Ignore the doomsayers, the metaverse is very much alive.
Business Insider’s recent obituary for the metaverse misses the point, falling into the trap of conflating the broader idea of the ‘metaverse’ with Mark Zuckerberg’s more narrow interpretation. And that’s understandable, because rightly or wrongly, 'Meta' has become a mainstream voice of authority for people not totally
Web3 & the metaverse: 3 automotive brands in pole position
In GEEIQ's latest report, we look at the state of play for automotive brands in Web3 and the metaverse: What's the opportunity, who's winning, and what does the future look like for cars in a world of post-metaverse hype? Below are three automotive brands who are already reaping the rewards
H&M's Loooptopia: New routes to brand engagement
When unpacking the success behind a branded Roblox experience, the event sidebar is a logical place to start. But this promotional feature, which has helped to make some of Roblox’s biggest brand activations, has recently been scrapped by the virtual gaming giant. From traditional media buying and homepage takeovers,
What's next for loyalty marketing? Building communities in Web3
Customer loyalty is just one business area that Web3 technologies like blockchain, smart contracts and tokenisation are transforming. Consumers are demanding not only a great brand experience, but an authentic connection, too. Take the French football team, Paris Saint-Germain. In 2020 it launched a Fan Token, $PSG, creating a fan
January 2023 platform update: An enhanced experience
See it for yourself, schedule a tour of the GEEIQ platform. The GEEIQ platform, which drives the virtual strategies of the likes of Gucci, Walmart, Tommy Hilfiger and Heineken, has just had a major infrastructure and interface upgrade. Delivering a more interactive and visual experience for our subscribers, we’ve
Team Tommy: Fashion's new frontier
Tommy Hilfiger is at the forefront of cultural innovation. It just gets it. From embracing the Hip Hop stars of the 1990s, to securing Gigi Hadid for a campaign that helped put her on the map in the 2010s; this All-American fashion brand is now pursuing the cultural influencers of
Report: How to measure brand success in the metaverse
Brands are thinking about the metaverse in the wrong way. Why? Because the way we scale and engage new communities is changing. Traditional channels engage traditional audiences, but brands that are serious about reaching new audiences are putting the metaverse at the heart of their marketing strategies, today. Take Gucci,
Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: GEEIQ empowers a musical icon
Today, Sir Elton John enters Roblox with ‘Elton John Presents: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road’. This is a watershed moment in the course of musical-based metaverse activations, as this multi-award winning singer, songwriter, pianist and philanthropist represents the most iconic artist yet to take this virtual leap. Positioned as a
New feature: Branded NFTs, in one place, without the noise.
The world of brand created NFTs is a noisy space that is met by many with skepticism. But behind the hype, brands looking to get it right when it comes to NFT collections require robust, long-term, data-led strategies. GEEIQ’s latest feature empowers brands to see what’s working and
New feature: Why are NFTs important to brands?
To mark the release of Branded NFTs on the GEEIQ platform, we've taken a look into why brands should care about this space and who's already winning. In 2021, NFTs grew by 11,000%, bringing them firmly into the cultural zeitgeist. But the NFT opportunity for brands is bigger than
Walmart x Roblox: The data behind the buzz
*This insight was published prior to Walmart becoming a GEEIQ Enterprise subscriber.* Walmart Inc., the American multinational retail brand, took its first foray into the metaverse last month with two branded experiences in Roblox in the form of Walmart's Universe of Play and Walmart Land, following the lead of brands
Our new identity: The metaverse as the ocean
Charles Hambro, CEO & Co-Founder, GEEIQ The metaverse is a vast expanse. We as humans aren’t able to grasp the full extent of it yet; from what it constitutes right now to what it will become in the future. After all, fear of the unknown is a central part of