Content Marketing for Valentine’s Day: Get Some UGC Love

This Valentine’s Day, you deserve to have your customers shower you with love and praise. You should use their excitement to supercharge your content marketing efforts. User generated content (UGC) is an extremely valuable resource for marketers in practically any industry. After all, 70% of consumers value peer recommendations and reviews more than professionally written content, and 84% of millennials Read more…

51 Vital Visual Commerce Statistics
by Eliza Fisher | January 14, 2016 | Instagram, User Generated Content, Visual Commerce, Visual Galleries | 0 comments

We all know that visual content has been growing exponentially in both importance and prevalence over the past few years. Both pictures and videos are essentials for any brand, but these requirements extend beyond just some good catalog photos and expertly produced videos. Businesses need to let their customers do some of the talking. Not convinced? Take a look at these Read more...

Fashion! Turn to the Left: eCommerce Enhancements for Apparel
by Eliza Fisher | December 16, 2015 | Customer Loyalty, eCommerce, Ratings and Reviews, Sharing and Referrals, Visual Commerce | 1 comments

What is fashion? We aren’t about to indulge in pages of philosophizing or link to the David Bowie song, so for our purposes we’ll say it’s… Visual Seasonal Dependent on fit and context Highly socially influenced While there’s so much more we could add to this list, these four simple descriptions will take us a long way towards developing an Read more…

3 Best Practices For Visual Commerce
by Carolyn Pace | October 5, 2015 | Best Practices, User Generated Content, Visual Commerce, Visual Galleries | 0 comments

Internet users are known to have nearly instantaneous reactions to what they see on their screens. In less than 50 milliseconds, users experience an initial “gut feeling” that help them decide whether they’ll stay or leave. This first impression depends on many factors including structure, colors, spacing, symmetry, and amount of text, fonts, and more. Looking at a brand’s visual gallery is no different. In addition to the aforementioned variables, consumers make their judgments based on attractiveness, likability, trustworthiness, competence and aggressiveness.

Visual Commerce Permissions: Don’t Shoot First and Ask Questions Later
by Eliza Fisher | September 16, 2015 | Best Practices, Instagram, Visual Commerce, Visual Galleries | 0 comments

70% of marketers are planning to increase their use of visual content on their eCommerce sites this year, and more than 75 million people use photo sharing platforms like Instagram on a daily basis. In the face of data like this, it would be absurd to shy away from using customer photos in your marketing strategies.