Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — ShopSocially, a leading social commerce platform, has announced that it has extended its reach to 65 million users in 2013. This is a significant increase of 48.16% in the user base over year 2012. With an extended reach, ShopSocially platform served 1.2 billion app impressions in 2013, registering a year-on-year growth of 296.39 %. ShopSocially’s customer base grew by 95.60% in 2013, making it a platform of choice for social commerce needs by mom-and-pop e-stores to e-commerce biggies.
ShopSocially’s onsite social commerce modulesapps delivered real business benefits to retailers and drove sales conversion and increased revenues, as reflected by the numbers below– 286.19% year-on-year increase in the number of sales facilitated via ShopSocially platform 10.21% of the customers opted into sharing their purchases on social channels 2.2 referral clicks generated out of everysocial sharing of purchase 5.01% of e-commerce website visitors converted into quality Facebook fans SEO Rank uplift via driving thousands of on-site social actions
ShopSocially conducted several Webinars in which ShopSocially customers shared their winning social commerce strategy. Plum District – ranked consistently among top 100 sites for women by Forbes – shared how it achieved 35% sales conversion rate for social traffic, whereas top beauty retailer Carol’s Daughter talked about a revenue uplift of 8% they gained using ShopSocially apps.
To make the user’s entire shopping experience more social, ShopSocially has addednew suite of off-site engagement social apps such as Share-on-Mobile to its existing suite of pre-purchase and post-purchase engagement social apps. The addition of off-site engagement social apps now allows retailers to capture customers’ delight after they receive their product or when they buy a product in an offline store. With Share-on-Mobile app, customers can easily take a self-picture and share their excitement with friends. These testimonials are captured automatically and can be brought back to the ecommerce website as social testimonials. Such social testimonials have shown to increase the conversion rate by 10-15% while also adding valuable, SEO friendly, user generated content.
“ShopSocially has completed another exciting year of bringing value to e-commerce merchants through its innovative social commerce platform. The entire team is proud of the immense value we have added so far to our customers’ businesses” – said Jai Rawat, CEO, ShopSocially.“With strong performance numbers and addition of new off-site engagement apps to our product suite, we are looking forward for a stratospheric growth in 2014.”
About ShopSocially ShopSocially is a SaaS social commerce platform driving millions of dollars in incremental revenue, new customer acquisition, improved SEO rank, growth in Facebook fan base, and word-of-mouth branding for 100s of top brands.
ShopSocially platform enables a suite of onsite social apps for ecommerce sites. Examples of these apps include purchase sharing, fan acquisition, shopping community, social SEO, social photo testimonials on mobile and more.
ShopSocially has won several awards and has also been featured by Facebook in a Social Commerce case study. Launched in Oct 2010, ShopSocially is a privately held company in Mountain View, CA. For contact information, please visit http://shopsocially.com/platform/contact-shopsocially.html.