Tag Archive | "YouTube Campaigns"

IKEA: The Time Travel Experiments

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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So IKEA has taken a new angle with their online content strategy, introducing ‘The IKEA Time Travel Experiments’ online video series where they bring in a hypnotist to take IKEA customers on a journey through time, right in their store… The link of course, is that no matter what, you’ll always find your future bedroom [...]

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Coca-Cola: CokeDrones Bring Happiness By Air

Sunday, May 11, 2014

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Coca-Cola is the latest company to use Drones in a marketing stunt to get YouTube views. This time, it’s in Singapore, a place where almost the entire labour force is made up of foreign workers, who are away from family for long periods of time, while they work to create the beautiful Singapore city. So [...]

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Pedigree: YouTube Ad Revenue Donations

Monday, April 28, 2014

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Pedigree is experimenting with a new way to raise money for its famous ‘Adoption Drive’ campaign, by creating this super cute Doggy video, and enabling YouTube’s revenue sharing model, to make every global view earn money for the cause. So, in doing my part, I’m posting this to not only feature a smart campaign, but [...]

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Waves 4 Water: YouTube Annotations Campaign

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Here’s an interesting play to promote not for profit organisation, Waves For Water, with a new YouTube Annotations Campaign called ‘Annotations For Water’… It’s an animation made only with annotations to promote the message across YouTube. And with a simple bookmarklet tool, anyone can add this animation to their own videos and broadcast a message [...]

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YouTube: The Missing Person Pre-Roll

Friday, August 30, 2013

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In a World First Pre-Roll campaign on YouTube for the Australian Federal Police, VML have launched ‘The Missing Persons Pre-Roll’ during Missing Persons Week, aiming to amplify the search to gain new information and leads on over 1,600 long term missing persons in Australia. The Missing Persons Pre-Roll was geo-targeted to focus on the locations [...]

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Volkswagen: Hidden Frame YouTube Ad

Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Another cool YouTube play from Volkswagen, with this ‘Hidden Frame’ being used to promote their new side assist feature. The Ad utilises a standard YouTube feature, which is the ‘frame view’ when you mouse over the timeline… This isn’t extremely innovative, but it’s a pretty smart and fun way to get the message across. What [...]

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Volkswagen “The Original Click” YouTube Ads

Thursday, May 24, 2012

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Here’s a really simple, but suitably smart digital media buy from Volkswagen, attempting to warn people not to stand for imitation Volkswagen parts. To do this, Volkswagen bought YouTube ads across popular videos that were imitations of great ones, and served them with an ad saying “Don’t accept Imitations. Prefer Original Parts” which would click [...]

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TippExperience 2: Hunter and Bear’s Time Warp

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Remember the TippExperience from just over a year ago? It was that very cool “Hunter Shoots A Bear” interactive YouTube campaign that finished up with something like 50 millions views.. Well, they are back, and this time it’s Hunter and Bear’s Birthday… Only this time, they are both in a world of trouble as a [...]

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Mad Men: The 8-Bit YouTube Advergame

Sunday, March 25, 2012

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Mad Men is back and along with it comes a host of great content, including this weirdly wonderful 8-Bit YouTube “Choose Your Own Adventure” style Advergame that is getting some solid traction. It’s less than 5 days old and already over 300,000 people have played the game (or at least started it), plenty of the [...]

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IKEA: Catch The Swedish Light Campaign

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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Here is a really interesting way to run a competition using YouTube videos. IKEA Belgium wanted to celebrate the Swedish mid-summer vibe, a time when sales are usually pretty flat for them in Belgium, so they created a series of product based videos called “Catch The Swedish Light”. The stop motion videos showcased the latest [...]

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IKEA Happy To Bed: YouTube Social Experience

Sunday, August 28, 2011

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IKEA in the UK has launched an interactive social experience on YouTube. The above video is the ad to launch the overarching campaing around IKEA having everything to get you happy to bed, but the real fun is on their YouTube channel, where they’ve extended the idea with Facebook Connect. It starts with a room [...]

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YouTube Content Mixer Comments

Friday, August 26, 2011

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Here is a neat little idea for Caja de Ruidos, a leading music production company in Argentina, who’ve set about showing everyone how to create their own personal, interactive mixers for any video on YouTube, enabling people to create their own experiences in YouTube’s comments field. While most of us might know how to use [...]

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Blink 182: Stolen Fan Content Music Video

Sunday, August 7, 2011

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After almost 8 years, Blink 182 have launched a new single, and with that, a very unique approach to re-engage their fan base, by trawling YouTube for every video uploaded that used their music without permission, then they set about cutting it into their very own music video, turning the tables on their fans, and [...]

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Isaiah VS Fabio in Old Spice Internet Duel

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

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And so it begins… Isaiah Mustafa VS Fabio himself in a real-time streaming Old Spice Internet Duel at 12pm Noon EST. Wooo! It was only a matter of time until the guys at W+K took the new-look Old Spice campaign to a whole new level, and that they will in just a few hours time, [...]

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Hugo Boss: Head Tracking YouTube Experience

Sunday, July 24, 2011

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Here is a different kind of YouTube experience from Hugo Boss for the new fragrance “HUGO Just Different”. The YouTube experience is created around an interactive film called “KINO” that essentially has 3 variations that can be instantly engaged at any time. Playing on the idea of seeing things differently, users control the the film [...]

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