Snapchat’s New Ad Tools Copy Facebook’s Playbook
by Prasad Dhamdhere | September 20, 2016 | Facebook, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, User Generated Content | 0 comments

Not long ago Evan Spiegel, co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, famously said that he doesn’t want for the network to “creepily” target users. But it looks like reality has dawned upon him. And that reality is to monetize any social media or digital platform, targeting audiences on the basis of behavior is a necessity. Of course, he was right in Read more...

Burberry’s See Now Buy Now Collection Debuts with Massive Social Campaign
by Prasad Dhamdhere | | eCommerce, Facebook, Social Media, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

“If they see a girl wearing a red dress, they want to go out and buy that red dress and they don’t understand that it’s a season. For them, it’s just a red dress”. These words from Kate Phelan, creative director of High Street giant Topshop, exactly mirror the psyche of most fashion customers. More than the need, the fashion industry has Read more...

360-Degree Video a Win for Barbour, Despite Missteps
by Eliza Fisher | July 5, 2016 | Customer Engagement, Facebook, Instagram, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

Barbour, the luxury outerwear and fashion brand, is the latest of a growing group of high-end apparel companies to use social media and video technology to democratize the runway. It’s well-known that traditional fashion shows are populated by elite industry insiders and VIPs, but more and more consumers have gotten to experience them thanks to video streaming and social media Read more...

Facebook E-Commerce Bot Lets Users Try and Buy Makeup
by Eliza Fisher | June 22, 2016 | Customer Engagement, eCommerce, Facebook, Social Commerce, Social Media | 0 comments

It looks like this is the summer of the Facebook e-commerce bot! Only two months after the social media giant unveiled its chatbot technology in April, a company called Modiface has launched a bot that lets users try on and buy lipstick. ModiFace is a VR company that’s made apps for L’Oreal and Avon. It has its own makeup try-on Read more…

Three Key Factors in Setting up Successful eCommerce Contests
by Akbar Jaffer | October 28, 2015 | Best Practices, Contests, Facebook, Pinterest | 0 comments

Contests are a great way to promote your social commerce and customer loyalty programs. Whether your contests are on your site, offline, or on any of the popular social media networks, their success is primarily dependent upon two things: planning and marketing. In this article I will cover planning: incentives, contest platforms, and the information you need to collect. In the next article I will discuss tried and tested ways to market your contests.

Facebook Is Dabbling in Online Shops…Again
by Erin Duff | July 18, 2015 | eCommerce, Facebook | 0 comments

Everyone is joining the ecommerce game. Facebook is following suit behind Pinterest by testing new Facebook stores, which let companies set up ecommerce shops within their current Facebook pages. Facebook made previous attempts to enter the ecommerce space but has seen relatively little success. Last year they introduced a Buy button similar to Pinterest’s Buyable Pins. In both cases they keep Read more…