Consumers will spend US$6.2 billion in 2010 at mobile application stores, while related advertising revenue is expected to generate $0.6 billion worldwide, according to new statistics from Gartner (NYSE: IT).
Despite any financial recession and economic stress, online purchasing continues to grow. Expansion of the market and evolving technology that simplifies our daily lives help to set the pace of e-commerce design. Customers want the shopping process to be quick and easy, and merchants want to increase sales by making their stores attractive and popular. Thus, e-commerce design tends to combine a look and usability that is at once unique and eye-catching. In this post, we showcase 35 attractive online store designs.
One of the trends we observed from this collection is a minimalist design style. Small details and accents (e.g. unobtrusive background patterns, icons, pictograms and typography) reflect a brand’s spirit and match the character of its products. Some websites, though, are unconventional, rich in visual effects. Please note that the selection of stores featured in this showcase was based more on design aesthetics than usability. But we made sure that the websites included here provide at least an easy shopping experience, even for foreign visitors.
Ask anyone what’s the one reason why they hate SEOs, and you’ll most probably get something like “because they lie on the face” for a reply. And I quite agree with it.
The reason is that not all SEO’s are brave enough to admit what they can’t achieve and not all clients are aware that SEOs aren’t Gods. Since we agree on that, let’s move ahead to the fun part. Some common lies SEO’s make and 10 ways you can easily find them out.
Those numbers are expected to rapidly grow within the next few years, the analyst firm predicted: By 2013, worldwide downloads will surpass $21.6 billion. By that point, advertising-sponsored mobile applications will generate almost 25 percent of mobile application stores' revenue.