Social Commerce Best Practices

Social Commerce Best Practices
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This holiday season some doubt was spread as to the impact of social media on ecommerce sales. Since the holiday season is dominated by discounting, I tend to disagree that social’s impact is diminished. 8thBridge has developed this infographic that reviews ecommerce platforms and how social impacts the purchasing process. 8thBridge are makers of the Graphite, a social commerce platform that integrates a social experience into the purchase funnel.

Consumer findings from the report

  • 44% say they are most likely to discover new products on Facebook compared to 21% on Pinterest and 13% on Twitter
  • 37% don’t pay attention to posts about products.
  • 56% do not share things on social networks to get rewards.

Brand findings from the report

  • 35% of companies researched had apps on Facebook that were not functioning and/or were out of date.
  • 51% of companies have incorporated the Pin It button

Download the full Social Commerce IQ Report from 8thBridge.

8thBridge's Second Annual Social Commerce IQ Study