Here’s some interesting data points we uncovered:
Facebook dominates as a source of social traffic and sales. Nearly two thirds of all social media visits to Shopify stores come from Facebook. Plus, an average of 85% of all ecommerce orders from social media come from Facebook.
Orders from Reddit increased 152% in 2013.
Perhaps most interesting and surprising was community style site Polyvore which is generating the highest average order value ahead of Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.
Also noteworthly in this category is Instagram which is also generating higher average orders than those same sites. This is especially impressive considering the only clickable links in Instagram are those in profile bio’s.
Facebook has the highest conversion rate for all social media ecommerce traffic at 1.85%