Amazon Fire Sparks an Interest
Amazon introduced its latest tech device, the Fire Smartphone, potentially interrupting the device industry for the second time after entering the tablet market in 2011. The big question is: will it be successful, especially given a saturated smartphone market?
Quick Tips: Search Analytics Keyword Data Table
This quick tip will overview Compete PRO’s Keyword Table. The Compete PRO interface offers definitions and supplemental context that are accessible by clicking on the question marks next to each term. Keyword – is the phrase or term an actual user entered and searched for on one of the five major search engines. Search Referrals Share – is the share of total search traffic (90 day moving average) generated to this
Mobile vs Desktop: Comparing the Traffic of 3 Major Retailers
With holiday season coming to an end, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at three of the top retailers, but in a slightly different way. Unlike previous years, we now have mobile data to play around with and it definitely gives us a fresh look at how consumers are interacting with the retail giants’ websites – both on mobile and on desktop.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Report: Everything’s Merry for Amazon
It seems as though every year, more and more pressure gets put on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Not only are these important days for retailers to capture holiday shopping sales, but lately it seems that consumer confidence, holiday season projections and the weight of the world rests on the results.
August’s Top 50 Sites: Yahoo!, Amazon, privacy.
It seems that Yahoo! has solidified their once questioned place as the second highest ranked site, beating out Facebook for the fifth month in a row and increasing their margin to roughly 2 million unique visitors (UVs). Not only is Yahoo! beating out Facebook, but they are also continuing to gain ground on search giant Google, having both a higher month-over-month (MoM) and year-over-year (YoY) growth.
The 6 Types of Digital Consumers and Their Paths to Purchase
In our continuing research on the digital consumer, it’s imperative to ask ourselves what role digital media plays in the path to purchase—the journey consumers take along the decision-making process. A study released today by GroupMNext and Compete gives us significant insight into the Modern Digital Consumer Journey.
Traffic Report: March Top 50 Sites
The top 9 sites remained unchanged from February to March. Among those, Bing and Amazon experienced the largest growth with traffic up 12% and 19% respectively. There was a general rise in traffic to many sites, across all categories, due in part to the return to a full 31-day month.
Marathon Monday: Nike Leads the Pack
Looking at the foot traffic to top brand sites; Nike, Reebok and New Balance, there is really no competition. Nike.com is the clear front runner. With each brand seeing higher shopping session shares on different retailers, how can brands optimize the purchase funnel on these retail sites?
Does Loyalty Even Matter for Best Buyers?
With a high expectation to improve customer loyalty this next year, Best Buy has rolled out changes to My Reward Zone with hopes of turning shoppers into loyal buyers. As Best Buy continues their push to match Amazon and Walmart’s prices and fight against the ever increasing trend of showrooming, can Best Buy turn their shoppers into buyers and loyal buyers at that?
Registering To Be the Biggest Baby (Brand) Online
The online channel is important for every brand, but it is especially important in the baby category. Brands are fighting to establish a relationship with new and expectant parents, in hopes of establishing a long term relationship with that consumer that they hope to span multiple children. This week, we decided to take a look at one of the best ways to build loyalty with new or expectant parents…
Is Subscribe & Save Working?
Image from: Subscribe Function / Shutterstock Auto replenishment programs are supposed to make consumers’ lives easier— they simply sign up and then receive the product at their front door without any hassle or worries. To better understand the extent of awareness and usage of such programs, we took a closer look at Amazon’s Subscribe & Save, one of the better known auto-replenishment programs in the market. In addition to