- Kim O'Donnel, Food Writer & Author
eBay Head of Buyer Experience Carrie Bienkowski said: “By pairing views of social communities with eBay’s own vast selection of top Christmas gifts and mobile expertise we hope to give shoppers lots of inspiration and put a little bit of fun into Christmas shopping. Mobile technology is a catalyst for retail growth and is changing the way we shop. Consumers now carry a global showroom in their pocket and are increasingly as inclined to seek recommendations online and shop mobile as visit the high street.”
Research from the company shows Augmented Reality and 3D technologies could boost the retail industry by nearly $4bn by 2014.
While a Maison Martin Margiela-Ligne 13 Claustrophobic notebook is certainly unique, we’re particularly intrigued at how the brand is banking on cross-pollination from locals and travelers in a hotel setting to push sales.
Throughout the film, a common theme was Pattern Recognition (something we might know a thing or two about as we convert trends and cultural insights into strategies). This second short, which was also part of the presentation, centers on cultivating the power of ideas with "Radical Openness" and imagination — "allowing us to conceive of delightful future possibilities, pick the most amazing one and pull the present forward to meet it."
Syncing your social media channels.
While it might be a timesaver, each platform has a different audience and therefore the messaging should be tailored differently.
Not interacting with your followers.
Social media is the new customer service. As your online presence grows, expect to receive feedback, comments and even complaints from your fans — and always respond promptly.
Sending Auto Direct Message’s to your Twitter followers.
In his article, Augie Ray explains that not only do people dislike Auto DMs, they think less of those who send them and are quite likely to unfollow the senders or even report them as spam.