Outsmart Your Competition for the Holidays

15.8% Increase Expected 2017 Holiday eCommerce Sales If you want to out do your competition for the 2017 holiday eCommerce season, think of either outspending them or outsmarting them. You may need to even do both. At Visual String, we love spending an hour with Google. They have an excellent series of webinars that fit

SEO Case Study

Teensy Tots is an online children’s clothing store that specializes in baptismal clothing for babies and toddlers. They were originally founded under the name “” but changed the name in 2012 to tap new markets like party clothes or holiday costumes. As “”, the company had very high search rankings; however, the domain name and

Creating Your Web Store

US online retail sales will reach $370 billion by 2017, up from $262 billion in 2013 — a 10% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years. Competition for online dollars will grow. To compete effectively, online sellers must focus on two critical points: Generate Trust Effective Presentation Download your FREE white paper


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Retail Forecast for 2014

The retail forecast for 2014, to sum, is mobile and is Amazon. According to the 2014 WalkerSands “Reinventing Retail” whitepaper, retailers should expect renewed competition from Amazon and stronger marketing headwinds from mobile advertising and customer use of mobile eCommerce. The study surveyed 1,000 customers to determine buying habits and technology use. Retail Forecast: Amazon

Terapeak MySales Provides Free Pricing Tool

We’ve used Terapeak’s data feed service (API) for years for limited, online price checks. It was great to batch check 50 items a month to ensure pricing was inline with the market. We were in and out in a minute. It was an accurate service. It was awesome. And in May 2013, Terapeak abruptly closed

The Lean Startup for SEO

The hard part about SEO is that there are too many unknowns. Traffic patterns, changes with Google, and errors on your site create uncertainty. And uncertainty is something that you can’t measure. If you can’t measure it, you’re not going to improve site traffic. The solution? Treat your website like a science experiment. The Lean

Smartphone Outsells Basic Mobile Phones

Ecommerce and marketing companies take note. 55% of all mobile phones sold worldwide are now smart phones, according to a report issued by Gartner. The smart phone lead in mobiles sales is a trend that will upend everything from online marketing to virus protection and virtual banking. Mobile phone makers sold 455.6 million phones in