ecommerce

Ecommerce grows 32% in Q4 2020 in the U.S.

In 2020, ecommerce accounted for 75% of the gains in total retail sales in the U.S. This is mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic that accelerated shifts in consumer shopping behavior. Merchants experienced tremendous growth rates in online commerce. For many merchants, the holiday season is where the make most of their money. During the […]

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How much revenue does an app generate?

The answer is of course: it depends on your business :-). But with a decent app you can generate a good amount of revenue. Let me give you a real world example from an SME. The app I’m referring to was updated in 2017 with new features. During the first few months until the end […]

Why News-Pull is no Solution for WhatsApp Newsletters

With the approaching end of WhatsApp newsletters, companies are looking for alternatives to prevent the loss of their WhatsApp newsletter audience. One solution is the switch to News-Pull. Here the subscriber must open WhatsApp, switch to the newsletter channel and send a message (for example, a letter). Only then will the subscriber receive the newsletter […]

Q’​News – Next Generation Newsletter

In recent years mobile newsletter services have become popular on messenger platforms. There are numerous service providers offering newsletter services on messenger platforms such as WhatsApp. The high opening rate of messages – compared to email newsletters – makes this type of newsletter attractive to businesses. However, these services depend on the messenger platform. As […]

Why buy the pig in a poke (or the cat in the bag)?

What pig? What poke? The proverbial pig in the poke (or cat in the bag) is the email newsletter and the purchase is the registration. Email newsletters are not a very exciting topic and yet important for many businesses to provide customers with information. Why? Newsletters are a great tool for businesses: you write an email […]

Five reasons not to abandon your WhatsApp newsletter audience

After WhatsApp basically killed newsletter services, companies face a difficult situation in dealing with it. Some companies will just shrug and move on to another social media platform. However, your WhatsApp newsletter audience is special: they prefer a condensed info overview and value the direct access to information and services. Now simply abandoning your WhatsApp […]

Activity-Centric Computing Systems | August 2019 | Communications of the ACM

The Activity Centric Computing paradigm adresses information management challenges that at the core of the application centric computing paradigm. Activity-Centric Computing Systems from CACM on Vimeo. Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels Source: Activity-Centric Computing Systems | August 2019 | Communications of the ACM