Author Archives: Paul Salber


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Woolworths Big Christmas Push in Online Sales

Woolworths online store has been the most popular ecommerce merchant among our price comparison service users. With almost 300,000 products in their data feed, which includes product descriptions, product references and a good category taxonomy, Woolworths has improved its online distribution through its affeliate network partners, the price comparison sites. Merchants with competitive prices benefit […]


Security Risk Reduced to Zero with PayPal Virtual Debit Card

Though security and risk worries are becoming a thing of the past for online shoppers, Paypal has just introduced the ultimate security solution; a debit card for your paypal account. Hundreds of millions of shoppers using their paypal account to ensure security on their ebay purchases can now use their paypal accounts for all purchases. […]


Comparison Shopping Engines now Essential for Ecommerce Marketing

In spite of the recent controversy on the poor accuracy of online statistics, Hitwise still produces interesting insights on overall internet clickthrough. Moneysupermarket.com, leading loans and insurance comparator, received 13.55% of total traffic from organic search, and 20% from paid search (PPC) campaigns. While 4.2% of traffic to retail sites are now being sent by […]


Shopping Feeds Standards Fight is On

The Association of Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) has issued its first proposal for a data feeds standards. The standard is aimed squarely at Comparison Shopping Engines, like shopping.com, kelkoo.com and enclick.com. The goal of the standard is to allow ecommerce merchants to generate a single data feed valid for all affiliate networks and shopping sites, […]


Bulk Mailer Wins Ridiculous Case Against Anti-Spam Organization

Spamhaus provides a spammer blacklist which is widely used in anti-spam filters by ISPs and webmail companies, including hotmail.com. Spamhaus is non-profit organization set up by Steve Linford in 1998 whose mission is to track the worst of organized spam operators. It provides anti-spam intelligence to internet services, Law Enforcement Agencies, and government anti-spam legislation. […]