MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShopSocially (http://shopsocially.com/partners), today announced that was named by LinkShare as a finalist for 2011 Golden Link Awards in two separate categories, Technology Genius and Best Social Media Strategy. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s strongest and most innovative performers in the LinkShare network. The final award ceremony will take place on June 28, 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
“ShopSocially’s innovative social commerce solution opens completely new opportunities for online retailers to drive brand impressions, traffic and sales through social media channels,” said Amy Solomon, VP of Client Development at Linkshare. “It’s a great example of how the LinkShare Network is introducing new CPA business models to advertisers as they expand their reach to find new customers.”
ShopSocially enables retailers to leverage social commerce on their site quickly and effectively. Hundreds of retailers have signed up for ShopSocially’s comprehensive Social Connect platform to significantly increase brand awareness, traffic, sales and new customer acquisition. With analysts predicting social commerce to be the next big opportunity for retailers, ShopSocially provides the perfect platform delivering on that promise. A Booz & Co. report is predicting that the social commerce market will reach $30 billion per year by 2015. Booz advises retailers to jump in immediately to start leveraging this new media.
“We are delighted to be finalists in the Technology Genius and Best Social Media Strategy categories”, said Jai Rawat, CEO and co-founder of ShopSocially. “Our nomination for these awards are a recognition of our innovative technology and extraordinary value creation for retailers. Social commerce will change the retail landscape over the next few years and we have the best platform to help retailers take advantage of that.”
ShopSocially’s offers both performance based and fixed price pricing models. There is even a free, full featured version available for small retailers. Paid subscriptions start at $49 per month. Custom pricing is available for large merchants.
ShopSocially is the world’s most effective social commerce platform for retailers and the most trusted shopping recommendation engine for users. Hundreds of merchants are using ShopSocially to leverage the power of social recommendation. ShopSocially is generating thousands of product recommendations, millions of brand impressions and tens of thousands of high converting, new customer traffic to retailers every day. Users benefit from getting trusted recommendations from their friends rather than relying on anonymous reviews or carry out tedious research.
Founded in November 2009, ShopSocially is a privately held company based in Silicon Valley, California. ShopSocially’s executive team has deep eCommerce expertise and a track record of building successful companies. It has already received several awards and recognitions for its innovative technology and market execution.