Google is now leveraging real-time search data to curate sharable facts and visuals to help fuel online conversations around the World Cup. Created in partnership with R/GA London, this marks the company’s first-ever newsroom based on Google Trends search results.
The Purdue University Football team is taking the spirit of celebrating student superfans to a new level by offering an exclusive opportunity to be featured on the team’s helmet during the special September 27 “Social Media Game” against Iowa. Hey @LifeAtPurdue.. buy a VIP card by 6/10 and get a photo of yourself on the […]
Snapchat generated headlines again this week by announcing the addition of Chat, a feature that allows users to text and video message in real-time. As Snapchat continues to grow and evolve, so does its user base of brands that are engaging with fans through the app. Here are five creative examples of how companies and organizations are using Snapchat to inspire your marketing efforts.
With the eyes of the world on the Boston Marathon this past Monday, The Boston Athletic Association leveraged social media to bring people together, while communicating important race information. From providing real-time race updates, to commemorating this year’s marathon as one of remembrance and celebration, here are a few social media content highlights from the event.
We’ve all heard marketers proclaim that, “content is king,” but the rise in popularity of visual social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, SlideShare and Vine, have ushered in an era welcoming visual storytelling as a breakout marketing trend for 2014. Similar to how people grow relationships with each other, visual storytelling offers companies […]
According to H&R Block, the American Hipster is in a deep crisis – a Hipster Tax Crisis. Leading into the 2014 tax season, the company launched a satirical campaign with a cause-marketing element that pokes fun at Hipsters who are, “struggling to file taxes in non-ironic ways.” Created with the goal of showing the more […]
Oh, April Fools’ Day! Each year, brands try to come up with clever pranks that spark laughter and the occasional “gotcha.” From spray-on yoga pants from Lululemon and Pledge, to renting out your desk on Airbnb and even DIY toupee accessories from Modcloth, this year’s good natured fun was a mix of weird and wonderful, […]
St. Patrick’s Day may have passed, but this public service announcement from the Dublin Airport is too good not to share. Leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, the airport went on a mission to ensure the country’s beloved holiday was being referred to correctly. Why, you ask? Turns out, some folks outside of Ireland have […]
While you may know me from my social image of the week columns on Convince & Convert, I’m excited to share a new book I co-authored with Ekaterina Walter called The Power of Visual Storytelling. The concept of the book emerged when one of Ekaterina’s posts on the rise of visual social media went viral. […]