Category: Internet Marketing

Amazon rewards Prime Members who choose slower shipping

One of the main reasons people sign up for Amazon Prime is to get the FREE 2-day shipping. Heck, since I joined, I’ve seen things arrive the next day! It’s madness — in a good way — for the buyer. But I’ve been hearing rumors that Amazon now has too many Prime members and can’t handle the shipping load. I think those rumors must be true because Amazon is once again pushing their No Rush reward program. If you’re a Prime member, and you choose the slower 5-7 business day option, Amazon will give you a $ 1 Amazon Instant ... Read more

Five Shocking Facts That Will Change Your Entire Approach to Social Media

Social media is fraught with legend, hysteria, and mass confusion. Because of its intensely personal nature, we tend to approach social media with a lot of strong feelings about its effectiveness, lack thereof, best practices, and how things should be done. Since most of us use Facebook, we think we know how effective it will be, or what kind of posts garner the most attention and interaction. Since we have a Twitter account, we have a sense of knowledge about how it works, and what a business should do (or not do) on Twitter. All that is great, but how ... Read more

Don’t Hold Your Breath Just Yet for Snapchat Monetization

The popular platform has new and rumored features, but marketers say it needs to roll out more tracking capabilities before it can legitimately claim a seat at the social network ad table. Social – ClickZ

Is Facebook the New King of Traffic?

Facebook is reportedly driving nearly a quarter of all sharing traffic to sites across the Web. With the introduction of Facebook’s new “save” feature, how can marketers best utilize the social platform? Social – ClickZ

Mobile Is the Message for Facebook Q2 Earnings

Mobile ad revenue surpasses desktop in Facebook’s Q2 earnings, driven by m-commerce, an industry that is expected to generate $ 500 billion by 2017. Social – ClickZ

Using Affiliate Marketing to Grow Your Business

As an entrepreneur or a marketer, the risk for you to use affiliate marketing is extremely low and the reward is high. You only need to pay affiliates when a customer converts, not when they drive people to your website. In the webinar, KISSmetrics Founder Neil Patel and Dan McGaw discuss how to increase your revenue with affiliate marketing. Besides KISSmetrics, Neil also co-founded Crazy Egg and has spoken at over 100 marketing conferences. He has tons of experience with affiliate marketing, both from being an affiliate and driving the revenue of other companies, as well as through an affiliate ... Read more

Facebook reports 19 percent increase in daily active users

There are more people using Facebook on a regular basis than there were last year. 19% more. Care to guess how many people that is? Go ahead and guess: how many Daily Active Users does Facebook have now? (I’ll put the answer at the bottom.) Facebook just released their Second Quarter 2014 Financial Summary and it’s looking good for the social media giant. Second quarter revenue was $ 2.91 billion. That’s a 61% increase compared to $ 1.81 billion this same time last year. I’d take that any day. Leading the charge? Mobile. Mobile was responsible for about 62% of ... Read more