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Yahoo Shopping aims to stand out in commerce discovery with Rakuten cashback rewards

The effort is part of parent company Verizon Media’s focus on commerce offerings. Ginny Marvin on December 10, 2019 Rakuten and Verizon Media have partnered to deliver commerce experiences for Rakuten merchants and Yahoo users this holiday season. The offering is a differentiator for Yahoo Shopping. Rakuten runs a cashback and coupon site with more … Continue reading Yahoo Shopping aims to stand out in commerce discovery with Rakuten cashback rewards

Google Maps: Search And Discovery Tools Support Recommendations And Reviews

Google Maps: Search And Discovery Tools Support Recommendations And Reviews by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 18, 2019 Local Guides in Google Maps are about to become more visible. The service continues to become more social by allowing Maps users in several cities to follow Local Guides who offer recommendations on places to go and things … Continue reading Google Maps: Search And Discovery Tools Support Recommendations And Reviews

Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy

Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy by Jim Misener , Op-Ed Contributor, September 26, 2019 A couple Christmases ago, I received two thoughtful and personal gifts: a boxed kit from 23andMe and another from ancestry.com. After almost two years, both remain unopened. In my reluctance to unbox either one lies the tension … Continue reading Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy

Visual Theme For Search Extends Into Google Discovery Ads, Gallery Ads

Visual Theme For Search Extends Into Google Discovery Ads, Gallery Ads by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 14, 2019 Discovery ads, which Google announced at Marketing Live, fits the visual theme that Philipp Schindler, Google chief business officer, talked about in his opening remarks at the event on Tuesday in San Francisco. Schindler said the future of search … Continue reading Visual Theme For Search Extends Into Google Discovery Ads, Gallery Ads

Google Home Turns Into Search, Discovery Tool For Coachella Music Festival

Google Home Turns Into Search, Discovery Tool For Coachella Music Festival by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 9, 2018 Google released on Monday a Google Assistant voice command — Hey Google, talk to Coachella — that allows music lovers to keep up with the happenings at the festival, which kicks off April 13. Most fans of Beyonce and Cardi … Continue reading Google Home Turns Into Search, Discovery Tool For Coachella Music Festival

Report: Product discovery, not payments, the real m-commerce bottleneck

Product discovery and browsing cited by consumers as the main barriers to buying on smartphones. Greg Sterling on March 22, 2018   Conventional wisdom argues that despite mobile traffic growth, the main reason smartphone commerce lags the desktop is friction at the bottom of the funnel (i.e., payments). However, a new report from Qubit asserts … Continue reading Report: Product discovery, not payments, the real m-commerce bottleneck