Category for "Tech Tools Tips & Trends"

Google Announces It Has Been Tracking In Store Purchases

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You’ll be hearing a lot about Google Attribution in the days and weeks to come. This is Google’s newest tool to help businesses determine where their customers are coming from. Attribution is powered by a combination of Google Adwords, Analytics and DoubleClick search data, as well as in-store purchase data collected by third-party providers –… Continue Reading »

It’s Lit: Google’s Insights on Gen Z’s Favorite Things

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Members of Generation Z were born during or after 1995 and are widely reported to command $44 billion in purchasing power. Google did some research into what brands were valued by members of Gen Z, and compared their results to the beliefs held by Millennials. Brands were rated on two criteria – how aware members… Continue Reading »

Should You Be Providing Free Wi-Fi In Your Store?

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The next time you travel around your neighborhood, pay attention to how many businesses advertise free Wi-Fi access. McDonald’s began doing this in 2009; Starbucks followed suit in 2010. It was a move that made sense: these businesses wanted their customers to stay on-site longer, in the hopes that as time went by, Wi-Fi users… Continue Reading »

What Does Common Sense Mean? It Depends Who You Ask

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Recently, there was a pretty major ice storm in the Midwest. A jewelry store owner there was surprised when she received a text message from one of her customers, asking if the store was open and if they’d be able to pick up her special order as planned. The owner answered the text, affirming that… Continue Reading »