Holiday Season is almost here and it’s time to look at how the market would fare for retailers. Here’s an interesting infographic on US Social Commerce Industry that predicts a sales hike of 80% this year.
In this issue of Social Commerce Weekly, we give you an assortment of posts trending in Social Commerce from ShopSocially and other leading social media publishing houses from across the web.
Top Social Commerce News of the week
1. US Social Commerce Sales to Jump by 80% in 2014 [Infographic]
Social commerce sales in US are to jump by 80% from $5Bn in 2013 to $9Bn in 2014. Mobile shoppers who read product reviews convert 133% higher as compared to those who don’t. Read about this and more such interesting statistics and trends for US social commerce in this infographic. Read more.
2. IBM Says Now Is The Time To Start Prepping For 2014′s Short Holiday Shopping Season!
With Holiday Season just around the corner, it’s time for some reality check. IBM says more than 43% of site traffic in holiday season is expected to come from mobile devices. What is your strategy to optimize mobile sales this season? Read More.
3. Press Release: TicketPrinting.com Logs an Impressive 35% Sales Conversion Rate Using ShopSocially’s Social Login App
Leading ticket manufacturer, TicketPrinting.com got whopping 35.31% sales conversion rate using ShopSocially’s social login app. Along with this TicketPrinting.com generated massive word-of-mouth recommendation by motivating their shoppers to share their purchases on social media thereby pulling in referral traffic. Read more.
4. Five Secrets to Successful Social Media Promotions
You have a social media campaign strategy just like the top brands. So what is it that
they do differently? Want to know their secret to woo customers? Stop screaming
out promos! Read more.
5. Retailers Must Gear Up for Mobile Influenced Cross-Channel Sales
According to a research by Forrester, cross-channel sales are estimated to touch $1.8
trillion by 2018. Shoppers are increasingly using mobiles and tablets in-store, ahead
of offline purchases as well as to shop online. What could be a clear marketing strategy
to boost sales via smartphones and tablets? Read more.
6. Brands: Don’t Let Your Hashtag Strategy Turn Into a #Fail
Hashtags are not just your campaign in a single word, but a whole sentiment building
up. Celebrating your audience through these hashtags is the right way to turn your
hashtags into a winning social strategy. Read More.
7. The Facebook Marketing Free Ride Is Over
8. Case Study: Leading Canvas Printers Fabness Gain 33.28% Sales Conversion Rate Via Social.
Popular canvas printers Fabness used on-site social to get better ROI. They not only
gained 33.28% sales conversion but also 15k+ genuine facebook fans. Have a look at
how the canvas manufacturer turned its website visitors into their loyal Facebook
fans. Download Case Study.
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