74% of marketers say social media holds the key to a successful product launch

74% of marketers say social media holds the key to a successful product launch. Launching a product? New research has revealed social media is key with 74% of marketers in agreement that social media is the top priority when creating a marketing campaign to promote a new product. Commissioned by launch specialist marketing agency Five by Five, the research involved interviews with over 730 senior brand marketers from the UK, the US and Australia. Sales promotion ranked as the second most important consideration for marketers, followed by email campaigns, press advertising, PR, and TV advertising; highlighting a move away from traditional marketing styles. 72% of the marketers agreed that the creative ideas behind launch campaigns have become braver over the last five years. The recent shift in Christmas advertising is a good example of this. Other findings shed light on the reasons behind social media’s popularity among marketing professionals. With time constraints to consider, social media’s potential for connecting marketers with consumers instantly is a practical asset. “Shareable content and social engagement allow brands to create a groundswell of pre-launch interest in a way no other channel can match.” Click here for our guide on how to use social media to enhance your business.

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74% of marketers say social media holds the key to a successful product launch

Launching a product? New research has revealed social media is key with 74% of marketers in agreement that social media is the top priority when creating a marketing campaign to promote a new product.

Commissioned by launch specialist marketing agency Five by Five, the research involved interviews with over 730 senior brand marketers from the UK, the US and Australia.

Sales promotion ranked as the second most important consideration for marketers, followed by email campaigns, press advertising, PR, and TV advertising; highlighting a move away from traditional marketing styles.

72% of the marketers agreed that the creative ideas behind launch campaigns have become braver over the last five years. The recent shift in Christmas…

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