Pitch deck: How Twitter is selling ads in 2019

Twitter’s pitch to advertisers centers on its uniqueness among the social apps.

Digiday obtained a recent deck from a U.S. ad agency titled “The Power of Twitter.” The deck highlights Twitter’s two slogans (“What’s happening” and “#StartWithThem”) and includes research about the user base’s receptiveness to launch campaigns. For example, a 2017 Nielsen brand effect study on Twitter found launch campaigns on Twitter “generate a 45 percent increase in sustained awareness,” according to the deck.

“Twitter really homed in on their sweet spot and know where they can have success versus positioning themselves against Facebook. Twitter wanted to do direct response, but now they are more thinking we should do live events, sports, politics and we’ll have enough,” said a media buyer at a global agency.

https://staging.digiday.com/?p=327711

More in Marketing

What TikTok’s e-commerce launch could mean for marketers and content creators

TikTok has officially launched its new e-commerce platform, TikTok Shop, earlier this month on August 1. Using the new e-commerce platform, brands and creators can sell products directly on the platform, potentially creating new revenue streams, and tap into the short-form video platform’s growing popularity.

‘The influencer industry can be really vile’: Confessions of an influencer marketer on the industry’s unfair hiring practices

While the influencer industry might sound exciting and like it’s full of opportunities, one marketer can vouch for the horrific scenarios that still take place behind the scenes.

Digiday+ Research: Marketers said revenue grew in the last year, with more growth expected ahead

After a tumultuous 12 months, marketers are getting a clear picture of how they really did during a time of true uncertainty. And, as it turns out, it wasn’t all that bad.