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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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? 

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Missoni for $40: Target.com crashes but future looks amazingly profitable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Once it recovers from this technical stumble, Target.com will gain a leadership, perhaps the number-one, position in ecommerce for the frugal niche. 

SEO+ = Second Language of Business [SLB], plus language of the heart

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In this era of ecommerce, the second language is SEO or search engine optimization.  The language of business, at least the first one, is the language of accounting. 

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.

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

Guest Blog: Lessons from Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City – How to Build Income

DeFinis Communications

Invest in a user-friendly and well-designed website to help facilitate and automate ecommerce. Got Platform? Part 3 of a Three-part Series: Income. Greenleaf Book Group is a publisher and distributor that specializes in the development of independent authors and the growth of small presses.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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?

(Supposed) Best Practices - Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night, on Skype, I was consulting with a newbie in ecommerce. In this disruptive era, smart players know better than to follow best practices, at least not slavishly. There is plenty of room to make it big by being an early adopter of whatever.

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.

The Facebook Effect - 6 Ways To Be Personally Authentic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, ecommerce expert, Paul Chaney, is intensely engaged with capturing the beauty of the south in photography, recording his grandchild's milestones, and sharing a commitment to conservative values.

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.

Blissed-out Monk in McDonald's

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In an hour I was going to meet the big boss for the new job I had in legal ecommerce (you bet, my legal blog helped me get the job).  I had neither the orange robe nor the shaved head of a Buddhist monk. 

Caught Myself a Nice-sized Fish: The bait was my legal blog

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Monday I start a job developing content for a legal ecommerce firm.  Blogging is a mature medium.    As long form it takes time versus short form like Twitter. The space is glutted.    And the big brandnames like Gawker and Business Insider dominate.

Surveys: Smart tactic for 2013

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A mutually beneficial alliance could be, for example, for a public relations firm to join together a plus-size women's apparel ecommerce company and a national spa regarding attitudes about full-figured females. 

How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

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Doba Drop ship products for ecommerce sales. How to Change the World A practical blog for impractical people. « A Brief History of Mine | Main | Resolution Assistance » December 30, 2005 The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint I suffer from something called Ménière’s disease—don’t worry, you cannot get it from reading my blog. The symptoms of Ménière’s include hearing loss, tinnitus (a constant ringing sound), and vertigo.

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LinkedIn Self-Publishing Could Become As Powerful As The Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Better is: "Mobile Changes Ecommerce Game - 5 Must-Dos." Self-publishing on LinkedIn as an Influencer is a smart career move. Officially it is called the Pulse Section. It can bring in new business, get you spotted by recruiters, enhance your branding with colleagues, and build your portfolio of publication credits. The latter you can put in your Media Center on your website.

LinkedIn - Self-Publish As An Influncer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Better is: "Mobile Changes Ecommerce Game - 5 Must-Dos." Self-publishing on LinkedIn as an Influencer is a smart career move. Officially it is called the Pulse Section. It can bring in new business, get you spotted by recruiters, enhance your branding with colleagues, and build your portfolio of publication credits. The latter you can put in your Media Center on your website.

Small Business Blogs, Backs Off from Tweeting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I brought that up-to-date with a major section on ecommerce in an article I published in INDIE READER, which Huffington Post linked to. Small business is focused on the conversion rate, that is, how this or that bit of social media converts into a sale. 

Eats/Drink Biz: Does Wi-Fi help or hurt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Also, as working people we have to wonder if it's unethical to monopolize a table as we conduct ecommerce which should be turning over and over for wait staff who make their living that way. "Truckers sit outside those eating places with Wi-Fi and send their reports."

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite.

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AOL & Huffington Post: Not marriage made in page views

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Recently, Huffington Post linked to a feature I published with INDIE READER on how to promote books via ecommerce. A year ago, AOL chief executive officer Tim Armstrong eagerly waited on the altar for his bride Arianna Huffington.    Her dowry was Huffington Post. 

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Doba Drop ship products for ecommerce sales. How to Change the World A practical blog for impractical people. « The Education of a Late-Adopter Blogger | Main | Addendum to How to Get a Standing Ovation » January 18, 2006 How to Get a Standing Ovation When I started public speaking in about 1986, I was deathly afraid of public speaking--for one thing, working for the division run by Steve Jobs was hugely intimidating: How could you possibly compete with Steve?

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Small Companies Who Get Social Can Play with the Big Boys

Content Marketing Today

A simple set of technologies that enable a portable identity will soon empower consumers to bring their identities with them — transforming marketing, eCommerce, CRM, and advertising. Corporate giants are losing power to communities of consumers–and your company can benefit.