5 Brands That Are Killing It on Pinterest

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If you thought Pinterest was mostly a tool for making people feel inspired about things from hairstyles to crafts, that’s a little short-sighted. It can also be a powerful marketing machine, as long as you have a thorough understanding of your product and audience. Here are five brands that are making Pinterest work wonders for […]

How Social Media Feedback Impacts Mobile Payments Adoption

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With more smartphone users using their mobile devices for shopping, a 20% increase according to the 2014 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report from Mobile Payments Today, it only seems natural that mobile payments adoption would be increasing as well. Not so fast, says this article from Fox Small Business Center, who cites the […]

Social Shopping and Fashion Networking: Where eCommerce Meets Social Media


Nothing is driving eCommerce and fashion quite like social shopping and fashion networking. It’s quite a natural evolution. We live in a world inundated with social media. It is part of the way we build relationships and express ourselves. At the same time (and at a comparable rate), eCommerce and online retail have revolutionized the […]

Social Media and Mobile Wallets Join Forces


Liz Gulsvig is the Copywriter at Forte Payment Systems. Liz currently writes their blog, where you can find all kinds of glorious nuggets pertaining to the electronic payments industry and small business. You can also find her on Google+ and LinkedIn. Email her at or find her on Twitter: @LizGulsvigForte.   A smart mobile wallet is going to launch features that either directly work […]

6 Ways to Optimize Pinterest for eCommerce This Holiday Season

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Shane Jones is a Senior Social Outreach Specialist at WebpageFX. He also is the founder of Local Soccer News, a League Soccer News blog. He is also a traveling fanatic, and writes about his bucket list on his personal blog, Shane Patrick Jones. . The holidays are coming, and the rush of Christmas shopping is already upon us. […]