MAY 18, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how US social media use is changing and why. We then talk about how the social network giants are trying to make their platforms less "anxiety-provoking," why the new NFL-iHeartMedia podcast deal is so significant, and whether the nostalgia marketing trend will dominate 2021. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Oscar Orozco and senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Peter Newman.
FEB 25, 2021
Especially for younger consumers, a significant attraction of digital products and platforms has been their novelty, as opposed to their utility. But the novel coronavirus has given most of us as much novelty as we care to deal with. As the pandemic drags past Q1 and into Q2, the desire for a return to normalcy will only grow stronger, to one degree or another. This is why nostalgia marketing will likely continue to enjoy a renaissance in 2021.
MAR 5, 2021
Read about the fourth runner-up, nostalgia marketing, in our recent article. In online grocery, first-time adoption evolves into consumer habit. Online grocery took off dramatically in 2020 as a result of the pandemic; that’s no surprise to anyone. According to our estimates, food and beverage was by far the fastest-growing ecommerce category in the US in 2020.
DEC 17, 2020
The first was nostalgia—missing the experience of travel overall. And the second was optimism or hope for what 2021 can bring, which is a resurgence of travel. What channels are you leveraging to get the word out about this effort? Social networks like Facebook and Instagram, as well as YouTube and [we might do] some TV advertising.
FEB 25, 2020
It clearly has a double appeal to millennials: tapping into nostalgia for content from their own childhoods while providing material to keep their kids entertained. Randall said CivicScience’s research has found younger millennials especially attached to digital video. Since younger millennials earn less money than the older, you’d expect them to devote less money to streaming services.
SEP 19, 2019
It has also explored video commerce, with iQiyi viewers being able to purchase products seen on shows through its self-owned ecommerce site. iQiyi has released such culturally innovative programs as “The Rap of China”—a variety show about rap and hip-hop—and “The Big Band”—a competition that taps into the nostalgia for the ‘80s indie rock scene.