In a linkup of major players, ecommerce platform Shopify, with more than 1 million merchants, has partnered with hugely popular Chinese video sharing site TikTok. A new TikTok channel on Shopify lets sellers can set up, manage and track campaigns natively within the platform, accessing a global audience of 800 million users.
For years, marketers have said video would be the next evolution in email marketing, but challenges have held it back. Now, 98% of email clients support video, the #1 type of content to inspire consumer research, so the time is right to bring new life to your email marketing. Here’s how to incorporate video in your email marketing program.
The holiday season is the most competitive time of year for ecommerce companies and retailers to target consumers and drive sales. For marketers looking to expand content to multiple platforms and find success this holiday season, here are some tips for social ads on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.
Online diamond bridal jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com, which has been seeing great success using video to market its products on social sites like Facebook and Instagram, said merchants need to adapt the content to the audience based on where they are consuming information and what they want to see. Find out what other recommendations the company has for successfully leveraging video content.
Driving brand value for your millennial shopper is important today as this is the biggest generation in history. Millennials want brands to be both unique and meaningful and that is what you need to be in order to grab their attention. This video by Futurecast and Barkley shows three ways you can drive brand value to the millennial shopper.
Online merchants are continuing to make the same mistake of dismissing product videos as no more than a fancy kind of sales pitch. It’s a common misconception – but actually there are advantages to product videos that you, as an online retailer, should consider if you’re serious about engaging new customers and maximizing revenue.