3 Disruptive Ecommerce Trends You Need to Know Right Now

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As an ecommerce business owner, you're always looking for ways to grow your revenue. In order to do so, you need to adapt to the latest ecommerce trends. Here are three of the most disruptive trends you need to know to grow your business. The number of mobile internet users is growing by the minute. In fact in 2016, Bloomberg reported that mobile traffic on ecommerce websites surpassed that of desktop traffic.


Google Wallet launches a streamlined web app

Engadget

Google Wallet may have killed off physical debits cards earlier this year, but the service is now making it easier to send and receive money with the card you already have. With the launch of the Google Wallet web app, all you need to accept online payments from friends is a browser and debit card tied to your Google account. Of course, users can still use the Google Wallet app for iOS or Android Pay to pay their friends or accept funds on their mobile devices as well, and thanks to automatic transfers there's no need to cash out before the money shows up in your bank account. Finally, while Google Wallet is mostly aimed at person-to-person payments like Venmo, Squarecash and Paypal, Android Pay is also rolling out new integrations with hundreds of thousands of websites to simplify commercial check-out processes across the web.


7 sophisticated shopping scams to watch for this holiday season

FOX News

This Cyber Monday, U.S. shoppers spent a record $9.4 billion online -- $1.5 billion more than last year's total and an astounding $12 million per minute. Yes, that number is every single minute. Where there's money, there are hackers, scammers and thieves. The internet is more dangerous than ever, and data breaches and attacks are at an all-time high. Tap or click for 4 tips to protect yourself on the web.


Email still beats texts – for hackers phishing for your data

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

SAN FRANCISCO – Despite all the attention given to phishing attacks, and high profile hacks, email still remains the number one place where victims fall prey to bad guys. Business email getting compromised "is one of the oldest tricks in the book, and super effective," says Sam Small, the chief security officer for ZeroFOX, a firm that helps enterprises with security protection. "You get an email, it looks and feels authentic, from someone you trust and they're asking you to do something," he adds. "The next thing you know, you've sent out a bogus wire transfer and the entire organization is at risk." Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign manager, John Podesta, was hacked after an authentic-looking email sent to his Gmail account asked him to confirm a link.


Email still beats texts – for hackers phishing for your data

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Despite all the attention given to phishing attacks, and high profile hacks, e-mail still remains the number one place where victims fall prey to bad guys. Business e-mail getting compromised "is one of the oldest tricks in the book, and super effective," says Sam Small, the chief security officer for ZeroFox, a firm that helps enterprises with security protection. "You get an e-mail, it looks and feels authentic, from someone you trust and they're asking you to do something," he adds. "The next thing you know, you've sent out a bogus wire transfer and the entire organization is at risk." Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign manager, John Podesta, was hacked after an authentic-looking e-mail sent to his Gmail account asked him to confirm a link.