Showcases

'I'm on. Period' - Influencer showcase: Turning a taboo into a trend

'I'm on. Period' - Influencer showcase: Turning a taboo into a trend

Finding a way to create an open dialogue over the taboo of women being on their period, while boosting the company's profile, was the brief handed to Tin Man by period subscription service Pink Parcel.

Influencer showcase: Harry Potter and GBBO used to get children into engineering

Influencer showcase: Harry Potter and GBBO used to get children into engineering

With a national shortage of engineers and a lack of women entering the sector, the Institution of Engineering and Technology brought in Tin Man to promote engineering to a new generation.

Influencer showcase: People with HIV targeted with fantasy flight

Influencer showcase: People with HIV targeted with fantasy flight

An edgy campaign fronted by a flamboyant drag artist and featuring the Grindr dating app was not the most obvious partner for corporate pharma giant Gilead.

Influencer showcase: Soap stars sound the alarm over security

Influencer showcase: Soap stars sound the alarm over security

Alarm company ADT tasked Unity with raising its profile with householders and business owners.

Influencer showcase: Gordon's Gin helps stranded commuters drown their sorrows

Influencer showcase: Gordon's Gin helps stranded commuters drown their sorrows

Already a well-known brand, Gordon's Gin wanted to go further and become the first drink that people would turn to after finishing work on a Friday night.

Influencer showcase: Adidas Glitch targets urban youth audience for boot launch

Influencer showcase: Adidas Glitch targets urban youth audience for boot launch

The Information

Adidas launched the Glitch campaign with Iris, aiming for a focus on being anti-establishment to transform the global sports brand into a 'start-up'.

Influencer showcase: Kaper creates food festival to spread Maille mustard across London

Influencer showcase: Kaper creates food festival to spread Maille mustard across London

The Information

Kaper created an influencer-led food festival last July with client Maille to raise awareness of the mustard brand and increase sales across the capital.

Influencer showcase: Quility reinvents itself for mothers with #AllAboutMama

Influencer showcase: Quility reinvents itself for mothers with #AllAboutMama

The Information

A change of name and a focus on a narrower demographic brought rewards for mindfulness app Quility - formerly known as Mindpilot.

New Influencers Showcase: Joe Wicks creates buzz for Fitness First campaign

New Influencers Showcase: Joe Wicks creates buzz for Fitness First campaign

For Fitness First's big campaign push in January, high-flying influencer Joe Wicks - aka The Body Coach - was brought to help attract new customers.

New Influencers Showcase: Vodafone's Vlog Squad engages young at Summertime Ball

New Influencers Showcase: Vodafone's Vlog Squad engages young at Summertime Ball

As headline sponsor of Capital's Summertime Ball music festival, Vodafone wanted to achieve more than a badging exercise and take the opportunity to engage a youth audience.

New Influencers Showcase: Weetabix and Manc Frank cook up life cheats with Ben Phillips

New Influencers Showcase: Weetabix and Manc Frank cook up life cheats with Ben Phillips

To publicise Weetabix On The Go, the Weetabix breakfast drink, Manc Frank devised a campaign based on the premise that customers would go to extreme measures to spend more time in bed.

New Influencers Showcase: Microsoft busts apprenticeship myths with Dodie Clark and 3 Monkeys Zeno

New Influencers Showcase: Microsoft busts apprenticeship myths with Dodie Clark and 3 Monkeys Zeno

The Microsoft Apprenticeship team asked 3 Monkeys Zeno to 'bust myths' about careers in technology and specifically apprenticeships, the biggest myths being that they are 'designed for men' and that you need to be 'techy'.

New Influencers Showcase: Gym selfie culture key in influencer-led Multipower campaign

New Influencers Showcase: Gym selfie culture key in influencer-led Multipower campaign

Tapping into online picture sharing culture was key for a campaign from sports food and supplement supplier Multipower, with social media influencers a crucial component.

News & features

TikTok users find Kyle Scheele’s Kum & Go stunt apology insincere. What should he do next?

TikTok users find Kyle Scheele’s Kum & Go stunt apology insincere. What should he do next?

His apology video is getting a barrage of negative comments, such as, “This video has ‘sorry, not sorry’ energy.”

Panera unveils Emily Zugay-designed ‘ugly holiday cups’

Panera unveils Emily Zugay-designed ‘ugly holiday cups’

The restaurant chain’s message: It’s what’s on the inside of the cup that really matters.

Beefeater Gin hires agency to run seasonal consumer campaign

Beefeater Gin hires agency to run seasonal consumer campaign

PR firm Instinct has been appointed by Beefeater Gin to drive consumer coverage for the brand into 2022 and work on its creative platform.

R. Agency hires former Frank director as MD

R. Agency hires former Frank director as MD

Laura Jones has joined R. Agency in the new role of managing director.

Kum & Go, TikTok star Kyle Scheele face backlash for ‘duping’ consumers

Kum & Go, TikTok star Kyle Scheele face backlash for ‘duping’ consumers

Social media users say they feel lied to by the lack of transparency behind the Kyle Scheele Meale campaign.

B2b influencers to disrupt 2022

B2b influencers to disrupt 2022

Think you know influence? Think again. B2b influence is the sleeping giant that’s set to be next year’s defining disruption.

Revolve brand ambassador program scales e-retailer’s influencer marketing

Revolve brand ambassador program scales e-retailer’s influencer marketing

The fast-growing e-commerce clothing retailer invites digital influencers to earn cash, promoting Revolve products.

Case study: How two health equity organizations and Ciara raised awareness about cervical cancer

Case study: How two health equity organizations and Ciara raised awareness about cervical cancer

The organization’s Cerving Confidence campaign, in partnership with the megastar singer, encouraged Black women to get screened regularly.

How brands are failing to connect with millennial mothers

How brands are failing to connect with millennial mothers

Millennial mothers in Asia are voicing their needs, accomplishments and worries unlike any previous generation. Yet brands are not sensibly tapping into this group.

Traackr creates tools to track influencer marketing revenue

Traackr creates tools to track influencer marketing revenue

The technology streamlines the process of influencers driving sales.

Frictionless shopping: YouTube launches shoppable live streams for the holidays

Frictionless shopping: YouTube launches shoppable live streams for the holidays

The Holiday Stream and Shop will feature YouTube stars Patrick Starrr, Jackie Aina, Manny MUA and more.

HypeAuditor survey: Influencers want clear expectations and budgets from brands

HypeAuditor survey: Influencers want clear expectations and budgets from brands

Plus: Why influencers refuse to work with some companies.

How can ‘Consumer PR’ help fight the climate crisis with one word?

How can ‘Consumer PR’ help fight the climate crisis with one word?

It’s simple: ditch the ‘consumer’ tag.

China bans influencers from touting stocks for brokerages

China bans influencers from touting stocks for brokerages

Only KOLs who are licensed brokers will be allowed to be continue, while livestreaming investment recommendations will be banned, media outlets have reported.

Espresso picked to promote celebrity-backed subscription meal venture

Espresso picked to promote celebrity-backed subscription meal venture

Agency Espresso has been appointed to launch My Supper Hero, jointly founded by Myleene Klass and Jamie Barber.

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