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Internet Marketing NewsWatch|  Internet Business| Online Marketing|Home based business
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Archive for the ‘ Amazon News and Updates ’ Category

‘There’s No Doubt That Amazon Alexa Is the Next Big Thing’ – Entrepreneur

John Lincoln says, “Want to ask a question and get a fast answer? There’s a skill for that. In this case, skill is the term for “app” in Amazon Alexa’s voice ecosystem. In case you missed the news, Alexa is Amazon’s digital assistant. It’s capable of voice interaction, offering reminders, playing music, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks and providing up-to-the-minute news. Alexa […]

‘Amazon Payments usage grows: should you adopt it?’ – Econsultancy

Patricio Robles says, “Don’t look now: while PayPal continues to be the dominant online payments service, Amazon’s Pay with Amazon is growing rapidly. In a press release last week, the ecommerce giant revealed that 33m of its customers have now used Amazon Payments to make a purchase, and last year Pay with Amazon transaction volume doubled. All told, Amazon customers […]

‘Amazon launches an Alexa hub to help marketers create voice skills’ – Marketing Land

Matt McGee says, “Amazon wants more brands and marketers in its Alexa voice ecosystem. The company has launched an online hub to help them get started with creating “skills” (Amazon’s word for apps) for the Echo device family. The hub currently lists 20 agencies “with expertise in designing, developing and optimizing Alexa skills,” including Razorfish, Mobiquity, […]

‘Amazon grows sales 27% in 2016 and is increasingly profitable’ – Internet Retailer

Allison Enright says, “The e-retailer generated $136.0 billion in 2016 revenue and its net income grows by nearly 300%. Strong growth of 22% in Q4 contributed to the gains, and 49% of units sold in Q4 were by sellers on its marketplace. It was a good year for Inc., which today reported its 2016 […]

‘Amazon’s attention turns to the $200 billion ad industry’ – Internet Retailer

Shira Ovide and Leila Abboud say, “Advertising tools and deep insight into consumers’ buying and browsing habits put Amazon in position to expand its reach. (Bloomberg Gadfly)—From Inc.’s origins as a virtual bookstore, it became an online mall for every product imaginable. Then the company stealthily built a computing utility business that now generates the […]

‘Amazon just got slapped with a $1 million fine for misleading pricing’ – recode

Jason Del Rey says, “Some deals are too good to be true. And, for Amazon, they will cost the company. A Canadian enforcement agency announced today that Amazon Canada will pay a $1 million fine for what could be construed as misleading pricing practices. The investigation centered on the practice of Amazon displaying its prices […]

‘What is Fulfillment by Amazon and How Can You Use it For Your eCommerce Business?’ – Small Business Trends

Nash Riggins says, “Handling the delivery side of an eCommerce operation can be a nightmare for small business owners. Between scrambling to generate leads, stocking popular products and fulfilling new web orders, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stay on the ball all the time. That’s why more and more small eCommerce businesses are turning to […]

‘What can marketers learn from Amazon Go’s customer experience?’ – EConsultancy

Nikki Gilliland says, “Last December, Amazon unveiled its first ever bricks-and-mortar grocery store. Amazon Go is not just your average supermarket of course, but a cashier-free shop that allows customers to pick up their items and walk out without queuing or paying (sort of). Shoppers are simply required to scan smartphones as they enter, leaving Amazon’s […]

‘Amazon made 10x more money than any other e-commerce site during 2016 holidays [Slice data]’ – Marketing Land

Matt McGee says, “Amazon already told the world that the 2016 holidays were its “best-ever season,” and new data from retail analytics company Slice Intelligence is adding some perspective to the claim. Based on a panel of more than 1.3 million US online shoppers, Amazon claimed 38 percent of all online revenue during the just-completed […]

‘How to Use Amazon Affiliate Marketing: A Step by Step Guide’ – Small Business Trends

Antony Maina says, “Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is no doubt one of the world’s most famous online marketplaces. But the company also offers n opportunity to some small business owners — particularly online marketers. The platform offers a well-known Affiliate program. Interested? Here’s a step-by-step process on how you can become am Amazon affiliate. How to Become […]