Category: Onsite Search

Onsite Search Matters

By Jen Burns in Featured, Onsite Search on July 9, 2013

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If you have an iPhone or any kind of smartphone, it’s likely that you use it to search for contacts, search the web or use search to find apps and music. If you go to a website and don’t find a category you’re looking for or just want to save time, you will likely use search for the item you want. Failure to Result Think about ... Read More »

Forrester Focuses on the Total Ecommerce Experience

By Jen Burns in Events, Featured, Mobile Commerce, Onsite Search, Personalization on February 27, 2013

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Popular Forrester analyst, Brian Walker was fighting a bit of a cold today, but “being hopped up on the cough medicine” didn’t stop him from doing a winning presentation this morning at eTail West. Stats were the opening slide to the conversation with over 29% of adults owning a tablet or an e-reader, 15% of ecommerce use being on mobile and 10% of their time spent with media. Mobile is ... Read More »

SVForum Panel Focuses on Innovation in Personalization Tech

By Dan Darnell in Events, Onsite Search, Recommendations on August 31, 2012

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Last night I participated in a panel discussion for the Web Apps & E-Commerce SIG of the SVForum in Palo Alto on Recommendation Engines and Brand Commerce . I was joined on the panel by Brian Johnson from eBay, Paul Twohey from Ness, and Vik Singh from Slice Data. Each of us had a chance ... Read More »

Emergent Ants

By Scott Brave in Onsite Search, Recommendations on July 24, 2012

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Ants are pretty dumb creatures.  Watch one, all by itself for a few minutes and you’ll quickly get the impression that it’s wandering around aimlessly.  And you’d pretty much be right. Ant colonies on the other hand, are brilliant.  There are few organisms on this planet as relentless and efficient in pursuit of their goals of discovering, transporting, and consuming resources.  Just ask anyone here in California ... Read More »

Why Does Google Hate Personalization?

By Jen Burns in Onsite Search, Personalization on March 20, 2012

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Earlier this month, Google announced that their encrypted search is going global. First deployed in October on, it appears SSL encryption will now expand to other localized Google domains. The SEO community is still unhappy – and rightfully so. Although the percentage varies, site owners are seeing a significant portion of search ... Read More »

September Personalization Roundup

By Jen Burns in eCommerce, Onsite Search, Personalization, Social Network on September 30, 2011

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The Personalization Round Up is an ongoing blog series featuring the most evocative news, articles and blogs curated by Baynote each month on the topic of web personalization. In our sixth monthly round up, we’ve combed the web to once again bring you the latest and greatest on the personalization revolution. Summer may have given way to Fall, but if these recent articles are ... Read More »