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Daily E-Commerce Pulse Report: Sat 12 Jan 2019

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15 interesting articles found from a total of 22 different sources analyzed:

  • - Who couldn’t use a few of the best motivational speeches for entrepreneurs? Business can be hard. Heck, life can be hard. We’re all on a journey, and we’ve all been down in the dumps before, wondering if what we’re doing is really worth it. Wondering if what we’re doing is really […] from www.oberlo.com
    Topics: entrepreneurs, list, really, success, speech, best, thats, motivational, speeches, important, need.
  • - No one seems to agree on cover letters. How much time do you need to spend perfecting them? Do hiring managers even read them? Is it better to just send in your resume and call it a day? I'm not in HR, but I've been approached by applicants who wondered whether their cover letter would actually be read. My answer is one not many of them wanted to hear: "sometimes." from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: template, company, youre, templates, job, marketing, application, paragraph, manager, cover, applying, letter, perfect.
  • 7 Ways to Use Slack to Manage Your Online Business - Slack gets an unfair reputation for only being used as an instant chat messenger between teams, and while it is useful for that purpose, there are several other ways to use Slack to provide value to your businesses every day. from www.abetterlemonadestand.com
    Topics: team, channelintegration, channel, content, youre, online, ways, help, website, business, way, manage, slack.
  • Amazon Dash buttons judged to breach consumer rules in Germany - Amazon’s Dash buttons have been found to breach consumer e-commerce rules in Germany. The push-to-order gizmos were debuted by Amazon in 2015 in an attempt by the e-commerce giant to shave friction off of the online shopping process by encouraging consumers to fill their homes with stick-on, account-linked buttons that trigger product-specific staple purchases when pressed […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: price, judged, breach, verbraucherzentrale, product, consumers, dash, amazon, purchase, germany, nrw, ruling, consumer, rules, buttons.
  • Approaching 8 Figures with a Single Employee - Ben Arneberg has done some impressive things. He’s jumped out of airplanes for the Air Force, met Jeff Bezos and even done work for the Department of Defense. But what’s perhaps most impressive is how he’s built a near 8-figure business with only one employee. In this episode we discuss the tactics he’s used to [...] from www.ecommercefuel.com
    Topics: willowandeverettcomwhat, arneberg, single, hes, using, whats, youderian, work, used, approaching, employee, ben, impressive, figures.
  • - SimplyBrand, the world's first blockchain-based e-commerce verification platform, launched a token pre-sale this week. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: launches, business, blockchain, product, ecommerce, presale, counterfeit, token, brands, products, simplybrand, ai, chang, verification, platform, data.
  • - Think about a website you frequent — what’s that site’s overall functionality like? How long do the pages take to load? Is the site navigation easy to use? Are you able to quickly find the information you’re looking for? These are all aspects of a website’s user experience (UX). from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: fields, site, visitors, design, form, forms, web, userfriendly, visitor, information, field, ux.
  • Google Analytics: How to Track PayPal Transactions - “PayPal Payments Standard” is popular, but it can be challenging for Google Analytics to report the sale. Using PayPal Payments Standard, customers leave the merchant's website for their account at PayPal. After they complete payment, PayPal redirects them back to the return URL provided by the merchant. from www.practicalecommerce.com
    Topics: transactions, ecommerce, properly, paypal, confirm, return, merchants, google, url, paypalcom, track, analytics.
  • - Increased investment by retailers in last-mile delivery is essential to uncover new revenue streams, says report. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: deliveries, report, boost, customers, investment, delivery, sales, increase, cent, retailers, organisations, automation, lastmile.
  • - Whether you need to collect employees' take-out orders for a team dinner or create a feedback form for customers, Google Forms is undoubtedly one of the most useful free tools at your disposal. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: create, youre, templates, click, forms, form, module, add, supersimple, icon, google, send, way.
  • Time to make, save, and invest money - The start of a new year is a good time to take stock of the previous 12 months in your business. This January, I’m focusing on how I can make, save, and invest money in My Event Décor for 2019. from www.practicalecommerce.com
    Topics: revenue, décor, range, shipping, wedding, save, products, corporate, money, event, invest.
  • UK has ‘red flagged’ 4,600 sellers for tax evasion on marketplaces like Amazon in 2 years - Sites like Amazon and eBay have made it very compelling for consumers to buy online rather than in stores, in part because prices are very competitive and in many cases cheaper than what buyers might find in traditional retailers. But in the U.K., it turns out that some of those low prices are in part […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: evasion, tax, overseas, red, sales, sellers, amazon, online, flagged, marketplaces, hmrc, million, taxes, uk.
  • - On the surface, it might seem like Yahoo, Marriott, and Adult Friend Finder have nothing in common. Surprisingly, though, they actually do. But, unfortunately, what they share common ground on is something no company would ever wish on their worst enemy -- a data breach. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: numbers, security, companies, 1minute, rundown, breach, personal, cybercriminals, marriott, breaches, information, data.
  • Why Website Backups Can Save Your Business - Website backups are the insurance of online business. We often hear of major data breaches on the news, but data… from www.bigcommerce.com
    Topics: bigcommerce, backups, backup, store, ecommerce, recover, importance, app, automate, website, data, need, task.
  • - Indian women’s workwear brand Ombre Lane has received seed funding from a group of angel investors. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: plans, lane, india, seed, ombre, indian, women, brand, workwear, wins, womens, disruptor, funding, body.
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