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Yahoo testing Bing results

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Thursday July 22, 2010 )

Noticed any change in your Yahoo traffic over the last couple of days? Bing’s moving in. (more…)

Xtreme shoppers

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Tuesday July 20, 2010 )

An integrated study of shopping behaviors has identified a new breed of consumer; the “XTreme shopper”. They don’t just buy a lot online, they are smart about it. (more…)

Email response times survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Sunday July 18, 2010 )

New research has found nearly half of email related transactions and three-quarters of opens and clicks occur within one day of the message having hit a consumer’s inbox. (more…)

Web page statistics from Google

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Friday July 16, 2010 )

Google recently released some statistics about the size, number of resources and other web page metrics based on a study of 4.2 billion pages. (more…)

Search engine marketing rebounds

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday July 14, 2010 )

The Search Engine Marketing (SEM) industry has experienced solid growth in the second quarter of this year compared to Q2 2009 according to Efficient Frontier’s U.S. Search Engine Performance Report. (more…)

Women on the web – survey

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Saturday July 10, 2010 )

Women are responsible for 85% of all brand purchases, 92% of vacation purchases, 93% of food purchases and control $7 billion in annual spending. If you’re an online merchant, ignore them at your peril. (more…)

Display ad statistics

Posted by Michael Bloch in web marketing (Wednesday July 7, 2010 )

comScore, Inc. recently launched its Ad Metrix Creative Summary report, providing statistics on size, formats, and types of display ads being used by advertisers on publisher sites. (more…)

Meaningless LinkedIn invitations

Posted by Michael Bloch in ecommerce (Monday July 5, 2010 )

A lot of merchants in the online scene maintain a LinkedIn profile; but don’t seem to get what “networking” means. (more…)

Online help with sound

Posted by Michael Bloch in web development (Sunday July 4, 2010 )

An interesting and (in my opinion) useful feature I came across the other day was a form with an audio help feature. (more…)

FIFA World Cup and web traffic

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday July 3, 2010 )

I had no idea how many soccer fans there were out there until this darned 2010 FIFA World Cup. Apologies in advance to any soccer fans out there – but enough already :). (more…)