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11 easy responsive themes for ecommerce and small business

By Christopher Ratcliff Responsive design isn’t just for the giants of ecommerce, your start-up business can also grab an off-the-shelf model for a reasonable price, or even for free. Following on from David Moth’s article 10 simple responsive WordPress themes for small businesses and blogs I thought I would take a look at some of the best available templates for ...

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Baidu’s Zeitgeist 2013: stats and trends

By Luke Richards Last month we looked at 2013′s UK edition of Google’s Zeitgeist which always proves an interesting overview of the most popular trends in our search behaviour over the year. But as China gears up to celebrate the start of its new year, let’s turn to Baidu to see how search habits in the east might compare. These ...

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How to Ask Smarter Questions of Your Email Data

By Dean Levitt Crafting an email newsletter requires creativity, resourcefulness, and time. But it’s a worthy endeavor. Email marketing has an incredibly high return on investment—far surpassing social media channels like Twitter and Facebook. According to a 2013 MarketingSherpa study, 92% of marketers surveyed believe that their email marketing is either already producing an ROI (60% of respondents) or will ...

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Blogging: I Got Hacked And So Can You

By Heidi Cohen 20 Actionable Security Tips To Keep Your Site Safe Hacking. It’s not just large, high profile retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus that get hacked. You can too. The Target, Neiman Marcus and other retail hackings were the result of malicious malware created by a 17 year old Russian from St. Petersburg. To be clear, he didn’t ...

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When can I buy Google Glass?

By Ben Davis Last year, the Econsultancy blog featured several articles about Google Glass, as did most digital and business blogs, cognisant of the technology’s hold on the public’s imagination. I rounded up a collection of apps and postulated as to what affect they might have on society. A few of our Editorial team got to try Glass, too (courtesy ...

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Matt Cutts declares the death of guest blogging for SEO

By Graham Charlton Matt Cutts made his strongest statement yet on guest blogging, declaring it dead as a linkbuilding tactic. This does seem to be a broad statement and, as Editor of a blog which accepts (and values) guest posts, Google’s policing of the internet can be irritating. Still, there’s no doubt that guest blogging has been hammered as a ...

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Will Google have to start a marketplace?

By Trevor Ginn The offering is basically a With searchers choosing Amazon over Google for product searches and eBay resurgent, will Google have to launch its own marketplace to keep up? Online retailers are a major source of advertising revenue for Google but shoppers are increasingly turning to Amazon as their shopping first port of call. In 2010 24% of ...

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