Social Media Marketing

TikTok Bling Bang: How a Tech Jewelry E-Comm Startup Blew Up TikTok
April 27, 2021 at 5:08 pm

You can’t sell jewelry on TikTok. “Yep, we heard that one a lot,” both Jonas Vogedes and Gerrit Kesten, co-founders of Evermée, told THE MVEye team when we began discussing the breakout success of their tech jewelry e-commerce startup. “But we got very positive results from the first video vignettes we posted on TikTok,” Kesten…

How an Online Retailer is Bracing for a World After IDFA
April 19, 2021 at 6:37 pm

Since the first announcement in June 2020, online retailers have been preparing for the upcoming changes in IDFA tracking. Preparing for this has been a grueling process at times, where retailers must ensure that every aspect of their business is enabled to continue operations without significant risks to business once the upcoming iOS14 tracking changes…

Building a Successful Online Retail Company in a Post-Coronavirus World
April 6, 2021 at 4:42 pm

With the COVID-19 pandemic further shifting consumer retail buying habits online, it's more important than ever for companies to utilize tools that help them thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape. According to a recent McKinsey & Company report, “the shift to online retail is real, and much of it will stick.” However, only 60 percent…

An Inside Look Into e.l.f. Beauty's TikTok Success
March 17, 2021 at 3:14 pm

e.l.f. Beauty's "Eyes, Lips, Face” TikTok campaign was one of the first beauty campaigns on the video-sharing social networking service, and also one of the beauty retailer's — and TikTok's — most successful campaigns to date. In fact, the TikTok video now boasts more than 10 billion views. What was the secret to its success?

FabKids Shifts Content Marketing Strategy With the Help of Influencers
January 25, 2021 at 6:51 pm

In episode 282 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Maggie Dawkins, vice president of merchandising, design, planning, and production at FabKids, the largest membership-based children's apparel and shoes brand. Listen in as Dawkins discusses the history of the brand and her role with the company, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted FabKids, and…

Gen Z: What Retailers Can Learn From TikTok
January 12, 2021 at 9:17 pm

Gen Z is fast becoming a key audience for retailers. Contrary to older generations, Gen Z, who are aged 16 to 24, are digital natives and have grown up with the internet as a large part of their world. They're incredibly tech-savvy, and have a spending power of over $140 billion. This would make them…

The Power of Social Media, Video and Storytelling for Two Blind Brothers
January 11, 2021 at 8:46 pm

In episode 280 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Bradford Manning and Bryan Manning, co-founders of Two Blind Brothers, ultra-soft designer clothing funding blindness research. Listen in as Bradford and Bryan discuss the brand story and why they founded Two Blind Brothers, their lack of prior retail experience, and the charitable aspect of…

How SMBs Can Easily Grow Their Online Footprint for the Holidays and Beyond
December 17, 2020 at 2:55 pm

To say this has been a tough year for small businesses is obviously a huge understatement. COVID-19 restrictions have had a profound impact on small business owners, forcing many of them to close their doors. It’s been even tougher for small businesses like mine, often referred to as “micro-businesses,” or those owned and operated by a single individual.