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7 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Fall of Snapchat

Max Palmer — December 24, 2019 Snapchat’s initial success gave rise to excitement for many. Millions of users, hyper-growth, and close-to-unheard-of engagement levels. They raised huge amounts of money and became a household name pretty quickly. Yet, more and more people have begun to jump off of the Snapchat bandwagon, signaling the potential fall of … Continue reading 7 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Fall of Snapchat

Snapchat Dynamic Ads now in beta: Auto-generates ads from product catalogs

The feed-based ads will run in the U.S. only to start. Amy Gesenhues on October 17, 2019 Snapchat has opened a beta for Dynamic Ads, which automatically creates — and updates — product ads to run on the app. The Dynamic ads are available in a wide array of templates and aimed at retail, e-commerce … Continue reading Snapchat Dynamic Ads now in beta: Auto-generates ads from product catalogs

Snapchat gives more than 20 Discover partners ability to crowdsource Our Stories content

The selected media partners will be able to share their Our Stories content on the Discover platforms, as well as embed them on their sites and social channels. Amy Gesenhues on September 13, 2018   During the coming weeks, more than 20 of Snapchat’s Discover partners will be able to build their own Our Stories … Continue reading Snapchat gives more than 20 Discover partners ability to crowdsource Our Stories content

Snapchat to test 6-second unskippable video ‘Commercials’ to run during Shows

The new ads will be exclusive to Snapchat’s Shows content — the platform’s premium TV-like videos produced by entertainment studios and TV networks. Amy Gesenhues on April 26, 2018   Snapchat will begin testing a new six-second unskippable video ad format it is calling “Commercials” that will run during a select number of the platform’s … Continue reading Snapchat to test 6-second unskippable video ‘Commercials’ to run during Shows

Snapchat Usage and Advertising: A Marketer’s Guide to Maximizing Returns from Snapchat

By Joydeep Bhattacharya  March 21st, 2018   Ever since Snap went public in March 2017, the company’s stock prices had been witnessing a steady decline. Throughout this phase, there was a clear sense of lack of growth for Snapchat. The numbers did not really have marketers drooling. Emarketer’s Snapchat Usage report for 2017 captures most … Continue reading Snapchat Usage and Advertising: A Marketer’s Guide to Maximizing Returns from Snapchat

Snapchat Makes a Play for Influencers: What Brands Need to Know

George Beall — February 22, 2018 Follow @GeorgePBeall — February 22, 2018 Influencer marketing is an increasingly significant part of any modern companies’ social media strategy. Brands partner with individuals, or influencers, who boast large and engaged audiences for their social media content. While some influencers are celebrities, many are simply everyday people who are … Continue reading Snapchat Makes a Play for Influencers: What Brands Need to Know

Snapchat 101 For Startups and Small Businesses

Kristin Marquet — November 14, 2017 Follow @http://www.twitter.com/KristinMarquet — November 14, 2017 Although the SnapChat app is generally thought to be a social platform made for fleeting moments, humor and irrelevant banter, this mobile app offers several marketing benefits for e-commerce brands, especially those in the fashion and beauty industry. SnapChat can be used to … Continue reading Snapchat 101 For Startups and Small Businesses

With Snap Accelerate, Snapchat pursues mobile startups that built Facebook’s ad biz

Snapchat’s program aims to win over mobile startups looking to acquire new users, the same type of advertiser that helped newly public Facebook overcome its ad problems. Tim Peterson on October 4, 2017   A newly public company with mounting concerns over the viability of its advertising business, Snapchat in 2017 resembles Facebook in 2012. … Continue reading With Snap Accelerate, Snapchat pursues mobile startups that built Facebook’s ad biz