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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: Carling lets soccer fans ‘Be The Coach’

Last year, Carling Black Label ran a mobile campaign inviting South African soccer fans to ‘Be The Coach’. Using mobile voting users selected the team and make live substitutions in a huge South African soccer game. This case study looks at how the campaign generated almost 450% traffic increase to its Facebook page and a 600% Twitter following increase.

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Brand: Carling | Sector: FMCG, Food and Beverage | Country: South Africa | Agencies: Ogilvy South Africa | Objective: Build brand engagement | Format: Video, Mobile, Social Media |

14/02/2013  |  Full story...

Ogilvy resorts to ‘pirate recruitment’ to get top talent


How far would you go to bring the best talent to your team? In Belgium, Ogilvy delved into murky waters by using pirate software sites to recruit cash-strapped (but ambitious) unemployed web designers. Ogilvy Brussels was looking for a new web designer with fresh ideas. They knew that unemployed web designers can’t afford the crazily expensive editing suites they need to work, and they may be tempted to download it illegally. In response, they uploaded a file supposed to provide the editing suite on many pirate sharing websites. When web designers downloaded the file, they discovered that the editing suite was not in the download. Instead, they gave them something else: a job opportunity at Ogilvy. Not only did it prevent them from becoming criminals and wasting time in the numbness of unemployment, but it also offered them a much better opportunity: a job at a leading agency.

03/12/2012  |  Full story...

Case Study: Lacta’s video love story | Agency: OgilvyOne (Athens) | Country: Greece | Sector: FMCG | Objectives: Buzz, engagement, purchase intent | Format: Video, viral, branded content

cs_lacta.jpgCreating engagement and relevancy is tough for a chocolate bar. Lacta’s approach was to create the type of video content their target consumers might want to watch and play around with during a coffee break at work. It’s a video love story with genuine interaction. The linear video kicks off (probably after a link is forwarded to you by a friend). You then decide during the video which route the characters follow next. It’s a classic guy meets girl story, and creators OgilvyOne have managed to create an interesting interaction that lets you play with the characters and the situation. For us what made this work as a marketing tactic was a combination of how the story unfolded, the high quality production values and the tone of voice which was spot on for their Greek target audience. There’s around 20 segments to the video and the simple embedding of choices inside the streaming video is both compelling and seamless. Fortunately the two year journey only takes a few minutes to watch through, but it’s one of the neatest examples of non-linear storytelling we’ve seen in video based branded content. The product placement is clear but appropriate and by using the product to help tell the story it fits with the brand and creates some genuine interest from consumers. Our Digital Training Academy team in London certainly went off looking for Lacta bars straight afterwards! These guys scooped the Branded Content category at the MIXX Awards.

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30/10/2009  |  Full story...

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