Posts tagged social commerce
15 years after Web 2.0, where are we today?

For eCommerce businesses, the future of the internet is a natural question. To understand this, it’s necessary to travel back in time and understand the generations of the World Wide Web that have come before us, Web 1.0 and Web 2.0. 15 years after the internet’s second generation, where are we today?

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The future of eCommerce: takeaways from Mary Meeker's annual report

If you’re involved in the eCommerce space, chances are you have heard of Mary Meeker’s internet trends report. This report, which delineates data impacting commerce from 2019 into a slide deck -- is the cornerstone of many professionals. Here’s the key trends of 2019, which you can utilise to create informed decisions for your business.

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What is social commerce?

Traditional shopping is an social activity. Look around your local shopping mall and you will notice that most people shop with friends & family, and a very small minority of people shop alone. Yet while traditional shopping experiences are social, the prevalence of social media is also causing a shift in how we all make purchasing decisions. This has led to the birth of buzzwords like ‘social commerce’. But what exactly is social commerce and what does it mean?

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Top 3 considerations for a bullet-proof referral program

Unfortunately, where there are referral and loyalty programs, there are a small minority who try to exploit the system. This is known as referral fraud, where there are a small minority who attempt to abuse your brand’s referral program to gain rewards that haven’t been genuinely earned. Creating a bullet-proof referral program is as simple as incorporating 3 considerations.

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