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Instagram case study: Harley Davidson uses carousel cartoons to win over adventurous Australians

Harley Davidson used Instagram ads to increase awareness and drive relevancy among young, urban riders.

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09/03/2017  |  Full story...

Twitter fail: How London Dungeon created a social media horror story

The London Dungeon has issued an apology after the tourist attraction’s PR team posted “offensive” Valentine’s Day jokes about fat women, sexually transmitted disease and dead prostitutes on its official social media accounts.

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09/03/2017  |  Full story...

Digital marketing and Fashion: How brands and influencers use London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week 2017 was a major evejnt in the fashion industry, with designers and influencers flocking to social media. Socialbakers looks at the Instagram stats...

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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...

Pintest case study: Allrecipes boosts engagement with ‘Save’ button

Ahead of the festive season, digital food brand Allrecipes added a Save button on each Pinterest recipe page after noticing a big surge in referral traffic from the site. This case study looks at how the digital food brand boosted clicks by 900% in just 3 months on the social bookmarking site.

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07/03/2017  |  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...

YouTube case study: Hotpoint & Jamie Oliver show viewers how to #LoveYourKitchen

Hotpoint and Jamie Oliver use TrueView and Google Preferred to connect with YouTube’s passionate audience of foodies.

07/02/2017  |  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...

Social media case study in China: KLM takes Miffy on world tour

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched a social campaign especially for the Chinese market with popular cartoon rabbit Miffy as the star.

24/01/2017  |  Full story...

Social media case study: ASOS reaches Russian audience through VK and Yandex

Having launched a Russian website and social media presence, ASOS wanted to scale their activity in this market. The online clothing retailer worked with agency Forward 3D to win over 65K fans at a cost of just £0.66 per fan.

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24/01/2017  |  Full story...

Twitter fail: British Gas in hot water over "tacky" Bowie tweet

A British Gas customer service tweet marking the anniversary of David Bowie's death has sparked a Twitter frenzy.

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10/01/2017  |  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...

Mobile case study: The Levi’s Campaign that Levi’s Didn’t Create

Instead of telling Chinese consumers what it meant to be “original,” Levi’s took the brave decision to hand over control of its ad creation to its fans, and inspired younger people to create their own version of the “We Are Original” campaign.


05/01/2017  |  Full story...

Twitter case study: Spanish retail app uses smart targeting to boost installs

Spanish retail app Tiendo increased downloads among its target audience, by using Twitter in smart ways to boost engagement.

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04/01/2017  |  Full story...

Facebook case study: Luxury wristwear brand shows targeting and sales go hand-in-hand

This men’s luxury brand saw a 100% increase in monthly sales when it began using sophisticated Facebook targeting.

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04/01/2017  |  Full story...

River Island goes VR for London Fashion Week promo

Fashion retailer River Island partnered with Google on a campaign that included Google+ Hangouts and the virtual reality platform Google Cardboard.

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05/12/2016  |  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...

YouTube case study: Wendy’s "click your own adventure" BBQ boosts purchase intent

To build love among an audience that had shifted interests and media behaviours, Wendy’s had to reinvent its marketing strategy from the ground up. This meant transforming its approach (and media plan) from spending less than 5% on digital to one where platforms like YouTube anchored its efforts.


02/11/2016  |  Full story...

Fake Instagram profile highlights unseen dangers of drink addiction

Charity Addicte Aide ran a clever Instagram ad campaign this summer, which aimed to raise awareness about alcoholism among young people by creating a fake profile with a troubling secret. This case study looks at how the French organisation made smart use of social media to push a powerful message.

02/11/2016  |  Full story...

Tumblr case study: Boots body confidence campaign increases brand perception

Yahoo partnered with Boots UK for a campaign tackling low self-esteem and body confidence among young people.

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02/11/2016  |  Full story...

World Zombie Day goes viral with Snapchat geo-filters

World Zombie Day London used Snapchat to amplify its message and increase charity donations. This case study looks at how the zombie walk made smart use of geo-filters at key locations in the city to boost donations to homeless charity St Mungo’s.


19/10/2016  |  Full story...

AN commerce brand converts makeup fans on Instagram

Online retail company AN Commerce wanted to drive sales for their brand, My Makeup Brush Set. The company used video ads on Instagram to showcase the products, resulting in an exceptional return on ad spend.

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06/10/2016  |  Full story...

Facebook “boosted posts” drives ad awareness for Conimex Wok Paste

An eye-catching series of boosted posts drove big gains in recall and awareness for Conimex Wok Paste, the Netherlands’ number one Asian food brand.

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29/09/2016  |  Full story...

Indian delivery service boosts app installs with Instagram

Indian hyper-local delivery service Grofer’s used Instagram photo and carousel ads to raise brand awareness and drive installs of its mobile app.

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21/09/2016  |  Full story...

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