November Blogger’s Digest

This past month we gave advice about optimizing shopping carts for customers across the globe, provided tips for guiding traffic with domain name portfolios, shared some best practices in analyzing business performance, and highlighted the benefits of social media for special holidays.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Ecommerce 2011

Gartner is a well-known industry analyst firm with offices around the globe. Each year, they publish dozens of research reports, called Magic Quadrants, that cover...

Update: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for E-commerce is now available through cleverbridge and Building Keystones.

Protect Your Intellectual Property

If you were a global merchant 300 years ago, you were probably using a wooden ship as your delivery method, and there was always a...

If you were a global merchant 300 years ago, you were probably using a wooden ship as your delivery method, and there was always a danger of lurking pirates ready...

Shifting to SaaS? You Need a Strategy!

Forrester Research Principal Analyst Brian Walker recently shared the results of the cleverbridge-commissioned study, “Software Vendors: The Shift to SaaS,” in a webinar presentation. This...

Forrester Research Principal Analyst Brian Walker recently shared the results of the cleverbridge-commissioned study, “Software Vendors: The Shift to SaaS,” in a webinar presentation. This 60-minute discussion offers practical, strategic...

Q&A With Brian Walker: The Shift to SaaS

We hope you’ve had time to read “Software Vendors: The Shift to SaaS,” a Forrester Consulting study commissioned by cleverbridge. If not, download the free...

We hope you’ve had time to read “Software Vendors: The Shift to SaaS,” a Forrester Consulting study commissioned by cleverbridge. If not, download the free study now and be sure...

Is SaaS Right for Your Business?

SaaS also implies a change in business model from single-licensed software purchases to subscription software service that likely results in more revenue for companies who succeed in the market. Of course, those who grasp the SaaS opportunity now are in the best position to thrive.

How Do You Handle Subscription Renewals?

With the maturation of SaaS products, digital content paywalls and downloadable software products, there is even more demand for improved multi-period subscription billing. Straight forward...

Automatic subscription renewal is the default choice of many companies looking to capture subscription revenue online. However, you should look at all the options out there and choose a renewal process based on your customers buying habits.

Tips and Tools for a Successful Ecommerce Integration

When deciding to out-source your e-commerce infrastructure, poor planning can sabotage even the most thorough vendor selection process. Whether you sell software, subscription products or access...

When implementing a new e-commerce platform, the more planning you do in advance, the fewer errors you'll have when flipping the "go live" switch.

Monentize Digital Content Through Usage-Based Billing

The concept of subscription billing has been around for as long as there have been newspapers and magazines. The idea of paying a fixed amount...

Usage-based subscriptions are a profitable billing option to enhance traditional subscription billing models. Carefully consider this option even if you already have a subscription billing model.

Thanksgiving Recap: Our Favorite Blog Posts

Since the first post went live on Building Keystones, our goal has been to provide relevant and interesting information that will help your company succeed...

Since the first post went live on Building Keystones, our goal has been to provide relevant and interesting information that will help your company succeed in today's ever-changing global e-commerce market. The most important element in achieving this goal is your participation.

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