Oct 26, 2021 | Ads, CPG, FMCG digital marketing, FMCG digital marketing food and beverages, Instagram, Social
Trick or treat? Children or parents? For marketers, Halloween is a moment brands get to have fun.
After trick-or-treating was essentially cancelled last year, brands and consumers went big on the spooky season in 2021.
Aug 11, 2021 | Content marketing, Instagram, Online advertising, Social
Influencer marketing platform firm Takumi has bought Unieed, a content and strategic media-buying agency that specialises in content-driven campaigns working with leading outdoor and cycling brands.
Aug 10, 2021 | Facebook marketing, Instagram, Online advertising
Global ad spend on Facebook and Instagram increased 50% year-over-year, demonstrating more than simply a “pandemic bounce-back” for ad spend, according to new research.
Aug 10, 2021 | Instagram
Team GB diver Tom Daley not only won his very first Olympic gold in Tokyo but also on Instagram, topping the podium as the athlete that gained the most followers over the course of the games.
Jul 6, 2021 | Instagram, Social
Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the 2021 Instagram Rich List as the platform’s highest-earning star, obtaining the highest ever amount in the List’s history, with an average earning of $1.6 million per post, according to new data.
Jun 29, 2021 | Ad tech, Content marketing, E-commerce and E-retailing, FMCG digital marketing, FMCG digital marketing food and beverages, Instagram, Online advertising, Online video, Social
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021 has wrapped up its virtual run this year with Omnicom, Fortnite, Reddit and Libresse among those brands and agencies winning top accolades for creative ads.
Jun 22, 2021 | Ad tech, Digital platforms update, Instagram, Online advertising, Social
Instagram Reels became a key tool for brands, as Insta defended its market from TikTok. Reels let creators upload short-form videos which are selected by algorithms based on tailored preferences.
Mar 30, 2021 | E-commerce and E-retailing, Instagram, Social
The face of online shopping has changed drastically in the past year, and so have our spending habits. Working from home, an influencer influx, and increased savings are just of few of the factors that have altered our shopping preferences – but what impact has this really had?
Feb 10, 2021 | CPG, E-commerce and E-retailing, Facebook marketing, FMCG digital marketing, FMCG digital marketing food and beverages, Instagram, Marketing transformation, Mobile, Social
Shopify has partnered with Facebook to expand its payment option, Shop Pay, to all Shopify merchants selling across both Facebook and Instagram.
Jan 20, 2021 | Content marketing, Instagram, Online advertising, Online video, Social
Global social media ad spend increased by 50.3% in the final quarter of last year compared to Q4 2019, but brand interactions fell by 5.4% on Facebook and 6.3% on Instagram as video ad costs continue to rise, according to new research.
Jan 13, 2021 | Instagram, Social
Social media influencers often use their platforms to promote new products, however new research from Trinity Business School reveals that using them to develop new products can ultimately make them much more successful.
Dec 15, 2020 | Ad tech, Artificial intelligence, China, Clothing, Content marketing, CPG, Facebook marketing, FMCG digital marketing, FMCG digital marketing food and beverages, Healthcare, Instagram, Online advertising, Online video, Paid search, Programmatic, Search engine marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Twitter marketing, UK, USA, WhatsApp
From the economic effects and catastrophic loss of life brought on by the pandemic to the growing climate emergency, 2020 was year many would want to forget. But beyond the tragedy and uncertainly there were many positive stories of unity against adversity – and the digital marketing sector was no different. We take a month-by-month look back at how advertisers and tech giants alike adapted to a year like no other.
Nov 27, 2020 | Content marketing, Instagram, Marketing transformation, Online advertising, Viral and buyrals
We’re living in an age where celebrity status is no longer confined to traditional ‘celebrities’. Today, if you have something to say and a mobile phone in hand, the possibilities are endless. By creating unique and engaging content and gradually building up an astonishing following on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, or Twitter, people from all walks of life can become an influencer and get their voices heard.
Nov 20, 2020 | Content marketing, Instagram, Online advertising, Social
Over half (59%) of influencers have seen an increase in brands wanting to work with them, whilst 50% of brands have allocated more budget to influencer marketing since the pandemic started, according to new research.
Oct 15, 2020 | Content marketing, E-commerce and E-retailing, Facebook marketing, Instagram, Marketing transformation, Mobile
From a US omnichannel Super Bowl campaign to and Indonesian Instagram Live shopping event, we look at some of best-in-class ecommerce case studies from around the world.
Oct 14, 2020 | Instagram, Social
Being able to sell on social media is becoming more lucrative for businesses. This report investigates the gender split and pay gap for the most followed accounts on Instagram, looking at the top 100 influencers for each category.
Sep 28, 2020 | Ad tech, Ads, Instagram, Marketing transformation, Online advertising, Social, Social media
People are now seeking out influencers for news, and marketing budgets are growing accordingly. 73% of marketers in US, UK, and Germany put more resources to influencer marketing this year, engaging talent across a wider channel mix.
Sep 25, 2020 | Content marketing, E-commerce and E-retailing, FMCG digital marketing, FMCG digital marketing food and beverages, Instagram, Online advertising, Social, Viral and buyrals
More than half (51%) of consumers have purchased a product or service based on an influencer endorsement in the past two years, according to new research.
Sep 22, 2020 | Content marketing, Instagram, Online advertising, Regulation, Viral and buyrals
More than three quarters of influencer adverts on Instagram have the disclosure hidden somewhere in the post, whether that be in the middle, at the end or in a comment, according to new research.
Sep 4, 2020 | Facebook marketing, Instagram, Regulation, Social, Social media, USA
Facebook has announced that it will not take on any new political ads in the seven days prior to the US election in November, but will still allow existing ads to continue to be promoted and targeted at different users.