Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

4 Awesome Mother’s Day Campaigns That Nailed It

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Awards season is well and truly over. But we like to run our own little awards from time to time! Of course, we’re always on the lookout for inspiration and amazing campaigns within the social media, marketing and FMCG industries and Mother’s Day is fast approaching. Yep, better get those flowers ordered and that card written – it’s on Sunday 11th March!

We’ve had a search for some of our favourite Mother’s Day campaigns from recent years and we’ve given them all a very fancy schmancy award category, because, we’re professional like that. Enjoy!

1. Best For Powerful Message

Interflora’s campaign for ‘The Power of Flowers’ is all kinds of girl boss powerful and we love it. The aim was to convince the nation to reflect on the many reasons to send flowers to your lovely mum, not just Mother’s Day! Communications agency Home devised this campaign and their creative director had this to say; “Like mums, flowers can often be taken for granted and overlooked when it comes to what they stand for.” Bravo, guys.

2. Best For Content

Paperchase nailed the link between cute and useful content for their craft-loving market with their Mother’s Day DIY last year. By collaborating with a well known interior designer and crafter they gave their content even more authority as well as it being great to look at with click-through-ability! By showing their followers a quick DIY that they could whip up for their mum they showed their supportive side for penny-savers and creative side for their crafty followers. It’s the thought that counts and this DIY was really cute.

3. Best For Creative Idea

KFC are pretty much incredible for most campaigns but we really loved their Tender Wings of Desire parody of those saucy books! Because everyone’s dream guy is the Colonel, isn’t it?

 

4. Best For User Generated Content

Pandora have Mother’s Day wrapped up – they know they’re going to be uber-relevant for this holiday but they still try really hard with their campaigns and we love that. User-generated content is one of the toughest things to get right because, at the end of the day, people are lazy (Twitter) or overly proud (of their Instagram profiles). By incentivising their campaign with a competition and focusing it around an emotive subject, UGC was always going to be a great idea. They also dabbled in a Snapchat filter the year before so we’re looking forward to seeing what Pandora will come up with this year!

What do you think? Tweet us if you have any other favourites that we’ve missed off our (obviously not exhaustive) list!

25 words you need in your life

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Today is thesaurus day and as a creative agency where a lot of our day to day discussions involve copywriting, social media posts and branding, you can imagine, we love words. What’s better than celebrating words? Celebrating new words for the words we already love. Here are 5 of our favourite words and some sweet new synonyms to add to your vocab. Every day’s a school day!

1. Authentic

Actual, original, pure, true, trustworthy.

2. Exciting

Appealing, thrilling, electrifying, intoxicating, sensational.

3. Words

Conversation, talk, colloquy, confab, discussion.

4. Impact

Tremble, impingement, clash, quake, buffet (what?).

5. Beers

Ale, brew, hops, stout, barley pop (our personal favourite).

9 of the best #BlueMonday social posts

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Blue Monday is *apparently* the most depressing day of the year. Every third Monday in January we all rally round and ask ourselves if we are actually feeling “blue” or if the internet is just telling us we are. Either way, we love the hype on social of a trending hashtag. Here are 9 of our favourite social posts from the gloomiest 24 hours of the social media calendar!

1. CBeebies
#TiredTuesday is our new fave thing, we can’t deny it! Plus, it’s not limited to a once a year use – hello weekly content.


2. Women’s Health
Our kinda mantra…


3. Pukka Pies
Ok, so we’re biased on this one but sometimes a tasty dinner just makes a dull day 10 times better!


4. BBC 6 Music
We thinks the world’s caught on this year to the fact that we’re the only ones making any Monday blue.

In all seriousness this is a great article, give it a read if you’ve got 10 minutes!

5. Manchester United
Begrudgingly giving them this one. You’re red. We get it.


6. Lindsay Ell
Yeah, we hadn’t heard of her either and apparently, she’d only heard of Blue Monday this year. This year!


7. NME
A #BlueMonday tweet with actual factual knowledge. We’re down.


8. Innocent Drinks
Always up there with the trending topics are our Innocent.


9. National Trust
A.K.A the most satisfying video you’ll see today.

Our work: Son Of Steak

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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Things have been going great over at Son Of Steak, the brand new restaurant (and our fantastic client) in Nottingham’s Trinity Square.

We’ve been working on Son of Steak’s social media from the start, having set up their Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter channels back in March. Now the restaurant’s open and we have no secrets to keep, we thought we’d show a quick glimpse of some of our favourite pieces of content.

Over all the channels, we’ve created a social persona and tone of voice that gets across the passionate yet no-nonsense character of Son Of Steak, with short, to-the-point messaging, gorgeous assets, fun animations, and a good helping of attitude. For the whole picture, like Son Of Steak on Facebook, and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

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Our social client: Cofresh

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

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We’ve been appointed by the UK’s number one Indian snack brand, Cofresh, to manage their social media channels.

Cofresh has been owned and run by the Patel family since way back in the 60s, when Dinesh Patel founded a potato crisp business in Nairobi, Kenya. Upon moving to the UK in the 70s the family continued to make snacks, and today Cofresh makes more than 200 products including potato crisps, spicy snack mixes, rice sticks, and more.

We’ll be focusing on growing the brand’s channels and creating fresh, engaging content – our in-house illustrator, Dave, has already been hard at work on the amazing snack-based art you can see in this post. Keep your eye out for more!

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We’re really looking forward to working with such a unique and exciting brand. Like Cofresh on Facebook and Instagram to keep an eye out for our work – we can’t wait to share what we’ve been up to!