Amsterdam, September 22, 2020 - The relaxation of the measures to get the coronavirus under control and the reopening of physical stores has had little effect on the online shopping behavior of consumers in Europe. This is evident from research by Adobe into the trends in the field of online shopping during and after the (intelligent) lockdown among more than 3000 * Europeans. 59 percent of those surveyed regularly shopped online during the lockdown. This is almost the same as the 60 percent who frequently make an online purchase after the relaxation of the measures.
Ede, September 16, 2020 - Dutch consumers are very skeptical about the use of robots in physical stores. A majority (62%) does not want to be helped by it, according to research by GfK commissioned by ShoppingTomorrow. “Consumers expect a personal experience, but they want to be confronted with technology as little as possible,” says Inge Demoed, program manager at ShoppingTomorrow.
Guest blog by Pim Broekstra of SAM Online Marketing There has been a striking trend going on within Google in the last few years: the gradual decrease of the CTR. Perficient's research has shown that only half of the searches actually return a click to the website. Google tries to give visitors an immediate answer and save a click, but this cuts the fingers of every company that relies on SEO. Fortunately, there is still light at the end of the tunnel, because there are solutions!
Guest blog by Remco Nieuwenhuizen of WP Supporters WordPress speed is a hot item. It can make or break your website. Google values faster websites more than slow websites. And with a view to the future, website speed is becoming increasingly important. A slow website often has an increased bounce rate. This will result in fewer visitors to your website and loss of income.
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The Internet Marathon: A conversation about The Internet for twelve hours with Evgeny Morozov, Francesca Bria, Roosbeef, Peter Pomerantsev and Marleen Stikker, among others
Amsterdam, 5 August 2020 - We have been living with the internet for more than half a century now. What has it brought us? And what price do we pay for it? Together with Bits of Freedom and more than 30 (inter) national guests, De Balie will dive into all the depths of the world wide web during The Internet Marathon on Sunday 13 September.