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New Soldsie Product
We’ve been testing a new product named Have2Have.It for a couple of months, and now we are ready to share it with all of you! Companies like the Frye Company,DailyLook, Nylon Magazine, and Emerica are using it. Have2Have.It solves the problem of only have one clickable link on Instagram. With Have2Have.It, you can use that link to send your customers to the products they see in your Instagram posts. You can learn more about it and sign up for a 14 day free trial here.
Social Network News
Snapchat is testing a new Geofiltered ad unit that brands are excited about. TechCrunch.
Facebook is changing the News Feed Algorithm again–but in a way we think you will like! They are adding a See First option. TechCrunch.
Pinterest is rolling out smarter search features and verified accounts. Pinterest Blog.
Twitter is rolling out a new commerce test. They are testing new ways to make it easier to discover products. Twitter Blog.
Interesting Social Commerce Related Reads
Instagram Journalism? Does the advent of short essays on Instagram mean more opportunities for content marketing? Contently, Dillon Baker.
Brands are getting addicted to social. 91% of Retail Brands Use Two or More Social Media Channels. Social Times.
Are you responding to posts on social? A study found that 87% of posts to brand’s Facebook pages were never answered at all.
Mobile + Brick and Mortar Shoppers are using their phones in brick and mortar stores. Internet Retailer.
Build an Instagram following. 7 Ways to Build an Engaged Instagram Audience.Social Media Examiner [Podcast].
Featured Soldsie Company
This week we want to bring attention to Heyday Footwear, the design driven, performance high top sneaker company. Darin, CEO of Heyday Footwear, started comment selling on Instagram with Soldsie in August 2014 and is now an avid user of Have2Have.it by Soldsie. Darin says Have2Have.it is “a way to direct customers to purchase the exact product they see on Instagram through [Heyday Footwear’s] own e-commerce site.” He also says that Have2Have.it has captured a lot of emails from Instagram followers that he uses for marketing. Check out Heyday Footwear on Instagram using Have2Have.it.
Featured Soldsie Partner
This week we’re featuring our partner, ShipStation. ShipStation is a web-based shipping tool that will help make organizing and shipping your online orders the easiest part of your day. ShipStation consolidates your Soldsie orders along with orders from wherever else you’re selling, including Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Etsy and more. Sign up for a free 30 day trial and get an account manager to help you get the most out of their features, especially before the holidays!