Net News Archive
The OnLine Newsletter From Net Commerce Solutions
The Newsletter From Net Commerce Solutions
My apologies for those who wondered why we were sending out an old newsletter today even if the content was really good and much of it...
Developments in web marketing, site design, and web services
Social Networking and Mobile web use remain the two liveliest
issues in Web...
Our hard weather reflects, maybe, the hard business year in 2010.
But it feels as though the recovery may be pushing through. Certainly the online world, as highlighted in Section...
At last, the upturn we guessed at in December seems to be happening – online retail sales are growing strongly year on year, and many of our own clients are getting busier, stepping up...
As one of several small green shoots lately, the large companies have increased their spend on web advertising in 2009 compared to 2008 (iab.co.uk) – and we have certainly seen more life...
The Credit Crunch is clearly creating hard times and changing behaviours. Although online trading growth has been stronger in recent years than non web retailing (see section (2),...
Despite the Credit Crunch, Internet trading seems to be holding up, with 10% Christmas online spending growth predicted this year by Deloittes. I hope this pattern carries through to your own...
November 2008 VAT Rate Change
VAT rate changes to 15%. MOST E COMMERCE WEBSITES NEED TO CHANGE
Pre Budget Report
In his Pre-Budget Report on 24 November 2008, the...
Pressures on consumer spending and retail turnover are now widely reported. However, e-tailing, and online activity continues to grow strongly - see section 2. Clothing, shoes and accessories...
Google’s end October changes (see Section 3) feel a bit unseasonal.They have shifted the ground away from paid directories to a significant degree, and have reduced the Page Rank of large...
Visibility, visibility, visibility – more than ever, our own clients, and the market as a whole, work to improve their search engine ranking in order to raise their site visibility, and...
For most businesses, the initial focus is strongly on getting a high ranking in the search engines plus, for example, Pay Per Click advertising for immediate visibility and traffic flows....
“Online Advertising Soars” – we have shown in previous NetNews how internet advertising spend overtook radio advertising, then cinema. It is now exceeding national newspaper...
As we show in (2) below, online sales are already far surpassing last year’s levels. However, we highlight in our lead section that the hurdles to getting a share of this are...
High Street spending figures continue to weaken. However, online shopping continues to surge. Broadband adoption is driving this strongly, and is likely to do so for the next five years or so,...
The Search Engine wars continue. Google’s market capitalization has exceeded $50 bn and – underlining the importance of the search process - Microsoft have...
So the Google show finally opened, with the multi-billion dollar valuation being taken as a symbol of the internet revival. However, the latest research (Continental Research) shows that only...