Category Archives: User Engagement

SNCF (French railways) marketing: Europe? It’s just next door

A brilliant campaign to promote SNCF, French railways, throughout Europe. TBWA/Paris installed coloured doors (with high-tech connected monitors) in several european cities’ public squares (Milan, Brussels, Barcelona, Geneva or Stuttgart…). Opening the door provided users a great experience of being… … Continue reading

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10 digital marketing key data about 2013 that will be useful in 2014

From SmartInsights come 10 statistics that show key trends in digital marketing, 10 key questions, 10 quick answers and some more to think about. Here’s my pick of three. Which social networks should we focus on? Which social networks encourage … Continue reading

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An Apple or Samsung commercial? No, even better: Somersby Cider (yes, made with apples)!

This commercial is so brilliant! We all know how people (us) queue up outside stores whenever Apple releases a new product. It’s amazing how much this event has become ritual: door opening, store people welcoming customers, people getting crazy around … Continue reading

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Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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How much data do americans consume in a day? [infographic]

Amazing infographic: 3.6 zettabytes per day consumed every day by US internet users Looks like that, beginning from 1980, there has been a 6% increase per year, getting to the total amount in zettabytes – that’s 10^21 bytes!

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The power of direct experience – even in social networks [video]

I guess this pretty video from BirdBoxStudio has a lot to do with experience – direct experience, that is. … and a lot with social media and people’s behaviour…

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What Facebook knows – about human behaviour and a lot more by mining its huge users’ database

Technology Review, published by MIT: if you still don’t know it you’re in trouble. Get a copy, now. I love it, it’s one of the very best publications around. Period. August 2012 issue features a cover story about Facebook and … Continue reading

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Facebook + CNN = total coverage of 2012 election – the dawn of a digital democracy?

As Mashable reports Facebook is teaming up with CNN to socialize coverage of the 2012 election, as the social network aims to become a “second screen” for political coverage. The new experience, “America’s Choice 2012,” will encourage Facebook’s 160 million … Continue reading

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Forget economic downturn: here come the top 10 luxury social media marketers!

What’s really selling in these hard times, when economic downturn depresses economy, markets and people? Luxury, of course. Overpriced goods, exclusive stuff gets more attention by more people – not only those who can afford it. Even though it’s still … Continue reading

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