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Examples of User Experience Innovation in E-Commerce

We're living in exciting times. We have hit some kind of purple patch. Why is this? Well, e-commerce
has massively matured. It's big business. Digital teams are smarter, and more agile. Sexy new tech such
as HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery allows for sublime user experiences.  As such I wanted to raise a toast
to innovation by highlighting a bunch of - hopefully inspiring - examples to you.
Source: Econsultancy

Infographic: Which is the Most Effective Digital Marketing Channel?
Don’t get too excited. This infographic only covers SEO, email, social and paid search.
The folks at Conductor have put together an infographic looking at the four channels
and how effective they are, compiled from various surveys.  

News At A Glance

+ Commission Factory Releases Their First App

+ Personalized Shopping App Pickie Acquired By Digital Coupon Giant RetailMeNot

+ HasOffers Discovers Holy Grail of iAds Thanks to Hidden Gem in iOS 7.1

+ On Smartphones, More Older Folks Make Purchases than Youngsters

+ Affiliate Window Says the Unsung Hero of Marketing has Much to Sing About

Tips and Tools

+ Why You Are a Complete Idiot If You Don’t Google Yourself

+ 73+ Pivotal Blogging Shortcuts, Tools and Tips for 2014

+ How to Choose Arresting Images for Your Blog (and Why You Should)

+ The User Interface: How to Create a Buying Environment on Your Website


We want to start by welcoming new client School Improvement Network, an online professional
learning and teacher effectiveness company that partners with schools, districts, and educators
to increase student achievement. Welcome aboard!

Kudos to client Quicken Loans, which is donating $1 million to Detroit and Cleveland-based charities.

Congratulations to client Cyberswim, which was a featured advertiser on the Rakuten LinkShare blog
this week.

Client TeamSnap shared its first-hand experience with Heartbleed this week. Thank you, TeamSnap,
for What You Need to Know about Heartbleed.

We just registered for a few upcoming industry trade shows this week. Check out the list and let us
know if you’ll be attending any of these conferences. We’d love to see you there!

If you’re planning to attend the Internet Retailer conference that takes place June 10-13 in Chicago,
we can offer you 10% off on your registration. Use discount code 572SCH when registering or use this
dedicated link
to get the discount automatically.

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