Last minute back-to-school shoppers are on the hunt for the best deals — and they’re turning to their social networks to find them.
While social commerce only represents about one-percent of all ecommerce, it’s expected to grow dramatically over the next few years.
Facebook is testing a buy button. Actor Jason Biggs facing critics after Malaysia Airlines joke on Twitter. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
E-commerce is growing at a rate of nearly 20 percent per year and is on course to overtake brick-and-mortar growth in the next five years.
E-commerce carts are abandoned at a rate of nearly 70 percent, but Qubit can help online retailers counteract this challenge.
Facebook refers the most traffic at the highest conversion rate, but of all the social networks, Polyvore users spend the most money in a single order.
Yahoo is letting users put themselves on a waiting list for long-ago claimed email addresses, like email@example.com.
Showrooming — checking products out in a nearby store before buying them from an online seller — is a growing phenomenon, and, understandably, it has some brick-and-mortar retailers panicked. This infographic from Compete Pulse aims to show stores how to score a sale from a customer armed with a mobile phone.
Despite the hype that surrounds social marketing, email remains the most successful free means to bring in new customers.
Yelp will roll out a “Call to Action” feature that allows merchants to support a single transaction on their Yelp business listing page.