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Crowdpark Allows Social Betting On Almost Anything

October 20, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Crowdpark is a Berlin-based company that creates social betting games which allow players to make bets in real time on anything going on in the world around them. The company’s first game is called Bet Tycoon and has approximately 500,000 players on Facebook. Crowdpark uses a “dynamic betting” system so that each ... Read More »

Ecommerce Leader Amazon Taking Publishing Into Their Own Hands

October 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ecommerce giant Amazon is set to publish 122 books of a variety of genres this fall. By creating their own publishing line, Amazon is removing traditional publishing houses from the process and making their own deals with authors. Amazon Publishing will act similar to a traditional publisher, completing all of the editing, ... Read More »

Dropbox Secures $250 Million; Competes With iCloud

October 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Dropbox announced Tuesday that it has secured $250 million in a Series B round of funding led by Index Ventures. Dropbox is a company that uses cloud storage technology to provide a place where users can store and share files on the Internet. The service boasts 50 million users and is valued ... Read More »

Ecommerce Software Platform, Vendio, Launches Blogger Contest

October 17, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Attention all bloggers! Do you live and breathe blogging? Are you passionate about ecommerce and ecommerce solutions? Can you write a more enticing introduction than this (don’t lie to yourself…)? If you answered yes to these questions, you may want to check out Vendio.com. Vendio Services, Inc. announced last week that they ... Read More »

4 Steps to Getting the Right High-Risk Merchant Account

October 17, 2011 By Tina Brandon, Vice President of PayNetSecure.net Happy Guest Blogger Monday! This week our guest talks about establishing the high-risk merchant account that’s right for your ecommerce solution. Without this knowledge, you might be at risk yourself–for winding up without a merchant account. VP of PayNetSecure.net Tina Brandon guides you through four steps to ensure your business ... Read More »

Prepare Your Ecommerce Solution for DNS Failure

October 14, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Domain Name Service (DNS) issues may be more of a concern this holiday shopping season than expected, according to a recent study commissioned by VeriSign, Inc. Ecommerce solutions of all sizes could be at risk of experiencing the devastating effects of DNS failure and website downtime. The main finding of the study ... Read More »

Kiip and Zynga and iPhone 4S, Oh My! Mobile Gaming Developments

October 13, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The world of mobile gaming is expanding all the time, along with mobile commerce and, well, everything mobile. There are tips and tricks all over for improving your mobile-optimized website and ensuring customer satisfaction and ease of use with your m-commerce platform. Everyone is getting involved, and with good reason–10% of visits ... Read More »

L2 Releases 2011 Digital IQ Index: Fashion

October 13, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team L2 recently released its third annual Digital IQ Index for fashion, which ranks the digital competence of 49 prestigious fashion brands. The index ranks the brands based on the effectiveness of their digital strategies across four categories: site, digital marketing, social media, and mobile. Brands were given digital IQ scores that fall ... Read More »

Get The Most Out Of Mobile Ecommerce Solutions

October 12, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team There’s no question that if you are in the business of ecommerce you should be concerned about the business of mobile ecommerce, or m-commerce. Whether you choose to embrace the mobile ecommerce world or not, we’re here to offer a simple fact: your website can and will be accessed via mobile devices. ... Read More »

Kiwi Crate Makes Inspiring Creativity Easier For Parents

October 12, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Kiwi Crate is a new service for parents who want their kids to do more hands-on type activities, but need a little help providing such activities. Parents who sign up for the subscription service will get a new crate containing a specially designed hands-on craft or activity for their children delivered to ... Read More »