Pre-Roll Ads Dramatically Increasing Ad-Block Installs

busyA recent study by the video ad tech company Teads surveyed 9,000 people who either have or are aware of ad-blocking technology. This study aims to provide insight as to what motivates people to use ad blockers.

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MailChimp Integration with Magento

Integrating Mailchip with Magento is great for those looking to segment, personalize and automate by purchase history. This article will discuss some of the many features this integration provides.

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UPS vs. USPS vs. FedEx: Battle of the Shipping Carriers

ecommmerceAs the holidays quickly approach, one question on the minds of many business and company owners is “Which shipping carrier should I use for my business?” This may be a difficult choice for some, as there are a lot of carrier options available. The three major carriers in the United States are UPS, FedEx and the United States Postal Services (USPS). Each of these brands are most familiar among Americans and are associated with reliable shipping to consumer residences.

Each carrier has specific strengths, however their differences are not as stark as they once were. They each have strategies to serve the eCommerce market and continue to improve their service and delivery options, while also meeting online sellers’ (and buyers’) needs. Consequently, USPS now has exceptional 1-3 day Priority Mail capabilities, FedEx and UPS offer competitively priced ground solutions, and services like FedEx SmartPost and UPS SurePost leverage USPS for final package delivery to residences buying online. With each carrier being so similar, choosing one that is best for your business may be difficult. This article will discuss how these 3 major carriers compare to better help you make your choice.

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GigCity Broadband Service in Bryan/College Station

imagesOn July 9, 2015 Suddenlink announced that it would be offering an Internet service with an up to 1 Gigabit per second download speed throughout Bryan/College Station, making this area the first Suddenlink-served community in Texas to receive this service. Suddenlink also announced that it has increased other residential Internet speeds at no additional cost to customers.

Experts say this puts Bryan/College Station in an elite class to which only parts of some major U.S. cities have access.

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Why Every Business Needs Content Marketing

file7891262448908For your website to be ultimately effective you need to provide content that is useful to your customers and that advances your business objectives in a measurable way. High engagement is vital and is achieved by building and maintaining a community around your content. Companies need to understand where most of their customers are most active and how they can interact and engage with them most effectively.

This all requires careful analysis and planning. Having an effective content strategy provides the framework for ensuring the content that you deliver is on these essential requirements across all relevant digital platforms.

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Marketing Your Website

internationalEvery website we build at Centennial Arts is designed to increase visitor traffic. We design each and every website with the specific purpose of supporting your marketing goals and maximizing the reach and impact of your brand. There is tools incorporated for platform and blogging allows search engine optimization for your website, email marketing integration and connecting through social media.

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Customizing Your eCommerce Store for the Holidays

simple-remindersIn our previous article we discussed Preparing Your Online Store for the Holidays, now we’ll discuss how to customize your eCommerce website for the holidays.

With the holidays approaching quickly, it might be time for a makeover on your eCommerce site. Just as storefronts need a little holiday decoration, so do your online stores. Every year many eCommerce stores add flare to their websites for the season to show they are in the holiday spirit. This is a great and easy way to boost sales and receive more traffic from possible customers. Here are a few simple ways you can give your eCommerce site a makeover this holiday season.

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Preparing Your Online Store for the Holidays

_DSC7685The holiday season is almost always the most profitable time if year for many online businesses. Not only does the last quarter of year see increases in the number of orders, but the average size of the order tends to be much bigger as well. In fact, the majority of retailers make most of the yearly revenue in the last quarter alone.

With the day-to-day hustle running your eCommerce business, it’s easy to forget about the fast-approaching holidays. How many times has a holiday come and you realized your never prepared a promotion for it? We’re here to help! This article will discuss the importance of planning ahead and how early you should begin, as well as provide few helpful ways to prepare your online store for the holidays this year.

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