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Changing Trends in the Conversations Surrounding Earth Day and the Environment

Infegy analysis the conversation surrounding Earth Day and much more

From postponed weddings to the cancellation of international sporting events, the onset of the pandemic derailed events, movements, and agendas across the globe. For some, (like Tokyo’s ghost-town version of the Olympics) there are no redos. Others, like BTS and numerous entertainers, …

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5 Key Factors For Spotting Consumer Trends With Social Listening

Fellow trendspotter! You live your life in data and you need to keep track of the next breakout consumer trends for your brand or business. You may have already turned to social analytics tools to watch a trend about to go viral online ahead of time. But sometimes social media researc …

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The Beginner’s Guide to Spotting Consumer Trends Early

Avocado toast. The Instagram Aesthetic. Milk Crate Challenge. You know them. They exploded onto the cultural landscape with hardly any warning and became mainstream seemingly overnight. Some are still around. Some, thankfully, are not.   In 2021 and beyond, consumer trends don’t wait …

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15  Product Trend Questions Social Listening Can Answer

One of the top questions we get asked about our social listening platform is: “how can we use this data?” Well, one of the biggest, top-secret ways to use social listening is for predictive analytics.   Believe it or not, social data shouldn’t just focus on performance and past data. …

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Who are the World’s Most Trusted Brands and Why? (Updated for 2021)

Who are the Most Trusted Brands 2021? The data using social media analytics and social listening.

Many of you out there may wonder: “is my company trusted?” In fact, it’s a question that leads many of our client partners to look into our social listening platform to find out.   It’s a critical question because if people trust your brand, they will buy it. But not just that. They w …

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State of Social Media 2021

Part 1: What Social Analytics Can Teach You About Consumer Behavior The online conversations that take place across the social media landscape reveal how audiences express themselves in different ways depending on the channel.

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Consumer Experiences in a Pandemic World: What Brands Need to Know

Like it or not, 2020 changed consumers. Possibly for good. The sooner you accept it and adapt, the better.   The pandemic upended normal life and crushed supply chains, presenting new and often unwelcome obstacles for businesses everywhere. No where else was this more felt than in ret …

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How to Find CPG Insights with Social Listening

The ultimate challenge for CPG brands: understanding why people choose one product over the other.  Is it the packaging? The ingredients? The flavors? Or does it have to do with something more profound?

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Streaming Trends 2020: 4 Key Questions Answered by Social Listening

Netflix transformed the way we are entertained. You can now stream any show or movie you want to any device as long as you have a decent wifi signal. New innovators are cashing in. Disney+, AppleTV+, HBO Max recently joined Hulu and Amazon Prime Video as competitors to take on Netflix …

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Build Brilliant Reports Using Social Listening (+ Free Templates)

Your task: find insights on your brand, brand’s campaign, customers, competitors, sales projections, or other key measurements using social data, then use that data in reports.   You might already be familiar with how powerful social listening insights can be for your reporting, and t …

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5 Tips for Analyzing Coronavirus Conversations on Social Media

Even with the best crystal ball on the market, no one could have predicted a pandemic would completely upend the way of life for people everywhere.    The Coronavirus, and the disease COVID-19 have rapidly changed people’s experiences- how they consume, feel, buy and live their lives. …

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Quarantine Life

How Consumers Talk About Their Lives While Social Distancing The Coronavirus has moved many people inside their homes transforming how they live, behave, interact, consume and buy. With one-third of the global population under lockdown, this is a strange time for people that all compa …

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What Brands Need To Know About Coronavirus

Part I: Conversation Overview + Trends It’s an uncertain time. Understanding consumer conversation and how people feel is more important than ever.   The coronavirus and the illness COVID-19 has moved into our world and swiftly changed how consumers and brands think, feel and act.  

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Social Insights Reveal How Gen Z Shops, Buys and Talks Online

Gen Z has an estimated $143 billion in buying power in the US alone.    Unpredictable as they may seem, this generation talks online more than any other generation before them. If you listen to what they say about themselves, you can position your brand to compete for their coveted bu …

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Social Insights Reveal Dramatic Shifts in Automotive Consumer Trends

The way people think about cars and the process of buying cars has changed. From electric vehicles to online car buying (and car delivery!) there has been a drastic shift in the car buying experience-- including the question of whether people will buy cars at all.

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Who are the World’s Most Trusted Brands and Why? (Updated for 2020)

Consumer trust in a brand is almost as valuable as their dollars.   If people trust your brand, they will buy it. They’ll remain loyal to you. They may even become brand advocates or super fans.   If consumer trust isn’t maintained, people become disenfranchised from you. They may swi …

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