What Is The Future of Social Commerce?

Social commerce, or s-ecommerce, refers to the utilization of social media platforms in engaging existing and potential clientele. Where e-commerce is focused on the conversion, social commerce is about inspiration and product discovery.

2017: The Year Ahead in Social Commerce

From dynamic ads to buy buttons, social media platforms of many sizes and stripes have gradually rolled out e-commerce features.How have they fared so far? And which ones will get a page in the playbooks of e-commerce marketers in 2017? Here we recap and explore recent developments in ...

The 7 Species of Social Commerce

Social commerce, sometimes abbreviated as "s-ecommerce," is a term often used to describe new online retail models or marketing strategies that incorporate established social networks and/or peer-to-peer communication to drive sales. Or, as marketing consultant Heidi Cohen more succinctly ...

The 4 Most Powerful Social Commerce Trends

It’s that time of year again: You’re looking for the best birthday gift for that special someone in your life.Twenty years ago, you may have started your search at the nearby Macy’s.But times – and the nature of social commerce – have changed. Instead, you open your lapto ...

Social commerce

Social commerce[1] is a subset of electronic commerce that involves social media, online media that supports social interaction, and user contributions to assist online buying and selling of products and services.More succinctly, social commerce is the use of social network(s) in the c ...

How social community shapes and develop Quirky products

Last September, Jenny Drinkard was just a recent college grad from Georgia Institute of Technology merely entering the supposed “real world” — also known to her as the industrial design market. She had heard of a company called Quirky when CEO Ben Kaufman came to speak to her class a ...

Community and technology development with social media

Local initiatives often have tremendous potential. They use social media in their communication and derive great strength from that. Says David Trap, online media expert, in an interview with us. Many projects of public importance start from grass roots, without interference of governments ...

Using technology to speed up community development

For any successful economy, technology becomes a catalyst for social change. The role of technology in community development is to give power and a voice to people within the larger ecosystem. It enables citizens to create a better future for themselves.