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The Bear Season 2 is slamming all the records
2nd season of The Bear spikes the viewership 70% making it FX’s most watched Hulu premier
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Grimaceshake is taking over the world
The Bear Season 2 is slamming all the records
While TikTok is introducing even more opportunities for creators to make a leaving, it might not be the best strategy for long-term success and best brand deals
Industry News Digest
📈 2nd season of The Bear spikes the viewership 70% making it FX’s most watched Hulu premier.
🛍️ Not only that! But there also was a huge demand among advertisers for native ad placements within the series, with Disney settling on Stella Artois, Coca-Cola and Resy.
🔥 Wood-fired pizza ovens might no longer be pride and joy of NY pizzaiolos. The city ruled crack down on coal and wood-fired pizzerias.
🎨 Talking about pizza, Neapolitans can sleep well again. Naples remains the birthplace of pizza as we know it, as the so-called Pompeii 'Pizza' painting on a 2,000-year-old fresco was announced to be just flatbread.
🤑 Do you have a food product business? Here’s a cool, innovative idea on how to effectively promote your product and establish brand affinity among consumers:
Collaborate with local restaurants to create menu items involving your product.
Launch a membership club on your website, encouraging people to enrol for a daily/weekly delivery from a local restaurant of a meal cooked with your product.
Retarget your club members, who already tasted your product and are now ready and happy to purchase it on regular basis for their pantry.
Here’s a great example of Pasta La Mano, that does just that.
Social Media News Digest
📺 YouTube’s thumbnail A/B testing is just around the corner.
🥷 Twitter-killer is also coming soon, mid-July to be precise.
💰 TikTokers can now post subscriber-only videos to their paying subscribers.
👀 What if you didn’t even need to think of what your interest are? What if there was a way for Pinterest to know them without you needing to disclose them? What if Pinterest could automatically curate your platform experience that would perfectly reflect your current interests?
👯♀️ Don’t know how to make your Reels stand out? Meta will tell you.
💸 Apparently, you will soon be able to make money even on LinkedIn as a content creator.
✅ The amount of verified accounts on Facebook and Instagram will very soon get SIGNIFICANTLY higher.
⭐️TikTok Creative Challenge⭐️ A new way for creators to collaborate with brands with full creative freedom! We're excited to continue reco... See more
🍐 Remember a few issues ago we were writing about PearPop marketplace for creators? Well, now you can participate in pretty much the same challenges and get paid directly within TikTok, as part of their TTCC program.
🛍️ It’s happening alright! TikTok is really serious about competing with Amazon. It’s already securing deals with the US warehouses to establish fulfillment for it's in-app shopping.
🎥 According to Reed Dutchshner, the CEO of Night (management company for the largest YouTubers, incl. MrBeast), short-form content might not be the smartest path to pursue if you want to create an engaged community, which ultimately all the brands want to see in the long-run.
🤑 Making money on Snapchat is pretty easy, if you are ready to expose every second of your life and post 200 Snaps a day.
📉 5-7% less Gen-Zs and Millennials are using TikTok as the search engine in 2023 in comparison to 2022.
Resources for Digital Food Creators
🍌 Is photoshop too difficult? Takes to too much time and requires a specific know-how?
*Try Canva and create amazing content in no time, that will make you look like a professional designer.
She shares plant-forward, creative recipes, connecting with 1.8 million TikTok followers as "Mother Snack."
Featured on major shows, Justine inspires joy and connections through her authentic storytelling. Residing in Brooklyn with partner Eric and food-loving French bulldog, Walter.
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Video of the week
🧀 How they saved the holes in Swiss cheese.
What I’m Watching Right Now
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