We love talking about our fantastic merchant partners. So, we are reviving a feature we started a several years ago, whereby we provided details about our merchant’s programs and also interview them to find out what makes them special and why affiliates would want to work with them. Our blog and social media strategies were… Read more about Merchant Monday: It’s Back!!!
This is a big week for very interesting reading. I’m fascinated by the digital wallet wars and how security issues will be solved – maybe brain waves? Also loving that Wired is turning 20 and that our wonderful partners at ChannelAdvisor are looking at an IPO. Happy Reading!!
The Magento Imagine 2013 conference, held in Las Vegas was a great look forward with keynote speaker John Donahoe, President and CEO of eBay, offering his vision of the future of commerce to the Magento developer community. Magento was acquired by eBay in August 2011 and is now a division of X.commerce. This year, the… Read more about EBay CEO Touts Magento, Calls Mobile Future of Commerce
This week it’s all about mobile and shopping. That is all. Happy Reading!! Let the games begin as eBay prepares again to take on Google Shopping’s product listing ads and Amazon Prime offering. eBay Rebrands Shopping.com to Build Ad Network Well, it’s better than showboating. Showrooming Most Popular Smartphone Use
I am sure about two things when it comes to the topic of digital wallets. Digital wallets will play a huge role in transforming the ecosystem of payments and advancing much more including banking, consumer payments, marketing, advertiser’s strategies, retail, and customer service and more. Tech startups and tech giants, established credit card companies, huge… Read more about View From the Top: Digital Wallets
It’s been a busy week trying to get back on track from my business trip to New York a few weeks ago for the Performance Marketing Insights conference and the Performance Marketing Summit. Plus, I had a little vacation in Paris. Now that I’m back there was a lot of interesting stuff to catch up… Read more about Friday Pulse: Google Glass Ideas, Rakuten CEO’s Marketplace 3.0, and What Would Jesus Eat
By Durk Price I am intrigued by everything Rakuten. If you don’t live in Japan you might not be very familiar with Rakuten. The company first hit my radar in 2005 when Rakuten acquired New York-based affiliate marketing network LinkShare for $425 Million in cash.
By Durk Price Bonjour, mon amis! I am checking in from Paris. I’ve been going into as many retail stores as I can to check out what’s coming to the US in the next season or two. I think the shoe designs for both men and women are much more fun than in the US.… Read more about Friday Pulse: Google’s Green Push, YouTube Reaches 1 Billion, and Digital Wallet Wars
By Durk Price: At the end of next month I’ll be attending Channel Advisor’s Catalyst event in Las Vegas. I’ve been going to this amazing conference for several years but this year’s event promises to be bigger than ever. It’s called The 2013 Catalyst Americas and the agenda features three dedicated tracks, running across 2… Read more about View From the Top: Catalyst for Knowledge
By Durk Price It’s been a whirlwind week with a trip to New York City for conferences and meetings. Meanwhile, unless you’re a fan of Google Reader, it’s been a week of mostly good news – e-commerce growth and Affiliate Nexus Tax death in Utah. Happy Reading!!