Stop Being a Loser: 12 Tips to Avoid Social Churn

Nobody loves cats more than I do. Chunks of my day are routinely lost looking at cat GIFs, videos, photos, anything to satisfy my admittedly unhealthy love for these furry companions. But even I have my limits.

If I’m browsing my Instagram feed and I see somebody post five photos in quick succession of their cat, that’s a surefire way to get an unfollow from me – and this is coming from somebody that dresses up their cat as a different Disney character every Halloween. So, step away from the hashtag, don’t even think about taking out that selfie stick, and check out this infographic for 12 tips on what you should and shouldn’t do on social media to get a loyal following. Continue reading “Stop Being a Loser: 12 Tips to Avoid Social Churn”

5 Shareable Images on the Numbers Behind Halloween

Halloween: The only day of the year it’s acceptable to dress up as a zombie while eating your body weight in candy. Also, you’re not fooling anybody, everyone knows zombies don’t eat candy.

But have you wondered about the consumer trends behind this 7.4 billion dollar holiday? (like the fact that people will spend a total of $7.4 billion on Halloween this year.) So while you’re unwrapping that next Twix, check out some shareable facts about this spooky day we celebrate. Continue reading “5 Shareable Images on the Numbers Behind Halloween”

The Buyer’s and Seller’s Rulebook for Back to School [Infographic]

With the summer coming to a close, the sound of children playing is being quickly replaced by the stampede of parents and children going from department store to department store buying school supplies.

With that in mind, we looked at data from thousands of stores to find out when to get the best deals for back-to-school shopping and when you can expect to sell the most products. So when Timmy complains about not wanting to go to school, you can cheer him up by telling him about the great deals you got on his notebooks and pencils.

Check out the infographic below to find out the best week for discounts, what day of the week has the highest sales, and more.

Continue reading “The Buyer’s and Seller’s Rulebook for Back to School [Infographic]”

sellers guide infographic

An E-Commerce Seller’s Guide to Sweet Success [Infographic]

Did you know PayPal is the number one payment method for online orders accounting for 44% of sales? Or that June is the worst month for sales, dropping a precipitous 43% in comparison to the peak of December.

After analyzing data from over 17,000 online merchants over a four year period, we uncovered some surprising trends and provided tip on how to take advantage of the market when its ripe. Check out the infographic below. Continue reading “An E-Commerce Seller’s Guide to Sweet Success [Infographic]”