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Case study: Pedigree Found creates useful app for dog owners

Pedigree Found is a real time lost dog app, designed by the dog food manufacturer as a useful service for its target market. If your dog goes missing, dog owners can send out a free alert to people in the area using Google’s ad network, so that they can keep an eye out for your dog.


09/06/2017  |  Full story...

IoT case study: You can now order a pizza by talking to Amazon’s Alexa

Internet users are talking to their phones (and digital assistants) much more, meaning that brands need to prepare for a hands-free future in digital. Following the user trend, Domino’s was the first company in the pizza and quick serve restaurant industry to let its customers order their favourite pizza by speaking to Alexa, the Amazon Echo digital assistant.

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09/06/2017  |  Full story...

Mobile case study: take a selfie and get a personalised skin analysis from Olay

Procter and Gamble (P&G) beauty brand Olay has used AI (Artificial Intelligence) to create a web experience “The Skin Advisor” which analyses your skin using a selfie, asks questions about your skincare regime, and suggests Olay products to help improve the texture, hydration and tone of your face.

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09/06/2017  |  Full story...

Video case study: Heineken’s “Worlds Apart” film gets 13m views in a month

A Heineken video ad caused a buzz on social media in 2017, touted as the ‘ad Pepsi wishes it made’, getting 13 million YouTube videos in a little over a month. This case study looks at how the drinks-brand struck the right tone for a difficult subject… where other brands have failed.

02/06/2017  |  Full story...

Twitter fail: Walkers pulls interactive selfie ad

In May 2017, Walkers Crisps pulled an interactive video ad after it displayed the faces of mass murderers and child abusers, submitted by internet pranksters. This case study looks at how the food brand learned the hard way about unmoderated user content.

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01/06/2017  |  Full story...

Viral marketing fail: McDonald's pulls controversial video child bereavement ad

McDonald's has withdrawn a controversial video ad after a huge social media backlash, with one charity accusing it of exploiting child bereavement.

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01/06/2017  |  Full story...

Video marketing fail: Pepsi suffers web backlash for Kendall Jenner 'protest' ad

In April 2017, Pepsi came under fire a video ad where reality TV star Kendall Jenner used a can of Pepsi to soothe tension between protesters and police, sparking accusations that it exploited the "Black Lives Matter" movement. This case study looks at what went wrong for the soft drinks giant...

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Snapchat case study: L’Oréal Paris gets 51% sales boost with social blitz

Beauty brand L’Oreal swapped traditional advertising for real social media buzz to introduce its Pure Clay Masks – and got a 51% sales boost via Snapchat and other social channels.


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YouTube drives better ROI and sales for Snickers

In summer 2015, Snickers launched another iteration of its ‘You’re Not You When Your Hungry’ campaign, this time featuring Mr Bean for a funny martial arts adventure. During the campaign Mars UK tested a mix of TV and online video (specifically YouTube) to determine if the media plan was optimised to drive the most in-store sales.

28/04/2017  |  Full story...

Gatorade creates unique game with Snapchat to celebrate Serena William’s Grand Slam win

Gatorade partnered with Snapchat to create a unique and memorable way to celebrate Serena William’s record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam victory, with a web view game that allowed players to become Serena and play through each of her Grand Slam victories.

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28/04/2017  |  Full story...

Patrón uses virtual reality technology to market artisanal tequila

The Patron Spirits Company is experimenting with new ways to tell the story of their artisanal tequilas using virtual reality. Patron has created a 360-degree video called “The Art of Patron” where viewers can get immersed in the production process in the Hacienda Patrón distillery in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico through the eyes of Patron’s signature bee.

27/04/2017  |  Full story...

Social media case study: Wendy's challenges teen to get 18m retweets for free nuggets

A 16-year old teen from the US is currently on course for the most retweets of all time, after the fast-food chain Wendy's set him a huge social media challenge in exchange for free chicken nuggets for a year.

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11/04/2017  |  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...

Social media case study: Aussie Hair puts user generated images into marketing campaign

P&G brand Aussie Hair opted for a new kind of content format that called Content in Motion from ad tech firm Olapic. This case study looks at how the P&G brand got a a 33% increase in engagement on social posts.

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07/04/2017  |  Full story...

Mobile marketing case study: L’Oréal fulfils consumer needs and boosts sales with Make-Up Genius app

L'Oréal Make-Up Genius taps into women´s desires to experiment and play with make-up, and their quest for the perfect selfie. L’Oréal placed beauty at the heart of the mobile device using rich consumer insight and fulfilling a genuine customer need, creating real value.


31/03/2017  |  Full story...

Snapchat case study: Bud Light combines Snapchat with SXSW festival

With Bud Light’s redesign and new visual identity out in-market, the party was on, and Snapchatters were invited.

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09/03/2017  |  Full story...

Valentine's day: Top 10 brands on social media

For Valentine's Day 2017, Kylie Cosmetics and Jetstar Asia generated most social media buzz, according to new data from Socialbakers.

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09/03/2017  |  Full story...

Twitter case study: Restaurant finds success with local campaign

Restaurant chain Poncho 8 used Twitter location techniques to create awareness around a new location.

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07/03/2017  |  Full story...

Facebook case study: Iglo brings a food tradition back to life

Frozen food brand Iglo partnered with Facebook to reach a wide audience with personalised creative, which strengthened emotional bonds with consumers and revitalised an old tradition: eating fish on Fridays.

07/03/2017  |  Full story...

Top 10 Super Bowl ads: Budweiser sparks boycott as ads get political

Super Bowl ads went political this year, with immigration and diversity championed in between the American Football action. This case study looks at the 10 best commercials that aired during the 2017 final.

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07/02/2017  |  Full story...

Efes Pilsen puts music under the cap in Turkey

Beer brand Efes teamed up with Shazam in Turkey to create an emotional link with its fans. The new brand, called “Müzik Bu Kapağın Altında" - literally “the one with music under its cap” reached 4.5m users who collectively turned in 10 million Shazam sessions.


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03/02/2017  |  Full story...

Mobile case study: Royal Canin runs “Offers Factory” for pets in Russia

Pet owners often think of their animals as unique, so Royal Canin put this to good use in Russia with clever personalised e-mail coupons and local offers tailored to each website subscriber. This case study shows how 74% of people whio opened the email went on to the online ordering platform.


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Mobile payments case study: Coffee chain boosts sales with “frictionless” payments app

Artisan coffee chain Harris + Hoole wanted to give its customers a simple way of paying for their order via an app. This case study looks at how the new app drove 20% of orders in some H+H stores with a quarter of a million check-ins.


03/02/2017  |  Full story...

Nescafé gives students study break with “Instant Manga” app campaign

How do you sell coffee to people who are never really tired? Nescafe had this challenge when it tried to target the student market in China with and ‘Instant Manga’ study break app.


05/01/2017  |  Full story...

#HardWokLife: Maggi uses Facebook Video to boost ad recall

Facebook video ads delivered a strong increase in ad recall and brand awareness in South Africa for this popular food brand.

04/01/2017  |  Full story...

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