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Cannes Lions winner: Gillette breaks down ‘Shaving Stereotypes’ in India

Shaving brand Gillette picked up an award in the music category at Cannes Lions, for a campaign that tackled shaving stereotypes in India.


02/07/2019  |  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.


09/06/2017  |  Full story...

Secret “stress test” video tackles gender wage gap

This smart online video campaign for P&G’s Secret Deodorant connects 'stress sweat' to generational struggles by addressing the gender pay gap.

26/10/2016  |  Full story...

Pantene‘ Dad Do’ challenges NFL players style to daughters' hair

This heart-warming video series from P&G’s Pantene hair care brand captured the hearts of many Americans. The multiple awarded Dad-Do campaign has a great message and is likeable and very well executed, getting 7 million YouTube views.

26/10/2016  |  Full story...

Content marketing case study: Gillette hijacks search engines with “Ask Dad” campaign

Most teenagers search the internet to find instructions for tasks like tying a tie, shaving or asking a girl out, but a video series from P&G’s Gillette showed how powerful getting a father's advice in person can be- getting 6 million YouTube views in the process.

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26/10/2016  |  Full story...

Native content fail: P&G vlogger banned by ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a YouTube video featuring a well-known vlogger because it didn’t clearly explain it was sponsored by P&G’s Max Factor brand. This case study looks at how the FMCG giant fell foul of new native advertising content guidelines.


28/05/2015  |  Full story...

Facebook case study: Vicks creates ‘Superlike’ button to find voice of Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the top markets of Facebook, providing a strong platform for Proctor and Gamble to relaunch one of its healthcare brands in the country. This case study looks at how Vicks created a ‘Superlike’ app to use the best social media content to their advantage- generating 7 times more engagement than the best brand pages in the country as a result.

17/03/2015  |  Full story...

Procter and Gamble Winter Olympics ad gets 17m views

Procter & Gamble was the clear winner among sponsors of the 2014 Winter Olympics on YouTube, racking up 27 million views through the first week of the Games with videos including "Pick Them Back Up," which depicts the journey mothers and children go though on their way to sporting success.

Brand: P&G | Sector: FMCG | Country: Global | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Viral, Social Media, YouTube, Video

05/03/2014  |  Full story...

Head and Shoulders dandruff stunt gets half a million views

To mark Valentines Day 2014, shampoo brand Head & Shoulders partnered with Saatchi & Saatchi in the Philippines to run a hidden camera viral campaign, featuring young men on a blind date with a lady (played by an actress) who has really bad dandruff. The campaign has attracted over 500,000 YouTube views so far, and has been featured in local media, including a talk show.

Brand: Head & Shoulders Sector: FMCG, Health and Beauty | Agency/Partner: Saatchi & Saatchi | Country: Philippines | Objective: brand awareness, consideration and purchase | Format: Video, YouTube, Viral

20/02/2014  |  Full story...

Best Vines of the year: Lowes 'lifehacks' tops 6-second video ads

Twitter’s new 6-second Vine video platform proved a big hit this year .If used correctly, Vine offers a quick yet extremely effective way for brands to reach wider, socially engaged audiences. And as one of the fastest growing mobile apps in the world, this means enormous potential for marketers. We look back at some of the best, starting with Lowes' ingenious visual tips that make DIY seem fun (well…almost).

26/11/2013  |  Full story...

Case study: P&G ‘saves up to 25%’ of its digital ad budget with eye tracking technology

P&G worked with eye-tracking technology firm Sticky to optimise its digital branding campaigns. This case study looks at how the consumer packaged goods giant saved up to 25% on some of its campaigns by ensuring the ads it paid for were seen by consumer online.

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Brand: P&G | Sector: FMCG, Food and Beverage | Country: UK | Agency/partner; Sticky, Eyetrackshop | Objective: brand awareness and favourability | Format: Media buying, Eye tracking, analytics|

06/06/2013  |  Full story...

Old Spice gets 4m YouTube views in a week with ‘Mr Wolfdog’ marketing mutt

On the back of its previous YouTube triumphs, Old Spice has continued its off-the-wall digital marketing with a new video series , following the exploits of its new marketing director ‘Mr Wolfdog’- who just happens to be a wild animal.The campaign, created by agency W+K Portland, Minivegas and Old Spice’s parent company Procter and Gamble P&G, garnered over 4 million views, as well as driving viewers to a Tumblr blog and even a music track. The ads also led to almost 600,000 page views of Old and

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Brand: Old Spice | Sector: FMCG, Healthcare | Country: US/ Global | Objective: Build brand enagagement, drive sales | Format: YouTube, Video

22/03/2013  |  Full story...

Social media case study: P&G anti-bullying campaign increases Secret deodorant sales by 9%


Procter & Gamble’s Facebook campaign for its Secret deodorant smartly matched the brand to a key issue facing its target audience- cyber bullying. The “Mean Stinks” used video and social media in an ‘always-on’ approach that resulted in a 9% uplift in sales. Procter & Gamble chose to advertise on Facebook to generate awareness for Secret deodorant’s “Mean Stinks” program and selected a female audience likely to be receptive to the campaign. The ad featured a confessional-style video of a girl admitting that she had bullied others, realising the damage she had caused, and apologising. In the 26 weeks after the Mean Stinks campaign launched, Secret experienced a 9% increase in US sales and an increase in engagement with its Facebook Page.

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Brand: Procter and Gamble | Country: USA| Sector: FMCG Healthcare | Objective: build brand engagement | Agency: Leo Burnett, IMC2, Marina Maher Communications, UEG, iProspect | Format: Facebook, Video, YouTube, social media

09/11/2012  |  Full story...

Secret tackles cyber bullying and wins customers with Facebook engagement campaign


Secret used Facebook to engage with its customers on a growing problem for teen girls bullying. Several clever campaign tools were used, people were offered ‘good graffiti app’, referral page directed girls seeking help to 24-hour counselling centres, video clips and T-shirts with anti-bullying messages were available for purchase. Secret also engaged its fans by offering a $1 deodorant coupon that triggered a $1 donation to PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Centre when used. The 26 week long campaign on Facebook resulted in 24times increase in fan engagement. By using Facebook network the brand encouraged its fans to spread an anti-bullying message and associate the brand to not just its range of products but a meaningful message and cause. The brand smartly used the campaign to create a positive emotional connect with its consumers.

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Brand: Secret | Country: USA| Sector: FMCG | Objective: build brand engagement | Format:
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Marie Claire runs first UK video ad in print magazine


In a UK first, Marie Claire inserted a video ad on the pages of its October issue, set to play once a reader turns to page 35 and 35. Despite featuring in a limited run, the campaign generated a huge amount of media buzz both online and offline.

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Brand: Procter and Gamble | Country: UK | Agency: MediaCom | Sector: Media, Digital, FMCG | Format: Video, Magazines

26/09/2012  |  Full story...

Case study: Procter & Gamble takes Olympic sponsorship to 34 brands


Procter & Gamble's Olympic sponsorship is set to generate an addition $500m in sales according to its CEO. This case study looks at how the FMCG giant is using the digital channel to push its umbrella Olympic message across 34 of its brands. In announcing the firm’s positive Q2 results, Proctor and Gamble CEO Bob McDonald has cited P&G's Olympics sponsorship as an example of its "scale brought to life". Covering 34 brands and 4m stores over six months, this umbrella campaign should yield $500m in incremental sales, and a payback 50% higher than single brand efforts.

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Procter & Gamble | Media: YouTube, Viral, Video | Country: Global | Sector: FMCG personal care | Objective: Build brand equity, drive trial | Format: Viral Video »

07/08/2012  |  Full story...

Video viral case study: P&G’s ‘Olympic Moms’ ad gets over 4m YouTube views


Procter & Gamble embarked on the company’s biggest campaign in its 174 year history, using its Olympic sponsor status to push an emotive message celebrating mothers worldwide (a key demographic for the FMCG brand). P&G’s ‘Best Job’ video has taken off since launching April 17. More than 4m people watched the video on the main site, which has been seeded in different languages to appeal to different territories.

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Procter & Gamble | Media: YouTube, Viral, Video | Country: Global | Sector: FMCG personal care | Objective: Build brand equity, drive trial | Format: Viral Video »

24/05/2012  |  Full story...

Old Spice case study: How a 75-year-old brand changed digital marketing forever

Before this now-legendary social media and video campaign, Old Spice was a brand that was previously associated with old men. This case study looks at how the ‘Man Your Man Could Smell Like’ YouTube ad got 6 million YouTube views in its first week, netting the P&G brand a sales increase of 125% year-on-year in a highly competitive market dominated by Unilever’s Axe.

11/06/2011  |  Full story...

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