Category: Instagram

Instagram Influence Report – Athletic Apparel

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 athletic apparel brands on Instagram. Some key findings: Nike is first place in posts and engagement – it’s probably no surprise to find that athletic brand Nike…

Highlighting 2017’s Top Sponsored Instagram Posts

Influencer marketing was bigger than ever in 2017. But while it’s easy to talk about the growth of creator-driven sponsored content at an abstract level, many marketers may wonder what kinds of posts and personalities were responsible for 2017’s most popular content. Using the Captiv8 insights tool, we decided to examine some of the top-performing Instagram…

Instagram Influence Report – Fast Food

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 fast food brands on Instagram. Some key findings: McDonald’s succeeds with scale – McDonald’s sits at the front of the pack among fast food brands…

Five Great Holiday-Themed Hashtags

The holiday season is here again. What kinds of content are being shared during this period of family, celebration and fun? And how can you ensure you’re part of the conversation? We did some research into some of the season’s top holiday-themed hashtags and ran them through our Captiv8 insights tool. Based on this, here’s five holiday hashtags…

Instagram Influence Report – Domestic Beer

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 some the Instagram performance of Domestic beer brands. Some key findings: Bud is the “King of Beers” and king of social – it’s probably no surprise to…

Understanding Instagram’s New Hashtag Follow Feature

Earlier this week, Instagram announced users would now be able to follow subject-specific hashtags. While the update is sure to make it easier for Instagram fans to find content, there’s a “bigger picture” at work here, one that may have bigger repercussions for brands. Here are thoughts on how this new feature may benefit marketers,…

Instagram Influence Report – Airlines

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 some of social media’s top airline brands. Some key findings: Qatar Airways soars above the competition – Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has bested every airline competitor around the…

Instagram Influence Report – Soda Brands

Welcome back to our industry benchmark series, a new ongoing research project where we examine the influence brands have within their category across Instagram. This week we’re examining some of social’s top soda brands: Some Key Findings: Coke and Pepsi dominate the competition – Coca-Cola and Pepsi spend billions of dollars each year to reach soda-drinking…

Instagram Influence Report – Non Luxury Auto

Today we are kicking off a new series where we assess the influence brands have within their category across Instagram. Our first report is on the non luxury auto category. Some Key Findings: Honda is the Category Leader: Honda ranks near the top for social activity among non-luxury auto brands. Japanese Brands Dominate: Japanese carmakers Nissan,…

How to Use Live-Streaming for Influencer Campaigns

In the last year, live video has matured from a novelty into an increasingly important social feature. Nearly every social platform, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter offer some form of live video broadcasting, and as we have seen from past live video campaigns, this form of content can be highly compelling for audiences. Now…

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