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Success Case Study: Zoella Beauty; Demonstrating the power of social media celebrity branding

Success Case Study: Zoella Beauty; Demonstrating the power of social media celebrity branding

Summary

Compared to traditional celebrities, online bloggers and vloggers are more trusted by consumers, who often feel a personal connection with these idols. The expansion of recent ranges endorsed by online celebrities proves that collaboration with the most followed social media stars creates a very powerful resonating point. The success of Zoella Beauty, released in 2014, displays the impact of online gurus on a modern audience and showcases the way to capitalize on YouTube video bloggers' fame.

Key Findings

Video blogger licensing has quickly become a shortcut to creating a successful personal care product range. Praise from its celebrity co-creator and consistent promotion through their videos and blog posts, serve as very strong advertisements, saving the original brand money that might otherwise have been spent on traditional ways of promoting a product. Beauty brands can significantly premiumize their image by applying a carefully chosen license or idealistic message for their products. Similar results can be obtained by linking their products to certain charities, which adds a feel-good factor, boosting consumers' ethical wellbeing and providing them with justification for their purchase.

Synopsis

Success Case study: Zoella Beauty is part of Canadean's Successes and Failures research and explores the success of Zoella Beauty range launched in the UK. It delivers the critical what? , why? , and so what? analysis to teach you crucial lessons that increase your chances of launching successful products.

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