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Mondadori Media: partnership with Twitter for the enhancement of video contents

Mondadori Media, Italy’s leading multimedia publisher with 55.5 million fans on social networks, has signed a partnership with Twitter to join the Twitter Amplify program, which allows the possibility to amplify and promote video contents on the platform, reaching an even wider audience.

The agreement involves the Twitter accounts of the Mondadori Media brands Giallozafferano, MyPersonalTrainer, TheWom, Smartworld, Focus, NostroFiglio and Studenti, which are real points of reference in vertical segments linked to the passions of Italians – from cooking to wellness, from technology to science and training – with 1.6 million followers overall.

The partnership highlights the strength of Mondadori Media, chosen as an important partner to get in touch with valuable audiences through innovative content, relying on consolidated know-how in the production of videos for social media: an area in which Mondadori Media has already strong experience and leadership, thanks to an internal team dedicated to the co-production of editorial content with partner brands and successful special projects.

Thanks to this agreement, Mondadori Media and Twitter will offer partner companies the possibility of inserting pre-roll advertising videos, before the contents published by the Mondadori Media brands.

Mondadori Media will further expand the development of branded content social projects and initiatives on Twitter. This will extend the opportunities for companies and investors interested in reaching new audiences based on their needs and in an authoritative, transparent and highly interactive context thanks to the involvement of the Mondadori Media brand communities, making advertising communication ever more effective.

New record digital audience for the Mondadori Group

A result driven in particular by GialloZafferano which has recorded almost 23 million unique users per month and by Donna Moderna and Mypersonaltrainer, unchallenged leaders in their respective segments

The Mondadori Group confirms its position as Italy’s leading digital publisher: Comscore data for March shows that the Group’s brands are in first place, with a total audience of almost 33 million unique users per month. The reach rises to 84% of the online population, with a peak of 91% among women, corresponding to almost 18 women across Italy.

The figures show that it is not only news that has been rewarded in this period of emergency, but also content related to the passions and interests of Italians, and for which the brands of the Mondadori Group are a point of reference, both in print and in digital.

This success is also confirmed by continuously growing results of social networks. In the months of March and April the combined fanbase of Mondadori’s media brands grew more than 1.7 million people overall, with more than 700,000 new fans on Facebook, over 500,000 new followers on Instagram and 200,000 users on Youtube. Today, the combination of all the communities of the Group’s brands across the various social media platforms totals some 33 million people.

This breakthrough has been achieved, in particular, thanks to the results of certain brands who are now established as authentic protagonists in the lives of Italians and leaders in the vertical segments of food, women and wellness.
A leading role that is confirmed by Comscore data and also supported by the results of the Scenario Media 2020 research, recently elaborated by Mondadori Lab on 3,000 representative Italian users. The rich and varied offer of content in the magazines, live events on social media and other web initiatives and projects, has enables the Mondadori Group to remain lose to its readers and users and be rewarded with significantly rising numbers. In fact, these are results that, once again, underscore the strong links between the brands and their communities and a capacity to continue to put people and their interest at the centre.

The biggest success has been achieved by GialloZafferano which has recorded an absolute all-time record in terms of audience of 22.9 million unique users per month and a 59% reach di (Source: Comscore March 2020), a 40% increase in monthly users compared with the previous record in December 2019.
This outstanding result by GialloZafferano is also confirmed in the weekly data of Audiweb which, in March recorded an average of over 12.5 million weekly unique users, an increase of 100% compared with the pre-lockdown period. Plus, on the day before EasterGialloZafferano recorded another new daily record, with over 4.5 million daily unique users.
According to the Food Media Brand analysis, produced by Mondadori Lab, GialloZafferano is the undisputed leader among media brands on the media web, TV and print, in the kitchen and the hearts of Italians. In fact, more than one in two people consider it an unmissable point of reference in the kitchen. Moreover, for more than 90% of interviewees it is the top brand for assisted knowledge, reaching 55% in top of mind recognition, being cited spontaneously first among cooking brands by more than one in two of the sample. All of these metrics show that GialloZafferano is the leading brand, further confirmation of its role as the point of reference.

Another important result has been recorded by Donna Moderna which, thanks to a winning mix of stories, live events on social media and practical advice, is once again the brand leader in the women’s segment, with 14.4 million unique users per month (Source: Comscore March 2020). In addition, the Scenario Media survey shows that for 47% of the sample Donna Moderna is the top of mind brand in the women’s segment and the number one brand for assisted knowledge both in print (94%) and online (78%). Donna Moderna is described as useful, complete and a product that the sample trusts and which is able to meet their needs

In the health and wellness segment, Mypersonaltraineis shown to be a point of reference for Italians in terms of health and wellness, reaching an audience of 14.4 unique users per month (Source: Comscore March 2020).

 

 

Mypersonaltrainer: a new dimension for all-round wellbeing

Fitfluencers, high quality videos, a new Instagram profile. The Mondadori Group’s brand leader in wellness, with 11 million users, has a new identity

Mypersonaltrainer, the Mondadori Group site that is a point of reference for health for over 11 million unique users per month is enhancing its offer and has been transformed into an all-round editorial brand A new logo logo, a new look, a team of fitfluencers with video tutorials focused on wellbeing and a new Instagram profile: are among the main new features which, together with a new and authoritative scientific committee, will help to inspire a healthy lifestyle

  • New look: the redesigned heart-shaped logo is emblematic of the brands new objective, to help you to live a healthier and happier life. The editorial content is organised in thematic areas and divided on the basis of energetic colours which help users to find their way. Moreover, the site is both more dynamic and easier to use, also from a mobile device, and able to make suggestions and point users in the direction of pertinent and personalised content
  • Scientific committee: made up of specialist doctors from a selected number of hospitals, initially the Istituto Auxologico Italianoand the Ospedale Niguarda, who will provide additional supervision of the more scientific content
  • Fitness influencers and video: an exciting collaboration has been launched with a pool of fitfluencers. Experts in yoga, Pilates, running, fitness, workouts and healthy recipes are the protagonists of a range of videos that Mypersonaltrainer users can access anywhere, on any of the brand’s digital channels, at home, in the garden, the office or the car.
    The videos will have a schedule, with fixed appointments each day of the week.
  • Instagram: the brand is also expanding its social community, which is already strong on YouTube – with 264,000 subscribers and 1.5 million views – on Facebook – with 340,000 followers and reaching over 3 million people, with a new Instagram profile, and becoming an authentic social magazine. The content will range from the fitfluencer videos, to motivational memes, short video tutorials, photo recipes and thematic infographics

The new brand, already appreciated in the last year by leading advertisers in the health and wellbeing area, will offer its partners new, integrated, multi-channel communication opportunities, with branded content and tailor-made videos for storytelling initiatives for their products.

 

SCHEDA

The fit influencers:

– Gabriella Vico,  fitness trainer – Former volleyball player, professional trainer and nutritionist, working in Italy, France and Spain. Offering fitness training with exercises related to different muscle groups

YOGAESSENTIAL, yoga lessons – Elena Vitale and Selena Mercandelli, yoga teachers, creators of the YOGAESSENTIAL clothing line inspired by the practice and Made In Italy, and the Milan yoga school Spazio Garibaldi 77, offer the different styles of yoga with the best teachers from the discipline

– Cristina Turini, running trainer – Architect and running mother, she is the creator of the Instagram profile Run and the City which brings together outfits, music, photos and a healthy lifestyle

– Federico Trombini, fitness school – Personal trainer, hiker and naturopath. Scuola di fitness is the titl of his column which focuses on functional training and the mistakes to avoid. For example, how to tackle a squat by improving balance and control skills, which helps to minimise injuries to the ankles and knees

– Denise della Giacoma, Pilates lessons – Former cross-country skier, teacher of Pilates, yoga and wellbeing techniques. A globetrotter, her videos are shot in some very attractive locations

– Alice Mazzo, the protagonist Alice’s Recipes. In fact, Alice’s heart beats for healthy eating: a food enthusiast, her mission is to transmit her passion for healthy cooking, transforming high-calorie bombs into light mouthfulls, without renouncing taste

Starbene and Mypersonaltrainer launch the first edition of Milano Wellness Weekend: three day dedicated to the wellbeing of the whole family

From 31 May to 2 June free medical advice, encounters with special guests, yoga lessons, a mindfulness corner and kids area

Segrate, 27 May 2019 – Starbene and Mypersonaltrainer, the Mondadori Group brands that are points of reference in the world of wellness, are launch the first edition of Milano Wellness Weekend, a three-day event featuring free medical advice, encounters with exceptional guests and yoga training, aimed at all-round wellbeing for the whole family.

Prevention, a healthy diet, beauty and physical exercise will be the protagonists of this initiative, which is also supported by the City of Milan and open to the public and which will take place from 31 May to 2 June at the Fondazione Riccardo Catella, a body that since 2007 has promoted a culture of sustainability in urban development through projects to enhance public spaces and green areas.

The project is the result of the success of other initiatives dedicated to wellness organised by Starbene in Milan and Salerno, with over 4,000 visitors, and that this year will be enriched by the collaboration of Mypersonaltrainer.

The philosophy of healthy living and taking care of oneself as a lifestyle choice is the main guideline for the event, in line with the mission that the two Mondadori Group brands pursue every day, reaching an overall audience of 13 million users.

The main focus of the Milano Wellness Weekend will be the Wellbeing of the Senses, featuring experiential paths, medical advice and fitness, in collaboration with partner companies such as: Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato, Perfetti Van Melle, Scholl, the Croatian Tourist Board, Incarose, Citrus l’Orto Italiano, Compagnia Italiana Sali, Deisa Ebano, YogaEssential, Voden, Ad Pharm, Orthesys and Tatadok.

Programme

With activities organised from 2 pm until 7 pm on the Friday, and from 10 am until 7 pm on the Saturday and Sunday, the programme will feature:

  • Free medical advice: where it will be possible to book a free appointment on the Starbene and MyPersonalTrainer site with a doctor from the Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato, Italy’s leading healthcare group with 18 hospitals in the Lombardy and Emilia Romagna regions. Available for consultations will be a nutritionist, a dermatologist, a gastroenterologist, a gynaecologist, a cardiologist and neurologist.
  • Talks: conducted by experts from the editorial teams of the two brands dedicated to the importance of prevention and healthy lifestyles, with special guests including Paolo Veronesi, director of the surgical oncology division at the IEO Istituto Europeo di Oncologia; Johanna Maggy, pilates instructor and holistic coach; Mara Navarria, world champion fencer, along with Alessandro Vergendo, human resources facilitator; Attilio Speciani, a specialist in clinical allergology and immunology; Nicola Sorrentino, specialist in food science and dietetics; Terenzio Traisci, a good mood psychologist; Pier Mario Biava, doctor and researcher of the Multimedica Institute of hospitalization and care; Anna Seddone, creator of the Full-Breathing method, instructor at the Apnea Academy and former member of the Italian freediving team and Joanna Hakimova, founder of Natural BioLifting, biologist, and a specialist in bioesthetics and natural medicine.
  • Wellbeing: an experiential path associated with the five senses. Starting with hearing with a mindfulness corner, with exercises associated with listening to music with soothing and relaxing effects and guided meditation lessons; sight involving a fundus test and for taste a sensorial experience; for touch it will be possible to have a skin hydration test and get beauty tips for the skin; finally for smell, a phyto-aromatic test will demonstrate how the anti-inflammatory properties of essential oils can offer a valid response in the treatment of allergies.
  • Fitness and prevention: functional training for the wellbeing of the entire sensory sphere, such as yoga classes, in collaboration with YogaEssential Milan and yoga teacher Martina Sergi, accompanied by a prevention corner with postural analysis and a biometric assessment of weight, blood pressure, fat and lean mass and heart rate.
  • Kids Area: activities and labs for younger visitors and a corner dedicated to diet, in collaboration with Gruppo Ospedaliero San Donato.

An advertising campaign in support of the  Milano Wellness Weekend initiative has been developed by Wavemaker Content (the WM team that oversees the conception, creation and management of cross-channel content) across a range of media: newspapers; the magazines of the Mondadori Group; radio, with commercial on Radio Italia, R10 and Radio Monte Carlo; and social media, in particular on Facebook; iDD Magazine, the DOOH (Digital Out of home) circuit, that combines  advertising with the editorial content of Mondadori’s  lifestyle titles.

The event is curated by My Events.

For a full programme, info and enrolment: starbene.it and mypersonaltrainer.it

Mondadori Group leader in digital

A year of changes for Giallozafferano, Donna Moderna, MyPersonalTrainer, Icon, Interni and Icon Design

The Mondadori Group continues to pursue digital innovation. The leading publisher for the passions and interests of Italians currently attracts 26.5 million unique users per month (Source: Audiweb, November 2018) and a competitive positioning that makes it a leaders also in social media, with a total of 26.3 million fans through130 profiles.

Every second 300 new users visit a Mondadori Group site 14 people interact on the brands’ social network pages.

OUR STRONG POINTS

  • Video factory: an annual production of 10.000 videos 4 different formats, generating over 200 million views per month.
  • People: an internal team of 180 talents, including content editor, videomakers, cooks, product designers and data scientists.
  • Innovation is in our DNA: from proprietary semantic search engines to Altervista, Italy’s leading blogging platform prima. Mondadori is also among the first Italian publishers to test and adopt innovating conversational interfaces, such as chatbots, intelligent speakers and connected devices.

CONTINUING TO EVOLVE OUR PRODUCTS

The development of languages and engagement systems for users, from the use of video to the valorisation of new web-based talents such as influencers and YouTubers, to the control of all of the touchpoints: our business models makes it possible to respond to new challenges and development opportunities, while constantly focusing on the real needs of users.

Today, our brands are authentic multimedia systems ranged across print, the web, social media, apps, smart speakers, TV and events.

In 2019 the evolution of our products will affect some of the iconic brands in the high-value vertical markets: food, women, beauty, health and wellbeing, design, male lifestyle.

FOOD

Giallozafferano:

  • From April, a new look for the web site and a new Giallozafferano Benessere channel, with over 4,000 recipes, enhanced with information about nutritional values and calories.
  • The first vocal site with integrated Google Assistant.
  • The first on vocal devices: Google Home, Amazon Alexa’s Echo Show, Samsung’s Bixby.

WOMEN AND BEAUTY

Donna Moderna:

  • Donna Moderna Beauty: a new social magazine will be launched after the summer dedicated to the world of beauty and conceived by millennials for millennials, with the special participation of Beauty Influencers.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Mypersonaltrainer:

  • a complete overhaul of the site affecting all of its touchpoints from September.
  • A new series of videos involving Fitness Influencers.

MALE LIFESTYLE

Icon:

  • A new format for the site from March: ideas, inspirations and and models, with the style and shopping guides that today’s man needs.
  • Icon Wheels: the creation of a new channel dedicated to luxury and exclusive car.
  • Fashion, beauty, grooming, how-to-spend with videos, tutorials and a selection of the best products.

DESIGN

Icon Design and Interni:

  • A restyling of the sites to coincide with Milan’s Design Week 2019.

Mondadori Group: Italy’s leading digital publisher with 30 million unique users per month and a total of 26 million fans on social networks

 

Further success for the Mondadori Group in the digital area as it is confirmed as Italy’s leading publisher in the list drawn up by Comscore. According to the figures for November 2018, the audience of the Mondadori brands reached 30 million unique users per month, an 11% increase on the previous year.

In a market in which the digital population is constantly expanding, Mondadori’s reach is conformed as the most extensive among Italian publishers (75%): with three out of four people visiting the Group’s sites and using a unique offer of quality content.

A breakthrough to which a special contribution has been made by the success of some of Mondadori’s strongest brands, which provide a prompt response to the needs of the population by covering a range of interests in the areas of food, beauty and wellnes.

These include, Giallozafferano, the point of reference for Italian food lovers, with a peak audience of almost 16 million unique users per month; Donna Moderna, which, with over 13 million unique users per month, confirmed its position as the publishing network of reference for women in Italy; Starbene, which, along with Mypersonaltrainer, is the leader in the world of health and wellness, reaching 10 million unique users per month.

Mondadori starts the new year also as the leading publisher on social networks, thanks to a fan base across the Group’s 100 social media properties that have an overall total of 26 million fans on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.