Using Social Commerce to Sell Products Online
While Facebook is still the go-to site for hundreds of millions of folks sharing their lives and following the likes of Justin Bieber, it's also emerging as a contender to Amazon and other online retailers. Content Ping keeps readers informed about the rise of social commerce and discusses what the changing e-commerce landscape means for content merchandising and companies that sell products online.
Heat waves always inspire me to get more serious about iced tea (I'm pretty serious about tea in all temperatures). In an ongoing search for a good iced tea pitcher, I found this Takeya Iced Tea Maker with Avocado Lid and Silicone Handle in Olive on Wayfair.com, the product of CSN Stores combining its many niche retail sites into... read more »
A Baby Carrier Miracle, that is. (I'm surrounded by talk of babies and baby products lately, it's getting to me.) I read a lot about product video--how badly consumers want it and how badly some people want to give it to them, for instance--but I don't see many good product videos. Sure, Zappos and Amazon have tens of thousands... read more »
Coincidentally, the product page for review this week is also for an HDTV: the Samsung LCD HDTV on B&H. It fairs better than last week's Sears Sceptre, though--think of the Sceptre as the sacrificial lamb in a series of HDTV product page reviews. No, I did not just commit to another HDTV example next week. It's conceptual. I'm... read more »
This page for a Sceptre 32-inch HDTV on Sears.com manages to capture everything I hate about retail. While browsing it, I had flashbacks to earlier years when I ran from sales associates who said more than three or four unsolicited words to me. Shopping became an exercise in kleptomaniac-like stealth (without the stealing part). Hey,... read more »