Three-fifths of marketers overlooking Instagram, as Greenlight research reveals its growing influence on shopper behaviour
By Greenlight | 30 November 2015 |
Almost one in three (30%) Instagram users have bought items after seeing them on the app, yet 60% of marketers aren’t currently targeting Instagram users, Greenlight reveals.
By Si Yan Tuong | 20 November 2015 |
With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s important to have all your campaigns optimised and implement your bid adjustments to meet consumer demand in preparation for the busy period. And Google have launched a few tools just in time to make campaign optimisation faster and more efficient.
By Apolline Uong | 22 October 2015 |
Google has updated Hotel Ads to make it easier for potential customers to make bookings and improve the overall hotel search experience. This marks a move away from Google Hotel Finder which will be fulfilled by Hotels Ads, allowing hotels access to advertise and sell directly through Google, and, in turn, increase their brand’s visibility on the most popular search engine.
By Greenlight | 06 October 2015 |
Since Instagram’s launch in 2010, there’s been an incremental rise in users joining the social media platform every year, especially after it was bought by Facebook, which saw the platform jump from 10 million users in September 2011 to 80 million in July 2012. In March this year, a study found Instagram was used more than Twitter across all age groups, which was further highlighted a few weeks ago when it reached a staggering 400 million users.
By Hannah Kimuyu | 06 October 2015 |
It’s been an exciting fortnight for Instagram. The social media site hit the 400 million user milestone just over a week ago and today it celebrates another landmark; its fifth birthday. When Instagram launched it had 25,000 users. In five years, Instagram has powered to social media success quite simply because it offers a fantastic user experience. Consumers love it because it feels real, it’s beautifully simple and a rich and creative way to tell stories. The social media site is also a powerful ally for advertisers, offering them the opportunity to reach a new audience and build a community, raising awareness and even shifting perceptions.
By Greenlight | 28 September 2015 |
UK marketers lack confidence in their personalisation capabilities with nine out of ten (88%) marketers believing that their brand is behind competitors in their use of personalisation, according to Greenlight’s Brand Personalisation Index. With European governments working on an EU-wide data privacy law that is expected to bring in tougher legislation on how technology companies can use personal data by the end of the year, there are wide concerns industry crackdowns will curb marketing innovation further.
By Greenlight | 23 September 2015 |
With over 400 million users worldwide, there’s no doubt among marketers that Instagram is a platform well worth taking advantage of. What perhaps isn’t as clear to all is how it fits into a successful wider digital strategy: should you be repurposing your website or blog content, creating Instagram-only campaigns, or getting an expert photographer to do it all for you?