By Derek Franks • January 9, 2020
Consumer trust in a brand is almost as valuable as their dollars.
If people trust your brand, they will buy it. But not just that. They’ll remain loyal to you. They may even become brand advocates or super fans.
If consumer trust isn’t maintained, people become disenfranchised from you. They may switch back and forth between brands. They may base their purchase solely on price, convenience, or whether or not they have a coupon or a discount...
Topics: social media, brand perception, advertising, branding, social media data, social listening, marketing strategy, social listening tools, social listening data, artificial intelligence, consumer trends, brand trust
By Derek Franks • September 9, 2019
Not all social analytics tools are created equal.
There are a seemingly endless number of solutions; the lists of bells and whistles goes on and on.
But what many social data platforms often fail to do is translate to other key business efforts for your overall strategy.
Social listening tools, however, are different. They’re capable of providing the often-missed context for solving some of your more perplexing marketing and advertising...
Topics: social media, market research, social media listening, advertising, branding, social listening, marketing strategy, social listening tools, social listening data, digital marketing, social media analytics, campaign analysis, how to use social listening
By Derek Franks • July 22, 2019
Is your team finding the right insights on the right channels for your marketing and customer experience strategies?
60% of U.S. adults are on Instagram.
That means there is more than enough important information and insight to glean from analyzing the platform’s 1 billion+ users.
The photo-centric app is rapidly becoming one of the most used social channels. And that makes it an incredibly powerful medium for business… if you know how to...
Topics: social media, social media strategy, sentiment analysis, social media data, social listening, consumer research, social media tools, social media marketing, marketing strategy, social listening tools, digital marketing, social media analytics, instagram, instagram analytics
By Kristin Haynes • July 10, 2019
One important task for your team is reporting.
Your life might look like a lot of this: 📊📉📈
Whether it’s conducting market research, tracking campaigns, researching audience segments, analyzing brand health, improving products or other types of data-driven analysis, building reports is time consuming, challenging and not always fool-proof.
How do you get the best data on your research topic, and how do you get that data into a beautiful...
Topics: sentiment analysis, social listening, consumer research, social media tools, social media marketing, marketing strategy, social listening tools, metrics, social listening data, digital marketing, customer personas, target audiences, Report, social media analytics, campaign analysis, text analytics, shopping, healthcare, text analysis, Gen Z
By Derek Franks • June 18, 2019
Finding the right consumer insights and marketing analytics for your brand or business sometimes feels like trying to climb a steep mountain.
You can see the summit, but you have no idea what analytics tools to use to get there. You certainly don’t want to go without tools. You’re not crazy! But your backpack is getting full, and it’s a mess in there.
How do you find a solution to get you the right insights on your customers, your...
Topics: social media, market research, social listening, marketing strategy, social listening tools, metrics, competitive analysis, competitive intelligence, social listening data, digital marketing, customer success, demographics, buyer personas, customer personas, target audiences, social media analytics, tech, pharmaceutical, text analysis
By Derek Franks • June 12, 2019
Consumer experience strategy agency Barefoot Proximity knows a thing or two about using technology to help brands win big with data.
Their Strategy and Channel Integration teams use over 380 different tools to find those all-important insights to lead brands to accurate data-driven strategies.
One way they do this? They leverage the game-changing, a.i.-driven social listening insights from tools like Infegy Atlas to uncover hidden trends,...
Topics: market research, sentiment analysis, community management, social listening, consumer research, marketing strategy, social listening tools, competitive analysis, digital marketing, demographics, target audiences, social media analytics, campaign analysis, text analytics, text analysis
By Nate Stedman • July 9, 2018
Your agency or firm wants to land that awesome new client for their marketing, advertising, market research or creative business. But first, you need to sell them at the big pitch meeting.
How do you go from the standard pitch to the remarkable one that lands the deal?
By bringing the right insights to the table. It’s nice to have a big creative idea, but without the right data to provide context, it will be difficult to persuade the prospect...
You need data to inform your marketing strategy.
There’s no successful marketing, advertising or brand strategy that comes without numbers.
But what numbers are the right ones? Good question.
That’s what led us to write one of our blog posts: “5 Social Listening Metrics For Your Strategy.” And now we’ve compiled these metrics in a fun infographic overview for a quick read, which you’ll find below.
We believe in harvesting the right data from...
By Derek Franks • April 18, 2018
You’re in a meeting with your team going over the strategy for your brand or client. The goal: figure out the next chapter of your story.
Whether you’re beginning a new campaign, looking at the results of a rebrand, starting a new company, or somewhere in between, you’re tasked with gaining an understanding of who your company is, who your audiences are, and how you’re going to reach your customers with the right message.
The importance of...
By Derek Franks • October 23, 2017
Marketing strategists have a big role. Not only in scope and bandwidth, but also in business impact.
It’s their research, analysis, and data-driven idea creation that can help lead teams to the marketing strategies that drive brand growth and help companies connect with new customers.
Having worked on teams with some great strategists, I’ve experienced first hand the challenges faced and opportunities created by strategists. I’m all in on...