Ratings and Reviews FAQs: How Do I Get More Reviews?
by Eliza Fisher | August 25, 2016 | Best Practices, Ratings and Reviews, User Generated Content | 0 comments

User generated content (UGC) like Ratings and Reviews can increase your site's revenue by up to 18% by providing helpful information from customers' perspectives. This will only happen, though, if customers actually contribute reviews! There are three main ways to get more reviews for your e-commerce site: email solicitation, syndication, and incentivization. Email solicitation is indispensable for gathering reviews. Customers rarely Read more...

Sellers Sued Over Fake Reviews on Amazon
by Prasad Dhamdhere | August 24, 2016 | Ratings and Reviews | 0 comments

The trouble of fake reviews on review platform has always lurked over the landscape of e-commerce. While ratings and reviews are vital for providing more product information, fake reviews raise serious question marks as to the credibility of ecommerce websites. Once that credibility is corroded, the demise of the business is not far. Even giants like Amazon aren't immune. That’s Read more...

Engage More Shoppers with In-Mail and Offline Reviews
by Eliza Fisher | August 6, 2016 | Ratings and Reviews, Social Annex Case Study, User Generated Content | 0 comments

We all know that user generated content (UGC) like ratings and reviews, questions and answers, and visual commerce boosts conversion by offering trustworthy points of view from your own customers on various social sharing platforms. Consumers trust UGC 12x more than they trust information from businesses, and visitors who interact with UGC are 105% more likely to buy. Given its importance, Read more...

4 User Generated Content Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make
by Prasad Dhamdhere | July 22, 2016 | Questions and Answers, Ratings and Reviews, User Generated Content, Visual Commerce | 0 comments

Just like everything in life, the usefulness of user generated content (UGC) like ratings and reviews, questions and answers solution, and visual commerce depends on how you approach it and how you implement it. If done meticulously and wisely, user generated content can have an extremely positive impact on company’s visibility, website traffic and sales. Unfortunately, some UGC campaigns suffer Read more...

UGC for Fashion: An Overview

Out of all the advocate marketing solutions out there, user generated content (UGC) stands out as a no-brainer for the fashion industry. As this segment is highly visual and depends heavily on variables like size, fit, and quality, showing off the multitude of ways in which customers interact with apparel and accessories makes perfect sense. Here’s what you need to Read more…

Marketing with UGC: Squeeze Your Content to the Last Drop

Here at Social Annex we don’t like to waste things. Whether it’s a water bottle, a paper bag, or precious user generated content (UGC), we’re all for reusing and recycling. When you have hundreds of inspiring pictures up in your Visual Commerce galleries or thousands of rave reviews, it seems like a shame to not use them as much as possible. Read more…