January 31st, 2012 | 2 MIN READ

Ecommerce Links: January 2012

Written by author_profile_images Linda Bustos

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

Before we dive into the links, there's still time to register for Conversion Conference and Affiliate Management Days upcoming in March. I'll be speaking on Remarketing and Checkout Optimization, respectively. I would love to connect!

  • While the 2012 predictions posts have for the most part died down, check out why shopping cart abandonment is set to rise in 2012.
  • Fun fact: the top 5 passwords used at Gawker account for about 25% of all users. The #1 password is -- wait for it -- 123456 (over 3000 accounts!) For more reasons why you should be diligent to push users towards secure passwords, check out Data Monday: Login & Passwords.
  • Spotted in the wild: a paid search ad that lands the user on a customer review page rather than a product page. This is a great way to build user trust, no matter what you're selling.
  • You know we love infographics, and this one comes to us via Econsultancy: Profiling the Social Gamer. Hint: it's not an 18 year old boy.

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