MAM

Coke’s slurp shuts noisy movie goers

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/03/28/coca_cola.jpg?itok=nphEOkBA

MUMBAI: In an era when marketing isn’t just showing advertisements on television or putting on newspapers, brands are finding ways to reach out to its customers.

Every now and then, a brand engages in customer engagement initiatives to get audiences to notice it. The same was done by Coca Cola in Denmark, a couple of weeks back but with a twist. The exercise, this time, embarrassed the customers.

In a cheeky manner, the cola giant along with its creative agency Saatchi Denmark helped encourage moviegoers to keep quiet by showing their noisy antics in a mock film trailer.  

In India too, brands are leaving behind even global brands when it comes to engagement especially on the social media. The reason behind engagements is really simple: brands are no longer just about building awareness; they also need to bring themselves to the forefront of consumers’ consciousness by engaging with them. Engagement now is about clutter breaking and loyalty creating.

For example, in 2013, Coca Cola had installed high-tech vending machines in the malls of Lahore (Pakistan) and New Delhi (India) – two cities separated by only 325 miles, but seemingly world apart due to decades of political tension. The brand then invited shoppers to set aside their differences and share a simple moment over a Coke.

Click here to watch the video

Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha saw a rise in its sales in the month of February, thanks to customer engagement programmes. New product launch along with innovative ongoing customer-centric activities boosted the volumes to an all new level, the company had said, then.

Such stunts are increasingly used by brands to gain traction globally. Irrespective of where the stunt or activation was held (in this case, Copenhagen), chances of it going viral globally are high if the central idea and execution is great.

However, with Indians being too touchy, Coke’s Slurp won’t work in India. Unless the audiences can laugh at itself, such initiatives can be harmful.  

To think of brands which would use similar engagement programs is for telecom service providers. With most of the Indians lacking phone etiquettes, the telcos can think of coming up with something different. Hope Airtel or Vodafone are listening.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/17/digital-display.jpg?itok=_FAr0SjC
36% more active digital display ads this month

The whole world is going digital and so is digital advertising with advertisers vying hard to capture quality publishers. In turn, there are a lot more publishers competing for marketers too. And both sides are constantly looking at new tech and services to grab a larger piece of pie from the...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/17/Anshuman_Chakravarty-Mayur_Hola.jpg?itok=jyOnCxRL
Dhoni narrates old bat & new Orient LED story

MUMBAI: Orient Electric, a part of the USD 1.6-billion CK Birla group, has launched an integrated advertising campaign with its long-standing brand ambassador MS Dhoni for its range of LED Battens.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/17/HeroSalutes.jpg?itok=inQX9suG
I-Day: Hero salutes true heroes behind heroes

MUMBAI: Hero MotoCorp has rolled out its Independence Day campaign with its third edition of #HeroSalutes. The campaign has been conceptualised by Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi and has been on-air from 11 August.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/mullen.jpg?itok=lgYKe55j
GolinOpinion appoints Asheesh Malhotra as ED

Asheesh Malhotra has parted ways with advertising to pursue a career shift. He leaves his role as president at Bates CHI & Partners to join GolinOpinion, the PR division of PointNine Lintas, as the executive director. This marks a significant shift for Malhotra, who’s spent his entire career in...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/complan.jpg?itok=i-mjTQ4S
Complan goes for brand makeover, focuses on WB & TN

Complan, a health drink brand, is going through a complete brand makeover and has adopted a new brand philosophy – Don’t Just Be Tall, Stand Tall. Complan has lined up a series of media innovations to reintroduce the brand in the market.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/asianpaints.jpg?itok=X1z0gHeL
Asian Paints adhesives TVC - a humourous take on 'joints'

Have you met Vicky Contractor? It's time to tune in to the engaging digital film that presents Asian Paints' range of adhesives catering to carpenters and contractors.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/himlayan_0.jpg?itok=VMea8ZCP
Tata's 'Himalayan' mineral water enters U.S.

Tata Global Beverages’ natural mineral water brand Himalayan has entered the U.S market.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/aveit.jpg?itok=paZAx-0m
Pulp designs Philips Avent's breastfeeding awareness campaign

Royal Philips, a leader in healthcare technology, recently rolled out an awareness campaign aimed to empower mothers, expecting mothers, and their families in India. Launched under the Philips Avent brand, the campaign promotes the importance of breastfeeding, address societal barriers, while also...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/Untitled-1_2.jpg?itok=rUIiAyDa
Kesh King TVC shows use of herbs

MUMBAI: Kesh King, an ayurvedic hair care brand from the house of Emami, is launching its 'new brand film' reinforcing its leadership. Positioning the brand as the 'King of Ayurveda,' the new film re-emphasises on the strong ayurvedic heritage of the new and improved formulation.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories