Archive for January, 2012

2012 Holidays and Observances

January 26, 2012

I have compiled a list of holidays and observances to help plan your promotions for the coming year. I have included the more prominent holidays and observances and if I have overlooked any, please feel free to post those in the comments section. Have fun with your promotions and experiment with test groups and different [...]

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2011 Holiday Season in Review

January 16, 2012

According to comScore, the sales period from November 1st – December 25th 2011 experienced a 15 percent increase in sales over the same period in 2010. Although the numbers aren’t in yet, The National Retail Federation is expecting total online sales to be up approximately 3.8 percent over last year’s holiday shopping season. comScore speculates [...]

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Google Your World

January 10, 2012

I’m as guilty as anyone for seriously ignoring my Google+ profile, but the new search feature they rolled out today may give all us procrastinators a few new reasons to start using Google’s social network. Today Google announced their latest innovation called Search plus Your World which introduces three new features to their Social Search [...]

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Get off to a running start in 2012

January 5, 2012

The first of the year is a great time for reviewing and revising your business model and practices. Make sure 2012 is your most successful year yet and follow these suggestions to perform a business evaluation. ***Review the goals you set at the beginning of 2011 – if you have reached them, congratulations! If not, [...]

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