ALA INSURANCE APPOINTS BIG LITTLE LDN FOR SECOND YEAR

Independent agency to focus on social media growth and influencer marketing.

London - 1st September 2021. Leading GAP Insurance provider ALA Insurance, has appointed BIG little LDN as its retained social media agency after previously hiring the shop in September 2020 to create the brand’s Instagram channel and wider social media content strategy.

BIG little LDN works with ALA Insurance “to create memorable content experiences that encourage brand recall” and “turn a rational purchase into an emotive one, by shifting perception from a financial services company to a lifestyle brand.” says Emma Lloyd, Founder of BIG little LDN.

Simon England, Founder of ALA Insurance says, “The selection of BIG little LDN as lead social media partner is a significant step forward in ALA Insurance’s brand journey. 

“Throughout the last 12-months it  has been clear that the BIG little LDN team understands our market while delivering on our ambition to reach a new customer base. Since working together, they have created content strategies that have seen us achieve a quote to sale conversion rate which is on par with our automotive affiliates. Bearing in mind those on Instagram aren’t actively looking for GAP Insurance, those sort of results are phenomenal. Our choice to produce these bold content strategies differentiates us from other insurance providers. .”

BIG little LDN will work on ALA Insurance alongside branding agency TALL and SEO and PPC agency WMG.

Emma Lloyd, Founder of BIG little LDN, adds, “ALA Insurance took a risk with us. They knew they needed to invest in Instagram, to push their brand forward, but working with influencers, on the scale that they are, is something no other insurance company is doing. It was all brand new to them, there was no path already paved, but the risk paid off.

 

We’ve managed to interrupt people’s Instagram scrolling with content they can relate to, engage their curiosity beyond a double tap and into purchase consideration. The results we’ve seen are beyond what we expected and I’m just so proud of the team. We absolutely love working with the team at ALA Insurance and can’t wait to see the 2021/22 strategy come to life.”

“Your Life” campaign featuring model and podcast host Lousie Boyce (@mamastillgotit_) generated over 156,000 views and a 6.6% engagement rate. The four-part video series highlighted the difficulty faced if your vehicle was written off or stolen and you had to find a replacement using only the money from the comprehensive insurance pay out. 

The idea reflected a strategic shift from the brand to focus more on the lifestyle benefits of having GAP Insurance, rather than the rational policy features. 

ALA Insurance is an independent company founded in 1990 by Simon and Debra England. It is regulated by the FCA.

BIG little LDN was founded by Emma Critchley-Lloyd in 2017 who is a member of the DMA B2B Council.

 

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Notes to journalist

 

For media enquiries:

Emma Critchley-Lloyd

emma@biglittlelondon.com

 

About ALA Insurance

 

ALA Insurance is one of the largest independent providers of GAP insurance, Warranty, Cycle insurance and other specialist insurance products.

 

We pride ourselves on giving open & honest information helping the customer every step of the way from our friendly, salaried customer support team to ensure our customers make the right decision for them. We understand that buying insurance can be complex and so treating our customers fairly by providing as much impartial information as possible; those complex questions can be easily answered.

 

As an FCA authorised company, we are able to offer specialist insurance policies developed with our extensive knowledge of the insurance market.

 

ALA Insurance. Protecting your investment. www.ala.co.uk 

 

About BIG little LDN

 

BIG little LDN is an independent agency founded in 2017. Their mission is to make PR and Marketing accessible for start-ups, scale ups and other independent businesses by disrupting the traditional agency operating model. Holistic in their approach BIG little LDN can offer a wide range of services but their speciality lies in PR, Branding, Social Media and Influencer Marketing covering the end-to-end process from strategy and design to implementation and management. 

www.biglittlelondon.com