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Google has introduced enhancements to its mobile ads to improve the user experience and to provide a better return on investment for advertisers.

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Alibaba Selling US E-Commerce Site 11 Main

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45: Email Marketing 3.0

Since our last look at email marketing a touch over two years ago, online retail itself has changed dramatically. But despite measures from major webmail applications to curb the prevalence of commercial, customers are still responding strongly with marketing campaigns conducted via email.

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[eBook ] Attract the Changing Face of Online Consumer

Everyone is talking about Millennials and ways to market to this new and connected demographic. If you think this is the most important demographic to pay attention to or that Baby Boomers don’t use eCommerce, think again.

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Being small has its advantages – there’s less loopholes to jump through to get an initiative off the ground, be the first off the blocks or trial something new.

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