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What does a woman REALLY want? - Salt Lake Tribune

What does a woman REALLY want? - Salt Lake Tribune | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
What does a woman REALLY want?
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Underarm laser hair removal! Purses! Botox! Cleaning products! These apparently are What a Woman Wants.

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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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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, 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, 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, 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, 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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Mobile Gaming

Mobile Gaming | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
US mobile game revenues (including both downloads and in-app purchases) leads growth of $10 billion mobile content market as ebook and music downloads stagnate, according to new figures from eMarke...

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Taking over ebooks

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Customer Satisfaction Rises for Ecommerce, Falls for Offline Retail, Says ACSI Retail Report

Customer Satisfaction Rises for Ecommerce, Falls for Offline Retail, Says ACSI Retail Report | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
ACSI Retail Report 2014 examines customer satisfaction for top retailers, both traditional and online, including popular department or discount store chains; dollar stores and wholesale warehouse clubs; office suppliers and home improvement; electronics, clothing, book retailers; supermarkets, drug stores, and Web retailers.
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Update: European Union Rules on Digital Item Sales | The Etsy Blog

Update: European Union Rules on Digital Item Sales | The Etsy Blog | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Get the latest news on value-added tax (VAT) rules affecting Etsy shops selling digital items to buyers in the EU.
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An excellent solution provided by Etsy.

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Sellers Choice 2015: Merchants Rate Top Online Marketplaces

Sellers Choice 2015: Merchants Rate Top Online Marketplaces | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Over 12,000 sellers rated the online marketplaces on which they sell in the sixth annual Sellers Choice Awards for Marketplaces, and the 2015 results are now in. In addition to rating marketplaces on a variety of criteria such as profitability, sellers also left detailed comments about the joys and pitfalls of selling on each venue. Read the full results of the 2015 Sellers Choice Awards and see how the marketplaces you use fared!
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Should Men’s Products Fear a Woman’s Touch?

Should Men’s Products Fear a Woman’s Touch? | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Most eight-year-olds are familiar with cooties: an imaginary infectious disease spread through proximity to children of the opposite sex. We eventually outgrow the silly idea.


But when it comes to the world of consumer products, fear of associating with the opposite sex, at least for some, never really goes away.

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How Our Brain Determines if the Product is Worth the Price

How Our Brain Determines if the Product is Worth the Price | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Are consumers more likely to buy if they see the price before the product, or vice versa? Uma Karmarkar and colleagues scan the brains of shoppers to find out.
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Essay: 'They're Watching You Read' by Francine Prose

Essay: 'They're Watching You Read' by Francine Prose | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

What are the implications for readers, and writers, of new technology allowing publishers to know which books we’ve finished or not finished, how fast we have read them, and precisely where we snapped shut the cover?


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Update: European Union Rules on Digital Item Sales

Update: European Union Rules on Digital Item Sales | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Get the latest news on regulations affecting Etsy shops selling digital items to buyers in the EU.
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Retail therapy: How Ernest Dichter, an acolyte of Sigmund Freud, revolutionised marketing

Retail therapy: How Ernest Dichter, an acolyte of Sigmund Freud, revolutionised marketing | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
“You would be amazed to find how often we mislead ourselves, regardless of how smart we think we are, when we attempt to explain why we are behaving the way we do,” Dichter observed in 1960, in his book “The Strategy of Desire”. He held that marketplace decisions are driven by emotions and subconscious whims and fears, and often have little to do with the product itself. Trained as a psychoanalyst, Dichter saw human motivation as an “iceberg”, with two-thirds hidden from view, even to the decision-maker. “What people actually spend their money on in most instances are psychological differences, illusory brand images,” he explained.

At a time when national companies were aggressively jockeying for position among Americans—a suddenly cash-happy and acquisitive bunch—Dichter promised a way to influence consumers' brains. If shopping was an emotional minefield, then strategic marketing could be a gold mine for companies.

Between the late 1930s and 1960s Dichter became famous for transforming the fates of businesses such as Procter & Gamble, Exxon, Chrysler, General Mills and DuPont. His insight changed the way hundreds of products were sold, from cars to cake mix. He pioneered research techniques such as the focus group, understood the power of word-of-mouth persuasion and earned startling fees for his theories. By the late 1950s his global business reached an annual turnover of $1m ($8m today), and he enjoyed a reputation as the Freud of the supermarket age.
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10 Ways to Convert More Customers Using Psychology [Infographic]

10 Ways to Convert More Customers Using Psychology [Infographic] | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Learn how to convert more customers using psychology in this infographic.


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Rosemary Burnett's curator insight, January 13, 5:45 AM

Ginny Soskey hits the sweet spot with some great ideas on sales conversion using traditional psychology #ecommerce tips, thanks Hubspot for sharing. RB

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Mapping Out Your Antiquing

Mapping Out Your Antiquing | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Whether your antiquing trips are local or you hit the road to search far and wide, there are a number of antique networks offering maps to help you discover places to haunt & hunt. The Minnesot...
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If you have a real-world antique mall or shop, here are places to advertise.

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A great way to include antiquing in your travels to historical sites...

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How Colors Affect Conversion Infographic

How Colors Affect Conversion Infographic | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Colors plays major role in our life. Check out how colors affect your customers decision and make conversion happen. #infographics #conversion
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New European Union Rules on the Sale of Digital Items | The Etsy Blog

New European Union Rules on the Sale of Digital Items | The Etsy Blog | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
On January 1, rules will take effect that will impact Etsy shops selling digital items to buyers in the EU.
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No clear answers on how this will all work for sellers in the US yet...

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Luxury brands often misidentify their target consumers

Luxury brands often misidentify their target consumers | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

"That's according to new research from Epsilon and The Luxury Institute. An analysis compared 30,000 luxury shoppers to uncover insights, myths and stereotypes of the luxury shopper ..."

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Collecting Rudolph and Other Reindeer Games

Collecting Rudolph and Other Reindeer Games | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer was born in 1939 as a marketing gimmick. This may surprise you, but the amazing thing is, Rudolph still draws 'em in. Rud
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What To Do When You're Losing Hope

What To Do When You're Losing Hope | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Being a small-business owner has its ups and downs. When times get tough, try these 6 tactics to pick yourself back up.
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Etsy’s – excited to bring their sellers’ items directly to shoppers with their very own pop up! | TheMarketingblog

Etsy’s – excited to bring their sellers’ items directly to shoppers with their very own pop up! | TheMarketingblog | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
This Christmas, Etsy.com, the world’s most vibrant handmade and vintage marketplace, is opening its first pop-up shop in the UK. “Etsy House” will open

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@Laura Brown - you're a silly goose! "Pop up" is a kind of temporary shop in the real world, not a horrid Internet ad ;)

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Will Corry's curator insight, November 20, 2014 8:55 AM

Etsy House will open in London from 5th- 7th December at 5 Great Newport St, London, WC2H 7HY. Friday 5th 10am – 8pm, Saturday 6th 10am – 8pm, Sunday 7th 10am – 6pm.

Laura Brown's comment, November 25, 2014 12:04 PM
A temporary shop atop the Etsy shop they already have? I will have to wait and see them in action I think. It's funny, pop ups didn't bother me too much in the first round (then or so years ago) but they bug me now. Mostly because it is harder to close them, some hide the X marks the spot.
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Gender gouging: Women often pay more than men

Gender gouging: Women often pay more than men | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Women and men are paying different amounts for similar, comparable products at major retailers, and Canada has no consumer protection against price discrimination based on gender, CBC's Marketplace found.


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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
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.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
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/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.