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Social Commerce Social Commerce: Emergence and Importance

Social Commerce: Emergence and Importance

  Richard C. Geibel talks about the currently very fast-growing field of social commerce, which represents a new type of combination of social media and e-commerce. On the one hand, functions of e-commerce are adopted in the social media platforms (esp. Instagram, meta, YouTube, TikTok) and on the other hand, elements of social media are …

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Social Commerce Customer reviews are influencing purchasing decisions

Customer reviews are influencing purchasing decisions

Almost three-quarters of German consumers are now influenced by product reviews, photos and videos of other shoppers on the Internet when shopping. Shopping via social media channels is also becoming increasingly popular, as a study by the software manufacturer Bazaarvoice shows. Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash The survey with more than 7,000 respondents, including …

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Graduation theses Business Model Innovation in e-commerce. A critical analysis of chances and challenges 2/2

Business Model Innovation in e-commerce. A critical analysis of chances and challenges 2/2

Master’s thesis on business model innovation in e-commerce. Welcome to our series of articles on current theses by our students! Alumna Grisilda Miftari wrote an outstanding Master’s thesis in the field of social commerce as part of her Master’s degree at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. The topic: “Business Model Innovation in e-commerce. A …

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Content Marketing Why you should use YouTube Shorts in 2022

Why you should use YouTube Shorts in 2022

Imagine having the attention of 15 billion media impressions without lifting a single finger. No complex strategies and not one single Zoom meeting. Sounds too good to be true? For Ocean Breeze this situation became reality. But how did this happened? What could possibly lead to such a great effect? The answer was one TikTok …

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Graduation theses Business Model Innovation in e-commerce. A critical analysis of chances and challenges 1/2

Business Model Innovation in e-commerce. A critical analysis of chances and challenges 1/2

Master’s thesis on business model innovation in e-commerce. Welcome to our series of articles on current theses by our students! Alumna Grisilda Miftari wrote an outstanding Master’s thesis in the field of social commerce as part of her Master’s degree at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. The topic: “Business Model Innovation in …

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Social Commerce Scientifically supported definition of social commerce

Scientifically supported definition of social commerce

Since the 2000s, social commerce has been gaining in importance as the most important tool in the field of e-commerce. Together with Digitas Pixelpark, the E-Commerce Institute has developed a scientifically supported definition in an intensive project. Below you can see these three stages that define the term “social commerce”. Three-stage definition of social commerce: …

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Research Social Commerce – Origin and meaning

Social Commerce – Origin and meaning

Social commerce has recently become increasingly important. As a comparatively new area within e-commerce, however, the term social commerce has not yet been clearly defined and demarcated, both in terms of the scope of services and the associated opportunities and risks in practical implementation. The E-Commerce Institute Cologne at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, …

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E-Commerce Social Commerce – Emergence and Importance

Social Commerce – Emergence and Importance

Social commerce is increasingly seen as a promising option for the future to significantly increase companies’ online sales. No uniform definition has yet been established for the new and promising area of social commerce as an important subarea of e-commerce. Only a few articles and books on the subject of social commerce can be found …

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