Posts tagged with Customer Acquisition

Five harsh truths about customer loyalty

For most businesses, few things are more valuable than a loyal customer.

Fortunately, thanks to technology and the internet, there have never been so many options for businesses looking to build long-term relationships with their customers. And these options are growing by the day. Customer loyalty solutions, for instance, look like they'll be playing a big role in the emerging market for location-based services.


Dispelling the myths of cashback sites

There are a number of myths that are associated with cashback sites portraying them in a negative light. 


Holiday shopping 2009: five tips for online retailers

The holidays are right around the corner and that means that online retailers are gearing up for what is usually the busiest shopping season of the year.

This won't be your typical holiday season, however. Although one might argue that the global economy is in a better place than it was at this time in 2008, times are still tough for a lot of people and that means that retailers will need to go into Holiday 2009 prepared for another challenging year.


Q&A: Craig Newmark, Founder of craigslist

In 1995, Craig Newmark started an email distribution list for events in the San Francisco Bay Area. It moved to the web in 1996. Today, the non-profit company's classifieds community - craigslist, in case you hadn't guessed - is available in over 500 cities around the world.

We briefly caught up with Craig in advance of his appearance at next month's Traveling Geeks roundtables hosted by Econsultancy in London (other participants include Robert Scoble, Howard Rheingold and Susan Bratton). Here he answers a few questions on craigslist's history, Web 2.0 and dealing with customers.

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