Marketing Charts – Unexpected Delivery Costs the Top Reason Consumers Abandon Online Purchases

More retailers are trying to lure back cart abandoners via email, and it benefits them to know what’s causing these consumers to abandon their online purchases in the first case. According to survey ... more

Silicon Angle – Love the Ones You’re With. Why Startup Success Depends on Relationships (By Wanderful Media’s Ben T. Smith, IV and Doug Kilponen)

“What people are doing when they are forming a band is what an anthropologist would call forming a clan. They are a group of people who may not be genetically related but share interests of some kind ... more

Internet Retailer – Online circular provider Wanderful Media raises $5 million

Wanderful Media, which enables newspapers to create digital circulars designed to drive shoppers into stores, said this week it raised $5 million in a new funding round. In total, the company, which ... more

Online Media Daily – Pinterest – Pinning Down Its Value For Retail (By Wanderful Media’s Ron Adams and Ben T. Smith, IV)

Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing social networks, but can it deliver customers for retailers? Social media is part of everyday life. We’ve gone social and mobile en masse, impacting all ... more

Chico Enterprise-Record – Biz Bits: Clipping ads and scissors could become obsolete

Hopefully you caught the December article about the Chico technology company called WANDERFUL MEDIA expanding here. Boiled down, a Chico company created software that allows newspapers to put ... more

Nerd Wallet – Same Day Shipping: Holiday Beta Testing and an Unclear Future

Same-day shipping became the latest weapon in the battle of major online retailers this past holiday season, with eBay and Walmart becoming the most recent e-commerce companies to step into the ... more

Chico Enterprise-Record – Biz Bits: What were the big local business stories of 2012?

Technology was a strong point for Chico. Another Internet business that creates programs so media can put advertising on its website will expand. Already at the airport business park, the company will ... more