In the coming weeks, Building Keystones will focus on the state of online video gaming, optimizing pay-per-click campaigns, and providing tips for getting the most out of your business intelligence. Subscribe now to the Building Keystones email list to receive a notification of every new post.
In this Blogger’s Digest, we direct your attention to U.S. retail e-commerce spending for the second quarter, cloud-based Salesforce integration, changes to Google Analytics, how load times affect conversion rates, and different options for foreign online payment methods.
Internet Retailer – E-commerce Spending Jumps 14% in Q2: This analysis of our industry’s market performance, based on a report from comScore , shows U.S. retail e-commerce consumer spending grew nearly 14 percent compared to the second quarter of last year, marking the seventh consecutive quarter of growth for e-commerce retailers, with small to medium sized retailers recovering market share previously lost to the Top 25 online retailers.
E-commerce Times – Salesforce.com Innovation in the Spotlight: For those in the B2B sector, we include a piece related to the Dreamforce ’11 event and cloud-based Salesforce integration. This article explores options for companies looking to fully contextualize social networking data by utilizing cloud-based technology integrated with Salesforce.
iMedia Connection – Google Analytics Changes the Rules of the Game: Brandt Dainow shares an important change in how Google Analytics calculates the end of visits/sessions and educates us on how this change impacts the way we report and analyze our website traffic.
ClickZ – How Your Website Loses 7% of Potential Conversions: Fact: faster load times improve your Google ranking. This post will teach you how to track load times using Google Analytics, understand the adverse affects that Google “+1” and Facebook “Like” buttons can have on your site’s performance and how to combat these dangers.
E-Consultancy – Choosing the right online payment system for foreign markets: The foreign language internet is growing. Are you ready for global business? Christian Arno puts forward various preferred payment methods available around the world.
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