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11 Marketing Campaigns That Became Viral Hits

05/11/2016
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As an advertiser it’s imperative to give yourself a chance to be enlivened by others. The stream holds inventiveness, uniqueness and brand-new ideas, owing credit to startling individuals who dreamed them up.

To handle your need of marketing revive, here we have incorporated few of the advertising efforts that became viral hits resounding with the key target audience. Read on and get stirred to sustain your imaginative quirk with a refined approach.

1) Penny the Pirate- Saatchi & Saatchi


This inventive campaign for OPSM an Australian optician’s chain has brought extraordinary impacts creating a storybook planned specifically to test children’s eyes while they read it, which brought about a huge number of kids having their eyes checked. The printed book and app were successful to the point that the number of eye tests led by OPSM rose enormously.

2) #LikeAGirl- Always


‘Always’, the female cleanliness brand brought this campaign based on what it is to be a girl through online video, social media and a website hub changing negative stereotypes. The video had been shared for 1 million times within the first month, enabling purchase expectation to expand up to 92%. Always also received a UN award for the impact the campaign brought in terms of women empowerment around the world.

3) #Touch the Pickle


Whisper, India’s driving brand of sanitary pads, made a social development that went up against the customary tradition of disgrace proliferated through obsolete taboos. Studies reveal that 58% of urban Indian ladies don’t touch pickles amid their periods, because of prevalent social taboo and this prompted to the ‘Touch The Pickle’ campaign. It helped the female cleanliness cataloging better reflect and express the hopes of modern women.

4) Netflix Socks


Netflix holds immense appeal over the world and this funny and creative advertising effort by the name amassed an amazing fan base. It brought “smart socks” with an accelerometer with a purpose to detect if a user has fallen asleep, send a signal to the TV and to pause the show.

Netflix socks accomplished over a billion media impressions, additionally 1000 media arrangements. Speaking of social media success, within three weeks the socks were talked about 49 times an hour on Twitter, calculating an average of 1175 Tweets every day, from around 20, 0000 users.

5) #Kan Khajura Tesan- HUL


The campaign by Hindustan Unilever (HUL) was brought with a purpose to reach rural Indian populations with a dependably on, allowed to-utilize versatile media channel offering music, jokes and Bollywood content, mixed with advertisements. The channel picked up 12 million subscribers in under 10 months from launch, including one million one of a kind guests for every month.

6) #Love at First Taste- Knorr


Knorr, the US-German food brand got viral consideration with “Love at First Taste” campaign a taped examination in which coordination among couple was recognized just by flavor, for a surprisingly intimate first date. The brand typically known for discharging product particular campaigns brought this new approach that has storytelling and making an emotional association with the viewers.

The campaign as a part of a more extensive drive to build up a more dynamic approach to speak with Knorr’s customers truly fetched foreseen results and gained millions of views.

7) #WorthSaying- L’Oreal Paris

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L’Oreal Paris has a long-running slogan: “Because You’re Worth It” and launched its campaign #WorthSaying in line with the Golden Globe awards. The campaign was intended to move ladies to speak more about things that are imperative to them and got discussed massively, with the hashtag getting utilized hugely over several online networking channels.

The brand professed the significance to fuel the effective expressions of women wherever so their discussions achieve, and influence others and coordinating the idea, drove colossal prominence.

8) #ShareYourEars- Disney

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In festivity of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, Disney carried a campaign collaborating with Make-A-Wish Foundation. The campaign was expected to urge fans to share pictures and selfies including the exemplary mouse ears on Twitter and Instagram, utilizing the #ShareYourEars hashtag. It was to bring awareness and funds for critically ill children.

Disney vowed a $5 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every individual participating in the campaign, with an aggregate cap of $1 million. The campaign turned into a drifting theme via social media and it was in the end so fruitful that Disney multiplied their unique promise of giving $1 million to $2 million.

9) #This is Wholesome- Droga5


A well-known US ad agency Droga5 conveyed a campaign for Honey Maid, an American brand serving families for years. It had lost its pertinence and its development had slowed down being seen as antiquated. The campaign featured the assorted qualities of all families in America and offered social insight rooted in the change of the American family dynamic and helped Honey Maid to surge its market share hugely.

10) #BallotBriefcase- PWC


The #BallotBriefcase campaign worked remarkably, with a subject making it distinguished amongst the crowd.
The campaign story included the adventure of the Oscar ballot briefcase, as it went around the nation with celebrities showing up on the route.

11) #FlyBabies- JetBlue


Flying with a crying baby is really tough and with recognition to solve the problem JetBlue, the airline decided to choose to handle the issue in a surprising way. It gave its travelers flight discount each time an infant cried on the eve of 2016 Mother’s day.

The promotion titled ‘FlyBabies’ made immense praise making the whole thought a sweet execution and drove people to change their state of mind towards a crying child on the flight.

These campaigns got spread in a way scoring tons of consideration and became amazing examples of how leveraging user-generated content can progress brands’ rendezvous and visibility.

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