Social networks change the way we communicate. The social web offers new, interactive channels to reach customers more directly. These days, companies who want to be seen have profiles on networks like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or Pinterest. Every branch has different possibilities to be seen in the social web. You can mainly get fashion products on Pinterest, while YouTube also introduces services. The right channel and a good posting schedule lead to a wider reach.
WhatsApp Business now has more than 50 million active users per month worldwide. The business version of the messaging service is used by more and more small companies to communicate with customers. But that’s not all! Recently, the Facebook subsidiary has also announced new features for WhatsApp Business. Is this the return of messenger marketing?
Microbrands have been producing more and more B2C brands for years. They are incessantly taking market share from traditional companies, putting some of them in distress. But what do these small companies have that the big players don’t? And what can market leaders still learn from small companies?
Moments of inspiration strike outside online shops, which is what distributed commerce takes advantage of. From Instagram to Facebook and Snapchat to TikTok, users on the platforms are reluctant to leave what they were doing just to buy something. So how can companies get on the feeds of hundreds, thousands, or even millions and get … Continue reading "Distributed commerce: Shop anywhere with fewer clicks"
Being successful without maintaining a social media presence? Unlikely! Companies benefit from the enormous reach and a »personal« relationship with their customers. And networks? They’re making billions thanks to the social media presence of other companies. Now it’s also the case with customer relationships that they’ll evolve with years to come and become even more … Continue reading "Social Commerce Trends for 2019 – Content, Content, Content!"
A data scandal here, sinking user numbers there. It looks like Facebook is continuing down the path of bad press for the long-haul. But Facebook has something good to announce, which should at least make environmentalists happy, among all their critics.