Social features

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Ecwid, being one of the most advanced and innovating solutions for e-commerce, integrates to the social networks and enables social interactions in a number of ways, including:

  • showing your products right on the social networks of your choice, allowing the visitors to make their purchase;
  • allowing your customers to share the links to your products via various social networks, promoting and recommending your products to their friends and contacts.

In this article:

Facebook stores

You can install your Ecwid store right onto the Facebook, so that your fans can go shopping without leaving their favorite social network. 

Like and Share buttons

Ecwid supports Facebook's Like and Share buttons natively for your products in the store, so your customers can Like your products from all of your storefronts, or send the link to the product to their contact via Facebook.

Product sharing 

Engage your customers to share the links to your products. Ecwid supports a number of social sharing buttons:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google+

Share a link to your product 

There is a built-in way to share products to Facebook and Twitter right from the Ecwid control panel. More details in this article: How to share my products in Facebook and Twitter

Ecwid IOS and Android app users can share the products directly to the social media pages right from the apps. To share a product:

  1. Navigate to the page of the product that you want to share 
  2. Tap on the “Share” icon in the top right corner of the screen
  3. Choose the media you want to share your product to. It will open the app on your phone with the share menu and your product link attached to the message.

Another way to share product from your store is using the apps featured in Ecwid App Market. These apps that allow to share product to a number of social networks at once.

Around.io

Around.io Around.io allows you to share products on a variety of popular social media site like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and others, from one place. Around.io. also has a built-in "Day-Planner" so you can schedule posts ahead of time. This way you don't have to pull up the tool every time you want to post, you can simply set them up in advance.

The app is paid with free trial.

Outfy

Outfy Outfy allows to share products in all the popular social networks sites as the Around.io and also in: Wanelo, Polyvore, Fancy, We Heart It and others. It collects your products right from your Ecwid store and share it on these networks within a snap. Outfly also features a planner that allows to make scheduled posts automatically the day and  time you need.

The app is paid with free trial.

OrangeTwig Social Media Marketing

OrangeTwig Social Media MarketingOrangeTwig Social Media Marketing allows to auto-promote your shop on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr. With OrangeTwig you can run promotions your store on social media. 

 

How it works:

  • Create a sale or select products you want to promote.
  • Your products are auto-fitted into our gorgeous, professionally designed layouts.
  • These are posted on your Instagram , Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Tumblr accounts.

The app is Paid with free trial.

Social Sharing Buttons

Social Sharing ButtonsSocial Sharing Buttons allows to get more social shares and followers with Zotabox free social media icons. With Social Sharing Buttons you can share your store pages on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, G+, Youtube, Blogger, Tumblr.

 

How it works:

  • Connect your store to Zotabox using the App.
  • Enable the share icons you want to show.
  • Share your store pages to social networks and let your customers do this for you.

The app is Free for all paid users. 

Share a link to a cart with products

Buyable Links is an app from the Ecwid App Market that can help you share a link to a cart page of your store with preselected products. 

For example, you can pick a couple of products from your catalog, specify their quantity and get a ready link for sharing. Once clicked, visitor will go to your store's cart page where those products will be automatically added to their cart - huge time saver! 

The app is totally free - you can get it here: Buyable Links

Reward visitors for following your social pages

Another awesome app from our App Market allows to reward visitors for following your social media profiles, sharing your offers and re-posting your messages.

Social Boost

Social BoostSocial Boost enables you to run social media based offers, giveaways, lotteries, raffles, contests and sweepstakes. With the help of Social Boost app you can display attractive pop-ups on your website that offer rewards for referrals, actions such as following your social media profiles, sharing your offers and re-posting your messages.

The app has Free and Paid plans.

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