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myTab Provides New Social Gifting Ecommerce Solution

November 9, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team myTab provides an ecommerce solution for those who want to travel but need a creative way to generate funding. For example, studying abroad is without a doubt one of the best experiences one can have when in college. However, it can also be terribly expensive, making it an experience that not everyone ...

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An Interview With Digital River: Marketing Strategy Trends

November 9, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team We recently got a chance to sit down with Jim Wehmann, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for Digital River, to chat about some strategies that businesses are using to market their ecommerce solutions this holiday season. Multi-Channel Marketing Businesses are increasingly turning to multi-channel marketing techniques to establish and reinforce online ...

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ShopSavvy Adds Facebook Co-Founder To Board Of Directors

November 4, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team ShopSavvy, the mobile app that allows users to compare prices on anything, anywhere, will be adding Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin to its board of directors. The company announced Thursday that it has secured a $7 million round of Series A funding led by Saverin. Additional funding came from Brad Martin, former Chairman ...

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2011 Holiday Shopping Season Trends

November 3, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team It is now officially the 2011 holiday shopping season and a number of recent studies have forecast some interesting trends that will be taking place this season. Holiday sales in the U.S. are projected to reach $466 billion this year, a nearly three percent rise from last year. Although sales are still ...

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4 Ecommerce Tips For Thanksgiving Weekend Sales

November 1, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team November is here and if you haven’t started already, now is the time to optimize your ecommerce solution and marketing plan for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This Thanksgiving weekend is predicted to be more profitable than last year, but there will also be more competition for consumer dollars than ever before. ...

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Performics’ 2011 Social Shopping Survey Yeilds Interesting Results

October 27, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Millions of Internet users are members of social websites. In order to access that growing market, more and more retailers are utilizing social shopping platforms in addition to their ecommerce solutions. Just this week, Sociable Labs, a popular social ecommerce software provider, announced the $7 million success of their Series B funding ...

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MoPub Marketplace Gives Mobile Publishers Control Over Ads

October 28, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team MoPub Marketplace is a real-time bidding platform for mobile ads that directly connects publishers with ad buyers. The marketplace acts as a virtual trading floor that allows mobile ad buyers to bid on ad space from app publishers without going through an ad network. Advertisers are able to better reach target markets ...

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Social Ecommmerce Solution Sociable Labs Raises $7 Million

October 27, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Social ecommerce solution provider Sociable Labs has raised $7 million in a Series B funding round led by Battery Ventures. The announcement came Wednesday after the company emerged out of stealth. Existing investor Javelin Venture Partners also contributed to this round of funding. Sociable Labs, a 25-person start-up based in San Francisco, ...

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Offline Purchases to be Used For Targeting Web Ads?

October 26, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team “You are what you buy.” Whether or not you agree with this statement, it’s the way the folks at MasterCard see it and they want access to everything you buy. MasterCard and Visa want to take what they know about your purchasing habits and use that information to accurately target ads to ...

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