For anyone who has ever received a holiday gift that was so far off the mark, this one’s for you. Inspired by “rubbish gifts,” UK-based luxury fashion retailer Harvey Nichols has launched a new campaign called, “Could I Be Any Clearer?” While the goal is to help its customers get […]
The best stories are often deeply personal. This sentiment is exemplified in KLM’s new “Cover Greetings” video. Filmed at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, the video showcases how KLM surprised passengers with something special and unexpected – handwritten messages from loved ones. While it’s such a simple concept, the video is both […]
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir is debuting #TheOneThing Facecast, a one-minute newscast produced exclusively for Facebook. The newscast has already been gaining popularity due to the snackable nature of the content and the strength of Facebook video among users.
Land Rover’s recent debut of The Vanishing Game, a 17,000 word story by British novelist and screenwriter, William Boyd, takes the concept of brand storytelling to exciting new levels. The story, which describes a driving adventure from London to the southern tip of Skye in Scotland, is hosted on a […]
With more content shared across digital and social media channels than ever before, companies like Mondelez, Marriott, and GE are re-thinking how great stories come to life. From offering a free place to stay in exchange for original content, to building dedicated content studios and partnering with creators, these companies […]
What does Hoosier Nation mean to you? Indiana University Athletics posed this question in a tweet over the summer to its passionate fans, curious to see how they would respond. The result was an engaging fan-driven video that captures the hearts and minds of many Hoosier loyalists.
Pretend for a moment that you’re Taylor Swift, a megastar with a highly anticipated new album. You have more than your fair share of opportunities to generate buzz and publicity for your new album. Life is good, right? For most celebrities, yes. But, not Taylor Swift. If you’re Taylor Swift […]
With Halloween on the horizon, it’s no surprise that marketers are embracing their ghoulish side. One such marketer, Fandango, is joining forces with the new film Ouija to host a “Scare Off” Instagram video contest inspired by popular horror movie moments. To enter, fans are challenged with creating an original […]
Imagine this: You’re waiting for your subway train. Just as the train arrives, a seemingly static billboard of a young woman with long hair comes to life and starts to blow around. It’s as if the wind generated from the train arrival is propelling the action. Interesting, right? It gets […]
Known for its artistic and unpredictable covers, The New Yorker is generating headlines this week with the debut of its first-ever animated GIF cover on its website and mobile applications. Inspired by this, here are five ideas to inspire companies on how to incorporate GIFs in their digital and social media content mix.
At this year’s INBOUND and FutureM conference in Boston, Ekaterina Walter of Sprinklr delivered a real-time marketing talk that was one of the more buzzed about presentations. And for good reason – marketers understand the value of real-time marketing, yet many are still trying to set themselves up for success. […]
To celebrate its 30th birthday, Burt’s Bees took to Facebook and Twitter on September 17th to host a Global Beeday celebration with its community. The Beeday event offers a good example of how to celebrate milestones with your social media community.
Inspired by some of the great video campaigns launched this summer, here are three examples to propel your social media efforts well past the warm weather season.
This week, Instagram unveiled its newest project Hyperlapse, an app designed to capture high-quality time lapse videos in an easy to use format. Wondering how you can tap into Hyperlapse? Check out five examples of how it’s currently being used as a social media storytelling tool.
To cast the final member of Season 13, Project Runway launched a Runway Redemption social media campaign on Instagram where fans could vote for their favorite of three aspiring designers. This campaign reached over three million people and garnered over 34,000 votes.