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Instagram case study: OGX beauty brand reaches millennials with global strategy

OGX tailored its marketing campaigns to reach a larger global audience and quickly optimise local campaigns. This case study looks at how the haircare brand reached over 60% of millennial women in the US, UK, Australia, Germany and Canada.


13/04/2018  |  Full story...

Video marketing case study: How BMW created the most watched Canadian car brand film ever

To generate hype for its latest car series, BMW turned to programmatic and digital media to reach the right people at the right time. This case study looks at how the auto brand managed to generate over 5 million YouTube views in a short span of time through smart, well-timed targeting.

08/06/2016  |  Full story...

Social content case study: Sport Chek swaps newspaper for Facebook ads

For two weeks, Sport Chek replaced its trusty paper circulars with Facebook ads. "The results of this test," says Duncan Fulton of Sport Chek, "blew our minds. This case study looks at the secret behind the publication’s success.

12/05/2016  |  Full story...

Instagram case study: L'Oreal exceeds brand recall with winter camapign

L’Oréal Paris ran a winter-themed ad campaign on Instagram in Canada to raise awareness and tell their story. In bold, vividly colored photographs the campaign helped increase both recommendations and ad recall with the cosmetic company’s target audience.


27/08/2015  |  Full story...

Finance case study: #TDThanksYou becomes Canada's biggest YouTube ad

TD Canada Trust created the country's most successful YouTube ad of 2014. As a result, it increased brand affinity and touched customers at home and abroad with a heartfelt campaign that is the envy of brand managers globally. What is the secret to the #TDThanksYou campaign success? This case study looks at how the bank won over customers by offering authenticity and genuine choice through a strong paid, owned and earned media strategy.

14/05/2015  |  Full story...

Peacock's Plume or Hockey Puck? Paint brand creates colours for men

Tutti Frutti, Cuddles, Peacock’s Plume, Pansy Violet. These are not paint chip names men will be thrilled about. On the other hand, Beer, Bacon, Dry Wall and Hockey Puck will likely get a mighty two thumbs up and an eager, “When can we get started?” In the interests of helping women get the colour they want with a name men will agree with, CIL Paints’ created a Facebook app and media campaign, ‘Paint Chip Names For Men.’

02/04/2015  |  Full story...

Starbucks puts new Latte to Facebook vote


Starbucks used Facebook to engage with fans by letting them choose which city gets the Pumpkin Spice Latte first. Starbucks let Facebook fans make the call on which U.S. and Canadian cities would get to enjoy the holiday-themed beverage for a week prior to the national launch. An app let fans earn points for their cities through activities like doing a city shout-out or solving a daily challenge, with the real-time leaderboard on Starbucks’ Page. It was a way to reward and empower the brand’s most passionate fans. The campaign resulted in Chicago and Calgary as the 2 winning cities from USA and Canada ans a total of 144 million points. Calgary was the winning Canadian city, earning 16 % of the 38 million points racked up across 142 cities, and Chicago was the winning city from USA beating out 2599 other cities.

Facebook case study

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Brand: Starbucks| Country: USA and Canada | Sector: Food and beverage| Objective: build brand engagement | Format: Facebook Page


Viral marketing case study: Tipp- Ex 'A Hunter Shoots a Bear' gets 26m views


Initially launched in 2010, this ad for European correction fluid Tipp-Ex continued its success into the new year. To coincide with the back-to-school period, Tipp-ex, promoted its whiteout Pocket Mouse. The ad features two obnoxious hunters confronted by a bear, and lets the viewer choose their own ending by typing a verb into the ‘tipp-exed area’. The video has so far racked up over 26 million views, with the average number of verbs tipped in by user coming in at 15.

YouTube case study

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Brand: Tipp-Ex | Media: Video | Country: Global | Sector: FMCG, Stationary | Agency: Buzzman | Format: YouTube

01/08/2012  |  Full story...

Case Study: Sympatico | Media: MSN | Country: Canada | Sector: Entertainment | Objective: Targeting, traffic-driving | Format: Targeting

Sympatico.jpgDriving additional traffic to four emerging channels on the popular Sympatico/ MSN portal required an ad network with great reach and powerful targeting. The attention-grabbing Open Your Eyes display ad campaign delivered the impact
to engage audiences. However, it was the contribution of the Microsoft Media Network, delivering reach and targeting to maximise a limited budget, which proved most eye opening.

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