TikTok, with its brevity, intimacy and connecting capabilities, feels like a Facetime call with a friend who is excited about a purchase, becoming perfectly suited to build emotional connections that translate into sales.
While Youtube reviews work well if they are authentic and have a good connection with the audience, TikTok strips away the fluff and feels as intimate as hanging out with a close friend.
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TikTok is the home of many viral videos in which influencers and enthusiasts do a ‘show and tell’ of make-up related products and other oddities. The social media marketing strategy shows quick and tangible results, with the advertised products getting out of stock in minutes.
Products like apple juice, rollerblades and stuffed animals show a jump in demand just as the video gains popularity, resulting in manufacturers taking advantage of this phenomenon and using TikTok to market specially created products.
Taking advantage of various factors that make things go viral and compel people to share things, many TikTok and YouTube influencers have quickly amassed millions of followers and some are on the verge of becoming millionaires.
TikTok shows a video to a handful of test audiences in the For You section of their app, and if the engagement results are good, they take the video one notch up, showing it to a different set of audience.
In a matter of a few hours, videos that don’t make it are buried, and the ones that do well are shown to millions.
TikTok influencers who are not celebrities in the traditional sense, tend to have a refreshing honesty about the products and seem highly trustworthy to the viewers/consumers.
Word of mouth is considered the most effective strategy from a marketing perspective, and TikTok influencers create a believable advertising platform, previously unseen in any online or offline ecosystem.
TikTok users often feel a sense of urgency and universality when they watch a viral video, getting the impression that everyone is using the suggested product or performing the activity.
The super-fast trends cycle has made many feel disillusioned with hyper-consumerism, as big brands still account for sponsoring 77 percent of creators.
TikTok is a breakthrough social media platform with millions of mostly young users worldwide, who share short videos and funny clips with matching music.
Lately, its popularity has skyrocketed, with artists like Khloe Kardashian, Ariana Grande and Britney Spears taking on to the platform. The Chinese App reached 1.5 billion downloads late last year and has caught the attention of brands around the world.
Although it’s one of the newest social media outlets, TikTok is now one of the most popular. This year alone, it has already surpassed Twitter in the number of active users and has completely changed the way we create and consume video content.
Creating videos on TikTok is easy. But more complex videos with better production and editing are going viral faster. Because of its sudden growth in popularity, businesses and entrepreneurs are utilizing the platform.
TikTok is reportedly 500 million users strong. It’s been a while since a new social app got big enough to make nonusers feel they’re missing out from an experience.
TikTok is an app for making and sharing short videos. For the Americans, it is one of the most popular of many short-video-sharing apps in that country. The videos are tall, and you navigate through videos by scrolling up and down, like a feed. You can follow and be followed. You can use it like any other social app.
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