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7 Brands generating more engagement on Instagram than on Facebook

Posted by Doug Schumacher on April 30th, 2014 at 4:46 pm

We recently launched a new data view at Zuum: The Social Engagement Leaderboard. It ranks the volume of engagement for a set of brands across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest. We applied this data view to some of the top social brands in the world, and found that a number of them are getting higher numbers of engagements on Instagram than on Facebook.
This report looks at the benchmarks and content of 7 of them: Coca-Cola, Oreo, Red Bull, Chevrolet, Maybelline, Calvin Klein and Burberry.
Key Data Points

86% of the total fan count is on Facebook while only 20% of the total engagements are on Facebook
1.6% of the total fan count is on Instagram, while 72% of the total engagements are on Instagram
The ratio of engagements per post to fan count was 100 times higher on Instagram than Facebook
The Instagram accounts are gaining fans at a rate 5 times faster than the Facebook pages
Brands are posting about the same volume on Instagram as they are on Facebook

Curious to hear of other smaller brands generating more engagement on networks other than Facebook.

The most powerful driver of innovation

Posted by Marti Funk on March 14th, 2014 at 2:38 pm

I'm still reeling from a great few days at SXSW, where I experienced some compelling brand activations from Oreo's Trending Vending Lounge, MasterCard and Mashable (#PricelessSurprises), and more private networking parties and inspirational pop-up discussions than hours in the day would allow.
I had the privilege of joining one such intimate discussion hosted by Expion, which turned into a passionate, all-out, no-BS discussion on the future of all things connected, including a featured panel on the future of packaging. The lively panel included Bonin Bough of Mondelez (@boughb), Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee), David Shing of AOL (@shingy), and Katharine Bell of HBR (@katharineabell).

As a business leader and curator of community and content in the marketing industry, I was most inspired not so much by the "what" or the "who" of the conversation, but more the "how." Specifically, I was inspired by Vaynerchuk's recognition of the "sheer will" behind the recent innovative successes behind legacy brands, with a nod to CPG marketers such as Mondelez and PepsiCo. Indeed, sheer will is the most powerful driver of innovation.
To give context, Bough shared his sentiment that all CPGs in the grocery store will be connected to the internet by 2020. There was no refuting that... Read more

Be the Trend: Winning the Race of Real-Time Social Marketing

Posted by Christoph Babka on July 8th, 2013 at 10:21 am

It’s not enough for brands to follow trends reactively.  In today’s fast-paced, hyper-connected media-saturated world it’s not the first horse out of the gate who wins, but the thoroughbred already in mid-stride.  What galloping steps can brands take to edge out the competition and maintain their lead?
First, let’s look at a general objective of any brand’s real-time social media campaign:
Instantaneously drive social engagements when unexpected events spontaneously trend online.
Looking at Oreo’s popular “Dunk in the Dark” campaign during the 2013 Super Bowl, you can see social activation in action:

First, an unpredicted event occurs – in this case the stadium blackout.
Immediately, Oreo’s social agency 360i is activated to create a response to the event – social feed on Twitter/Facebook, custom creative, hashtag
Then, the agency posts their response onto Oreo’s social networks – Facebook & Twitter
Once launched, posts, comments, retweets, and shares are collected.

By reacting within 8 minutes of the event, Oreo was able to collect 15,000 retweets and more than 20,000 likes on Facebook within 24hrs.
Seems easy enough, but there are inherent challenges to this process:

REACH: Consumers only discover a brand’s viral social trend if they’re connected on Facebook or Twitter within the trending window.
VIEWABILITY: Only 35% of friend posts on... Read more

Facebook's Facebook Post About This Years Trends On Facebook

Posted by Doug Schumacher on December 18th, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Perhaps fittingly, this week we’re focusing on a post from Facebook highlighting some topline trends on Facebook for the past year. It’s only a few slides and provides an entertaining recap of 2012.

Free: The Z-100 Report.
Trends, Strategies and Tactics for 100
of the top business pages on Facebook.
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Facebook's Facebook Post on Facebook Trends

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Brands See Facebook Success Posting About the Election

Posted by Doug Schumacher on November 14th, 2012 at 9:45 pm

While many brands opt to not take sides on political issues, this week's Top Ten shows that doesn't mean they have to ignore the subject entirely. In fact, for 4 of our Top Ten brands, their most engaging post last week had some reference to the election. Hats off to Facebook and their app for helping people find their polling place.

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Facebook takes the voting process and makes it social content

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