Consumers are more connected and empowered than ever before – and every shopping journey is shaped by an unprecedented amount of information, opinion, and conversation. Marketing has never been harder or more exciting as we face the promise – and challenges – of mobile, omni-channel, personalization, and social.
One thing is certain: Nothing gets you closer to shoppers than consumer-generated content. The Bazaarvoice CGC Index for 2016 looks at how CGC shaped Marketing and eCommerce strategies, drove business value to the bottom line, and delivered best-in-class consumer experiences.
Our best-in-class performing clients have much to share with the industry about how to win with consumer-generated content. While their brands and strategies are individual and distinctive, we will go over the five behaviors that shaped their success in 2016:
- Content collection is at the core
- Be there in all the moments that matter
- Customers illustrate the story
- Active listeners win
- Consumer engagement is a conversation