It seems that we get new domains being launched on a semi regular basis these days. Where once we could only choose from a country specific domain (like .co.uk, .fr, etc) or a .com or .biz, now we have the choice of .co.uk, .uk, .london, .me and many more.
For a little while if you have used Google search on your mobile phone or tablet, websites listed have been marked as "mobile friendly". This informs users that their browsing experience is optimised for their device, but until now that has not effected the site's ranking in Google search.
Just read a very interesting article by Nick Atkinson about the changing face of retail, from the High Street to the internet. It appears that consumers are starting to value a more customer service based experience, rather than just 'I can buy it cheap on the internet'. Could this be a return to the face to face experience we used...
Recent studies on consumer behaviour for ecommerce have shown a marked increase in sales when video is used to on a product page as well as images. Figures show that the most gains are for videos that are under 30 seconds in length, although there are still gains on anything from 60 to 180 seconds.
Chris Matyszczyk over at CNET has posted up an interesting conversation that he is apparently having with his furniture!
Just fielded an interesting call from a call centre claiming to be "Talk Talk". Apparently there was an "error" with our internet connection and the person on the end of the line wanted me to run some commands on my computer to demonstrate what they were.