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3 Ways to Increase Engagement with Instagram Stories

Whether it’s the perfect flat-lay photo of seasonal red cranberries against a powdery winter backdrop, or an epic photo of a wispy model taking in some sunshine against the colorful backdrop of Positano, Instagram is known for beautiful FOMO-inducing content. While your Instagram feed is chalk full of visual delight, Instagram Stories are where your…

Industry Veteran Joins As Head of Global Sales

We are excited to formally announce the addition of Lynn D’Alessandro as Head of Global Sales & Brand Partnerships. Prior to Captiv8, Lynn ran sales and marketing for Womensforum, recently acquired by VIX, where she developed a full suite of advertising solutions. Lynn was integral in growing the company’s offerings by continuing to meet the…

3 Marketing Trends to Watch for This Back to School Season

It’s time to start preparing for your Back to School campaign. Here are 3 trends to incorporate into your 2018 strategy: Go Live!: With Facebook and Instagram offering a ‘live’ video option, make the most of Influencer interaction by offering a brand activation that feels authentic and unscripted. Whether it’s an Influencer going school shopping…

Instagram Influence Report: Ice Cream

Welcome back to our industry benchmark series, an ongoing research project where we examine the degree of influence brands from various industry categories have on Instagram. This week, we’re examining the top store bought ice cream cartons on Instagram. Some key findings: The Health Food Craze: The #1 brand, Halo Top, positions itself as a healthy…

The Value of Brand Ambassadors

Influencer marketing continues to boom and shows no signs of slowing down. As more and more brands turn to influencers for meaningful marketing spend, influencers are flooded with partnership opportunities, and this is where things can get tricky. Most influencers make a living off of content creation and rely on brand deals for income, therefore…

Why Social Listening Is Important For Brands

Millions of pieces of content are released daily on the internet. How do some cut through the crowd and rise to the top and others get lost in the shuffle? What does your audience want to hear and see from your brand? What kind of content should a brand post? What are your competitors posting…

Instagram Influence Report: Potato Chips

Welcome back to our industry benchmark series, an ongoing research project where we examine the degree of influence brands from various industry categories have on Instagram. This week, we’re examining the top potato chips on Instagram. Some key findings: Pringles Comes Out On Top: The stackable chip, owned by Kellogg’s, led the pack with the #1…

Influencer Spotlight: March Madness!

March Madness is in full effect! The tournament has always been unpredictable but this year has been especially exciting with tremendous upsets in just the first few games. With basketball on our minds before, during, and after work, it’s only right that we highlight influencers that live and breath basketball! This week’s influencers have a…

Instagram Influence Report: Cruise Ships

Welcome back to our industry benchmark series, an ongoing research project where we examine the degree of influence brands from various industry categories have on Instagram. This week, we’re examining the top cruise ships on Instagram. Some key findings: Royal Caribbean Makes Waves: The international giant, named “Best Cruise For the Money” by U.S. News &…

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