E-Commerce

How to use prototypes in online marketing
Prototyping in online marketing
  • Online sales

Good ideas are a dime a dozen in the start-up scene. Only a few of these are actually realized as many founders fail and lose the money they invested. So why not test before you invest to see whether an idea has a potential future? Prototyping in online marketing is a valuable technique for analyzing a business idea’s market potential in advance, and therefore testing the project’s perspective...

Prototyping in online marketing
Online surveys: getting feedback the easy way
Getting customer feedback with online surveys
  • Online sales

Surveys present a common method for regularly inspecting the satisfaction of your customers, receiving feedback, or obtaining general input and opinions to different topics. Online surveys are becoming more and more popular and can be flexibly implemented. But what should you look out for when you create an online survey?

Getting customer feedback with online surveys
Cohort analysis – understanding user behavior
Cohort analyses – a quick insight into user behavior
  • Web analytics

Tools like Google Analytics provide store and website operators with extensive data about customers and visitors. Performing an analysis of this information is crucial if you want to accelerate the success of your web project. Examining the database isn’t as easy as it sounds. Cohort analyses are becoming more and more frequent in online marketing to help companies define user behavior and succeed...

Cohort analyses – a quick insight into user behavior
Managed cloud hosting: customized servers
Managed cloud hosting: flexible server structures at the click of a button
  • Know-how

More and more website operators are turning to managed cloud hosting as a solution for their server environment. This option promises flexible scalability of required resources in real time, along with a wide range of services offered by the provider including the installation, maintenance, and protection of the hosting platform. So how does managed cloud hosting work? Find out what services...

Managed cloud hosting: flexible server structures at the click of a button
How does real-time advertising work?
The main participants in real-time advertising
  • Online sales

Many businesses see banner advertising as one of the least appealing and innovative forms of online advertising, but display advertising has continued to develop in recent years. Thanks to real-time advertising and real-time bidding, a new audience can be reached, which advertisers should take advantage of. All it takes is a few milliseconds for lots of components to come together and display...

The main participants in real-time advertising
Web Page tagging—a tried and true web analysis method
Web Page tagging: gathering data through code
  • Web analytics

Those who use Google Analytics know how valuable the data is that this web service is able to deliver. In order to hold your own against the likes of your competition, monitoring your website visitors is an indispensable task. But which techniques make these data gathering tools so useful? We’ll introduce the concept of web page tagging and let you know how it works.

Web Page tagging: gathering data through code
What is mobile advertising?
Marketing to go: mobile advertising
  • Online sales

To reach potential customers, any time or place: that’s the vision of all the advertisers who want to get on board with the mobile generation. These days, most of us have our smartphones on us all the time, and savvy marketers can take advantage of this fact to zero in on their target audience and increase the success rate of their adverts. But for every advantage mobile advertising presents,...

Marketing to go: mobile advertising
What is good web usability?
Web usability: How user-friendly is your site?
  • Online sales

When building and designing a website, there are numerous points to consider: technical implementation, design, suitable content, and of course, the marketing aspects. All these aspects should have one goal: to optimize website usability. Websites need to be user-friendly in order to be ranked higher by Google and to contribute to the company’s success. If you bear this in mind when designing your...

Web usability: How user-friendly is your site?
The basics of trademark law
The main points on trademark law and brand protection
  • Digital law

It makes sense for companies to protect their brand as early on as possible. This is how they safeguard themselves and their legal department from any troubles, and stop their competition from profiting from their good image and reputation. It’s also worthwhile for young online companies to do the same because the brand name doesn’t just carry prestige, but also security and money. Read on to...

The main points on trademark law and brand protection
Display advertising vs. real-time advertising (RTA)
Display advertising/display marketing vs. real-time advertising (RTA)
  • Search engine marketing

Banner ads and other forms of display marketing have been proven to be effective marketing strategies for products and services online. The new practice in this field is real-time advertising (RTA) and its real-time bidding (RTB) approach. This new strategy carries out an automated bidding war in milliseconds to decide which ad will be displayed. But how does it differ from traditional display...

Display advertising/display marketing vs. real-time advertising (RTA)