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Can social media save UK retailers?
Friday, 21 Mar, 2014 – 4:54 | No Comment

Apart from drawing in more people, Facebook, Twitter and newcomer Phlok are boosting the sales of British shops, according to media reports.

How can retailers leverage their social media presence?
Friday, 28 Feb, 2014 – 5:51 | No Comment

Many experts expect the social commerce market to flourish in 2014. How can retailers monetise their presence on various social media channels?

Shareaholic reports referral traffic on social media both up and down
Monday, 27 Jan, 2014 – 4:39 | No Comment

Shareaholic released a report that covers referral traffic data from the eight largest social media sites. This report covers the fourth quarter of 2013 (September-December). Some social platforms were up, others were down. The list …

Social media changes buying behaviour
Friday, 26 Jul, 2013 – 8:11 | No Comment

Social media is a proven and effective platform to market products and services, but experts suggest that these sites can also change buying behaviour.

Move over, social media: Email scores better in advertising
Friday, 5 Jul, 2013 – 5:52 | No Comment

While one cannot question the immense popularity and influence of social media on many aspects of modern life, email is still apparently the more dominant marketing tool for businesses.

Social commerce trends
Friday, 21 Jun, 2013 – 8:23 | No Comment

In a time when almost everybody has a Facebook account, social media is no doubt a viable platform for retail brands. “Tweets”, “pins” and “likes” have a strong potential to boost a brand or product’s …

Fashion-oriented commerce site makes it big
Friday, 28 Dec, 2012 – 7:07 | No Comment

Pinterest seems to be getting all the attention these days, but before we even met the now famous social commerce site, there was Polyvore. The site, which is three years older than Pinterest, has reached …

Small businesses also abuzz with social media
Friday, 2 Nov, 2012 – 10:40 | No Comment

Major businesses and other prominent brands have been doing their best to boost their influences on social networking sites, a big part of which involves making their brand’s sites as visible as possible to a larger audience.

Social management tools to help you with social media
Friday, 8 Jun, 2012 – 9:05 | One Comment

Social media is the way of the future in business. You cannot forget to check on your social media sites for client updates and questions, but managing all of the social media sites you have is important.

Protecting yourself while using social media
Friday, 8 Jun, 2012 – 8:58 | No Comment

Social media is a great way to get your information out there for employees, but it can lead to issues of security since you do not want everyone to be able to see your online profile.

Smartphones proving dangerous behind the wheel
Friday, 25 May, 2012 – 10:28 | No Comment

The rise in the number of smartphones offering access to users for their social media accounts has seen an increase in the number of people who are using their phones while driving.  A poll conducted …

Socialify – a New Way to Sell on Facebook
Friday, 30 Dec, 2011 – 5:24 | 5 Comments

Many businesses want to try to sell more of their wares by using various social media sites including Facebook.  But they have to put a lot of time and effort into maintaining their social media …