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Amazon is encouraging social commerce

Today i recieved an email from Amazon informing about their new social shopping experience. Few years ago Amazon started a social commerce experience onsite. By signing up via your facebook account you were able to see your friends upcoming birthdays and amazon was recommending products if they had an amazon account (and a wish list).…

21 KPIs for Ecommerce

Key performance indicators are becoming common in large corporations as a way to measure and monitor the success of key activities. But they can also play an important role in any sized ecommerce business. A KPI — key performance indicator — is simply a measure of some process, event, or activity. An example is checkout…

The Secret Recipe of Amazon

Before you proceed with the amazing recipe of the world leader e-tailer Amazon’s recommendation engine check out the video of Hunch. For those people who don’t know about Hunch, you should definitely check out Hunch.com which is one of the biggest recommendation engines depending on its own way of collecting data from its custom designed surveys.…

The Journey of Amazon.com

Amazon is the oldest and largest online retailer in the US. It initially started life in the mid 90′s selling books but now sells a variety of products from DVD’s to toys and even furniture. Below is a graphical representation of their growth and success over the last 15 years. But before proceeding to Amazon’s…

Introducing Amazon Cloud Drive and Amazon Cloud Player

Amazon has officially announced launching of Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon Cloud Player for Web and Amazon Cloud Player for Android. Amazon Cloud Drive system allows music, video, documents and photos to be uploaded to 5GB free Amazon’s storage(and 20GB if you buy an album from Amazon MP3); Amazon Cloud Player then streams MP3 and AAC (including DRM-free iTunes tracks) to PC/Mac, mobile…

Mobile by Numbers

Gartner’s mobile market report says 428 million mobile devices were sold in the first quarter of 2011, representing a 19% increase year-over-year. A lot of that growth is due to smartphone sales, which were at 100.7 million, a 85% year-over-year increase. The big winner in this quarter was Android, which soared past Symbian to capture…