Active Ride Shop, a Mira Loma, Calif.-based skateboarding outfitter, has a passionate customer base that enthusiastically turns out for skating competitions, fashion shows and other brand events.
Traditional Web-based approaches to subscriber acquisition won't naturally translate to the mobile space.
The Chicago Bulls NBA franchise launched a mobile initiative March 30 that allows fans to text in to receive real-time game updates, scores and player statistics via mobile phone. The team worked with Chicago-based mobile marketing firm Vibes Media on the initiative.
T-Mobile USA has launched a Web and mobile sweepstakes targeting Hispanic soccer fans in the US. The campaign, titled "El Llamado del Futbol" — "The Call of Soccer" in English — was designed to engage subscribers and non-subscribers and to grow the company's e-mail and mobile databases.
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R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
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