Consumers

  • Are text messages a binding contract?

    … Are text messages a binding contract? A story is making the rounds about a man out of Colorado who was selling some car parts online who may be sued by someone he promised the parts to over text messaging. Instead the seller was offered more money for the parts by someone with cash in hand. The buyer who lost out is now threatening to sue…

    Greg's Corner- 29 readers -
  • Avoid the Black Friday drama

    …, is that Black Friday deals are more of a predatory practice than anything. One of the biggest tricks that retailers like to play on consumers on Black Friday is having limited stock on the items they’re advertising as a great deal. You’ll be lucky if the store has more than five of these items on stock. What they want you to do is find that the item…

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  • The Most Important Thing to Do Before Building Your Startup?

    …, concerns, questions and questionable decisions you’ve had up to this point to begin getting rid of the dead weight and getting your tools in order. Start by knowing your industry, competitors and potential consumer market. Being familiar with these three areas helps you to begin building a strong foundation for your company going forward. As you…

    Famous Bloggers- 24 readers -
  • Infographic: Consumer Trust in Social Networks Up from Last Year

    … Facebook and Pinterest remain the most trusted social networks for product recommendations and shopping, according to the Social Recommendation Index released today by Social Media Link. But reviews are just as useful to consumers, as long as they are personal and include pros and cons instead of just a number or star rating. If the review…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Why Consumers Opt-In

    … the brand in 2012 8.2%; in 2013 7.0% To participate in product research in 2012 10.0%; in 2013 3.1% Consumers love discounts and that is clearly shown through this study. It is something that has been known for years but to really see the numbers shown to you it is still kind of amazing that nothing else matters but the wonderful deals that have been…

    Dominique Lambright/ Optynin EMail- 6 readers -
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