these sites are based on tend to focus on locality and services – something that e-commerce stores may find challenging. But, it is possible [...]

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No graphic designer? No problem!

August 24, 2011

I recently came across a great site called Aviary and I have been looking forward to sharing it here on the KingWebmaster blog. It is a free suite of editing tools where you can make edit photos, film and even sound – did I mention that it’s free?! To be honest, I haven’t even explored [...]

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Q2 E-commerce Report

August 17, 2011

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce releases its e-commerce retail report for the 2nd quarter of 2011. E-commerce retail sales accounted for 4.6% of total retail sales for the quarter and jumped 17.6% over Q2 2010. Total retail sales only increased by 8.1% over the same period. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2011, e-commerce [...]

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It’s That Time of Year Again

August 11, 2011

It’s getting to be that time of the year again, like it or not, back to school shopping and cooler temperatures are on their way. Also lurking right around the corner is the holiday shopping season. As an e-retailer, you can think of this as your free pass to make any changes or add any [...]

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Will You be at the Summit?

August 3, 2011

The Yahoo! Merchant Summit is less than a week away and promises to be well worth your time. Hosted by the Yahoo! Small Business Team, this exclusive event will be held in Santa Clara CA on August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. Yahoo! merchants will have the chance to meet the small business team, Developer [...]

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