The “Why VW” blog campaign was developed by Edelman to allow consumers to connect and submit their Volkswagen stories online; since its launch, it has received over 1,300 user stories and more than 2.8 million page views from over 720,000 unique visitors.
On behalf of DICK’S Sporting Goods, Catalyst created a consistent brand voice on social by doing a deep dive on consumer insights and conducting a series of creative exercises with senior leaders at DICK’S, helping the brand exceed all 2012 goals for reach, growth, engagement and chatter on social media channels, adding 1.4 million fans/followers, and experiencing 327% community growth.
At the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, Pizza Hut launched a first-of-its-kind interviewing method: 140-second interviews for a cutting-edge new position, the “Manager of Digital Greatness; not only was Pizza Hut able to fill the post, the company also received a bounty of media coverage.
Weber Shandwick’s GoLive platform has been successful for a wide range of clients across industries, including technology, education, food and health, travel, and automotive; for example, on behalf of Verizon Wireless, Weber Shandwick executed GoLive events from key conferences like CES and CTIA, creating a GoLive community of more than 20,000 Verizon Livestream subscribers.
Co-Winner: Cisco Systems – Cisco Systems Leads Innovation in Digital PR In an extraordinarily competitive category, Cisco Systems’ digital team is a tour de force of organized, systematic, digital innovation. The company’s core objective, creating …
Contrary to conventional wisdom, PR measurement should inspire (rather than thwart) creativity.
Winner: Maggie O’Neill Partner and Senior Director, Peppercomm Maggie O’Neill’s script for public relations and strategic event marketing success has produced quite a highlight reel. With Peppercommotions, Peppercomm’s experiential marketing division, O’Neill is pursuing a …
The International Franchise Association’s campaign has led to placing 7,200 veterans in careers in franchising.