Tags: ‘ecommerce’

Cyber Monday: Why E-Commerce is Important for Your Business

“Cyber Monday” is now apart of the common vernacular around the holidays and has equal weight as its older shopping juggernaut event day, “Black Friday.” However, that hasn’t always been the case. Yes, there was a time before Cyber Monday! The term Cyber Monday was actually coined by Ellen Davis back in 2005, before we […] Read more

New Google Services: Grow With Google and Veteran Small Business

Here at Stand And Stretch, we use Google daily and depend on their services to communicate with clients, staff, and develop our business and our clients’ interests. As a Google Partner, we try to relay valuable information to the public about what exciting ideas Google is cooking up out there in California, and how it […] Read more

Amazon Launches New Social Platform Spark to Help Customers Connect to Businesses

Amazon strikes again with yet another software component, Spark. Spark is an innovative social media platform to connect buyers with similar interest to products they may find interesting. Yes, Amazon is forever changing and innovating their platform. At first glimpse, the appearance of the “feed” looks pretty much like a mix of Facebook, Instagram, and […] Read more

Use Google Local Services to Find Warm, Local Traffic

Advertising online is an ongoing effort. It’s an area of marketing where you try and reach those closest to you — the customers who live within your service area and better yet, who are actually searching for your services. Those are the people who need you, after all, so why not shorten the process and […] Read more

Enhance Your Business through Ebates for Shopify

Let’s face it, the game is changing. It’s the 21st century and the Internet is alive and prospering. As a merchant, this means the way you sell your product is no longer the same as it was a few years ago. Potential prospects now spend their time scrolling through products using different apps and platforms. […] Read more

You’ve Got Mail…Chimp? Why MailChimp Takes The Cake in Email Marketing

Email marketing campaigns are a great way to share information directly to your customers’ inboxes — but are you using them to their full potential? It’s no secret that email campaigns have taken over the direct marketing scene. Have you seen what email campaigns are capable of lately? They look sleek, are user-friendly, and as […] Read more

What’s the Best e-Commerce Store? BigCommerce vs. Shopify vs. Magento

If you’re in the retail business, chances are you’ve at least considered moving your goods online (if you haven’t done so already). Today, with all the ease of clicking and buying from one’s own home, it’s no surprise that online sales have seen incredibly high rates of growth in the past few years – with […] Read more

Selling on eBay: Tips and ‘Best Practices’ for Key Social Media Channels

People use Facebook to connect with friends, build relationships, and stay in touch. People “like” businesses on Facebook, but don’t want to be spammed.  It is the fine line between social networking and spamming.  And there also is a fine line between using popular social networking sites to seek customers and using these sites to […] Read more

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Social Media And The Future

I was recently asked during a presentation about my thoughts on the future of social media.  My answer is still turning over in my head now I was ready to speak my mind.  I had read many chapters on social media and its place in our lives and perhaps this is the most intriguing aspect that drives […] Read more