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Get your daily etsy vintage fix. Fun, easygoing and colorful. 

 

CHECK OUT THE NEW AND IMPROVED ETSYSPOT!!!


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Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
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Vendo's View: Top 5 Converting States (and the 5 Worst)

Vendo's View: Top 5 Converting States (and the 5 Worst) | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
The presidential race is bringing endless analysis of the differences between states. One difference the media hasn’t focused on is conversion rates. In this Vendo’s View we’re looking at states.

Which are the top converting states? Which convert worst? We analyzed a year’s worth of data to find the answers.
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User-Generated Content Landmines to Watch Out For #Infographic

User-Generated Content Landmines to Watch Out For #Infographic | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
User-generated content is the foundation of social media. Smart brands that understand the value of this content can turn it into an influential tool for marketing and a vehicle for driving sales. However, there are some real challenges associated with UGC, including copyright violations and ensuring that user content is on brand.

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User generated content insights to digest later

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A Practical Guide to Promoting and Selling Art on Redbubble

A Practical Guide to Promoting and Selling Art on Redbubble | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

As a consumer I’m looking for a clear path to finding your entire body of work and as someone who writes about art I am on a steady search for something new. A new artist. A new design. A new take on an old thing. The art directors I know do the same – they scour Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and shops like Redbubble in search of new artists. We want to find you. 


The following list of tips is meant to help you be found as many practical ways as possible. I’m looking at this from my own personal perspective as a consumer and someone who spends hours a day looking for new work. These are just some of the ways I’ve noticed that help me like, share, buy, and connect with artists and the work they make


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Webgrrl's curator insight, April 5, 4:01 PM
some really great insight – get the full story | read more at : » A Practical Guide to Promoting and Selling Art on Redbubble
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Amazon's Free-Shipping Price Increase Is Pure Genius -- The Motley Fool

Amazon's Free-Shipping Price Increase Is Pure Genius --  The Motley Fool | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Prompting more people to sign up for Amazon Prime, and thus spend more on amazon.com, makes sense.

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Pinterest Releases New Stats on How Pinners Use the Platform to Make Purchases

Pinterest Releases New Stats on How Pinners Use the Platform to Make Purchases | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Have you considered using Pinterest as part of your social media marketing outreach? The platform's released some new stats on how Pinners use the platform in their purchase journeys - and they may inspire you to take another look. 

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The New York Times Might Ban Visitors Who Use Ad Blockers

The New York Times Might Ban Visitors Who Use Ad Blockers | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
New York Times CEO Mark Thompson did not mince words Tuesday when talking about ad blocking, which has been causing more than a few headaches for publishers. During a keynote discussion at Social Media Week in New York, Thompson compared using ad blockers to stealing a print issue from a newsstand.
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How A 145-Year-Old Art Museum Stays Relevant In The Smartphone Age

How A 145-Year-Old Art Museum Stays Relevant In The Smartphone Age | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's redesigned website embraces a future in which we're all staring into our phones, even at the museum.

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A copyright troll took down one of our favorite Tumblrs. Here's why it could happen to you.

A copyright troll took down one of our favorite Tumblrs. Here's why it could happen to you. | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Regular Boing Boing readers have seen me credit This Isn’t Happiness many times for wonderful visual and audio finds. We’ve been linking to Peter Nidzgorski’s work since way back …
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The automated process (& negative consequences) of DMCA takedowns is out of control at many sites & hosting companies. I'm all for intellectual property rights (as a content creator I sure am!), but the current process, or lack thereof, is very troublesome.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 29, 11:29 PM

The automated process (& negative consequences) of DMCA takedowns is out of control at many sites & hosting companies. I'm all for intellectual property rights (as a content creator I sure am!), but the current process, or lack thereof, is very troublesome.

Gracie Passette's curator insight, March 2, 12:59 AM

Sharing this for those who run adult sites ~ not only because Tumblr remains quasi-supportive of mature content, but as a caution regarding copyright & intellectual property rights...

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OK, so who wants to buy a 180,000-square-foot basket?

OK, so who wants to buy a 180,000-square-foot basket? | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Longaberger Company to bid adieu to its iconic corporate HQ in Ohio.

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Seriously, these funky buildings are rather short-sighted

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 1, 7:39 PM

Seriously, these funky buildings are rather short-sighted

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 1, 7:40 PM

Seriously, these funky buildings are rather short-sighted

Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks's curator insight, March 2, 2:56 PM

Seriously, these funky buildings are rather short-sighted

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Aesthetic Consumerism and the Violence of Photography: What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web

Aesthetic Consumerism and the Violence of Photography: What Susan Sontag Teaches Us about Visual Culture and the Social Web | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
"Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted."


Decades before social media, Sontag (b. Jan 16, 1933) wrote brilliantly about our "aesthetic consumerism" of images

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Black-and-White Thinking in our Social Worlds

Black-and-White Thinking in our Social Worlds | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

The figure/ground illusion shows how we literally cannot see two different things in the same set of stimuli. This feature of psychology generalizes to how we see people.


...One of the interesting things about human social psychology is that, in many regards, we tend to over-simplify stimuli in our social worlds - seeing things that could be conceptualized as complex and nuanced as simple and categorical. For instance, in many ways, we divide people into the category of “on my team” or “not” per the powerful ingroup/outgroup phenomenon (Billig & Tajfel, 1973). Quickly and automatically, people divide folks into these categories - and research has shown that we treat people very differently if they are in our (psychologically constructed) group or not.

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How Much Do Online Influencers Charge to Post About Brands?

How Much Do Online Influencers Charge to Post About Brands? | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Most online influencers say they accept monetary compensation from marketers in exchange for posting about a brand, according to a recent report from GroupHigh.


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Kumarsonu's comment, December 2, 2015 2:32 AM
Internet is no doubt the most powerful tool to share information and Marketing is about communicating the value of a brand to customers or consumers.
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Infographic: TV Remains the World's Number 1 News Source

Infographic: TV Remains the World's Number 1 News Source | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Despite the rise of websites and search engines as alternatives to „classic“ news sources such as television, newspapers and the radio, the TV is still the news source most people around the globe rely on. That’s the result of a global survey of more than 30,000 online consumers across 60 countries conducted by Nielsen.

When asked where they get the news, 53 percent of the global respondents named the television as one of their go-to sources. Search engines and social media sites were the second and third most popular choices with newspapers relegated to fourth place.

Not surprisingly, news preferences vary across different generations. However, TV is the most popular choice for Millennials (21-34), Gen Xers (34-49), Baby Boomers (50-64) and the Silent Generation (65+) with Generation Z respondents (15-20 years old) the only ones favoring social media sites over TV for news consumption....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 1, 2015 11:41 PM

TV still rules as preferred news source worldwide

DaHive's curator insight, December 2, 2015 6:04 AM

la TV reste le média de référence sur la consommation de contenu "News" 

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Harnessing the Power of Customer Experience

Harnessing the Power of Customer Experience | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Retention is often assumed if a customer enjoys using the product but how many brands consider the after care service? I know, for example if I’m looking to renew my Sky subscription, a poor communication experience with their Contact Centre or lack of relevant, appealing renewal promotions in their retention campaign to me will significantly impact my judgement as to whether I remain a loyal customer or shop elsewhere.

The customer experience your brand delivers can also be integral to the efficiencies of your business. Do you need to send three letters followed by an email, a telephone call with six ‘press XX’ options and a follow-on direct mail piece to every customer that needs to renew their Sky subscription? More than likely not.
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Which Country Spends the Most Online? #Infographic

Which Country Spends the Most Online? #Infographic | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Residents of Hong Kong are the ecommerce champions of the world. By far.

The average consumer spends $2,868 per year online shopping in Hong Kong, according to data from the German statistics firm Statista. The country next in line for the most online spending is Norway, with an average of $2,448 spent per consumer. And Israel rounds has the third most online spending per capita with $2,171 spent per year.

To be sure, online spending correlates with a country’s wealth. And only countries that are reasonably well connected to the Internet are included in this research.

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Dazzling D's curator insight, November 9, 2015 8:09 PM

Interesting...

Caroline Doughty's curator insight, November 10, 2015 8:56 AM

Cyber Monday is coming up.  1 day sales anticipated to top $3Billion - a 12% growth in online sales over 2014 for the one day.  What are your plans for holiday shopping? Online or keep it local? 

Megan Katherine's curator insight, November 10, 2015 11:48 AM

Will shopping malls become irrelevant?

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3 Ways to Trick Facebook Feed Algorithm to Get Seen by More People

3 Ways to Trick Facebook Feed Algorithm to Get Seen by More People | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Facebook prioritizes updates from friends who you tend to interact with more often. Here's how you can bypass the algorithm.

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malek's curator insight, November 9, 2015 8:48 AM

It may seem weird that we have to trick Facebook into showing our updates to people who have already chosen to be our friends but that’s how it is!

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Mom for rent: $40 buys you an hour of motherly care and judgment-free advice

Mom for rent: $40 buys you an hour of motherly care and judgment-free advice | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Nina Keneally started her service after chatting with the youth of New York’s hip Bushwick neighbourhood. Adam Gabbatt went to her for some tea and sympathy
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PayPal Owes $25 Million for Tricking Customers Into Using Its Online Credit Service

PayPal Owes $25 Million for Tricking Customers Into Using Its Online Credit Service | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
PayPal is probably best known for helping customers use their bank accounts, credit cards, or debit cards in online transactions. But as a big financial payments company, PayPal also offers lots of other products. One of them is PayPal Credit, a “simple, flexible credit line” from Comenity Capital Bank that can...
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How Many E-Commerce Shopping Carts Are Abandoned? #INFOGRAPHIC

How Many E-Commerce Shopping Carts Are Abandoned? #INFOGRAPHIC | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Here’s some key facts:

  • Almost 68% of online shopping carts are abandoned
  • There is a $100 “psychological barrier” when it comes to online purchases that causes many to abandon their carts
  • 90% of leads go cold after one hour

How has abandoned shopping carts affected your e-commerce business?


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Taylor Swift buys porn site domains

Taylor Swift buys porn site domains | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift is the proud owner of many enviable items:

Gorgeous kitties, legs that go on forever, seven Grammy’s and err, two porn site domains. The pop goddess has reportedly purchased the rights to two rather questionable websites, TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult so that no one else out there can make money off her name, or porn.

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It's exactly what I would do.

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Why do people unfollow brands on Social Media? [Infographic]

Why do people unfollow brands on Social Media? [Infographic] | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Do you know why you are disengaging your social media fans? Social media channels give Marketers the opportunities for reach, to build a community and qual. Marketing topic(s):Social media analytics. Advice by Susanne Colwyn.

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The Most Important M’s In E-commerce

The Most Important M’s In E-commerce | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

New technologies have been developing faster than ever before. While mobile commerce continues to grow faster than expected, have you ever wondered, what are the most powerful and valuable online shoppers? Well, it is very possible that you came across with this term already. They are the so-called “Millennials”...


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Mediacle's curator insight, March 4, 2015 9:53 AM

Yes, in this flat and ever-changing era, we've to be technically advanced from every nook!

 

terry clarke's curator insight, March 4, 2015 11:04 PM

I typically hate stereotypes of any kind, but this collection of the common traits of "Millenials" was somewhat entertaining.

Milena Mitova's curator insight, March 7, 2015 5:20 AM

Are millennials a big chunk of your customers/prospects? Things about the Ms you might want to know [infographic]

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Changes to Zazzle's Marketplace Search

Changes to Zazzle's Marketplace Search | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

A summary of the changes and some ideas of what you can do to maximize your marketplace presence.


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Webgrrl's curator insight, January 27, 2015 3:27 AM

Zazzle's upcoming revisions to marketplace search (Read Zazzle's official announcement) will likely change how we as designers go about selling our work. Now your business must evolve or die.

 

» read more.. http://zazzlehowto.weebly.com/zazzle-how2-blog


great work/resouce - thanks to the team @ zazzlehowto

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Designing for Profit: On “Instructions for Use”

Designing for Profit: On “Instructions for Use” | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

When companies offer instructions as to how much of their product to use, what do you think drives their decisions as to what advice to give?

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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Colorful Prism Of Racism
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Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
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Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
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Sex Positive
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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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