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November 22, 2014




How to Boost Social Shopping Sales This Cyber Weekend

Are you prepared for the upcoming retail holiday season? Every year, online merchants get ready for the inevitable onslaught of customer orders on Cyber Weekend. That may sound a bit scary, but fear not because Cyber Monday can help push …

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In Blog, Cyber Weekend 2014

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April 16, 2014




Search and Social Media Snapshot

Kenshoo published an infographic today detailing first-quarter performance of paid search and social advertising. The infographic highlights quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year changes for key metrics in both search and social.
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October 27, 2014




Five Ways Brands Can Win at Social this Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season just weeks away, retailers will want to start thinking (if they haven’t already) about several areas in which they should have robust preparation.  One area in particular is social media.

Folke Lemaitre, founder and …

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In Blog, Holiday 2014

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March 11, 2014




Alex and Ani CTO Talks Social Media, Superheroes, and Trumpets

NAME:  Joe Lezon
COMPANY:  Alex and Ani
JOB TITLE: Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Here’s how social media helps me in my everyday life: It allows me to stay connected with friends and family, while at the same time providing relevant …

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In Follow the Leaders, Marketing

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January 30, 2014




10 Ways to Quickly Address Consumer Complaints on Social Media

With millions of Americans logging on to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter multiple times a day, it has not only become one of the most popular ways to keep tabs on friends, but also a place to gripe …

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In Contact Center, Customer Service

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September 22, 2014




Study: Social Trumps Mobile for Retailers’ 2014 Holidays Spend

Going into the 2014 holiday shopping season, retailers are spending more on tools focused on data capture (social media, email and SEO) than on mobile, according to a July survey conducted by Edelman Berland on behalf of eBay Enterprise.

The study …

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In Amazon, big data

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January 7, 2014




How to Calculate the ROI On Your Social Media Marketing

With most marketers and merchants having social media objectives, yet not quantifying results, there needs to be a relatively easy way to report on social media marketing.

The following is not only about reporting on social media-generated awareness, engagement, sales …

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In Marketing, Must Reads

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December 26, 2013




FedEx Facebook Posts Prompt Social Media Firestorm

Consumers are lashing out on Facebook at UPS and FedEx because Christmas gifts that were guaranteed to be under the tree did not arrive on time.

UPS’s Facebook posts are protected and cannot be embedded. However, FedEx has not chosen …

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In Blog, Holiday 2013

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December 16, 2013




New Report Reveals Insights into Showrooming, Mobile Technology and Social Media

The act of showrooming is seeing a growth that cuts across a variety of demographic segments, according to the Holidays Retail Trends study by CFI Group.  This is due in part to mobile technology, and practiced by a majority of …

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In Ecommerce, Mobile

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August 16, 2014




4 Strategies to Boost SEO Rank Using Social Signals

Samir Palnitkar, President of ShopSocially, and Tim Ahlenius, Senior Digital Strategist at Americaneagle.com, presented a webinar in July showcasing strategies to boost SEO rank using social signals.

Palnitkar and Ahlenius said retailers can unlock the latent power of social …

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