Pinpoint: More D2C brands are turning to LinkedIn

Are you using your LinkedIn account to build brand awareness, engage with prospective customers, and customer loyalty? Or does it just act as a static digital resume for people to see when they want to learn more about your experience and background? 

Pinpoint: Have you been getting more mail lately?

Direct mail is becoming a more popular channel among D2C brands hoping to connect in the real world with existing and prospective customers who interact with them online. This year, companies will spend an estimated $43.3 billion on direct mail marketing, a 3.5% increase from what they spent in 2020. 

Pinpoint: Is Netflix launching new ad-supported plans?

Now that Netflix is reportedly exploring ad-supported plans, it may be a good time for your brand to start investing in CTV. It’s estimated that over 100M households used a connected device to stream and watch content in 2020. By 2025, brands will invest a staggering $25 billion in Connected TV ads.

Pinpoint: Will you test podcast advertising this year?

In May 2021, IAB reported that podcast advertising revenue had climbed to $842 million in 2020, a 19% increase from the previous year. That number is expected to skyrocket into the billions by 2023. Podcast advertising has come a long way in the past few years. If you haven’t experimented with this channel before, we recommend giving it a try.

Pinpoint: Brands go deeper with creators

The Creator Economy is booming. According to Adweek, marketers using influencer marketing are estimated to rise to 72.5% in 2022, up from 55.4% in 2019. It’s clear that the relationship between brands and influencers is not going anywhere anytime soon, but it is evolving.