Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Aug 16, 2017
Digital technology has completely
changed how we discover products, engage with brands and share our
experiences with others. Amazon revolutionized customer feedback
and product reviews. Social media transformed the way people share
word-of-mouth recommendations, connecting shoppers to off-the-cuff
opinions, compelling visual content and real-life experiences from peers
and influencers they follow and admire. Sure, TV, radio and print ads are
still part of the mix but they hardly carry the same weight as they did in
years passed. This statistic speaks volumes: 92% of consumers trust
peer recommendations over branded advertising. With the advent of
social media and digital technology, brands have a powerful new tool
at their disposal that brings word-of-mouth to the masses: usergenerated
Olapic is an innovator in visual content solutions, offering the technology and expertise to help brands create authentic, personalized, and effective customer experiences along their entire journey. Through user-generated content – content that is earned from consumers; influencer-generated content – content that is requested from specific creators; and enhanced branded content – existing image or long-form video content that is transformed into short form videos, Olapic helps brands get the right visual content, use it across marketing channels, and understand its impact on performance and ROI.
Published By: Oneupweb
Published Date: Jun 24, 2008
Learn from the mistakes and successes of others in part 2 of Oneupweb's landmark social media marketing study, Social Media Marketing Hits and Misses: How 2007 Hot Holiday Brands and Products Performed Online.
Content is king. But as the line between publishers and brands are blurring, all brands are finding themselves in both the content and the commerce games. And customers expect this.
As Alexis Maybank, founder of Gilt Groupe described it, “If I go into a restoration hardware store, for instance, I understand they’re selling that product, but I’m not just interested in seeing rows of lamps on shelves. I want to be shown how to set up a room and create a look. That’s what I’m craving: the ability to see a product, understand how to use it, and be given the tips and tools to imagine how that might change my interior.”
Consumers are very savvy today, and being able to attract and build a relationship with the consumer is key to brand success.This eBook will help you understand how to think like a publisher and turn your commerce site into a content machine.
SCOUT leveraged Offerpop's commerce functionality to build brand awareness among individual consumers, use user-generated content as a form of product review, and ultimately increase ecommerce site performance. Their #scoutbags campaign has generated thousands of dollars in sales in just four months.
Consumers are better than ever at differentiating between low-quality and premium content. For marketers, this means the placement of their ads is critically important. Brands can’t afford to risk appearing alongside questionable content, not with 75% of consumers holding brands accountable for their ad environments. When brands are shown adjacent to Oath’s trustworthy, premium content, they experience 5x greater favorability - a striking example of the power of positive associations and the importance of knowing your digital neighbors.