5 UGC Metrics to Add to Your eCommerce KPIs

UGC Metrics

“You can’t improve what you don’t measure.” This quote, often attributed to Peter Drucker, is one that we hear in the business world quite a bit. And it certainly rings true. Without continuous measurement, it’s impossible for any business to know what’s going well and improve what isn’t. By now, most brands and retailers that…

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3 Ways Brands Can Address Purchase Blocking Questions and Boost Conversion

purchase blocking questions

Consumers opt to shop online for a number of reasons, including convenience, choice, safety, and the ability to more easily compare options – among others.  But there are also some disadvantages of online shopping. One downside is that it can be hard for online shoppers to ask questions (and get them answered).  If they were…

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Fashion Nova and the Problem With Suppressing Negative Reviews

Fashion Nova Negative Review Suppression

Over-Moderating Customer Feedback and Q&As Reduces Brand Authenticity Consumers have endless information at their fingertips when researching what products to purchase. But these days, they rely less on brand-provided messaging and marketing – and more on feedback from others like them. How do they access this feedback? Increasingly, by engaging with reviews, questions and answers…

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5 Key Takeaways From Our UGC Survey Comparing Brands & Consumers

UGC Expectations Survey

Brands should learn how to meet consumer expectations. Why? A brand that doesn’t put the customer first in today’s landscape risks losing customers to competitors who meet their expectations. To evaluate the extent of this analysis, we executed a UGC survey with 261 brands and 522 consumers in the U.S. The objective of the survey…

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5 Components of a Helpful Review

Anatomy of a Helpful Review

Reviews were once a novel concept. But today, they’re an important resource consumers depend on to make decisions of all kinds, from what products to purchase to which businesses to visit — and everything in between. In fact, a survey from PowerReviews found that 94% of consumers always or regularly consult reviews when shopping online.…

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Is UGC the Key to Optimizing Your Digital Shelf?

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2020 was a year unlike any other. Events and vacations were canceled. Jobs were lost. And people spent a whole lot more time at home. Consumers also spent more money online than ever before. According to eMarketer, worldwide eCommerce sales grew a whopping 27.6% in 2020. Experts predict this growth won’t slow down anytime soon.…

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6 Things You Might Not Know About Customer Q&As

Things You Didn't Know Amazon Q&A

Imagine there’s a customer shopping for a pair of shoes in a brick-and-mortar store. She’s able to see the shoes in person — and even try them on. And if she has a question standing in the way of her purchase, she can ask the nearest sales associate for help. Now imagine that same customer…

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