#ENTERgraziait and #anditwasallYELLOW are the hashtags launched today to accompany, in a countdown, the new Grazia.it web site that will be online in late July.
A site that will feature a number of innovations while maintaining a sense of continuity, relying on the strength of a brand that started in Italy, and today is present around the world with a network of 24 international editions and a multi-channel system.
“A reference point for the world of fashion and an authoritative observatory able to anticipate and interpret trends, also through an exclusive network of influencers and bloggers, Grazia.it has enjoyed steady growth over the past two years, both in terms of advertising, with an increase in revenues of over 70%, and in terms of audience, with a 67% increase in the number of unique users,” said Davide Mondo, chief executive of the advertising sales company Mediamond.
A success confirmed by the entire Grazia system and Grazia Italy which, with an average circulation of 158,000 copies and has recorded continuous growth in newsstand sales: +8% in the first five months of the year (source: ADS).
On the strength of these results, Grazia.it decided to further enhance its strengths, focusing on the essential, freshness and elegance to re-innovate its looks and design strategy.
These are just some of the new features presented this morning to the advertising world during a breakfast meeting held at the Bamboo Bar at the Armani Hotel in Milan; an exclusive opportunity for top clients to get a preview of the features of the new site of the Mondadori magazine.
From the end of July Grazia.it users will seethe enhancement of the layout: the adoption of the colour yellow, a distinctive element of the Grazia system of internationally and, to ensure greater readability and lightness, an interplay with the colour white, as well as images, always of the highest quality. The choice of an exclusive and very distinctive font will further enhance the brand identity.
More space will also devoted to the site’s trend setters, the IT Bloggers and IT Girls, that will give expression to emerging trends with the continuous involvement of the users.
Grazia.it wants to be a step ahead also in terms of navigation: the site will interpret the new demands of users with a mobile first approach, to optimize both the use and the user experience, thanks to a new flow for reading and sharing, also private, content, in order to further strengthen the relationship with readers.
The character of influencer of Grazia.it will also emphasised with a content to commerce approach to make the brand’s offer more complete.
On the advertising side, Grazia.it will be presented to clients with an enhanced use of native advertising: specific formats are ready to welcome clients’ special initiatives and branded content. Visibility for advertisers will also be guaranteed by advertising space that will accompany users step by step while browsing.