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Best Time To Post On Facebook

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Sunday September 18, 2011 )

Have you every experimented with posting to your Facebook page at different times of the day to determine if it makes a difference to engagement? For retailers, it might be something worth looking into. (more…)

Free shipping still a favorite

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday September 15, 2011 )

Three quarters of consumers recently surveyed said free shipping would encourage them to purchase more products online. (more…)

Shared link life span

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Friday September 9, 2011 )

How long does a shared link get attention for? The folks at, a popular URL shortening service, have provided some insights. (more…)

The Big Impact Of Negative Reviews

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Thursday September 1, 2011 )

A recent survey has found 80% percent of consumers will back-flip on a purchase decision based on negative reviews found online. (more…)

German State Bans Facebook Like Button

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday August 23, 2011 )

Web sites operating from the German state of Schleswig-Holstein using the Facebook “like” button will face hefty fines after the end of September this year. (more…)

“Stealing” Facebook Photos A Crime

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday August 20, 2011 )

An Australian journalist was recently arrested for allegedly being in receipt of photos taken from a breached Facebook account. (more…)

IAB and ANA oppose new gTLD’s

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Wednesday August 17, 2011 )

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has added to the call for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to put a stop to its plans to allow for new generic Top Level Domains (gTLD’s). (more…)

Facebook Questions mini-survey feature

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday August 15, 2011 )

If you’re looking to do a little more with your business’s Facebook page, consider Facebook Questions’ mini-survey feature. (more…)

“Microsoft” scammers take to the phones

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday August 13, 2011 )

I know of two people who have been affected by this scam recently, so I thought I’d make mention of it. (more…)

Cart abandonment survey results

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Wednesday August 10, 2011 )

The more things change, the more they stay the same as the old saying goes – and it certainly seems to apply to shopping cart and checkout abandonment. (more…)