Tag: social proof

5 Ways to Sell using Instagram

Instagram touts 1 billion active users on their platform, with 500 million using it daily. I personally am one of those 500 million daily users. I go to Instagram to see pictures/videos of my friends, my favorite athletes, or just see the curated content they think is best for me (which usually ends up being […]

Social Proof: What it IS and What it is NOT

Do you ever hear a term over and over and wonder to yourself….What the heck does that mean?  It happens to me all the time.  As crazy as it sounds, when I hear a term I’m unfamiliar with, my mind becomes obsessed and I go into research mode: Defining what the terms IS (generally straight […]

Ready for “Hindsight is 20/20”?

20/20 does not refer to the calendar year, although I think we are all ready to put 2020 (the calendar year) in our hindsight. 20/20 refers to a measure of normal visual acuity, as measured by the Snellen fraction chart developed by ophthalmologist Herman Snellen in 1862. It’s a measure of the sharpness and clarity […]

SiteVibes Partnering with BigCommerce

84% of US online shoppers say that friend’s social media posts influence their purchase decisions. In fact, word of mouth has the most influence on purchase decisions today. SiteVibes allows retailers to harness what their shoppers are doing, in real-time, to increase sales. Today we are excited to announce the launch of our User Generated […]

Automate Social Proof to Increase Site Engagement and Conversions

“There’s a lot of automation that can happen that isn’t a replacement of humans but of mind-numbing bahavior”  Stewart Butterfield, Entrepreneur and businessmanCo-founder of FlickrFounder of Slack Introduction According to Forbes, efficiency is one of the basic objectives of any technology.  Automation is one way to achieve optimal efficiency on your website.  By automating tedious and repetitive […]

Present Day WYSIWYG

Do you remember WYSIWYG? WYSIWYG stands for What You See Is What You Get.  According to Merriam-Webster, WYSIWYG is a noun that means “a display generated by word-processing or desktop-publishing software that exactly reflects the document as it would appear in its finished state”.    The term, becoming popular in the 1980s, gave computer users […]

How to Keep Visitors Engaged on your Website

“Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” seth godin How do you keep visitors engaged on your website?   This seems to be getting more challenging each year.  Just look at how the technology landscape has changed in the last 8+ years.  According to Chiefmartec, the technology landscape started out with approximately […]

Using Social Proof to Engage Visitors

“What is social proof? Put simply, it’s the positive influence created when someone finds out that others are doing something. It’s also known as informational social influence.”  aileen lee According to a recent Trustpilot study, an average of 66% of customers said the presence of social proof increased their likelihood of purchasing a product. “Social […]