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01/01/2013 - Facebook Offers Viral Advertising
Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, using text ads and BANNERs to engage social media fans on Facebook, has been losing its luster in recent years. Advertising to these fans may be great for building brand awareness, but it is not doing much for the immediate bottom line. The low returns businesses see from PPC methods may be because people that typically use social media sites, like Facebook, do not necessarily want to be sold to directly.
11/01/2012 - Engage Customers with Email
Chances are good that you have wondered about your communications strategy as an online wholesaler or retailer, and you may question whether you are communicating enough or too much. Think about how many times during the year, quarter or month a customer needs you, or your products or services, and let that be your guide to how often to reach out and touch your audience.
11/01/2012 - Merling, Inc. / Licensed NFL Products
Merling Wholesale, also known as Merling Sports, is a distributor of licensed products covering the NFL, MLB, NCAA/College, NBA, NHL and other organizations. The company's huge assortment of products includes licensed blankets, wallets, decals, beach towels, candles, flags, umbrellas, BANNERs, gloves, scarves and more.
08/01/2012 - Scents That Sell
Veneto Wholesale Inc. specializes in manufacturing luxury renditions of popular designer fragrances. For those in search of the Chanel impact without the price punch, Veneto Wholesale is a reliable source for discount aromatic products. From its warehouse in downtown Miami, the company keeps a steady finger on the pulse of fragrance trends and constantly seeks out new scents to add to its inventory.
06/01/2012 - Evergreen Arctic Chill Towels
Evergreen Marketing, Inc., launched in 1988 by Joe and Marlene Pachino, strives to deliver products that are fun, functional and funky, and Arctic Chill Towels are all three.
05/01/2012 - Six Secrets of Successful eCommerce
Web companies need to stay on top of the constantly evolving methods of advertising on the web.
03/01/2012 - Analyzing Google Analytics
When selling merchandise online, it is not enough to simply track sales.
03/01/2012 - Marketing Via Pinterest
As Facebook and Twitter have continued to grow in popularity, the sites have become mainstays of social media marketing for brands looking to connect with their customers online.
01/01/2012 - Personalized DVDs by Mediak
We live in an interactive society where children want to be a part of the action, not just watching it.
10/01/2011 - Google Universe: Tools To Build Your Business
For any retailer seeking low cost tools to boost the bottom line, the first place to look is Google.
10/01/2011 - Grill Topper Leaves a Searing Impression at Retail
Imagine you and your pals work at a foundry. After spending your shift pouring molten metal and hauling heavy loads, you hang out with your friends from the plant.
09/01/2011 - Online Sales Maintain Double Digits
Three recent reports say that online retail sales are on the rise. According to MasterCard, ecommerce sales rose 15.2 percent annually in June, the eighth straight month of double-digit growth.
08/01/2011 - BANNER Ad Boom
Online advertising is enjoying a BANNER year, and that presents opportunities for ecommerce merchants, say tech writers and pundits.
12/01/2010 - Chat Software Offers E-Tailers a Chance to Close The Deal
For retailers the world over, looky-loos are a frustrating problem, but at least brick-and-mortar retailers can chat with browsers who are "just looking," and maybe even convert them into paying customers.
11/18/2010 - DollarDays Introduces SBA Backed Loan Offering to Help Small Business Owners
Leading online wholesaler DollarDays now offers an SBA loan program through its website to help small business owners secure funding.
09/11/2010 - Building Online Revenue with Affiliate Programs
"Do you want to make more money?" queried a certain line of infomercials in the 1990s.
08/01/2010 - The Party Animal Inc. Unveils Lil' Teammates
Party Animal Inc. has become the talk of the sports toy industry this year, thanks to a new line called Lil' Teammates.
07/01/2010 - The Party Animal Unveils Lil' Teammates
The Party Animal Inc. is the talk of the sports toy industry this year,
05/01/2010 - Sweet Success With Candy Concepts
CandyConceptsInc.com is not just about candy. In fact, candy now accounts for a mere ten to 15 percent of the company's sales.
03/01/2010 - Tracking MSN and Yahoo! PPC in Google Analytics
When fed the right data, Google Analytics can extract query string variables that may offer better reporting capabilities.
02/01/2010 - Tech Feature: Google Analytics
How do you measure the success of your company's website? Receiving reports on how many users clicked on the site is a fairly basic way.
11/01/2009 - Kiosks Spread Fun
Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel.
10/01/2009 - Kiosks Rev Up for Christmas
What is true for every retailer is equally true, if not more so, for kiosk and cart vendors: the need to make the most of the holiday season.
09/01/2009 - Success Begins at Home: Advice for Your Home & Product Pages
In a previous article I mentioned the three most important pages on an ecommerce site.
08/01/2009 - Phone Cards Are Winners
About two years ago, Pre-Paid Promotions Inc. began providing retailers with emergency phone cards with a sweepstakes attached.
07/01/2009 - LLD Gift of Knowledge
The Life Learning Device (LLD) is a revolutionary new tool which allows people to expand their wisdom with a touch of the button.
11/01/2008 - CSB Offers Sizzling Housewares
Over three decades, Bob Schmeizer, joined later by his son, Scott, built CSB Commodities Inc. into a prosperous wholesaler of housewares.
11/01/2008 - Consumers Love Coupons
As Americans attempt to stretch their disposable dollars, we are becoming a nation of coupon clippers.
09/01/2008 - Early Holiday Web Marketing
While most consumers don't start holiday shopping in earnest until the day after Thanksgiving, online retailers should begin marketing for the season as early as October, according to MarketLive Inc., an eCommerce platform provider.
08/01/2008 - Great Selection at Blanket Depot
George Merling, President of Blanket Depot, could be called a "Blanket Barron." Though it is only a five-year-old company, Blanket Depot has close to 2,500 blanket designs on their website.
06/01/2008 - Changeable BANNERs
SIGNS SEEN supplies Velcro Changeable BANNER, a signage system that uses Velcro to adhere plastic letters, numbers and symbols to the face of a vinyl BANNER.
05/01/2008 - The Joy of Accessories
In 1973, Debbie Tierney was selling jewelry and accessories to her hairdresser for extra money, while her husband was at work. She envisioned growth, but nothing more than simply selling to a few more hairdressers and some local shops.
03/01/2008 - Building Relevance And Sales Momentum
Relevance occurs when an input (a sight, sound, a display, words) connects with an individual's background to yield conclusions that matter to them, like answering a question
02/01/2008 - Largest ASD Vegas Show
More than 3,100 top exhibitors from around the world will gather in Las Vegas March 2 through 5 for the 2008 ASD/AMD Trade Shows
12/01/2007 - Store Display Merchandising
Have you ever wondered what happens to store fixtures that are removed from stores such as Macy's, CVS, Rite Aid or Burlington Coat Factory when they close or remodel?
11/01/2007 - Selling Unique Products
The most successful kiosks and carts offer customers something they can't get elsewhere.
10/01/2007 - Fun Friends
In 1998, Julian Parry, CEO and co-founder of Fun Friends, a company that manufactures novelty cell phone covers, was a man with a vision, but he did not know it.
09/01/2007 - Web Profits: Proven How-To Strategies to Skyrocket Web Sales
Last month I presented the importance of knowing your website performance numbers. Knowing these numbers enables you to decide where to focus your efforts, including time and money to increase your website sales.
09/01/2007 - Teamwork Drives UB2B's Success
One of the key components of Fatima Siner's game plan for business success includes the philosophy used by all winning football coaches: surround yourself with the best assistants and the most talented personnel.
08/01/2007 - NRF Nixes Protectionism
On the premise that proposed legislation to strengthen trade laws would stifle competition, the National Retail Federation (NRF) is urging a Senate committee to reject these U.S. trade remedy laws.
04/01/2007 - Wealthy Love Bargains
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that the rich are different from the rest of us.
04/01/2007 - Small Wholesalers' Marketing Tips
The inventory is all set and the website is complete, so all that is left is to flip the switch and go live.
04/01/2007 - Jewelry Sparkles on the Web
The jewelry business is much like a diamond: There are so many micro niches and interesting products, this industry appears at least slightly different, whenever you look at it from another angle.