Color is an important aspect of brand identity, and a VidMob study shows it is key to understanding relevant features of a video and how viewers interpret a company's ads.
Evolving from a product to a brand at speed through digital content. Super Coffee's Senior Manager of Content and Influencer Marketing, Hilary Lemonick, shares how the healthy coffee brand doubled its
email and social media engagement rate in less than 6 months.
To better serve patient and customer needs, GSK needed to move beyond measuring simple social metrics like engagement. It needed genuine social intelligence and analytics that could deepen the brand's
understanding of how and why people needed and engaged with their brands. GSK's Analytics Manager, US & North American Social Intelligence Lead, Danny Gardner, explains how the company brought this
capability in-house, set up analytics that matter, and then democratized that insight so individual brand managers could use it.
Professional sports players may get a break during the off-season, but for the Arizona Cardinals' marketing team, this is the time to engage fans on a different level and aim them toward season ticket
products. Arizona Cardinals' Email Marketing Analyst, Angie Weyman, explains how the brand is using hyper-segmentation routines to isolate season holders from ticket buyers from non-buyers in order to
tailor messaging for these different relationships with the team brand. Their use of dynamic content insertion and careful measurement is giving them a fuller picture of these different fan sets and
what it takes to engage them whether players are on or off the field.
Incentivizing customers to engage and become brand loyalists is the holy grail of contemporary marketing. Player Loyalty and CRM Manager Liz Bowles Button of North Carolina Education Lottery shared
how they solved the first-party data challenge by appealing to their customers' love of chance with a gamified program. Likewise, she shares the winning strategies for keeping players engaged beyond
the transient ticket purchase.
Through a combination of app and loyalty program usage along with local events, Fazoli's is crafting a data strategy that funnels local intelligence back to franchisees and managers so they can
interact with customers in more personalized ways. At MediaPost's Brand Insider Summit QSR, Fazoli's Senior Manager/Brand Marketing, Erin Stevens, shares how cross-functional teams across the
organization use this data to test and learn new engagement tactics as well as inform individual outlets how to better serve customers.
As the 90-year-old Krystal restaurant brand looked to appeal to younger demos, the marketing team focused on college towns and some of their strongest influencers - star athletes. Executing on this
smart plan took more than posing Quarterbacks with store owners. Krystal Restaurants' Director of Marketing, Kaitlin Stoehr, shares what the company learned about crafting local campaigns around
recruiting this special class of social influencers, creating authentic live engagements, and then amplifying this content effectively in the community.
H-E-B's strength shows that regional retailers can do a great deal to differentiate themselves online, building simple and easy-to-use tools for online shoppers, says Grant Steadman, Dunnhumby
president of North America.
Through surveys and data, Joybird found their customers wanted more inspiration and engagement when shopping to style their rooms. In response, Eric Tsai, the furniture retailer's vp of marketing &
business development, shows us how they turned to a 3D planner tool on Pinterest. It enabled shoppers to click on a photo, drag it into a scene and create a customizable 3D design space; resulting in
greater engagement, a 50%+ lift in AOV and an enhanced shopping experience for their customers.
Seeing the plastic pollution crisis as an opportunity to solve a global environmental problem through contemporary and creative product development, GOT BAG created the world's first backpack made of
100% recycled ocean plastic. A story that can be told easily online, but a difficult challenge in the retail environment. GOT BAG head of NA, Matthias Paisdzior, shares how the brand creatively
leveraged POP materials to successfully inform and engage consumers in-store.
Through surveys and data, Joybird found their customers wanted more inspiration and engagement when shopping to style their rooms. In response, at MediaPost's D2C Insider Summit, Eric Tsai, the
furniture retailer's vp of marketing & business development, shows us how they turned to a 3D planner tool on Pinterest. It enabled shoppers to click on a photo, drag it into a scene and create a
customizable 3D design space; resulting in greater engagement, a 50%+ lift in AOV and an enhanced shopping experience for their customers.
KERV Interactive COO Marika Roque describes the reasons that advertisers are tied into programmatic buying, the best channels that work with CTV, how search can support CTV campaigns, and the promise
of shoppable ads.
Brands should consider using ads that appear in video content, rather than during a break in content, when advertising on CTV, a study by MAGNA Media Trials and GumGum finds. The companies believe
this method captures the attention of consumers with fewer commercials
Marketers spent more than half of their budgets on digital media channels, but expressed reservations about measuring their effectiveness.
Tubi had the highest co-viewing among ad-supported CTV platforms, followed by HBO Max and Hulu, then YouTube and Discovery+. Movies had the highest co-viewing score at 73.2% of the time, with TV
episodes at 54.8%.
Higher percentages report paying more attention to streamed ads than ads on traditional cable or satellite, in a survey conducted for TransUnion.
Generating revenue and increasing brand awareness are popular reasons for email campaigns, the Association of National Advertisers found in a survey of marketers.
As social platforms fragment, brands need to remain flexible in their paid and organic strategies. Church's Chicken reimagined its social media playbook for changed times. Alan Magee, Vice President,
Digital Marketing & Technology at Church's Chicken, explains how they sought to encourage more than engagement but engender true brand fan love. With campaigns that broke through the clutter Church's
is growing its social footprint and engagement in ways that serve the core business and not just Follows and Likes.
Pew's analysis covers areas including privacy, on-platform abuse and Republicans' and Democrats' differing views on Twitter's major issues and overall impact on democracy.
What do you do when faced with poor inbox placement rates and high spam rates in GMAIL? If you're Terminix, your email hero begins a deliverability journey. Segmenting the audience by engagement
addressed the problem, but that led to decreasing list sizes. Tune in to hear how our hero juggled deliverability, customer acquisition and conversion goals.
Trust in Joe Biden's media brand has slid from his initial post-election bounce, but remains above water with more than half of Americans surveyed this month by Brand Keys indicating they trust his
A century ago Betty Crocker taught us everything we needed to know about authentic consumer engagement. From personalized connections to data collection to creating engagement and innovation loops.
General Mills' CMO, Ivan Pollard, explores how the company draws lessons and inspiration from this CPG icon.
Incentives, discounts and loyalty points are all well and good when getting a loyalty app program off the ground, but over the long haul it takes diversification of benefits and deeper kinds of
interaction to engage the loyalist and make them feel special outside of direct use of benefits. A veteran of Amazon's Prime program, Starbucks and currently KFC's Director of Digital Strategy, Ashley
Travis, shares the lessons of true loyalty.
In an unusual collaboration between a big media-buying agency and a supplier of digital video ad inventory, Havas Media Group this morning announced it is working with video ad network operator Teads
to develop research to help publishers boost their ad prices by increasing consumer attention to the ads they serve.
In the past year, Pinterest has invested in the ability to deliver returns on accountable performance advertising -- including conversion optimization, ads and shopping -- and to scale campaigns and
improve on automation through tools like automated bidding.
A study of reactions to a video ad found that while sadness decreased sharing, other emotions like disgust slightly increased it. Emotion-provoking ads can create performance, though not in the
traditional sense. Emotions also can make an ad go viral, and entice consumers to latch on to the brand for life.
More than half of mobile users will leave a website that takes more than three seconds to load.
President Donald Trump's brand has declined in added advertising value among some major Trump-centric category brands, according to Brand Keys, but TV and entertainment has climbed dramatically.
In the absence of events and life experiences fans crave, brands must create long-term brand affinity by associating with favorite acts.
The Democratic party may have won the ratings war, but when it comes to the emotional impact of the speeches, Republicans won the sentiment battle. That's the finding of an in-depth sentiment
analysis of every major speech delivered during the presidential conventions by WPP's SJR unit. The analysis shows the incumbent President generating the highest overall sentiment -- and index of 81
-- followed by five other GOP speakers (Dan Crenshaw, Ivanka Trump, Kim Reynolds, Kristi Noem and Mike Pence) before a DNC speaker ranks: Gabrielle Giffords with a sentiment index of 70.