Introducing the social consumer
A nice piece of research from Beyond and M Booth:
To better understand social consumers, we asked 1,500 US consumers about the two products and services they had most recently researched online and how they went about it. Today’s social consumer is one that can either be categorized as a high or low sharer, who utilizes various digital channels differently depending on whether he or she is researching and interacting with high or low involvement products. High sharers prove to be the most valuable to brands as they recommend products 3x more often and influence others’ purchases.