Beauty Rewards Program Is an Ideal Fit for Loyalty

As per a report by Edited, the global beauty industry is valued at $532 billion and counting. Since the bulk of the consumers are millennials, the beauty industry has got the enormous potential for a phenomenal rise. Many companies today are looking at the beauty industry to leverage the potential by designing the beauty rewards program. Collaborating with the Beauty Read more…

Product Update: Visual Commerce Reporting Enhanced with Pinterest and Instagram Insights
by Sean Ogino | December 7, 2017 | Instagram, Pinterest, Social Media, User Generated Content

Our development team has been hard at work on the latest enhancement to Annex Cloud’s Visual Commerce solution. In an effort to fully round out the visual commerce platform, we are adding comprehensive Pinterest and Instagram insights to the reporting dashboards. The original form of our Visual Commerce solution was a straightforward visual marketing solution that gave brands the ability to Read more...

Instagram eCommerce Efforts Pick Up Steam
by Grace Miller | December 5, 2016 | eCommerce, Instagram, Social Media Marketing

With almost 500 million monthly active users and engagement 15x that of Facebook, it would have been highly unwise of Instagram if it had shown its back to one of the biggest realities of our time: ecommerce...especially when all other social media platforms like Pinterest and Snapchat are doing everything to make significant inroads in it. Instagram ecommerce has become more and more Read more...

Instagram Product Tags Enable In-App Shopping for Select Brands
by Sean Ogino | November 3, 2016 | eCommerce, Instagram, Social Commerce

For a whole week in May, Instagram's top designers and product managers were not in their California headquarters. They were in a rented house, stocked with snacks, far away from laptops and machines. They were brooding over how to make their photo sharing app shoppable without transforming it into a splashy catalog. That intense brainstorming process gave rise to several ideas…and Read more...

Instagram Live Streaming May Debut Soon

That time is not far away that all social media platforms will look almost identical, if not similar. Snapchat created a ripple by coming up with its one-of-its-kind Stories. Instagram was quick enough to replicate that feature. After the resounding success of live video--first debuted by smaller platforms by scooped up by Twitter and Facebook, everyone is realizing the real Read more...

Where Instagram’s Comment Moderation Tool Falls Flat
by Sean Ogino | October 11, 2016 | Instagram, Social Media, Social Media Marketing

It made headlines a few weeks ago when Justin Bieber had to shut down his Instagram account after his fans began leaving hateful comments on a photo of him and his new girlfriend, Sofia Richie. The Bieber isn't the only one who gets hate--plenty of other celebrities and everyday people get harrassed online too.  Amidst such turbulent times when abuse is running amok Read more...