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When’s the last time you actually fully audited your post-purchase flow? Or even better, when’s the last time you had feedback on it from fresh eyes?
This just in, Instagram is slowly rolling out polls in the comments section for your main feed and Reels posts.
Polls are a great add on to connect with your audience. They don’t have to be a simple yes/no response. Polls can be used to:
The addition of polls in comments on Instagram provides marketers and advertisers with a powerful tool to foster engagement, gather feedback, and enhance content strategies, all while potentially gaining favor with Instagram's algorithm.
We’re excited to test Instagram’s comment polls out, are you? 👀
Did you know that 90% of retail customers want to shop from brands that personalize products based on their interests?
Here's the secret to setting it up. 🤫
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The days of scaling and building a brand solely on one paid ads platform is over. We live in a post-iOS 14 world with data loss and extremely delayed attributions.
If you’re at the point where you’re looking to scale your brand, read this note from the Pilothouse team closely…
“We find the most successful brands are putting efforts into the whole ecosystem of direct to consumer marketing – organic socials, external accreditation, user-generated content, multiple social channels, and strong retention campaigns.”
It's difficult to pinpoint and find exact attributions. However, the team noticed:
Logically, everything adds up, so why aren’t brands spending behind multiple platforms?
Generally, brands like to stick to what they know.
For example, platform A is extremely efficient, so all budget and resources get thrown into that channel.
But only spending on platform A reduces customer touchpoints and knock-on effects for your brand. It’s like putting all your eggs in one basket. 🤷 🧺
Remember: scaling is a marathon, not a sprint — diversify your time, energy, and resources and watch the effort pay off.
A recent Shopify-Gallup Survey reveals that a majority of Americans aged 18-29, primarily Gen Z, have started their holiday shopping. You may be thinking, “okay, so have I?...” but Gen Z isn’t shopping the usual channels. Notably, 48% plan to shop on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram, a figure considerably higher than the overall average.
If you’ve got a product geared towards Gen Z, having a robust social media presence is more important than ever. 86% of Gen Z-ers are influenced by social media in their purchases and are also more reliant on friends’ recommendations to make a purchase decision.
That being said, here’s some top line tips to follow to reach Gen Z:
1️⃣ Utilize in-app shopping features to streamline product discovery to product purchase.
2️⃣ Collab with influencers! Since Gen Z is reliant on friends’ recommendations, try working with a micro-influencer to connect with their audience!
3️⃣ Stay trendy. Social trends are moving faster than ever, but are also a great way to stay engaged with your audience.
4️⃣ Diversify your content. Different content works on different platforms — Test a mix of static and dynamic content with varied messaging to see what gets those conversions.
If you’ve cracked the code to getting Gen Z onboard with your product, we want all the deets! Reply to this email and tell us how. 👏
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🔎 Google removes four attribution models and releases new custom metrics to enable custom combinations. First Click, Linear, Time decay, and Position-based will be removed in the next month.
📸 Instagram experiments with a new custom sticker tool. Tap the Create Sticker to highlight an area of your photo and instantly create a custom sticker for use in your content.
🎵 TikTok could be introducing 15-minute long content in its latest push to increase a user’s time spent in the app or potential to watch more ad placements.
📈 Google AdSense introduces related search for auto ads aiming to show more contextually relevant ads to users across Google’s platform.
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