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The use of mobile apps in 2016 and forecasts for mobile app development in 2017

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According to Flurry analytics, the usage of mobile apps is continuously growing, but some statistics show that it has grown by 11% in 2016, which is slower than the usage growth of the previous year (the growth was a stunning 58% in 2015).  So, in fact the usage of mobile apps is possibly slowing down, or at least the usage of some of the types of apps is slowing down while that of others is growing.

 

 

The problem with the abundance and variety of the millions of Android…

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Mobile app use tendencies and useful tips for developing popular new mobile apps

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More people around the world are using their smartphones and other mobile devices instead of their desktops to shop and for their everyday needs, which is why the developers of mobile apps are continuously working and competing to create new apps which will win over more users.

 

 

According to Statista, in June 2016 there were around 2.2 million Android apps and 2 million Apple apps, downloadable in Google Play and Apple App Store respectively. It is expected that about 200 billion mobile apps will be downloaded in 2017.

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Safety tips and measures to take when shopping online

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With online commerce taking up bigger shares of the entire retail in the US, the risk of web based fraud is increasing as well.  Unfortunately, the tendency of possible thieves lurking in your bank accounts and shopping is increasing, but so is the feeling of comfort and safety which more users are feeling when shopping online. In fact, Experian’s Holiday Shopping Survey shows that a massive 23% of the people surveyed were willing to risk becoming victims of identity theft in the name of an attractive Cyber Monday deal, for example. 46% claimed that they felt safe…

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Do you have bad customers? Are you yourself a bad customer?

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Every successful online business owner knows that the key is to offer good customer service and good value to the customers. But, they also need to know that every single customer who visits the online shop is necessarily a good one. Plus, not all customer complaints about your service are your fault.

Of course, in many cases good customers have valid points when filing complaints or pointing out problems regarding the online shopping experience. It is the complaints and problems from your good and loyal customers which need to be addressed, because such attention and care for customer satisfaction can…

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Some remarkable statistics about online consumers in 2016

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In 2016, online shopping has shown the biggest rise in years. Adobe claims that the Black Friday online sales of this year reached 3.34 billion dollars, which was 26% more than in 2015. The mobile sales reached 1.2 billion dollars and thus a growth of 33% from last year.

 

 

Cyber Monday also reached record online sale volumes of 3.39 billion dollars, which made it the day with the biggest volume of online sales in history. Here are some facts about the online shopping consumers of 2016…

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Why online sales isn’t for every retailer or business

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It may be the fastest growing retail market in North America and Europe, but e-commerce has not turned out to be the right choice for all retailers in the UK.  Even though, online shopping has allowed some small retailers to increase their numbers of customers and sales volumes immensely, for others, it has turned out to be an actual burden and profit drainer.

Statistics show that 73% of the consumers in the UK will buy holiday gifts online and will surpass the 24.4 billion pounds spent online last Christmas.

 

Why…

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The tendencies for mobile shopping at the end of 2016

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The latest statistics are showing a growing share of online shopping is now being done via mobile phones and tablets. It is obvious that more and more consumers are appreciating the fact that it is now so easy and quick to shop from wherever they are and at whatever time of the day or night. This convenience, as well as the fact that more mobile apps are being developed to make mobile online shopping easier, faster and safer.

 

 

According to a survey performed by a couple of agencies, many consumers…

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Our favorite browser plugins for shopping for 2016

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With the growing popularity of browser extensions and mobile apps for better and quicker online bargain hunting, there have been new browser plugins and mobile apps offering cash back and similar services popping out literally every day now.

If you are wondering which one or more of them to choose, we have tried out quite a lot of them, and have made our decision about the top browser extensions and plugins for online shopping, for getting the best deals, price comparison and coupon finding online.

Here they are:

The Ebates cash back button

Ebates is a browser extension which offers…

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Ideas for finding the best prices and deals online

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According to the Conference Board, the average US consumer will be spending about $570 for gifts during the Christmas holidays this year. According to the research team, these purchases will be done by cash or credit card.

You must know though, that if you are planning to do your holiday shopping with cash, you could be losing out on a number of opportunities to save money via the cashback awards offered by certain credit card companies.

 

 

Of course, the best way to save money when Christmas shopping is to not…

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4 tips for saving impressive sums of money while shopping online

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Of course, everybody wants to get the best deal when shopping online or offline. You will probably be very surprised if you find out just how many pounds you can save while doing your Christmas or everyday shopping online.  Here are several useful tips to help you save money and make sure you get the best deal on your online purchase:

 

Shop form cashback sites

Next time you go on browsing and shopping online, why not go to one of the many cashback sites available, instead of the online retailers who you usually…

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