Amazon Prime, Inc. /ˈæməzɒn/ is an American international electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, VHSs, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer—and is a major provider of cloud computing services.Jeff Bezos incorporated the company (as Cadabra) in July 1994 and the site went online as in 1995.
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    • Don’t fall for the Prime Day phishing scam

      A phishing attack is when a scammer sends out a mass of emails that look like legitimate emails from such places as a bank telling you to log into your account and offering you a link to do so. Usually they do this under the guise that something is wrong with your account. Instead of sending you to your bank site, the website it sends you to is almost a mirror image of your ba ...

      Greg's Corner- 23 readers -
  • How OTT Technology Is Taking Over Your TV

    …. One prime example is C-Suite TV, which airs my TV show C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett. Earlier this year, the on-demand business channel formed a partnership with ReachMeTV, a “multi-channel entertainment network and global distribution platform,” to stream my show on televisions at the 50 largest airports in the United States and more than 1…

    Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 19 readers -
  • Is Amazon’s Prime discount for low-income families a boon or a bane?

    … Earlier this week, online retail giant Amazon announced they will be offering a discounted fee for their Prime service to low-income families that are on government food assistance. Prime is usually $99 per year, or $10.99 a month. With that service, Prime members receive unlimited free shipping, faster shipping, and access to Amazon’s streaming…

    Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • Five most interesting search marketing news stories of the week

    … Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from the world of search marketing and beyond. This week, Amazon is wooing Prime subscribers with a new, exclusive credit card, brand interest in Snapchat may not be as high as it seems, and the privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is on the up-and-up, reaching a record of 14…

    Search Engine Watch- 41 readers -
  • All the Feels: How Brands Use Holiday Video Campaigns

    … The holidays are a feel-good, yet extremely stressful, time of the year. The weather gets colder as cheeks look rosier, the holiday spirit is in the air and money is emptying out of pockets left and right. And the holiday ads? They are everywhere. Coca-Cola’s polar bears are slipping and sliding in the snow enjoying the savory drink, while…

    AllTwitterin How To's- 31 readers -
  • Amazon Music App Updated to Support Amazon Music Unlimited

    … Amazon updated its Amazon Music application to support Amazon Music Unlimited, the company’s new premium music subscription service. While Amazon Prime members can continue to use the app to access Prime Music–a selection of songs available to stream as part of their Prime memberships–the app can also now be used to access the Amazon Music…

    Inside Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Deliv CEO: ‘We’re Selling the Picks and Shovels’ for Brick-and-Mortar Gold Rush

    … Deliv, which recently landed $28 million in Series B funding from UPS, powers the same-day and next-day delivery options available on a host of retail websites, including ecommerce companies, omnichannel retail giants like Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and even floral and recipe subscription services. Street Fight recently caught up with Deliv CEO…

    Street Fight- 14 readers -
  • Harnessing the Era of the Distracted Viewer

    … is changing—and especially for millennial viewers (born between 1981 and 2000, and currently aged 16 through 35) who are “cutting the cord” from their cable subscriptions. A recent CEA survey, for example, found that just 55 percent of millennials use TVs as their primary viewing platform, while streaming content via Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime…

    AllFacebookin Paid Search SEO- 26 readers -
  • Content Marketing Trends at the Golden Globes

    … taken notice of that early faux paus as the next generation of entertainment options –Netflix and Amazon Prime chief among them – have exploded with original programming that allows people to watch how they wish, when they want. The best content offers the same flexibility without worrying about traditional delivery. Social media platforms…

    Justin Spicer/ Relevancein Content- 24 readers -
  • Op-ed: How marketers can stay relevant in an instant-gratification world

    … shipping and returns when shopping online. Not surprising in a world of Amazon Prime Now (where just plain Amazon Prime clearly wasn’t good enough). Future-thinking traditional brands already understand these expectations and are hard at work using technology and data to respond more quickly to their customers, help them make better decisions about…

    Digidayin How To's- 16 readers -
  • 3 things you must know about Facebook ads in 2015

    … and there. Ever hear of our “customer love” process and how we use Amazon Prime / Fancy Hands / Fiverr to say thank you to folks we appreciate? The content ties back to the goals that you have. More specifically, you have content sequenced by stages in the customer relationship. Have a few pieces of content each for audience, engagement…

    Dennis Yu/ Inside Facebookin Social Paid Search Facebook- 51 readers -
  • 2015 Social Media Predictions: 10 Forecasts You Need

    … and search engine making it a must in every marketing plan. YouTube’s challenges: YouTube must compete with major television and movie studios as well as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. YouTube will need to focus on its audio offering to compete with iTunes and other podcasting venues. Google’s lack of ability to create non-advertising revenue…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Facebook YouTube- 47 readers -
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