Get The Gloss case study

Get the Gloss

Expert Health and Beauty

"Congratulations!! The website is fabulous and looks stunning! I'm about to grab a coffee and get reading."

Getthegloss.com is an editorial-led feature rich website for everything in health and beauty. With a team of experienced journalists publishing regularly updated news, features and expert opinion, solution guides, and videos, the website is quickly attracting a highly engaged audience.

The Brief

  • To create an active, intelligent and current resource that acts to customer preferences.
  • To establish an active community for relavent and timely topical discussions to establish a trusted audience.
  • To establish a unique service for online consultations with leading health and beauty practitioners.
  • To provide a marketplace for the innovative merchandising and sale of beauty products.

 

The Byte9 Solution

Content Management
Integration of innovative features including the devlopment of a web based live video and text chat facility to connect to available members within the 'expert directory' on a one-to-one basis with registered site users.

The facilitation and management of live consultations, user account and webchat permissions.

A muliti-platform accessible website available for use on multiple devices (tablet, I-phone etc.) 

The Result
The project scope covered managing products from affiliates, for visitors to easily review the 'essential weekly edit' of featured products or to browse the online catalogue to shop by category and/or brand.

Integrated video and text chat platforms allow for managing chat sessions in the browser with no dependency on software instals from either party.

Recent developments are extending community networking features for the registered expert consultants and site users. The MyGTG functionality allows users to manage their own profiles, upload and share image galleries and video content, bookmark content of interest (on and off-site) to their profile, and follow other users activity.

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