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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is about reaching out to the right people, convincing them to do business with you, and then maintaining and nurturing that relationship.

Mobile eCommerce (or m-commerce, as many call it) is undergoing rapid growth in 2012, and only the best shopping cart software allows you to take advantage of this growing eCommerce market.

The way in which people access the Internet is undergoing rapid change as more and more people surf the Web on the go.

People expect simple, easy to use responsive Web applications that make it easy to find what they're after - and complete transactions.

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Having access to a great tool like Google Trends means that it is easy to keep an eye on how important brands and services are faring.

Since Google search is so prevalent (weighing in at about 67% in the U.S. and 90% in Europe), monitoring how popular services are trending can give some great insight into which ones are gaining market share and which are losing the race.

Understand the difference between using a website builder and a hosted site

"Want a detailed, direct comparison of the differences between website builders and Web hosting services in terms of cost, skills required, maintenance, and more?"

If you aren't sure whether to use a hosting company or a website builder to get your site up and running quickly, then this article will provide some great insight to help you understand the differences, and make the right choice.

In general, for the vast majority of all requirements (whether for a blog, professional site, or online store), the answer is almost always going to be "go with a website builder".

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Website optimization is an important part of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) because page load time and speed are factors in how well pages rank in Google search results.

Reducing page size and decreasing load times help to minimize load on your servers, improve the browsing experience (because visitors don't have to wait long for pages to load), and increase PageRank (because Google monitors page speed).

The net result of a fast page load time is a lower bounce rate, higher engagement, more conversions and more revenue.

While you might be aware that there are plenty of great online SEO and page speed tools to help improve SEO and page speed, including the excellent PageSpeed Insights tool from Google, it takes more than software tools to optimize a website.

Anyone who has an idea for an eCommerce business doesn't have long before they come across an important question - "what's the best platform to build my website?"

As eCommerce technology evolves and changes to keep pace with new and exciting opportunities and challenges online, it can be difficult to find the right way to create a shopping cart platform that will survive Google's upcoming merchant quality algorithm updates.

The answer, fortunately, is fairly straightforward, but in order for it to have credibility, we need to first look at what eCommerce entails in order to understand why the answer is correct.

With the majority of all Internet traffic passing through organic search, it is only natural to want to advertise on Google using AdWords.

AdWords is an exceptionally powerful and flexible platform for creating and managing online advertising campaigns, but it is fraught with peril for newcomers, who may quickly blow their ad budget with little to show for it.

This article will provide some insight into how you can get your marketing message in front of the right people, at a low enough cost that your conversions can drive decent profits.

Most often, when people talk of how to start a blog, they are referring to the steps required to create a website with the ability to publish posts.

Turning that blog into a valuable business asset that generates plenty of organic search traffic and converts visitors into customers or profit, is something else entirely.

A blog is much more than a series of posts that share some common thread. Here's my definition:

Mobile eCommerce (or m-commerce, as many call it) is undergoing rapid growth in 2012, and only the best shopping cart software allows you to take advantage of this growing eCommerce market.

The way in which people access the Internet is undergoing rapid change as more and more people surf the Web on the go.

People expect simple, easy to use responsive Web applications that make it easy to find what they're after - and complete transactions.

The first time I started an online business I spent the vast majority of my time actually creating the service.

I spent countless hours tweaking the interface, upgrading minor flaws and generally fussing around ensuring that every little thing was perfect.

It's good to be a perfectionist; but not if you want to turn a profit.

I think the term "business" is misleading when it comes to the Internet. What people mean when they talk about an "Internet business" or an "online business" is marketing.

Webmasters have a perennial problem when it comes to placing ads on their sites - ads generate profits, but hurt Google rankings (reducing traffic and revenue).

And, Google recently updated their page layout algorithm, catching out a fresh wave of webmasters who are now scrambling to redesign their sites without loosing too much income.

It's kind of a catch-22 for anyone looking to squeeze the most out of their Web traffic without risking a penalty.

Learning how to start a business from home in order to build a sustainable income is a priority for many people suffering in today's tough economic climate.

Plenty of people do make good money - yet the sad fact of the matter is that over 95% percent of online startups don't make a cent.

This is because the Internet has increased the opportunities available to entrepreneurs, and lowered the barrier to entry (by reducing startup costs) at the same time.

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