Business as usual is coming to an end for many third-party Amazon sellers. Competition on Amazon U.S. is reaching new heights and it’s only going to get worse from here.
Twitter. Tweets. Twitterati. Trends.
Do these words ring a bell?
If it doesn’t, then you are probably living on another planet.
Twitter has become so popular that, people who don’t even use Twitter, are also familiar with these terms. It proves that the major social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc. have become a part and parcel of our lives.
A black ambulance with police sirens. Yes, you’ve read that right. Now, imagine it and let the whole idea sink in.
Sounds strange, right?
Ok, well, think about this too. A hospital bed with red bedding.
The internet is barely two and half decades old and online shopping is already surpassing offline stores. Essentially, 67% of millennials now prefer the former over the latter.
Realistically, the web is yet to spread to all parts of the globe- only about half of the world has internet access. But still, ecommerce businesses are already raking in trillions of dollars.
Want to know a secret?
Social media has come a long way since Six Degrees, the first social platform.
Before 2005, Facebook and LinkedIn were all the rage.
Later, Twitter, Snapchat, Myspace, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Google Plus and many others cropped up to meet the rising need of people to link with each other.
Later on, businesses realized that social networks are also the best places to hunt for leads, and then came social media advertising.
2017 saw most social media platforms revamp their services with more new features, brand opportunities, and consumer preferences.
Some of the smashing upgrades that made these sites more useful include the use of stories, shopping capabilities, chatbots and other artificial intelligence ideas.
Ever noticed how the name “Google” progressively became a standard vocabulary for “search on the internet”?
It has become so common that people are now getting away with otherwise contradictory statements like “let me Google that on Yahoo.”
Admit it. We’ve all done it at some point.
Have you noticed that some online ecommerce stores have highly responsive pages while browsing on our laptops while their mobile version isn’t so appealing and responsive? At the same time, other stores have highly optimized websites for both the desktop and mobile.
Ever wondered why such differences exist?
Let’s dig a little deeper.
You might have probably heard the term ‘mobile-first indexing’ lately. Let me break it down to you in simple terms.