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TikTok Influencers: A Quick and Easy Introductory Guide

By Derek Franks  •  April 13, 2021


You’re ready to invest in a TikTok influencer strategy. That’s a good move. Every type of consumer and customer is on TikTok (so you can dispel the notion that it’s only kids who don’t buy things).

 

TikTok is a melting pot of enthusiastic content creators and consumers talking about brands and products they love, which  have powerful influence on buying habits and purchase decisions.

 

This red hot social media platform allows you to identify...

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Topics: social media, advertising, branding, social media data, social listening, social media tools, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, how to use social listening, influencers, influencer analysis, influencer campaigns, influencer campaign analysis, TikTok, TikTok data, TikTok social listening, TikTok influencers, tiktok analysis


Why Employees Are the Biggest Brand Opportunity on TikTok

By Derek Franks  •  March 3, 2021


What if your team had a fleet of influencers ready to promote your brand on the hottest social media platform out there?What if we told you, you’ve already hired those influencers?! TikTok is the channel your brand can’t afford to ignore. And your employees are the influencers that can propel and transform your brand strategy and perception on TikTok.

 

In our new TikTok analytics report revealing TikTok trends and brand opportunities, you’ll...

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Topics: social media, social listening, social media tools, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, influencers, TikTok, employees


Pets, Pet Parents, and Puppy Influencers: How Consumers Shifted Pet Ownership in 2020

By Nicole Yancy  •  January 27, 2021


In an uncertain time, one thing is for certain: pets will always be there for us.

 

With dramatic shifts happening across the consumer landscape, pet care is undergoing its own evolution.

 

Brands in the pet industry or who are trying to reach pet owners need to know how consumers are spending, what their experiences are, what or who influences them, and which products, foods, and treatments matter to pet owners.

 

Inside our latest - and...

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Topics: branding, social media research, social media strategy, social media data, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, healthcare, how to use social listening, pet care, pet industry


Are You Analyzing Social Data Wrong? State of Social Media 2021: Part 2

By Derek Franks  •  January 5, 2021


Is your team missing key insights on your online audiences? You might not be considering how consumers talk on different social media channels.

 

Here’s what you should know:

 

  • consumers talk differently about your brand and their lives depending on the channel
  • there’s a discrepancy in documented users and active users on social channels
  • social listening helps you listen across all the channels for brand mentions including review sites, social...
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Topics: social media, social media strategy, social media data, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, analytics


Consumer Experiences in a Pandemic World: What Brands Need to Know

By Derek Franks  •  October 26, 2020


Like it or not, 2020 changed consumers. Possibly for good. The sooner you accept it and adapt, the better.

 

The pandemic upended normal life and crushed supply chains, presenting new and often unwelcome obstacles for businesses everywhere. No where else was this more felt than in retail, shopping and Ecommerce.

 

These anxious times make it incredibly difficult to predict how consumers have changed or will change their behaviors. It’s opened...

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Topics: retail, advertising, branding, social media data, social listening, consumer research, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, consumer trends, online shopping, brand strategy, ecommerce, customer experience


7 Proven Tips to Better Track Your Social Media Campaigns with Social Listening

By Derek Franks  •  October 6, 2020


If you work on or with a social media team, you know all too well the challenge of measuring the performances of your campaigns.

 

How do you fight through the noise to truly understand the success of your social campaigns and relate it to the overall performance of your brand or campaign?

There’s no shortage of “best practices” articles out there, but what you need is a best tool to match those best practices.

 

That’s how social listening...

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Topics: social media, social media dashboard, social media data, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, campaign analysis, how to use social listening, analytics


Social Insights Reveal New Consumer Truths About Dads

By Derek Franks  •  September 22, 2020


Dad… just when you think you know him, right? He’s always got a new hobby, a new venture, or a new fad that he’s into.

 

As it turns out, though, “Dad” isn't a one-size-fits-all term. Dads exist in many different forms and have different interests, beliefs, values, parenting styles, and hobbies.  But one thing all dads have in common? The kids. Being a dad impacts everything they do - how they behave, what they believe, and what they buy.

 

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Topics: social media data, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, buyer personas, customer personas, social media analytics, how to use social listening, audience segments, audience segmentation, dads, personas, social personas


Introducing Narratives, Clustering, TikTok Analysis + More New Social Listening Features in Infegy Atlas

By Infegy Research Team  •  August 26, 2020


Getting into the minds of consumers is no easy task. You need the right tools to understand what consumers say - and why. 

 

The brand new version of the premier social listening platform, Infegy Atlas, is built with that core objective in mind: helping you make better sense of the noisy world of online conversations and find the insight hiding within the chaos.

 

So, let’s get you acquainted.

Here’s what’s packed into the all new version of...

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Topics: social media dashboards, social media, social media research, infegy atlas, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, topics analysis, topic clusters, TikTok


How to Find CPG Insights with Social Listening

By Nicole Yancy  •  July 29, 2020


The ultimate challenge for CPG brands: understanding why people choose one product over the other.  Is it the packaging? The ingredients? The flavors? Or does it have to do with something more profound?

Social listening insights can help pinpoint how people buy and what drives them to the choices they make. Our brand new report on CPG trends reveals key data on consumer experiences, preferences and cravings.

 

In this article, we will take a...

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Topics: social media, market research, branding, product research, social listening, consumer research, social listening tools, social listening data, how to use social listening, consumer trends, CPG, grocery


Streaming Trends 2020: 4 Key Questions Answered by Social Listening

By Derek Franks  •  June 24, 2020


Netflix transformed the way we are entertained. You can now stream any show or movie you want to any device as long as you have a decent wifi signal. New innovators are cashing in. Disney+, AppleTV+, HBO Max recently joined Hulu and Amazon Prime Video as competitors to take on Netflix. But whether or not other platforms will ever dethrone the O.G. streaming service remains in question.

 

You now have access to our latest consumer insights...

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Topics: social media, streaming, hbo, netflix, streaming video, social listening, consumer research, social media tools, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, consumer trends, hulu


13 Tips for B2B Social Listening Research

By Ali Nilsen  •  June 10, 2020


Pinpointing b2b conversations with social listening can sound impossible, but it isn’t. Seriously… don’t fret. There are over 1 million social conversations each month using “b2b” or “#b2b” in a post. And that doesn’t even include topics of conversation that don’t use “b2b” at all in the post. This means there’s a sizable volume of conversations containing key consumer insights for b2b researchers to start from. 
 
So, what are some important...
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Topics: social media research, social listening, social media tools, marketing strategy, social listening tools, b2b, social listening data, how to use social listening


How to Build Brilliant Reports Using Social Listening (+ Free Templates)

By Derek Franks  •  May 11, 2020


Your task: find insights on your brand, brand’s campaign, customers, competitors, sales projections, or other key measurements using social data, then use that data in reports.

 

You might already be familiar with how powerful social listening insights can be for your reporting, and that’s definitely a good place to be in. But the great news is, even if you’re experienced with using social listening tools, there are still new and surprising ways...

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Topics: social media intelligence, social media monitoring, market research, sentiment analysis, social media data, social listening, consumer research, social media tools, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, how to use social listening, reporting, analytics, consumer trends


Year in Review: A look back at our favorite social insights of 2019

By Kristin Haynes  •  January 27, 2020


Welcome to the 2020s! It’s officially the future. 

 

As we kick off a new year, we’re taking some time to pause and think about our favorite insights from 2019. There’s a lot we accomplished, and a lot of things we’re excited for this year. Our social listening platform is just getting better and better, and that’s something we can hang our hat on in 2020.

 

For our team at Infegy, this is also a time to look back on the stories we wrote and ...

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Topics: social listening, consumer research, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics


Auto Report: Social Insights Reveal Dramatic Shifts in Automotive Consumer Trends

By Derek Franks  •  January 20, 2020


The way people think about cars and the process of buying cars has changed. From electric vehicles to online car buying (and car delivery!) there has been a drastic shift in the car buying experience-- including the question of whether people will buy cars at all.

 

But what's driving (pun intended 🚙) auto industry trends, and what do people think about their car buying experiences? What do consumers look for when buying a car? Which auto...

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Topics: social media, market research, advertising, branding, social media data, social listening, consumer research, social listening tools, social listening data, Report, automotive, auto, auto consumer trends, automotive consumer trends, consumer trends, cars, electric vehicles, automotive report


Who are the World’s Most Trusted Brands and Why? (Updated for 2020)

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. 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. What’s worse, if you lose their...

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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


How to Build Powerful Audience Segments with Better Insights

By Derek Franks  •  December 9, 2019


Accurate audience segmentation requires a ton of work and often involves unreliable methods.Brands frequently miss the correct data on audiences, and that leads to a mountain of problems: bad audience segmentation can doom everything from customer targeting, advertising, product innovation, and competitive advantages.The insights available through social listening go beyond demographics to implement psychographic segmentation. Paired with...
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Topics: social media, audience segment, audience, social media listening, social listening, consumer research, social listening tools, competitive analysis, social listening data, demographics, buyer personas, customer personas, target audiences, how to use social listening, audience segments, audience segmentation, psychographics


Crafting Awesome Real-Time Social Insight Reports: The Step-by-Step Guide to Infegy Canvas

By Ali Nilsen  •  October 23, 2019


Every brand has a story waiting to be told. 

 

The brand story can’t be written without the right data to guide it.

 

If you’re an analyst or strategist on a brand team, you know the importance of conducting accurate analysis. But you’re probably also far too familiar with how time consuming and complicated collecting and presenting that data can be.

 

It doesn’t have to be this way.

 

Our one-of-a-kind reporting dashboard, Infegy Canvas, helps...

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Topics: social media dashboards, social media data, social listening, social media tools, social listening tools, Report, social media analytics, how to use social listening, reporting, analytics


Healthy Lifestyles Report: Social Data Reveals Health and Wellness Consumer Insights

By Derek Franks  •  September 24, 2019


Health and wellness is a $4.2 trillion industry.

That means your health isn’t just a lifestyle goal. It’s an economy.

With access to a whole new assortment of food choices, supplements, niche exercise options, mindfulness and mental health practices, health and wellness impacts all areas of our lives from daily routines to new experiences.

 

This evolution translates into dollars. Here’s how much consumers spent in one year:

  • $702 billion on...
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Topics: social media intelligence, advertising, social listening, social media marketing, social listening tools, social listening data, social media analytics, healthcare, how to use social listening, audience segments, audience segmentation, health and fitness, health and wellness, diet trends


6 Surprising Problems Social Listening Can Solve for Your Brand or Business

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...

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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


Customers Need to be Heard: A Conversation with Infegy's Mark Calcote

By Derek Franks  •  August 13, 2019


Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. 

 

They rely on you to get whatever it is you offer.

 

You rely on them to keep your business in business.

 

This is a principle that we live by. We’ve always made it a goal of providing the most value possible for the people who work with us as client partners.

 

Whether it’s providing the industry-leading social listening tool, or always taking customer feedback seriously, we recognize that...

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Topics: marketing, social media, market research, client, branding, customer relationships, social listening, social listening tools, customer success


Why Instagram Analytics on Audiences Are So Crucial (With Brand New Data)

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...

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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


How We Use Social Listening Insights to Build Our Reports in 10 Steps

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...

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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


How to Use Social Listening Data for Your Brand or Business: The Complete Guide

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...

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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


How Consumer Experience Agency Barefoot Proximity Uses Social Listening for Key Insights

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,...

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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


Brand New Consumer Insights for the Healthcare and Pharma Industry

By Infegy Research Team  •  March 6, 2019


When it comes to healthcare, what topics does an average consumer care about most? How do they talk about how their healthcare experiences online? What impacts their daily lives most?

From regular doctor’s visits to the management of longer-term illnesses, the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries touch all of our lives in important ways.

People from all walks of life discuss their various healthcare customer experiences online, leaving a...

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Topics: audience segment, social listening, social listening tools, social listening data, digital marketing, demographics, Report, text analytics, pharmaceutical, pharma report, healthcare


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