Rick Backus

Rick is the CEO of CPC Strategy. He started working with online retailers at PriceGrabber and co-founded CPC Strategy in January of 2007. Today CPC Strategy manages the comparison shopping campaigns for over 100 retailers.

Recent Posts by Rick Backus

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5 Must Have Competitive Intelligence Tools for Retailers

Are you looking for a great way to track your competitors and ensure your retail business is staying profitable in your marketplace?  Keeping… > Read More


How Tom Brady & Bill Belichick Would Manage A Google Product Listing Ads Account

Yesterday the Patriots lost to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship. Despite the loss, the Patriots dominance over the… > Read More


5 Loco Local Mobile Statistics [Infographic]

Location based mobile ads are a great way to add value to consumers and encourage people to visit your store. They are a… > Read More

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Mobile Traffic Key Element For Cyber Monday [Infographic]

2013 Mobile traffic for the Holiday shopping weekend increased 29% for online retailers this year, with a 17% increase in revenue and 2.78%… > Read More


Mobile User Habits Study [Infographic]

Mobile User Behavior: How is the Mobile Audience Engaging Online? You just started wrapping your mind around how to market your business online,… > Read More


Mobile Monopoly: Mobile Users & Major Platorm [Infographic]

By the end of 2013, there will be more mobile devices globally than people. Half of those device users admit that their mobile… > Read More


7 Tips for Starting A Successful Ecommerce Business

An ecommerce business can be a great way to make a living, but if you don’t do it right, your earnings will be… > Read More


Don’t Miss Out On Q4 Sales: Check Out The Shopping Feed Guide

For the winter, my metabolism and oxygen consumption will drop by 75% while I hibernate. Take a number ladies. You on the other hand,… > Read More


6 Strategies to Decrease Shopping Cart Abandonment

Shopping Cart Abandonment Best Practices For most retailers, shopping cart abandonment is rampant. There’s nothing worse than a customer entering the checkout process… > Read More


Ecommerce SEO: How to Choose the Right SEO Agency

This is a guest post by Gary Magnone. Gary is the Founder and Chief Strategist at Highrise, a consultancy specializing in online marketing and… > Read More