Cpg

  • Success Stories From Twitter’s Front Lines

    … Twitter has had an extraordinary year by any measure. Regardless of the headlines, though, leading brands continue to invest in the platform to achieve a variety of marketing objectives and insights. Twitter’s open nature lends itself to this approach. As Insightpool CEO Devon Wijesinghe put it recently: Twitter plays an influential role…

    AllTwitterin Twitter- 31 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … Pinterest went shopping at Walmart.com and came away with a new head of vertical strategy. Brian Monahan joined the social network in that role, after serving as head of marketing for the retail giant’s online presence. Monahan is tasked with developing and managing marketing programs to increase awareness, enhance adoption and drive revenue…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 18 readers -
  • Connecting With Gen Z: A Playbook for Digital Marketers

    … The digital marketing world is fixated on millennials, but the next generation of consumers is coming of age. Generation Z, also known as “post-millennials,” commonly refers to the cohort of individuals born after 1996. Barely out of high school, Gen Zs already have about $44 billion in spending power. Mintel even puts their purchasing power…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Instagram Tops 500,000 Advertisers

    … September, and it said some 1 billion actions have been taken on Instagram ads to date. Instagram said in an email to SocialTimes that the top five countries in terms of ad adoption are: U.S. Brazil U.K. Australia Canada And the top five verticals are: Consumer packaged goods E-commerce Retail Entertainment Technology Instagram added…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 16 readers -
  • Marketers Must Balance Targeting With Audience Reach

    … line. Buying very targeted, smaller audiences resulted in higher CPMs (cost per thousand impressions), but not much else. These higher CPMs rank poorly in Media Mix Modeling (MMM) results, a method marketers use to attribute sales or other outcomes to different media investments. Note that this outcome of shifting to broader reach was for brands…

    AllFacebookin Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Pinterest pins down market for CPG ads

    … tend to be the most popular and successful pins, providing retailers a natural link to advertising. With 100 million monthly users, it’s clear Pinterest found a very interested audience. According to Mary Meeker’s report on internet trends for 2016, 55 percent of users use Pinterest to find or shop for products. In the same category, Facebook…

    ZOG Digital Blog- 12 readers -
  • Video Ads Continue Surge on Instagram in Q1 (Report)

    … of its impressions during the first three months of 2016. Average cost per thousand impressions (CPM) slipped to $4.58 in January and an all-time average low of $3.88 in February before rebounding slightly to $4.19 in March. Average CPMs in the second half of 2015 were $7.04. The consumer-packaged-goods industry saw impressions rise 97 percent…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 18 readers -
  • Embracing the Power of Superfans and Social Media

    … on social media, buy from their favorite brands and happily spread the word about products and services, both on social platforms and through referrals to friends. The focus on developing strong relationships with superfans comes at a time when improving customer loyalty is at the top of the to-do list for many marketers. Forrester Research…

    Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 22 readers -
  • Kleenex’s New Content Might Actually Make You Cry

    … Make sure you have a box of tissues close by. Last week, Kleenex released a beautifully poignant video, showing how brands can win by telling stories that promote a company’s values instead of its products. Kleenex’s YouTube channel includes a number of heartfelt interview-style montages about individuals overcoming emotional challenges…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 17 readers -
  • Instagram Ads Off to a Strong Start (Report)

    … An increase in demand for Instagram advertising during the second half of 2015 led to a corresponding price hike, according to new research from Brand Networks. Instagram opened up its ads application-programming interface to advertisers last August, and Brand Networks, one of the initial participants in the Instagram Partner Program, found…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 23 readers -
  • Facebook IQ on Millennials and CPG (Infographic)

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 14, 2015 - 9:00 AM How do millennials’ travels through life-shifting moments affect their consumer packaged goods purchases? Facebook IQ shared an infographic depicting the results of a study Facebook commissioned from Nielsen on the impact of three life-changing moments: Leaving the nest Starting first job Finding…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
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