Tag: social analytics

Targeting the Inner Child: How Toy Brands Are Marketing to Adults
December 4, 2015

Gifts, gifts, gifts! This is on everyone’s minds these days with the holiday season upon us. For children, toys are an easy option, but they can also be a surprisingly excellent gift for adults. With toys made for both children and adults stocking the shelves, it’s a hassle to figure out which toy is best […]



The YouTube Vlogger: Social Media’s Latest Career Choice
November 26, 2015

Vloggers – you may have heard of them. They’re one of the latest career options that have emerged from the social media revolution. Posting YouTube videos on hot topics, these individuals have not only launched incredible careers, but are raking in millions. Just take a look at Forbes Magazine’s list of highest-paid YouTube stars to […]



Canada Vs. The U.S.: Who Serves Up the Beer with the Best Social Media Presence?
November 24, 2015

It’s the age-old question. Which nation does beer better – Canada or the U.S.? Engagement Labs recently ranked the top beer brands in Canada and the U.S. for social media performance. While we may not be able to settle this feud with a definitive answer to which country does beer better, we can show you what […]



The Human Touch: A Lesson From Banks on How to Make Your Brand More Personable
November 12, 2015

Feeling like a number is the worst. One of the most frustrating customer experiences is receiving the same generic support that was provided to customer one through one thousand. No one wants to feel as though their business isn’t truly valued, yet somehow many leave brand interactions feeling this way. So, as a brand, how […]



The Foodie Generation: QSR & Beverage Industry Trends to Attract Millennials
November 3, 2015

A lot has been said about the millennial generation over the years. They’ve been described as everything from tech-savvy, to narcissistic, to ‘always on’. One of the defining features of Generation Y that rings very true is their need for authenticity in advertising when it comes to their favorite brands. Millennials can sniff out when […]



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TD’s Strategy of Vigilance Wins on Social Media
April 20, 2015

Banks have it tough on social media. Amidst the barrage of harsh criticism and pointed blame, the genuine bits of praise and sincere customer service inquiries are unfortunately few and far between. Needless to say, such choppy digital waters must to be navigated with grace and tact.



Brand Battle: Fox Searchlight vs. The Weinstein Company
February 18, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards is this Sunday, and winners predictions are going ahead. With nine nominations between them, including the Oscar for Best Film, Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel are both distributed by Fox Searchlight. The Imitation Game collects eight nominations, giving the Weinstein Company hope not to leave empty-handed. Both Fox Searchlight and […]



Brand Battle: Cadbury vs. Hershey
February 10, 2015

Cadbury and Hershey’s are two brand heavyweights when it comes to chocolate, and since chocolate is intrinsically tied to Valentine’s Day, we wanted to see how they’re faring on Facebook around this time of year. There’s also that little matter of their real-life legal battle, which involved Hershey getting a U.S. ban on importing Cadbury […]



The 2nd Annual Vince Lombardi Social Media Marketing Awards
February 4, 2015

The Super Bowl isn’t just the most watched sporting event in America; it’s a prime opportunity for brands to grab you by the American Footballs and flaunt their latest ads. This year, advertisers broke a record by paying an average of $4.5 million USD per 30-second TV spot. Coupled with the 184 million viewers that […]



Brand Battle: Nissan vs. Toyota
February 3, 2015

Based on this year’s ads, some people have begun to refer to Super Bowl as “Fathers Day Part 2”. With popular sentiment being that brands have never given fathers their due when it comes to their portrayal in ads, many brands took a different direction this year. Two major auto brands, Toyota and Nissan, went […]