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Amazon Sues 1,114 Fiverr Users For Offering To Write Fake Product Reviews

After more than 1,100 members of Fiverr, a freelance marketplace, of offering to post phony product reviews on Amazon.com, Amazon has filed a lawsuit against them. According to a report last week by Geekwire, the lawsuit came on the heels of an Amazon sting operation in which the company paid some members of Fiverr to …

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Amazon Points Retailers To Shopify As It Nears The End Of Its E-Commerce Platform

Back in March, Amazon made an announcement that it could be shuttering its e-commerce platform next  year, and because of this, the online marketplace has chosen Shopify as the preferred migration partner. An announcement posted on Shopify’s blog on September 17th said that Amazon Webstore owners will be able to “seemlessly migrate” their Amazon store to the …

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Amazon Retiring Product Ads, Offers New Text Ads As Alternative

If you’re an Advertiser who uses Amazon Product Ads, you’re in for a disappointing surprise.  Soon, you’ll have to figure out some other way to get your products in front of Amazon shoppers. More than likely, this may not be the first time you’ve heard this news, as Amazon has already begun notifying advertisers that …

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New Ads Test By Google Enters Home Services Market

There is a new program being tested by Google that connects people looking for home service professionals with pre-qualified providers in their local areas.  Marketing Land confirmed with Google that they’re running a small test in the San Francisco Bay Area that focuses on plumbers and locksmiths to start. Google isn’t the only ones in …

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Appeals Court Finds Potential For Confusion In Amazon’s Product Search Results

It looks like there is a trademark lawsuit that was brought against Amazon.com that is heading back to the courts after the plaintiff won an appeal today in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. According to a report by Geekwire, the suit concerns the way Amazon is showing search results for products that it isn’t carrying. …

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Amazon Gets Visual With Stream, A Pinterest Style Shopping Experience

As online shoppers go, it looks like we’ve made quite the move towards a more visual experience.  Since this is the case, it seems that Amazon, the industry’s largest name, has taken notice of this trend.  Taking this trend into consideration, Amazon has come out with a new feature called Stream, which is a visual …

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What Does Amazon’s Entry Into The Home Services Business Mean For Local Marketing?

Recently, Amazon launched a brand new marketplace for local businesses, called Amazon Home Services, which is a new marketplace meant for local businesses to sell professional services to customers.In a nutshell, this new service allows customers to purchase and schedule professional services, such as plumbers, landscapers and the like. This new service simply adds a whole new …

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Amazon Goes After Sites Selling Fake Reviews: Files Lawsuit Against Buyazonreviews.com

Fake reviews are never really a cool thing with people or businesses.  They can purposely mislead individuals and cause a mistrust with the businesses connected to them. Amazon has decided to take the battle against fake reviews all the way to the courts.  The giant online business has filed a lawsuit yesterday in Seattle’s King County …

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