All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Holidays’

Study: Email Fatigue Not An Issue In Q4

Return Path has a new study out looking at consumer email behavior in Q4 2014. Its main finding is that instead of experiencing “email fatigue” during the holiday season, consumers welcomed more messages from retailers. This “contradicts common theories about email overload,” a spokesperson for Return Path said. The study found that the average consumer inbox received fewer than ten …

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Email Won Thanksgiving Weekend [Report]

Email marketing and search (both organic and paid) were the dominant marketing channels over the holiday season according to new research from Custora. The firm released its new 2014 Holiday Recap. According to that, ecommerce revenue in the U.S. was up 15.6% compared to 2013’s holidays season. This continues a four-year streak of mid-teen growth. Black Friday and Cyber Monday …

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Amazon: Prime And Free Shipping Saved People Over $2 Billion Over The Holidays

This has been Amazon’s 20th holiday shopping season, if you can believe that. The company announced that it also saw record growth for Amazon Prime memberships. Over 10 million new members tried Prime for the first time, and Amazon’s Prime and Free Shipping offerings saved customers over $2 billion in shipping fees this holiday season, according to the company. “We …

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‘Tis The Season For An Animated Google Doodle

Google is showing a doodle on its homepage today, honoring the holiday spirit, showing a reindeer pulling some children in a sleigh. They didn’t get too creative with the Google letters this time, instead opting for a simple red banner with the word Google at the top. It’s animated: When you click the Doodle, it takes you to search results …

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Netflix Plugs BoJack Horseman Christmas Special

Now is the time of year when many of us are taking in as many holiday specials of our favorite television shows as possible until the big day gets here. Then it’s on to figuring out how we’re going to better our lives in the coming year. But for now, by all means, consume as many holiday episodes as possible. …

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Facebook Launches Standalone App For Messenger Stickers

Facebook announced some lighthearted, holiday-themed updates for its Messenger app, which actually includes a new standalone app for stickers to be sent through Messenger. “The holidays are an important time for people to be connected with their friends and family and Messenger is an easy way to coordinate activities and keep in touch,” Facebook says. One update is a “festive …

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Diabetes: Tips For Managing Diabetes Around The Holidays

Dealing with diabetes can be hard any time of year, but especially around the holidays. Most people celebrate the holidays with feasts and special treats and regardless of how well you try, it can be hard to avoid overeating or indulging in sweets and carbs. Here are some tips to help you avoid losing control. Snack Before you show up …

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Groupon Broke Records Over The Holiday Weekend

Groupon announced that it experienced a record-breaking holiday weekend for deal sales in North America. The company says it had the most successful four days ever in its six-year history. Black Friday and Cyber Monday specifically were the two biggest days in Groupon’s North American history. For the full Black Friday through Cyber Monday weekend, Groupon’s North American sales were …

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Cyber Monday Sales Up 16% According To Adobe

Last week, we asked if Cyber Monday was losing its luster, as various reports and studies were finding that interest in the online shopping holiday seemed go be on the decline, as the holiday shopping period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday becomes just more of constant buying stretch. Some indicated that the deals on Cyber Monday weren’t as good as …

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Ace Metrix Ranks Top 10 Holiday Ads

Television and video advertising analytics firm Ace Metrix announced the top 10 highest scoring holiday ads heading into Thanksgiving. “As is true throughout the year, advertisers develop ads based on a variety of creative strategies. During the holiday season, however, it is even more challenging to break through the clutter and to grab the attention of increasingly distracted consumers,” said …

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Is Cyber Monday Losing Its Luster?

There’s always a lot of hype around Cyber Monday this time of year, but various sources seem to paint a less than exciting picture about the alleged biggest holiday shopping day of the year. Do you plan to do some Cyber Monday shopping this year? Let us know in the comments. Last year, Cyber Monday sales hit a new record. …

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Holiday Decorations: The Coolest And The Craziest Christmas Decorations

Even if people skip on holiday decorations for Halloween and Thanksgiving, it’s usually a sure bet that an effort will be made for Christmas. But some people go above and beyond on decorations when it comes to winter holidays. If you’re hoping to get in on the holiday fun, but aren’t quite sure what look to go for, let these …

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