It's the end of an exciting year for Get Elastic. Thank you to all our readers who have subscribed, forwarded, Tweeted posts and voted for Get Elastic in various contests. Happy New Year to you all, and if you're a new reader, here's a recap of the best of Get Elastic, 2008!
January Webinar: 12 Things Retailers Must Learn from Christmas '07 with Linda Bustos of Elastic Path Software + companion blog post 3 posts to check out: Cross-Selling Tips for eCommerce Hack Week Part 2 - Using Google Trends for International Search Marketing Using Geo-IP to Tailor Content Delivery February Webinar: Love Your Landing Pages with Ayat Shukairy of Invesp Consulting + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Continue Shopping Means What? Make Email Look Good In Gmail - 8 Design Tips for Images-Off Social Media With a Side of SEO: Hold the Spam March Webinars: Jon Stewart or Oprah: What's Your Website Personality? with Carolyn Gardner of Sitebrand + blog recap Effective Merchandising: What Sells? with Mike Svatek of Baynote + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Tracking Affiliate Orders Through Telephone Sales Tips for Tracking Offline Orders: PPC and Catalog How to Ask for Customer Reviews - Nicely. April Webinar: Web Analytics for Online Retailers with Eric T. Peterson from Web Analytics Demystified + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Optimizing for Product Colors: Long Tail Gold or Duplicate Content? Why Innocent Emails Get Flagged As Spam Email Marketing Trend: Animated GIFs May Webinar: The Key to PPC for Online Retailers with Ryan Gibson from the Rimm-Kaufman Group + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Top Online Retailers Not Showing Up on Google! PPC Advertising: Are You Selling Yourself In Your Ads? 404 Not Found Pages: The Good, The Bad & The Funny Free White Paper: How to Write an Ecommerce RFP June Webinar: 9 Ecommerce Innovations: What's Now & What's Next with Jason Billingsley of Elastic Path Software + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Asking Customers to Go Steady: Tips for Repeat Orders Using Product Images to Reduce Size and Color Fears Improving Product Descriptions Using Competitor Customer Reviews July Webinar: 3 Things to Die For: Web Analytics Unleashed with Avinash Kaushik from Google Analytics + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Can Product Images Improve Conversion? Showing Products in Context Stop Google Analytics From Stealing Your Valuable AdWords Keyword Data Should You Remove Keywords With Low Click Through Rates? August Webinar: The Art and Science of Choosing Ecommerce Technology with Bernardine Wu of FitForCommerce + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Yes Virginia There Is a Santa Claus & He Searches for Free Shipping Holiday SEO: Using Amazon Bestsellers for Keyword Research The Psychology of Numbers in PPC Ads September Webinar: I Know I Should Be Testing, But with Bryan Eisenberg of Future Now Inc. + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Optimizing Product Reviews for Different Buyer Personalities Do Hacker Safe / McAfee Secure Badges Increase Sales? Uncovering the Hidden Profit Treasures of Your Company October Webinar: Holiday Wishlist for Mobile Commerce with Bill Mirabito of B2C Parnters + blog recap Delivering an Integrated Ecommerce Experience for Empowered Customers with Josh Lannin of Oracle and Peter Sheldon of Elastic Path Software + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Free Shipping: Got It? 10 Ways to Flaunt It How to Find an Online Reputation Manager Crutchfield Email Covers 4 Buyer Personalities November Webinar: Multi-Store Retailing: Perks and Pitfalls with Jason Billingsley of Elastic Path Software + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Should Retail Email Sell or Inform? An A/B Split Test Case Study Tapping Twitter to Understand Customers and Develop Personas CSN Stores Eases Howsers Last Minute FUDDs December Webinar: Dangerous Marketing Ahead: How to Break Bad Habits and Survive a Deep Recession with Jeff Molander of Molander & Associates and Jonathan Salem Baskin, author of Branding Only Works on Cattle + blog recap 3 posts to check out: Reducing Friction in the Sales Process Where Will MAP Pricing Lead Online Retail? Are Cash Discounts the Worst Incentives?
Once again, thank you for reading, subscribing to, commenting on, blogging about, Tweeting and forwarding Get Elastic with others in 2008, and we look forward to carry on the ecommerce marketing conversation with you full bore into 2009.