Shoppers use social media for inspiration, and Google for research and product comparisons; sometimes, it’s a product description page. In every case, UGC helps increase brand and product visibility wherever shoppers are searching. It boosts SEO in a multitude of ways. Here are some tips to help you leverage it effectively.
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90% of people on Instagram follow a business, and two-thirds of the people surveyed say Instagram enables interaction with brands. While there are plenty of post formats you can try, here are the best types of Instagram posts to drive better brand engagement (and not just mere double taps).
Digital fraudsters are nothing if not opportunistic, and the current pandemic is an excellent example. Many reports from consultants and researchers talk of increasing scams and tricks, and “content fraud” is on the rise. Jeff Sakasegawa, a trust and safety architect at fraud prevention firm Sift, talks about the problem and his findings.
Throughout 2018, retailers focused on providing creative, interactive and friction-free shopping experiences for customers. In 2019, you can expect this evolution to accelerate, with personalization and obsessive customer focus at the heart, and new influencer marketing catering to a more individualized consumer experience.
Marketing messages light up our wrists, buzz and beep in our pockets and talk back to us in our homes. Although this may sound intrusive, it has become part of everyday life. Here are several ways retailers can integrate user-generated content into the purchase journey.
Though the majority of grocery purchases today happen within the four walls of a brick-and-mortar store, online grocery shopping is a trend that’s expected to grow. Here are six recommendations to meet a grocer shopper’s expectations.
We’ve reached this tricky time where consumer expectations are pushing technology and commerce in interesting ways. Here are ways to rethink how you’re speaking to your customers.
The internet today looks nothing like what it did at inception 30 years ago; now, it’s a visually-fueled, mobile community of billions of people interacting with one another, sharing information about themselves and their opinions, and distributing content near and far. Here is how you can benefit from user-generated content on your site.
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.
User-generated content (UGC) such as ratings, reviews, Q&A and product photos may be key to engage the holiday shopper and get the sale. The problem is, shoppers aren’t contributing. Here are the top five ways to combat why shoppers aren’t contributing user-generated content.