October 30th, 2008 | 2 MIN READ

Bloggers Digest 10/31/08

Written by author_profile_images Linda Bustos

Linda is an ecommerce industry analyst and consultant specializing in conversion optimization and digital transformation.

If you’re new here, welcome! And thanks for subscribing to Get Elastic. Friday is Blogger Digest day where we highlight posts from other blogs that are of value and interest to online retailers and Internet marketers.

  • Alexander Interactive examines several recent articles regarding free shipping this holiday season, including USA Today, the New York Times and Ad Age and provides 8 solid recommendations in its white paper Free Shipping: Holiday Hit or Headache?. (This link points to the online version, no download required).

  • On the Practical Ecommerce blog, Brian Getting tackles the web designer's nemesis - cross-browser compatibility problems with his own 3 group approach to hacking CSS to display nicely for all visitors.
  • Amazon gets innovative with its new microsite WindowShop. You really have to visit the site to get the idea of it, but e-Consultancy has a good overview of the WindowShop concept.
  • Is your site optimized for short attention spans? Justin Palmer provides tips for preventing controllable distractions, creating urgency, recapturing lost opportunities and more.

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