Thursday, 26 August 2010

Social Media Case Studies [Aug-GB_V6.0]

Adidas recently launched a social media campaign featuring several international sports stars to promote MiCoach, a new personal coaching application - PRWeek

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is launching an email marketing campaign that includes a Facebook "like" button to get people talking about their new feature documentary called "Restrepo." More at DMNews

STARBUCKS shares how social media helped drive more than one million people into stores for their “Free Pastry Day” Promotion - PRLog

TARGET used Twitter to promote their fall fashion show in New York with a series of videos and ads streamed live on the event's Facebook page - brandchannel

The AMERICAN RED CROSS recently hosted an Emergency Social Data Summit to discuss the use of social media in emergency situations.  More at - American Red Cross

FORBES launched a new blogging platform that allows marketers to contribute content to both their print publication and their website - BtoB

OFFICEMAX has added a Back to School tab on their Facebook page that includes a "Can You Make the Grade?" quiz.  Check out their promotion at Facebook

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