Social commerce is shopping-oriented social media marketing that touches buyers before, during and after their purchase. It encompasses a broad array of options including group buying, social shopping, mobile apps, retailers adding social features, and shopping integrated into social media.
To help you better understand social commerce and it’s impact on your business, here are nineteen definitions by a variety or social media and ecommerce experts.
Social commerce is the evolution and maturation of social media meets shopping. With an ever-increasing number of consumers researching purchases online, especially social media sourced and created content, it’s no surprise that marketers are following their customers to support the purchase process.