Contrary to popular belief, marketing doesn’t necessarily need to be a “scalable” operation. In fact, the reason influence marketing often works so well is because it’s focused on a close relationship between the brand and handful of influential people. Here are some examples of why small succeeds.
Something old and something new is a great philosophy with which to power an awesome outreach marketing strategy. Hollywood Branded hit that nail on the head with a project they recently did for their client, PassionRoses. Hollywood Branded used a more traditional marketing tactic—working with a celebrity—and morphed their strategy to fit snugly with 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, […]
Clever campaigns will always have a place on social platforms, but there’s no denying that many brands are using sweepstakes to attract leads and draw them through the funnel. Games and contests can capture the attention of even distracted readers and act as a powerful catalyst for spreading a brand’s message where it matters most. […]