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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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Not Happy with Your Email Metrics? Include a Coupon

Not Happy with Your Email Metrics? Include a Coupon | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Marketers are seeing far more success with emails that include coupons vs. those that do not. Research finds that such communications increase open, click and transaction rates, as well as revenue per email.
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Surprise! Consumers want to open an email that has something in it for them.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 23, 2014 7:06 PM

It's still direct marketing, y'all.

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4 Ways To Win At Business By Playing Games All Day Long - Forbes

4 Ways To Win At Business By Playing Games All Day Long - Forbes | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
4 Ways To Win At Business By Playing Games All Day Long
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No, not by getting to the next level of Angry Birds or Candy Crush, but by improving products, processes, innovation, and customer engagement by leveraging gamification principles.

Via Francisco Teixeira
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A new way to talk about the business & customer service classics.

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Study: Only 1% of Facebook 'Fans' Engage With Brands

Study: Only 1% of Facebook 'Fans' Engage With Brands | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

If there's an overall caution, it's against, in the words of Ms. Nelson-Field, "putting a disproportionate amount of effort into engagement and strategies to get people to talk about a brand, when you should be spending more time getting more light buyers."

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Lingerie News Round-Up

Lingerie News Round-Up | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

Julianna Rae has put out an infographic about how many people are sleeping in the nude. If those numbers are true, I guess that means that the the 30 billion dollar lingerie market is due to the sales of playwear and daywear, not sleepwear. (Hmmm, maybe if they brought nylon and more vintage style nightgowns back...)

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Other news includes the closing of 18 Saudi lingerie stores.

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An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network | MIT Technology Review

An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network | MIT Technology Review | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it
Following the collapse of the social network Friendster, computer scientists have carried out a digital autopsy to find out what went wrong.

Via Jordan Sanders
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What I find most interesting about this is the fact that the issued noted are exactly the same for real world businesses, including retail; however, the data is easier to obtain in the digital world, as opposed to ethographic research.

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Jordan Sanders's curator insight, February 28, 2013 10:53 PM

An interesting read - explains the reasoning behind a social networks collapse - using the case study of Friendster and its decline. #cmgr #cmgrchat

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Understanding the Domain Validation Change | eBay Partner Network Blog

Understanding the Domain Validation Change | eBay Partner Network Blog | Consumption Junction | Scoop.it

"Starting today, we’re launching a pilot of sorts that will allow partners to promote eBay on any site in a manner that fits within the spirit of our Code of Conduct."

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Among other things, eBay affiliates may now use social media to share their affiliate links.

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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
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Consumption Junction
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Sexuality as a human right.
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