Will Cash Rebates Drive Social Commerce?

Internet retailers continue to struggle with social media as it relates to actually selling products, but solutions are emerging which aim to expose a greater number of opportunities for these digital merchants.

Miva Merchant, for example, a provider of ecommerce software and services for SMBs has announced a partnership with social commerce platform Social Rebate which will provide Miva Merchant's clients with access to Social Rebate's plug-in that allows Internet retailers to reward customer with cash rebates for sharing purchases on on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ and other social networks.

"We chose to partner with Social Rebate because they seamlessly integrate into our platform and can provide our clients with a revolutionary way to promote their brands on all the popular social networks," said Rick Wilson, President of Miva Merchant. "Social Rebate enables our clients by facilitating the best kind of marketing: personal recommendations from buying customers, at the critical point of purchase."

Shop Rebate currently works with several other ecommerce solution providers including WooCommerce, Shopify, BigCommerce and 3Dcart.