Ecommerce Retailers Not Sitting Pretty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ecommerce newbies just aren't getting the funding, Walker noticed. A major reason why ecommerce retail has fallen out of favor with investors is that the one-time stars such as Shoes.com can fall to earth with a thud. Tristan Walker is a successful entrepreneur.

Ecommerce - Brick & Mortar Is (Burnt) Toast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From that time-consuming, frustrating experience of shopping in-person I have been transformed into an ecommerce-first consumer. Choice and pricing are tilted toward ecommerce.

Ecommerce - Walmart Continues War Against Amazon with Acquisition of Bare Necessities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now it's just about time for Walmart to have a clever branding agency position and package it as  the  leader in ecommerce.  The Walmart we currently know could soon be a drive-thru we swing by to pick up merchandise we ordered online.

Businesses & Ecommerce - Google Is the New Homepage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Previously, Chaney had been editor-in-chief of a publication on ecommerce. Ecommerce is an ever-changing living entity. Businesses might be investing too many resources-and too much hope-into their website.

Gawker the Company Valuable for Ecommerce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In fact, had Gawker founder Nick Denton and his merry band of mischief makers invested less attention in Gawker and more in ecommerce, they might have prevented "Hogan v. As John Herrman points out in The New York Times , the company's value is in its potential for ecommerce. If Ziff-Davis buys Gawker the company, the high-profile content/commenting gossip site Gawker could disappear. That's not where the real money is.

Yes, State/Local Gov Can Collect Tax in Ecommerce - Game-Changer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, shareholders in ecommerce companies like Amazon have also taken note it could be a setback in the growth of ecommerce. In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state and local governments can impose sales tax in online purchases.

Small Business (including law firms) and Ecommerce - Realities of Local Search

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Here are the details on that ecommerce reality. Yes, the reality in ecommerce is: Google is your homepage.  Most small law firms and solo lawyers have a local business.

Ecommerce - Landlords Could Halt Momentum (Amazon, You May Have A Problem)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What could stop the momentum of ecommerce? " If more and more landlords enact that kind of policy, ecommerce will have to switch from right-to-the-home delivery to leaving the package at a facility like the FedEx branch, UPS, or a stand-alone center.

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Ecommerce Is Everything: Don't judge a store by its brick & mortar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now it's the ecommerce economy.    Since Wal-Mart is weak in ecommerce it could lose its momentum.    I look at ecommerce for the financial information company Motley Fool.  Remember the experience economy? 

U.S. Postal Service Gets Hang of Era of Ecommerce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Postal Service is getting a feel for how to operate in an era of ecommerce.  Finally the distressed U.S.   POLITICO reports that it is piloting a program in San Francisco of same-day delivery for merchandise purchased on the Internet. 

Walmart "Doing an Amazon" - In 2 Ways

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

First of all, it is shifting aggressively from being brick & mortar to a leading ecommerce player. The most recent has been a 77% stake in Indian ecommerce company Flipkart. Flipkart controls almost 40% of the Indian market for ecommerce.

Drudge Report Headlines with Walmart Woes, Not with Trump, Mueller, or Russians

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right now, according to 2017 numbers, ecommerce represents only 4% of the company's total revenue. Ecommerce is, of course, the retailer's future. They hope to be able to transfer into Walmart's ecommerce.

Drudge Report Gets Down to Business - Headlines Hacking of Internet (the whole e-economy could go down)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The targets could be the work horses of ecommerce. That ranges from the auto mechanic relying on local search to attract business to Amazon's myriad ecommerce sites. Around 9ish this morning Donald Trump might lost his voice - that is, the one he uses Twitter to transmit.

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And, So, We Came to Love Walmart (and all the more since our portfolios took such a hit yesterday)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, for some progressives, it is the ecommerce player to root for - and against Amazon. Walmart admittedly had a clunky start in ecommerce. Not so long ago Walmart was  the villain. Among its crimes was putting mom & pop out of business. 

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Where and How We Wheel Our Digital Shopping Cart.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

ecommerce consumer.  Just consider that very small piece of ecommerce: books. Ecommerce is as volatile an entity as other kinds of digital transactions. During Campaign 2016, candidate Donald Trump railed against Amazon. The meme was alleged monopoly behavior.

Tom Antion Internet Marketing Retreat Center Home Based Business

Great Public Speaking

There is nothing more rewarding financial and lifestylewise than having an ecommerce operation run from your home office or home based business. [link] Take an behind the scenes peek at Tom Antion's famous Great Internet Marketing Retreat Center. If you want a home based business, then you've got to watch this video. Tom Antion & Associates Internet Marketing Expert: Tom Antion

That Landing Page - Branding Is Only A Tool In The Sale

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It could disrupt your mindset about your little piece of the ecommerce world. Websites are for selling: Products, services, subscriptions, points of view, need for funds for the non-profit or for the voter to cast the ballot for X politico. That starts on the landing page.

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Walmart Gets Digital

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, more accurately ecommerce and it's been able to grow its grocery niche. Here's an analogy: Few of the publication outlets with a print legacy have been able to scale. From the New York Daily News to Conde Nast there have been losses and layoffs.

Brandnames in Play - Michael Arrington, Perkins Coie, Winklevoss Twins

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If cryptocurrency goes the way of overvalued ecommerce startups at the end of the 1990s, the brandnames of those who championed the digital currency could take a hit.  Bitcoin value has nosedived 70% since its high last December.

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Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Presentation - Few Stunners

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, Google has gone beyond selling ads to being an ecommerce player with Home Ordering. Annually, Mary Meeker from Kleiner Perkins presents a trends slide show about the internet. This year's had few oh-I-didn't-realize that. The closest to a gee-whiz was the stat that U.S.

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Interview: Jag Randhawa – Technology Innovator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jag serves as the Vice President of Information Technology and eCommerce at CAMICO Mutual Insurance, where he manages the Technology portfolio and eCommerce channel. “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things” – Theodore Levitt Jag Randhawa shares a deep passion for making a difference in the world, and enjoys sharing his life lessons through speaking.

Quiz Marketing in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is a fundamental of ecommerce to involve the prospect. Quiz marketing is nothing new. Way back when, nonprofit Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) attracted new members with its quiz about drinking habits. The list of questions was widely distributed.

Bitcoin - Lobbyists, Public Relations Pros Understand Power of Regulatory Uncertainty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some smirked about ecommerce. It's downright primitive. Fear of the unknown is the most terrifying form of angst. CaveMan didn't fear so much the lion he had spotted as the other predators that might or might not be lurking in the woods.

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"10100 Fund" - Big Opps for Travis Kalanick's Reputation-Restoration Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That will be in the real estate, ecommerce, and innovation sectors in Chin and India. As the world learned from his testimony at the "Waymo v. Uber" trial (before it was settled), Travis Kalanick is a player with extreme ambition.

2018 52

The Growing "Just Hang in There" Career Strategy (it can make you rich)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  In those four years I have been able to rebuild my communications boutique to include lots of ecommerce. It sounds counterintuitive. But anecdotal evidence proves out it's true: The more detached a careerist is, the more successful.

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Social Media - First You Need To Have Marketing/Sales Down Cold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On their ecommerce site few subscriptions have been taken. There are those business owners, job applicants and professional services players who are following all the best practices in social media.

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Facebook Brand Pages: Yes, incentives convert posts to sales

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today I was at a New England auto dealer to pitch my content-provider skills to its ecommerce executives.     One ecommerce strategist had put that $9.99 Incentives always work and they work even better in this economy. 

Blockchain - Out of the Gate Via Michael Arrington's Way of Approaching Real Estate Transaction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My former ecommerce coach- Paul Chaney -attempted to register his vehicle in a state the traditional way. Like all emerging technologies, blockchain will only become standard if there is widespread adoption. Powerful player in tech-Michael Arrington-has recently increased that probability. 

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Web/Mobile: Research Replaces Opinion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The mutations in ecommerce have been too abrupt and pervasive for the luxury of using web/digital space for raw opinion.    It's packaged for the over-50 ecommerce player but is useful for all generations which need to stay in business.

Throught Leadership Content - Less Third-Party Research, No Links (except CTA)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, the return of thought leadership has made that approach to ecommerce so counterproductive. They're still hanging on: Those content factories which require lots of research from third parties and tons of links to brandname media.

2017 52

Mantras versus Mission Statements? How about a Passion Statement

Dahle Communication

  Guy gives a couple of great examples of companies that have mantras instead of mission statements such as Nike: Authentice athletic performance and eBay: Democratize ecommerce

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Hustle Trumps Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, during a SKYPE interview for a possible ecommerce assignment, the founder of the company observed I was a hustler. From the get-go, we had hammered into us to develop our branding. It was management consultant Tom Peters who brought the concept of personal branding mainstream.

2015 68

Public Speakers: Promote Your Speaking Business With Affiliates

Great Public Speaking

Most ecommerce systems such as KickStartCart will create a link specifically for each affiliate, that they can use just about anywhere online to promote your stuff. You can sell a lot more products and services with an army of affiliates promoting for you.

Thank You, Sally, But I Don't Want To Hear Your Story - Returning To Voodoo Of Mystery

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What's selling in all categories, ranging from media to ecommerce industries, is the how-to. Those with the best put-together landing pages in ecommerce, not the most prominent brands, will be around 5 years from now. Mystery casts spells.

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Wal-Mart: Does It Get The Ethos of E-Commerce?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The division of Wal-Mart with the job opening is Global eCommerce.  There's always the possibility that an enemy of Wal-Mart placed this ad  on Craigslist for a Senior User Interface Writer.    Yet, the ad, printed out on my trusty H-P laser runs five pages.    Five pages.    It takes that for Wal-Mart Global e-Commerce to communicate. 

Beware of What You Write on Social Media - Advice from Francine Denise Ward

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Ward has carved out a niche working with eCommerce entrepreneurs, information marketers, authors, and professional speakers. Check out this video of Attorney Francine Denise Ward's interview on View From the Bay, dealing with Social Media legal issues that can land you in court. A 1989 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Francine Denise Ward earned her undergraduate degree in 1986 from the City University of New York Hunter College.

Rolling Stone, Counterculture Icon, Up for Sale - But Old-Line Print Players Can Stay Marketable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I hired an expert in ecommerce as a coach for tone and content. September has been a cruel month for old-line print media. At Vanity Fair, celebrity editor Graydon Carter announced he's retiring. Then, at Rolling Stone, founder Jann S.

2017 52

Story tutorials for speakers: 4 smart lessons

The Eloquent Woman

SlideShare recently featured Samantha Starmer , who directs the eCommerce Customer Experience at REI, as well as her presentation (below) on structuring your presentation in story-form. Storytelling's a critical skill for today's speaker.

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"Mad Men" Era Ending - Don Draper Would Need Tons of Followers on Instagram, YouTube

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I read an e-book about ecommerce because Paul Chaney links to it on LinkedIn Updates. The stock price of WPP , which is part of BigAdvertising, declined about 12%. That happened when its head Martin Sorrell announced a bigger than expected decline in revenue.

2017 52

Ghostwriting: Ghost in the publishing machine, as culture of collaboration takes hold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The number-one perk is the exposure to the latest thinking on the new normal, be it in ecommerce, online education, recruiting, or healing. 

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Amazon - Was It Ambushed By The New York Times Or Is Toxic Corporate Culture For Real?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, I can purchase merchandise from other ecommerce platforms instead of that of Amazon. Jon Russell at the influential TechCrunch raises the possibility that The New York Times coverage of Amazon's corporate culture might not have been accurate.

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Healthcare.gov: Government didn't eat its own dogfood

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can the ecommerce U.S. In the private sector, accountability is built into software development and rollout by making the makers use it.  The term for that is "eating your own dogfood." "  The bugs get fixed fast.

Those Student, Customer, Client Evaluations - High Angst Among Workforce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At a call center for the ecommerce unit of a home-improvement service, customers are asked to provide feedback through a survey. Remember when our jobs and professional mobility primarily depended on what our superiors were thinking and the word of mouth of the powers that be?

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