Mobile usage increases, highlighting the need for online stores to optimised for mobile users

Mobile usage per day has been recorded at 4 hours and 10 minutes, with similar data from GWI showing that the average person spends longer each day using the internet on their phone (3 hours, 39 minutes) then watching television (3 hours, 24 minutes). As more people use their mobile devices for news, entertainment and…

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Harnessing new payment methods online can help draw in customers and provide greater choice and convenience

Canada saw year-on-year growth for online sales reach between 175% to 625% between March and May of last year. The surge of ecommerce has seen many turn to online to offer new ways to connect audiences with their stores. Canadian consumers have been shown to have a willingness to adopt alternative and new payment methods,…

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Video, VR and more interactive content presents opptonuites to connect and immerse audiences with brands

27.2% of worldwide viewers watch more then 10 hours of online videos on a weekly basis, with another 28% watching between 4 to 10 hours (Statista). The large audience presents a perfect opportunity to connect further with audiences. The rise of ecommerce has illustrated the importance of content, with video content among the most consumed…

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As businesses look to bring customers in online, the importance of content is highlighted

As 40% of small Canadian businesses selling online say that their biggest challenge to success is attracting customers, the importance of content is heightened. Relevant content helps generate more traffic to your website, in particularly blog posts on topics your audience needs answers to. You should be optimizing website pages around the keywords that your…

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The high ROI and customer acquisition from email marketing makes it the perfect method to grow your business

Email marketing holds a customer acquisition rate that is 40x more effective then either Facebook or Twitter can achieve. Despite the dominance of social media, email marketing still stands ahead. Matched with a high Return of Investment (ROI), sitting at US$1 spent generating $38, email marketing is incredibly useful for the growth of business, acquiring…

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