As the nation’s emotions continue to run high, Brands need to recognize this
State of the Nation: Using social listening for insights
As emotions continue to run high, brands need to recognise the current state of the nation. Those which show empathy, understanding our current motivations such as mental wellbeing and a sense of community support, are succeeding and are being applauded by the nation.
Brands investing in advertising are right to do so, but as you can see from the chart the nation are still on an emotional roller Covid-coaster.
We have pulled out some of the brands who are and who aren’t recognising the current situation, being more agile and adapting their marketing approach.
While Joy continues to be the predominant emotion, anger had the biggest weekly increase.
Key drivers? Expressing anger though Trafalgar Square Protest and a fear plus anger of Schools reopening – is it too soon?