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Infographic: The Psychology of Social Commerce

13. December 2011

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Here is a great infographic that really highlights the power and potential of social commerce with some great take away stats and insights. We all understand that in order to effectively market products to consumers you need to have a good understanding of the attitude and behaviour patterns of your target audience. Psychologists have defined six [...]

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Infographic: The Social Commerce Timeline

13. November 2011

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Here’s a nice infographic from Useful Social Media that shows the Social Commerce journey from back in February 2007 when the first virtual gift was sold on Facebook. Some of the infographic highlights include: Dec 2008 – Dell claimed $1 Million revenue in sales via Twitter Jul 2009 – Facebook’s first retail transaction via 1800-Flowers [...]

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1800 Flowers: Flowers From Facebook Friends

30. August 2011

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Here is a great initiative from 1800 Flowers who are well known as a pioneer in social commerce, being one of the first to launch a Facebook store. So to showcase their same day delivery capabilities, they’ve come up with a great idea demonstrating it with birthday notifications. They’ve created an app that lets you [...]

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IKEA Happy To Bed: YouTube Social Experience

28. August 2011

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IKEA in the UK has launched an interactive social experience on YouTube. The above video is the ad to launch the overarching campaing around IKEA having everything to get you happy to bed, but the real fun is on their YouTube channel, where they’ve extended the idea with Facebook Connect. It starts with a room [...]

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IKEA: The World’s Most Liked Showroom

16. August 2011

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IKEA do some very cool social work around the world and here is one of their simpler, but just as innovative ideas, this time around the social shopping phenomenon, created by two young advertising students Jeena and John from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. It takes a simple notion of utilising Facebook “Like” [...]

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Infographic: The Real Cost Of Social Media

22. May 2011

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What’s the real cost of social media? Last week we looked at an interesting infographic on the value of social commerce and today we wanted to share another interesting infographic on the cost of social media. So how do your social media costs compare? These stats, which have been aggregated by Focus.com, show some good [...]

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Social Memories Facebook Book App

10. May 2011

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Don’t you just love it when convergence of the real and digital worlds flip right around the other way? Enter the “Social Memories” Facebook Book App, that allows you to automatically generate a 30 page premium book directly from your Facebook updates, friends and the surrounding social interaction. The Facebook Book App also manages to [...]

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Infographic: The Social Consumer

26. April 2011

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We are already seeing that this year is going to be an exciting one for brands to embrace social commerce with smart, innovative campaigns. Brands are moving towards integrating physical and online stores into the consumer’s shopping experience to leverage the ‘social consumer’ who shops with social intelligence using their social graph. This infographic from [...]

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GOAB: Social Commerce TV

10. April 2011

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In this increasingly digitally focused world how does TV compete with the latest real time, highly targeted social experience? The guys at digital agency Syzygy have built this concept app, GOAB, which takes the idea of social and commercial layering within TV to the next level. The app transforms the users handset (tablet/mobile) into a [...]

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