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The World's Top Amazon Marketplace Sellers. Photo: Used by kind permission of S.

The World's Top Amazon Marketplace Sellers

Pines. All rights reserved. In February 2014 we published a list of the world’s top eBay sellers. 10 Statistics from the Online Marketplace Seller Survey. Earlier this year Feedvisor and Web Retailer asked over 200 sellers – Feedvisor customers and Web Retailer members – questions about where they sell, how much profit they make, their expansion plans, the software they use and more.

10 Statistics from the Online Marketplace Seller Survey

Here are the top ten headline statistics from that survey, together with deeper insights into the data. Note: This isn’t from the Web Retailer member survey from June/July this year, which will not be made public. The Value of Google Result Positioning. UPDATE (6/12/13): Following a few requests from our readers, below is a breakdown of average traffic percentages by Google result ranking for results 1-15, which were graphically represented in the original article: ORIGINAL ARTICLE (6/7/13): Since Chitika Insights’ last report in May 2010 about the value of Google result positioning, the Google search algorithm has changed hundreds of times.

The Value of Google Result Positioning

With these changes in mind, the Insights team sought to update our Google result valuation statistics. To quantify this study, Chitika Insights examined tens of millions of online ad impressions in which the user was referred to the page via a Google search. From the referring Google URL, Chitika is able to extract the position that the webpage was on within the prior search results page. From this, Chitika can measure what percentage of Google traffic comes from each position of the search results page. Ecommerce Research Chart: Industry benchmark conversion rates for 25 retail categories. By Daniel Burstein, Director of Editorial Content We are currently fielding our latest marketer survey, so we thought this would be the perfect time to share published data from a previous survey — the MarketingSherpa Ecommerce Benchmark Study.

Ecommerce Research Chart: Industry benchmark conversion rates for 25 retail categories

Below is one of the most popular charts from the study, where we explore ecommerce conversion rates broken down by product type based on responses from 2,885 marketers. In the MarketingSherpa Ecommerce Benchmark Study survey, we asked: Q. What is your average conversion rate for ecommerce sales (%)? We also asked: Q. Below is the chart of responses from 2,885 marketers to these questions. Click here to see a printable version of this chart Companies selling more products tend to have higher conversion rates … Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology. Overall, workers in London are seen as being safer than those in the rest of the UK, with the study predicting 30pc of jobs will go in the capital.

Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology

This is because London has fewer manufacturing jobs – a sector likely to face greater automation – as well as a higher proportion of jobs which are creative or require greater skills and knowledge that are less susceptible to being taken on by machines because they cannot replicate human thought. Angus Knowles-Cutler, London senior partner at Deloitte, said: “Technological advances are likely to cause a major shift in the UK labour market in the coming decades. Unless these changes are fully understood and anticipated, there will be a risk of avoidable unemployment and under-employment. “A widening gap between the 'haves’ and 'have nots’ is also a risk as lower skill jobs continue to disappear.”

Welcome to Forbes. Improve Your Content Sharing with the Power of "Dark Social" Everybody wants more Facebook shares.

Improve Your Content Sharing with the Power of "Dark Social"

Think of allllll the content that gets shared on Facebook every single day. Super valuable, right? Well, only about 23% of all sharing activity takes place on Facebook. Instagram Blows Away Twitter on Brand Engagement By Almost 50x. How Facebook's video-traffic explosion is shaking up advertising. Cenk Uygur can pinpoint the day he realized that Facebook FB video was going to rewrite his business model.

How Facebook's video-traffic explosion is shaking up advertising

It was April 6, the day his digital-video startup, TYT Network, uploaded a clip to the social network called “Teachers Sent to Jail FOR DECADES.” The video didn’t strike Uygur as anything special—just a typical example of his network’s progressive news commentary. But by lunchtime, it had racked up 7 million Facebook “impressions,” or people who saw it in their Facebook News Feed. By the time he finished eating, it had added another million. He looked again when he arrived at his Los Angeles office: 9 million, total. How SpringSled got 150,000 users in 4 weeks - Prefundia Blog: Create a coming soon page in minutes.

Four weeks ago, we launched a “coming soon” page for a new product called SpringSled.

How SpringSled got 150,000 users in 4 weeks - Prefundia Blog: Create a coming soon page in minutes

Mobile Now Exceeds PC: The Biggest Shift Since the Internet Began. If you're still struggling to leverage the website to support goals, you have some catching up to do, as the landscape has recently experienced a tectonic shift.

Mobile Now Exceeds PC: The Biggest Shift Since the Internet Began

Mobile Exceeds PC Internet Usage for First Time in History In early 2014, the landscape in which businesses operate changed forever when Internet usage on mobile devices exceeded PC usage. Screenwerk: Online and Offline Media and Everything In-Between. It's Official: Google Says More Searches Now On Mobile Than On Desktop. Mobilegeddon Cometh: New Google "Mobile Friendly Update" To Reward Sites Beginning April 21.