via emarketer.com Shipping also emerged as the main reason buyers abandoned their cart before completing a purchase; 57% of respondents said they had added items to their cart not to buy them, but to figure out what the total purchase cost would be with shipping included. Almost as many buyers, 55%, stopped the purchase process…

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via emarketer.com For online shoppers, issues related to shipping are still not as important as ease of checkout and product variety. But they still play a significant role in converting browsers into buyers, according to a February 2012 survey conducted by comScore. In fact, when asked what aspect of the shopping process could be improved…

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via emarketer.com February findings from demand-side platform DataXu showed that those US executives who planned to shift some of their budget from traditional to digital marketing efforts did so primarily because of digital’s increased measurability and accountability, as well as its greater ability to foster customer engagement. Lower cost per new customer was also a…

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via emarketer.com On the mobile front, Pew found that 9% of all mobile phone owners used Twitter on their phones, including 22% of users ages 18 to 24. Meanwhile, marketers are focusing on Twitter’s advertising products, Promoted Tweets, Trends and Accounts, and determining how well they work for their brands. In January 2012, search engine…

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