March 26, 2015

HYPERLOCAL DIGITAL STRATEGIES: Embracing the Total Market Approach with Hyperlocal Intelligence

This is the third article of our series on Hyperlocal Digital Strategies presented by MAXPOINT. Amy Gittelman, General Manager, National Agency Sales at MAXPOINT, explains how Hyperlocal Advertising can give marketers an edge when transitioning to a total market approach as it accounts for nuances within audiences, provides real-time feedback and allows to run effective omnichannel campaigns.

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Julie Diaz-Asper – SXSW 2015 Recap: 2 Megatrends for Marketers

South by Southwest 2015 (SXSW) recently took place in Austin, Texas. The SXSW Interactive portion of the program is a bit like spring break for technologists, interactive content producers, and digital marketers. The technology, creative campaigns and startups who receive attention at SXSW are usually good indicators of the important trends to watch in the coming year. Julie Diaz-Asper, Founding Partner & CEO at Social Lens Research, spotted two of those key trends for 2015.

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Instagram Video Boosts Brands’ Followers significantly, Nike’s reach 12 Mn

Social net Instagram has succeeded in increasing brands followers significantly.Nike has reached 12 million followers, Victoria’s Secret 10.5 million, GoPro 4.2 million, the NBA  4.9 million and Starbucks  3.7 million after implementing Instagram video on their marketing strategies.40% of the most-shared videos on Instagram are created by brands, not average users.The brands’ successes with Instagram video most probably depends on their marketing budgets.

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