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What is a Good Social and Visual Commerce Strategy?

Facebook comes fourth for average order value

As the number of social media users drastically increased in the last years, social commerce naturally became part of any good e-commerce strategy. Business owners are slowly getting comfortable with the idea of using social networking technologies as online sales drivers. In fact, social media is now perceived as a bridge that can connect consumers to retailers. A recent research by Shopify found that Facebook was the top social commerce site worldwide. This certainly does not come as a surprise considering that being on Facebook is almost a prerequisite for most businesses. However, it seems that this popular social media is not the leader in term of average order value…

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Measuring ROI in social media: essential or useless?

Marketers often disagree on the best way to measure return on investment when it comes to social media. We do not even agree on the necessity of such a measure. Then again, setting objectives and measuring their achievement is one of the cornerstones of marketing management as it is taught in our business schools. So, why the debate? The following article, which I will summarize and comment, takes a look at both sides of the question. Lire la suite