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Coupon use online – Canada vs. USA

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday September 4, 2010 )

Coupon use continues to increase, but there are major differences between online coupon redemption between Canada and the USA. (more…)

The Internet’s new billion

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Friday September 3, 2010 )

Ka-ching! Brazil, Russia, India, China and Indonesia will have 1.2 billion folks online by 2015 according to The Boston Consulting Group. (more…)

Fake user reviews – don’t be tempted

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Monday August 30, 2010 )

Many online merchants have been tempted at some stage or another to post positive reviews about themselves around the web while posing as a customer. It’s not just unethical, it’s illegal. (more…)

Internet Explorer 6 – die already!

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Saturday August 28, 2010 )

Internet Explorer 6 is now 9 years old and increasingly becoming a headache for web developers. Even Facebook has had enough of it. (more…)

Google adds to domain search listings

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Tuesday August 24, 2010 )

Google has announced it will now display more than 2 listings for the same domain for some queries. (more…)

Ready for mobile commerce?

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Sunday August 22, 2010 )

As if online merchants didn’t have enough to do, m-commerce now appears to be a profitable sales channel. You might not be ready for mobile-commerce but a recent survey indicates it might be ready and waiting for you. (more…)

Groupon – coupon marketing on steroids

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday August 21, 2010 )

I’ve been seeing the name “Groupon” increasingly popping up in various publications – it appears to be doing big things in the world of coupon marketing. Here’s how it works. (more…)

July search engine rankings

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday August 18, 2010 )

Comscore have posted their search engine market share statistics for July – but with a bit of a difference this time around. (more…)

“Voyeur” malware emails

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Sunday August 15, 2010 )

Most of us have a streak of innocent enough voyeurism – and those seeking to spread malware via email are increasingly exploiting it. (more…)

White space entices readers

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday August 11, 2010 )

Whether it’s on-page content or an email, remember to use line breaks and paragraphs appropriately. That white space can be critical in getting your message across. (more…)