How important it is to advertise on Snapchat
Social media has become an integral part of digital marketing. while there are many social media platforms that have come into existence and been a huge success, while there are much more who have not made up a mark in this social media world. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter are some of the top social media platforms that businesses do marketing on.
Well, one more social media tool has been in trend since its launch.
Snapchat is a social media tool that was launched in 2011. It is an image messaging and multimedia messaging app. At first, it was used for sending images person to person, but later on, a feature of ‘story’ came in where you upload a story and it disappears in 24 hours. Later on new face filters, geo filters, map features, Bitmoji, etc. have got Snapchat to be very famous.
Currently, Snapchat has 178 million daily active users worldwide.
Through Snapchat Ads, Sponsored Lenses, and Geofilters, advertisers can connect with buyers straightforwardly on their cell phones. What's more, many as of now are considering Snapchat's advertisement income to reach $1 billion by 2018.
Let us look at how important it is to advertise on Snapchat.
• Reach a massive audience
With Snapchat ads, you can reach a massive audience and it has great targeting features as well. We are not discussing recently any clients. We are discussing twenty to thirty-year-olds and individuals matured 18-34, an age of influencers, with those seasoned and more youthful seeking them for the music, culture, and tech. Snapchat has the sixth most elevated grouping of millennial users among portable applications at 76%. That means Snapchat and its copy has their consideration.
• Chat function
The chat function on Snapchat allows a business to start a conversation with the potential audience. Brands can go to a customer’s primary channel and create a conversation.
• Soon going to be used by adult population
A recent research shows that Snapchat that was meant mostly for teens and used by teens is spreading its reach to the adult population too. Many people aged between 35-55 have already started using Snapchat. Therefore, in the future it is going just going to be used to target the younger audience, but for an adult population too.
• New way of showcasing a brand
Snapchat was meant for fun. The featured it has and the post that other brand upload is very funny, casual and gives a sense of personalization. One can showcase their brand in a different, casual and funny way to attract and engage customers. Brands and companies like DailyMail.com, MTV, People, etc. post new and engaging content every day that is viewed by more than 1 million people worldwide.
• Break a news
Many use Twitter to break a news or announce something official. It is said that Snapchat is going to the next platform soon where there will be new breaking. No doubt, Twitter is still a great platform for breaking news but Snapchat is going to break the barrier soon. Next time try uploading a video, image, or something great and see the response to it.
• Video interactions
The feature of video interaction in Snapchat helps to communicate with the audience directly. It can be a great way to communicate with a customer, announce giveaways, offers, and discount on a video. Even helping a customer deal with some problem via a video can be very influential. Therefore, this platform is also the best for customer service and to advertise a product.