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Daily E-Commerce Pulse Report: Wed 13 Mar 2019

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

  • - The to-do list of anyone starting an online business is virtually endless. If you’re done validating your product ideas, then it’s time to build your store. And that’s before you’ve done one minute of marketing. At the same time, you’re finding reliable suppliers, taking product photos, doing – well, let’s […] from www.oberlo.com
    Topics: starter, store, online, subscription, app, giveaway, entrepreneur, kit, youll, youre, business.
  • 10 Compelling Above the Fold Content Examples to Inspire Your Own - In copywriting, there’s an old adage that states the purpose of your first line of copy is to compel people to read your second line of copy. In web design, the same principle applies. But instead of crafting a compelling first line of copy, you need to design gripping website content that sits above the fold. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: copy, examples, visitors, inspire, video, white, attention, design, fold, content, compelling, watch, website.
  • 11 Free Microsoft Excel Templates to Make Marketing Easier - Many of us can recall a time in high school when we were sitting in math class and thinking, "When am I ever going to use this stuff in the real world?" And then we suddenly find ourselves in the real world, only to realize that numbers actually do play a pivotal role in what we do -- especially in digital marketing. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: track, excel, help, free, easier, template, microsoft, marketing, need, social, leads, youre, templates.
  • 3 Campaigns for a Memorable Mother's Day - Mother's day campaigns are going to be sent by every brand, and well, their mum. So how do you make sure yours stands out? Ensuring you have insight on your customers means not only will you be able to increase your open-rate and encourage them to spend on their mums but you'll further endear them to your brand overall.  It's a challenge as everyone wants to show some appreciation to the matriarch in their lives - and you want to share campaigns that will do them all justice. Not an easy feat, but not impossible with these few tips.  from blog.ometria.com
    Topics: brand, mothers, day, identity, shoppers, products, marketing, product, memorable, customers, campaigns.
  • - L’Oreal’s AI and AR firm ModiFace and AS Watson Group have launched a virtual makeup try-on service. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: service, tryon, virtual, launch, beauty, watsons, products, loreal, mobile, watson, makeup, experience, technology.
  • African e-commerce startup Jumia files for IPO on NYSE - Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange today, per SEC documents and confirmation from CEO Sacha Poignonnec to TechCrunch. The valuation, share price and timeline for public stock sales will be determined over the coming weeks for the Nigeria-headquartered company. With a smooth filing process, Jumia will become […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: african, files, online, company, million, nigeria, startup, jumia, nyse, ecommerce, sales, ipo.
  • Controversy, Haters, and Trolls: How to Deal With Negativity Online - As a brand, it can be challenging to navigate the tumultuous waters of internet commentary. Despite your best efforts to project positivity, you may still encounter some negativity online—especially if you're in a controversial industry. On this episode of Shopify Masters, you'll hear from Lindsay Rubin, the Vice President of V-dog, about managing controversy and dealing with online trolls.More from www.shopify.com
    Topics: thats, trolls, haters, kind, online, deal, think, say, page, podcasts, know, right, lot, really, product, controversy, negativity.
  • Google Shopping Campaigns Could See 10 Percent More Impressions - A recent change by Google Ads could increase impressions by 3 to 10 percent for advertisers that use Shopping campaigns but opt out of the Search Partners network. Here’s what you need to know. from www.practicalecommerce.com
    Topics: impressions, partners, search, ad, images, ads, partner, network, google, shopping, campaigns.
  • Instacart’s alcohol delivery is now available in 14 states - Instacart has expanded its alcohol delivery to now be available in 14 states and Washington, DC from nearly 100 different retailers. With the roll-out, Instacart alcohol delivery is currently available to 40 million homes in the U.S., and the number of alcohol deliveries on the platform has more than doubled since the same time last […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: instacart, stores, platform, alcohol, washington, delivery, wine, retail, instacarts, states, available.
  • - In an effort to prevent ecommerce fraud, businesses need to evaluate the advantages and shortcomings when it comes to incorporating AI into their prevention strategies. Ultimately, businesses should implement a comprehensive fraud management solution that combines AI technology with expert fraud analysis. from www.getelastic.com
  • - Alibaba founder Jack Ma has stepped back from active roles in five subsidiary companies. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: ma, jack, say, goodwill, away, executive, divisions, day, chairmanship, steps, active, software, alibaba, technology.
  • MTN Gains Most Since 2016 at Start of $1.1 Billion Sale Plan - Africa's largest wireless carrier looking to cut debt load. Raises medium-term revenue target to double-digit percentage. from www.africanbusinesscentral.com
    Topics: sell, company, start, billion, mtn, plan, gains, sale.
  • - China’s Meituan Dianping, the world’s largest food-delivery service, nearly doubled its revenue last year. from insideretail.asia
    Topics: service, users, meituan, fooddelivery, transaction, growth, results, revenue, doubled, volume, billion, nearly, dianping.
  • PayPal now lets US users instantly transfer funds to bank accounts in seconds - PayPal, a longtime alternative to the direct use of cards, cash and bank transfers to make payments for goods online and in stores, is today adding a new feature to help it tap into a wider range of customers, such as gig economy workers and use cases — in competition not just against banks (and […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: funds, users, lets, money, service, ready, access, paypal, seconds, accounts, bank, account, transfer, transactions, instantly.
  • PayPal to invest $750M, and Dragoneer $100M, into MercadoLibre, Argentina’s e-commerce powerhouse - It’s not only SoftBank that’s eyeing up the opportunity to tap into the quickly expanding market for e-commerce in Latin America. MercadoLibre, a marketplace and financial services powerhouse based out of Argentina and serving 18 countries across the region, has announced that PayPal is investing $750 million, and investment firm Dragoneer another $100 million, as part […] from techcrunch.com
    Topics: mercadolibre, payments, paypal, million, region, growth, argentinas, ecommerce, powerhouse, 750m, 100m, latin, invest, billion, dragoneer, financial.
  • Picnic is retailer of the year in Germany - Picnic, the popular online-only supermarket from the Netherlands, has won an ecommerce prize in Germany. At the Shop-Award 2019, the company went home with the award for Retailer of the Year. About 200 invited guests came to Munich yesterday evening to witness the presentation of this year’s Shop-Award. This year’s… Continue reading from ecommercenews.eu
    Topics: jury, shopaward, online, retailer, customer, picnic, readers, best, world, germany, omnichannel, award.
  • Product Taxonomy: Categorizing Your Website Hierarchy to Increase Sales - Imagine you’re trying out a new recipe — one with a lot of unique, specific ingredients. You head to the… from www.bigcommerce.com
    Topics: taxonomy, navigation, search, customers, categories, category, products, ecommerce, site, structure, product, sales, categorization, improve.
  • Spocket Review: Sell High-Quality Dropshipping Products from the US & EU - Interested in trying out Spocket to source high-quality dropshipping products from the USA & EU? Check out this Spocket Review first. from www.abetterlemonadestand.com
    Topics: spocket, store, sell, shipping, eu, highquality, products, suppliers, usa, product, marketplace, shopify, dropshipping, review, merchants.
  • The 15 Best Lead Generation Tools in 2019 - Online lead generation is difficult. There’s no way around it. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: free, lead, marketing, best, great, tool, generation, data, tools, survey, helps.
  • The Beginner’s Guide to ePacket Delivery: Everything Your Need to Know - If you have any plans to ship some of your products from China, ePacket delivery is one of the most common options to do so. It's becoming rather typical for online stores and many types of business owners to purchase… Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to ePacket Delivery: Everything Your Need to Know from ecommerce-platforms.com
    Topics: package, know, beginners, epackets, epacket, customer, guide, tracking, products, need, delivery, china, shipping, customers.
  • The Ultimate Guide to Company Culture - Nowadays, we hear about a company's culture a lot -- including perks like free beer, ping-pong tables, and fitness classes at the office. from blog.hubspot.com
    Topics: corporate, employees, company, instance, workplace, help, guide, ultimate, employee, youll, culture, values.
  • what3words is Building a New Global Addressing Standard - When Chris Sheldrick started a business organizing live music events, he noticed that people got physically lost all the time. It was so common, frustrating, and bad for business – you can’t afford bands or instruments being late to gigs and festivals! – that he met up with a mathematician friend to come up with […] from woocommerce.com
    Topics: standard, sign, theyre, word, customers, what3words, address, getting, threeword, global, addressing, addresses, system, world, board.
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