The Top 10 Most Popular Online Retailers on Facebook

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Have you ever been to an rival online retailers’ website and and wondered how they got so many likes on Facebook? Have you ever wondered which online store owns the most popular Facebook page? Have you ever wondered why your high school crush never liked your Facebook cover photo back?

Well, the geeks here at ReferralCandy actually went to some lengths to find out, and then got me to write about it. First, we collated all the websites on Alexa that were online retailers (we took out those companies that had physical stores, so Victoria’s Secret sadly doesn’t count). Then, we crawled their webpages to find out where their Facebook pages were, and how many likes were on each Facebook page. Finally, we picked out the top 10, and checked out their pages in detail to see how the heck they got a million likes or more (and we did all this while delivering a smoother refer-a-friend web-app for your online store).

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India E-commerce Overview [Infographic]

Given that the e-commerce market in India has been getting a lot of attention from VCs, we wanted to see what the hype was all about.┬áHere’s what we found. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »