Your customers and prospective customers expect social capabilities that help them collaborate and connect with relevant information. Recent industry research shows that 80% of online consumers in the US use some form of social tools. Today, people expect your brand to engage them in social channels, which means new opportunities for marketers to help customers discover, explore, buy from and engage with your brand online.

Telligent is advancing our commitment to helping marketers take advantage of these new opportunities through our partnership with Sitecore. Today at its customer and partner conference, Sitecore introduced a new product that’s designed for marketers and powered by Telligent – the Sitecore Social Starter Kit.

Created exclusively for Sitecore customers, the Sitecore Social Starter Kit combines best in class Web Content Management from Sitecore with Telligent’s industry leading social platform, giving marketers the power to create interactive websites that optimize customer experience. Key elements of the Sitecore Social Starter Kit include:

Online Community

Our online community offering for Sitecore customers includes a set of social engagement tools, such as blogs, wikis, forums and media galleries, plus familiar social networking tools that mirror today’s most popular social media sites. Online community makes it possible for you to drive conversations happening in social networks to a branded community that you own. Your interactive marketing community can be used as a destination for marketing campaigns, market research, customer service, and education – not to mention a place where your customers can share ideas and their experiences with your products. 

Social Tools

With the Sitecore Social Starter Kit, not only are social tools available within your Telligent-powered community, they’re also available directly within your Sitecore-powered website. And, the social customer experience between your online community and your website is seamless.

The Sitecore Social Starter Kit makes it fast and simple for marketers who rely on Sitecore to get started with social, and it provides a solid foundation from Telligent that can grow with your social strategy. Since the Sitecore Social Starter Kit is sold exclusively through Sitecore, current Sitecore customers can learn more about the new product by visiting Sitecore.com. Already using Sitecore and Telligent? Make sure that you’re making the most of your investments by joining them together with Telligent Connect for Sitecore.