Wednesday, June 15, 2011

m-Commerce Sales in the U.S. Between 2010-2015



Image Source:  Barclay's Capital, "U.S. Internet, Internet Trends and Picks For the Year Ahead," Provided to eMarketer on 1/11/11

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Bootstrap | Elevator Pitch $5,000 Monthly Give Away Competition!




This is fantastic. Those of you thinking of starting a business cannot miss this wonderful opportunity!

VenCorps, which is a crowd-sourced collaborative venture capitalist firm and the Kauffman Foundation, are currently running an online elevator pitch competition.  They will give away US$5,000 cash to the best video pitch every month. Contestants upload a two-minute elevator pitch video to YouTube and get feedback from VenCorps‘panel of judges and members of the startup community.

It gets even better. Monthly winners walk away with the cash without any catch – no equity is expected. The best-of-the-best will be invited to the VenCorps community for a chance at winning a further US$25,000 investment.

For details of the competition visit their Facebook Page



Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Mobile Marketing | Mobile Advertising ROI

Mobile Marketing


eMarketer estimates that by the end of 2011, U.S. spending on mobile advertising will reach $1.1 billion.  That is an increase of 48% over 2010!
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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Local Marketing | Landing Page Optimization Terms

Local Marketing


Interesting article on how people describe Landing Page Optimization testing efforts:

  • A/B testing – 24%
  • Landing page testing – 19%
  • Testing – 18%
  • Conversion rate testing – 15%
  • Usability testing – 13%
  • Split testing – 6%
  • UX/UI testing – 2%

 Read the complete post here