Posts Tagged ‘EasyAsk’

EasyAsk Ranked Among Top Four Providers Of E-Commerce Technology

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BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – EasyAsk, the Natural Language Site Search, Navigation and Merchandising leader, today announced that it has been recognized by Internet Retailer for its impact on e-commerce sales. EasyAsk was named among the top four vendors in the 2013 Leading Vendors to the Top 1000 E-Retailers Guide, which for the first time reveals the leading e-commerce vendors that are driving sales for the largest and fastest-growing online retailers.

A recent report from MarketingSherpa indicates 43% of website visitors will immediately go to the search box, making it a critical component to increasing e-commerce revenue. According to a survey conducted by Internet Retailer, 27% of companies indicated site search as a top e-commerce technology budget priority, with 26% stating they plan to add or replace their site search application within the next twelve months. Read more

EasyAsk to Expand into Europe

A new article out of the company reports that “EasyAsk, the natural language technology and solutions leader, [has] announced the opening of EasyAsk’s first European office at Thames Valley Park, Reading, UK. In 2012, EasyAsk grew revenues by 40% and increased its customer base by 22% with new names including The North Face, Anna’s Linens and Cigars International. In addition, EasyAsk teamed up with Global leader SAP. Gartner listed EasyAsk as Cool Vendor for BI and Analytics and cited the company as ‘one of the premier ecommerce search and merchandizing software providers’ in its research: Best Practices in Strategically Combining Search, Content Analytics and E-Commerce.” Read more

EasyAsk Helps DollarDays Boost Sales and Web Presence

EasyAsk reports that their client DollarDays has marked several milestones this back-to-school season thanks in part to EasyAsk’s natural language semantic search. The article states, “In 11 short years, Dollar Days is celebrating several milestones, including doubling the number of SKUs it offers to more than 225,000 and the number of suppliers to more than 500.  Traffic on the DollarDays.com site has increased significantly, as have the number of memberships.  All of this translates into revenue growth for DollarDays, even in a business environment where competitors are shrinking or going out of business.” Read more

EasyAsk Provides an Answer Engine for Business

A new article takes a look at EasyAsk, a company purchased by Progress Software in 2005 that has fallen off the radar in recent years. According to the writer, “I learned a few months ago that EasyAsk is very much alive, and it is growing rapidly. The new owner is a successful software entrepreneur, Craig Bassin, who orchestrated the spin out of EasyAsk from Progress Software. When I met with Bassin, I asked him for a one-sentence description of the ‘new’ EasyAsk. He replied, ‘I’d describe it as follows: You ask EasyAsk questions the exact same way you’d ask it of your VP of sales or CFO.’” Read more