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Brandwatch Blog Articles by Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Alex is the content researcher in the New York office at Brandwatch. She loves finding the social human in social data, and enjoys watching videos of excited baby goats

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Alex Jones

Alex is the content researcher in the New York office at Brandwatch. She loves finding the social human in social data, and enjoys watching videos of excited baby goats

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Sentiment vs. Visibility: Which Matters to Your Social Strategy?

Telling a marketer or brand manager how important it is to have a successful social strategy feels like telling a 17-year-old basketball player how important dribbling is. Like that teenager, any marketer is going to roll their eyes at me, hard. Yes, … Read more

By Alex Jones on August 8th 2017

The Full Picture: Using Image Analysis for Consumer Research

Like AI, growth-hacking, and virtual reality, image analysis for businesses is getting its time in the sun as the intriguing, new solution to current business problems. The application of image analysis technology is still in its early stages, with implementation looking … Read more

Social Demand: Three Steps to Using Social Media for Demand Generation

Social media is championed as an end-all-be-all solution. It was the reason Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency. It’s the key to rebranding egg farming. We’ve seen our clients use social media for everything from in-depth behavioral research on Millennials to learning … Read more

Marketing By Alex Jones on April 27th 2017

How to Use Social Intelligence for Every Stage of UX Research

The term user experience (UX) refers to every step of how a person interacts with a service or product. This can include factors like how easy someone finds an app’s interface, to the feelings evoked when looking at a logo. … Read more

Marketing By Alex Jones on March 17th 2017

FinTech, Blockchain, and How Financial Institutions Can Capitalize on Disruption

By now, we’ve all probably heard of the elusive “bitcoins” and other digital currencies that were meant to completely revolutionize our monetary transactions forever. Maybe, we’ve even also had someone close to us explain how the “blockchains” that underpin these currencies worked. … Read more

Research By Alex Jones on March 8th 2017

A Fortnight with the 45th: Social Media Reacts to President Trump

Donald Trump has been the 45th president of the United States for just over two weeks. For our staff, it feels like much, much longer.  We haven’t stopped covering Trump since he first announced his candidacy. Now, after an eventful two … Read more

Politics By Alex Jones on February 6th 2017

Report: Three Data-driven Directions Shaping Consumer Electronics

You’d think we think we’d run out of things to talk about when it comes to consumer insights. But alas, with millions of people discussing, sharing, and posting information online every day, there will always be insights we have yet … Read more

Consumer Insights By Alex Jones on February 1st 2017

New Research: The CPG Companies That are Leading The Pack

We use consumer packaged goods every day. CPG companies and products are everywhere, except on social media. Many CPG companies are still skeptical about the value of social media and sharing intelligent, customer-inspired content online. I mean, who will go … Read more

Research By Alex Jones on January 5th 2017

The Social Outlook: The CPG industry needs to evolve

The state of the consumer packaged goods industry is in flux, and CPG companies are pressed to keep pace. According to a study by Deloitte, shoppers preferences have radically shifted towards the innovative, craft, and natural products, and brand-hopping when unsatisfied is … Read more

Research By Alex Jones on October 4th 2016

The Social Outlook: Consumer Technology Insights

Consumer technology companies. The massive, innovative organizations involved in putting virtual reality in our homes, and mobile computers in our pockets. These companies make up a nearly 300 billion USD market worldwide, and easily garner more followers on social media than … Read more

Consumer Insights By Alex Jones on October 3rd 2016