Tina Fey On Holidays And Body Hair

Tina Fey is not one to shy away from disclosing her true feelings on an issue, whether that would be comedy, life or body hair. The latter being the most important, of course. To Tina Fey, body hair should be…

Yelp Analyzes Calls Made to Businesses On Holidays

Yelp shared some new findings about the calls people to make to businesses during the holiday season. It says consumers call businesses more than a thousand times on holidays. Specifically, the company looked at calls made to businesses surrounding Thanksgiving…

Salesforce Infographic Looks at Holiday Marketing Trends

Another day, another interesting infographic from Salesforce. Earlier this week, we looked at one the company released about the state of customer service based on its new 2015 State of Service Report. This one looks at holiday marketing and how…

Amazon Claims Record Weekend For Its Devices

Amazon says it had a record holiday shopping weekend for sales of its devices. While the company didn’t reveal any hard numbers, it says it sold “millions of devices” and 3x over last year. The top-selling products across all of…

A Timely Glimpse At Ecommerce Habits And Numbers

It’s the time of year when people are using a lot of their hard-earned dollars to get things for the people they care about. In other words, it’s the best time of year for ecommerce businesses. Now that it’s the…

Google Reveals Gift Search Trends

Last week, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Google shared a look at related trending searches. Now, with Black Friday over and half way into Cyber Monday, the company is giving us a look at trending gift searches. “If your holiday…

Google Shares Thanksgiving Search Trends

As Thanksgiving approaches, Google is sharing some searches that have been trending throughout the United States leading up to the holiday. As of Wednesday, the top Thanksgiving questions were as follows: “Gratitude may be in the name, but food is…

Google Shares ‘Surprising’ Black Friday Findings

Google is sharing some research it conducted about foot traffic patterns in stores across the United States during Black Friday last year. The company says it uncovered some “surprising” findings that should help businesses better connect with shoppers in and…

2 Million People Have Pinned Black Friday & Cyber Monday Content On Pinterest

Well, it’s just about that time. The biggest shopping days of the year – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – are less than a week away (not to mention Small Business Saturday). Pinterest is sharing some statistics about how its…

Google Introduces Text Message Subscription Ads

Google is testing a new ad format that delivers brand offers and updates to consumers’ phones via text message. The company is enabling users to subscribe to a Google service that tailors promotional messages to products they’re interested in. Once…

Facebook And Instagram Stats To Consider This Holiday Season

Facebook is sharing some new research from FBIQ about how people are shopping online for the holidays these days. Naturally, they’re also reminding businesses that they have various ads and marketing tools that can help them take advantage of these…

Mobile And Reviews To Be Big Factors In Shopping This Season?

Social Media Link released some interesting findings based on a survey of 21,000 active social media users. It finds that this holiday season, peer-to-peer online reviews will influence what goes on shoppers’ lists. How big of a role do reviews…

Amazon Black Friday Deals Store Opens For Business

Halloween is over and November has begun, so that can only mean one thing. Black Friday is getting closer, and Amazon has launched its Black Friday Deals Store and Electronics Holiday Gift Guide. “Shoppers come to Amazon to discover the…

Black Friday Emails, Social Posts Work Better Earlier In The Week

Yesmail is sharing new data indicating that retailers benefit from sending Black Friday promotions earlier rather than the day of. The firm found that open rates of Black Friday-themed emails were highest on the Monday and Tuesday leading up to…

Google Shopping Guide To The Holidays In 3 Videos

Well, it’s almost November, so if you haven’t started getting your holiday shopping campaigns ready, you better get your butt in gear. If you’re looking to reach shoppers through Google Shopping this holiday season, it’s a good time to take…

With Holidays Coming, It’s Time To Get Serious About Pinterest Marketing

If you haven’t already started your holiday marketing or at least started planning it, you better get in gear, because it’s that time. Social media played a less significant role in holiday ecommerce last year than other channels like search…

Facebook Gets Retailers Prepared For The Holidays

Facebook is advising retail marketers about how to prepare for the holiday season. Yes, it’s August, but according to the company, that means it’s time to start doing some serious planning. The company laid out eight tips for holiday advertising…

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 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…

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…