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Facebook case study: Milka builds brand awareness with targeted Mother’s Day video ads

Popular chocolate brand Milka used targeted video ads for a Czech Republic Mother’s Day campaign that increased ad recall by 7 points.

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06/11/2017  |  Full story...

Chatbot case study: Alzheimer's sufferers remember, by chatting to themselves

The Italian Ministry of Health made smart use of Facebook chatbots to help improve the quality of life of Alzheimer's patients… but chatting to themselves.


08/08/2017  |  Full story...

Mobile case study: Eurovision app boosts engagement in Sweden

A new app won the hearts of the Swedish population and revived their nation's favourite song contest. This case study looks at how adding 'hearting' to the voting system of tsong contest, Melodifestivalen turned the behaviour of viewers at home right on its head.

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01/06/2017  |  Full story...

ACR turns Street View into driving test training game

The Automobile Club of Romania (ACR) created Street View Test, the first practice driving test created using Google Street View. Students get to "drive" on the streets of Bucharest while answering multiple choice questions, generating 7,000 tests taken in just 10 days.

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11/04/2017  |  Full story...

Deichmann Poland uses Facebook Canvas to boost brand awareness

A century-old family-run footwear business used Facebook’s Canvas format for a highly successful brand awareness campaign in Poland.

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24/01/2017  |  Full story...

Facebook case study: Retailer Matsmart gets 4x ROI with dynamic segmented ads

Swedish sustainable food retailer Matsmart almost doubled its web revenues in just 3 months when it cooked up a series of highly segmented dynamic ad campaigns.

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05/12/2016  |  Full story...

Dove's gets men's hearts thumping with ‘real beauty’ test

Unilever’s Dove brand continued its “campaign for real beauty” message with a new video ad that tested men’s real reactions to women… by hooking them up to heart monitors.

01/12/2016  |  Full story...

Switch from TV and banners to Facebook boosts sales for Fjordland

Switching from TV and banner ads to a Facebook-only Christmas campaign helped Norwegian food brand Fjordland significantly increase website traffic and sales with just one-third of the budget.

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09/06/2016  |  Full story...

Mobile case study: App install ads help 10bis boost take-away service

10bis is Israel’s largest takeout ordering website, which now offers its service through a newly launched mobile app. This case study looks at how highly targeted mobile app install and engagement campaigns attracted thousands of active users.

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21/04/2016  |  Full story...

Periscope case study: Turkish Airlines live-streamed global flight wins new fans

Turkish Airlines created the world's first live-streamed flight around the world using Twitter’s Periscope app. This case study looks at how the brand fused new technology with a clever idea and precise execution to get over a quarter million new likes.


12/04/2016  |  Full story...

Gaming case study: Coke Zero targets teenagers in Denmark via Facebook

Coca-Cola Zero in Denmark used gamification to get 35,000 teenagers to solve a puzzle and claim their free Coke Zero.

30/03/2016  |  Full story...

Case study: The banner ad that can see what you see

Sweden's biggest generator of electricity and producer of heat created a banner-ad that adapts it’s message in real time to the images shown on the website. For the first time, image recognition is used in a large scale banner ad campaign.


Image Recognition Banner (eng) from MRM//McCann Stockholm on Vimeo.


18/03/2016  |  Full story...

Twitter case study: Watchmaker goes real-time to promote ‘slow living’

German watch Slow brand used Twitter Ads to raise awareness and engage potential customers. This case study looks at how they used smart targeting on the social network to get two times the conversion rate of other channels.

08/03/2016  |  Full story...

Not just for millennials: German retailer targets older consumers on Facebook

German online fashion retailer Atelier Goldner Schnitt set out to prove that social media is not just for millennials with a successful ad campaign to reach women over 60.

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18/02/2016  |  Full story...

Milka Poland offers 'last square' on Facebook

The popular confectionery brand used Facebook video and carousel ads to create an emotional bond with chocolate lovers, with mouth-watering results.

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31/12/2015  |  Full story...

Search case study: How SEO generated a 198% increase in traffic and 41% increase in revenue for Feel Unique

Feel Unique is Europe’s largest online retailer of premium beauty products stocking over 500 brands and 18,500 products. In order to succeed in a highly competitive field and stand out online, the beauty retailer enlisted the expertise of SEO agency Builtvisible.

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05/11/2015  |  Full story...

Case study: Showing image with desired outcome boosts signups 89%

Makelaarsland is a Netherlands-based brokerage firm. Prospective home sellers can sign up on their website to make the company their estate agent. This case study shows how using a picture with a ‘sold’ sign increased signups by 89%.

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08/10/2015  |  Full story...

Snapchat case study: H&M runs mobile treasure hunt for party invites

In May 2014, retailer H&M launched Poland's first marketing stunt on Snapchat, hiding exclusive party tickets in its clothing stores and sending cryptic clues via the self-destructing photo app. This case study looks at how the campaign reached 3.8 million unique users via this digital spin on the old ‘treasure hunt’ game.

14/01/2015  |  Full story...

Social CRM case study: How Bosch learned to target select trades on Facebook

Back in 2010, Bosch had a problem- it had two thriving B2B social media platforms but couldn’t determine which manual trades preferred Facebook and which ones visited its bespoke community ‘Bob’. This case study looks at how the electronic tool maker used CRM software to better understand its diverse audience behaviour and market to select trades more efficiently on the right social media channel.

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03/09/2014  |  Full story...

Case study: Dove links pack promotions to mobiles to boost cross selling

Brandtone partnered with Unilever in 2013 to drive the rate of sales across the Dove portfolio in Russia. This case study looks at how the beauty brand linked on-pack promotion with a mobile campaign to drive cross-selling opportunities across Russia- boosting repurchase sales by 21% in some cases.

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13/08/2014  |  Full story...

Social media case study: Sweet brand creates consumer community for just $87

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Astra Sweets used an on-pack promotion rewarding customers for sharing how they enjoy the company’s Frisia brand Mini Marshmallows. This case study looks at how the Belgian sweet brand created a brand community of 371 consumers for just $87 (including packaging costs).

25/03/2014  |  Full story...

How Audemars Piguet used banner advertising on iPad to launch a new range watches and create awareness

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Audemars Piguet used the BBC News App for iPad and half-page ads on the broadcaster's News and Business homepages to promote the launch of its new Royal Oak Collection to 'high net worth' males. The luxury watchmaker used a geo-targeted campaign in Europe, Middle East and Asia together with New York, California and Florida in the USA to promote the launch of its new Royal Oak Collection and raise overall awareness of the Audemars Piguet brand amongst high net worth males.

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Brand: Audemars Piguet| Sector: Consumer Goods | Objective: brand awareness | Format: Banners ads for iPad |

04/04/2013  |  Full story...

Video case study: Google car wreck hoax gets book small shop 300% more visits

This clever little marketing campaign created a 13% sales boost for a small book shop in Switzerland. With more travel research being conducted online, the Travel Book Shop highlighted the limits of the internet with a video showing a crashed Google Streetview car- generating plenty of buzz in the process.

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Brand: Travel Book Shop | Sector: retail, Books | Country: Switzerland | Agency: WIRZ BBDO | Objective: Build brand awareness | Format: YouTube, Video, Social Media, Flickr |

25/02/2013  |  Full story...

Lays wins over Slovak market with low budget Facebook campaign

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How do you make a low budget online campaign for a brand that has awareness of 4%? This campaign for Lay's potato chips shows how, with a little local knowledge and some creative thinking, a small budget social media campaign can make a big impression. Over the course of the campaign, the Lays Facebook page racked up over 4 million visits- quite some reach considering Slovakia has a population of 5 million.

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Brand: Lays/ Walkers | Country: Slovakia | Agency: Mark BBDO | Sector: FMCG, Food | Format: Video, social media

10/11/2012  |  Full story...

Deezer promotes new music via Facebook to increase user base

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Deezer used Facebook to spread awareness about their new music releases via Facebook updates. Deezer used to Open-Graph actions to make it easy for friends to share the music they love from liking a song, sharing a playlist and commenting on songs. Deezer's music activity feed shows people what their friends are listening to, what songs friends like and who recently joined to improve discovery of new music and increase sharing. The number of monthly active users has increased by over 3times, from 605,000 to nearly 2 million since launch of Open graph in Sept 2011.

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Brand: Deezer | Sector: Entertainment | Objective: build brand awareness and increase user base | Format: Facebook Page

07/11/2012

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