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Coca Cola “Line Up Song” creates football buzz in Egypt

In "The Line-Up Song," Coca-Cola modernised a nursery rhyme to help Egyptians learn the names of players on its national soccer team just ahead of the African Cup of Nations.


04/08/2017  |  Full story...

Mobile marketing case study: How Tusker celebrated national sporting achievements and increased sales to a five year high

Brandtone partnered with beer brand Tusker to create the first mobile campaign of its kind to engage Kenyan consumers through mobile to help drive sales, increase brand loyalty and build an opt-in database of consumers who could be communicated with into the future.


10/04/2017  |  Full story...

Nescafe reaches 12m in Egypt with Facebook video

Nescafe enjoyed a huge boost in awareness through a video-led campaign that encouraged Egyptians to reconnect with old friends over a cup of coffee.

25/08/2016  |  Full story...

Halwani Bros direct response campaign gets 5x more reach than expected

Using a Facebook direct response campaign to help relaunch its popular jam range, the Middle Eastern food company exceeded its reach targets 5 times over.

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04/02/2016  |  Full story...

OMO ‘Fast Maths’ app educates South African kids

South Africa may have one of the lowest maths literacy rates in the world, but it’s up there when it comes to tech literacy – the market boasts 86% mobile penetration. Using the latter to boost the former seemed a good opportunity – and laundry brand OMO, with a stated purpose of unlocking human potential – was in a good place to make it happen.

23/09/2015  |  Full story...

Nigeria case study: Shopping giant Konga boosts sales with mobile and SEO drive

In 2014, Nigeria’s largest shopping website, Konga worked with agency 7thingsmedia to grow their business through innovative mobile, display, paid and organic search campaigns. This case study looks at how the firm enjoyed a huge revenue boost.


01/05/2015  |  Full story...

South Africa case study: Savanna Beer reaches 20m people with Facebook-centric campaign

To mark Valentine’s Day, Savanna Beer turned to Facebook to let fans hire ‘Savanagram’ personal messages for their loved ones. The campaign grew the beer brands social media base and reached over 20 million people.

01/05/2015  |  Full story...

Mobile money case study: Why banks and mobile networks must collaborate… not compete

The unstoppable growth of mobile is changing how people engage in everyday tasks such as shopping, banking, learning, work, entertainment and even health care. In developing countries, mobile money has become a phenomenon, but success has relied on mobile operators and banks acting as collaborators, not competitors. This case study looks at how mobile network Airtel and the Equity Bank of Kenya formed a successful partnership that helped propel mobile money accounts into the mainstream across large parts of Africa.

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30/01/2015  |  Full story...

Mobile money case study: How M-Pesa is driving Africa’s cashless future

While many customers in the US are only just getting used to Apple Pay, mobile money services such as Vodafone’s M-Pesa have been flourishing in Africa for years. M-Pesa (‘M’ for mobile and ‘Pesa’ is Swahili for money) is a mobile phone based money transfer and micro-financing service which launched in African markets in 2007. By 2010, M-Pesa was the most successful mobile phone based financial service in the developing world and it is the African continent which has become the world leader in the adoption of this platform.


30/01/2015  |  Full story...

OMO uses SMS campaign to drive mobile loyalty in South Africa

Targeting feature phone users in South Africa, Unilever's laundry detergent brand OMO enforced its ‘Dirt is Good’ message to engage mums, while driving loyalty in a category where price is the main factor of purchase. To reach busy mums, OMO increased brand engagement by going beyond a simple text-and-win mobile campaign to offer rewards for repeat purchases. Using SMS campaigns to drive mobile loyalty, the opt-in consumers received special messages, offers, surveys, and other news via SMS, building an ongoing communication with the brand. Monthly reminders helped drive repeat purchases by 60 percent, and active opt-in rates of 85 percent demonstrated the value consumers gained from the new OMO loyalty program.

02/06/2014  |  Full story...

Social media case study: Facebook users get virtual holiday in Cape Town

This social media campaign from Cape Town Tourism invited users to take a virtual tour of the South African city, getting 350,000 highly engaged users and a 118% rise in bookings in the process. As it was impossible to send everyone to Cape Town, Ogilvy decided to send their Facebook profiles instead. During the four-month-long campaign 8,212 people played the Facebook game. Players of the game came from South Africa, the UK, USA, India, and Germany - by order of participants.

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Brand: Cape Town Tourism | Sector: Travel, Tourism | Country: South Africa | Objective: Build brand engagement, drive sales | Format: Social Media, Video Facebook, YouTube | Agency/ Partner: Ogily

07/03/2013  |  Full story...

Case study: SkyyVodka captures consumer data in fun way with ‘Skypad’

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This iPad app from South African vodka brand Skyy makes data capture fun for the consumer, with an entertaining cocktail mixer game. Skyy realised that no-one likes form filling when it comes to registering interest with brands, so the created an iPad game to capture data in an engaging way. The firm created the app and sent promoters to bars with iPads. Beyond boosting sales, the firm claimed the app captured data to boost long term loyalty.

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Brand: Skyy | Country: South Africa | Sector: FMCG Drinks | Objective: build brand engagement | Format: iPad App

11/10/2012  |  Full story...

Twitter case study: Toyota offers sweets for tweets

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To promote its new Etios car in South Africa, Toyota promised to make people smile. The Sweets for Tweets installation, created by HelloComputer and ThingKing, did just that by rewarding virtual smile tweets with real-life candy via a Wonka-like contraption. The campaign matched the new Toyota Etios tagline, “Here to make you smile”, promoting a positive brand message and putting the car across as a fun machine to drive.

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Brand: Toyota | Country: South Africa | Agency: HelloComputer, ThingKing | Sector: Retail, Automotive | Format: Twitter,Mobile, social media

21/09/2012  |  Full story...

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