The MasterFoods brand has launched an aggressive mobile marketing promo in the U.S.
Starburst launched an aggressive U.S.-based mobile marketing promo on Friday as part of a new integrated campaign.
Grey Interactive and mobile marketing partner ipsh! are behind the cross-carrier effort, which follows a relaunch of the MasterFoods candy brand. The new identity promises "More Juice. More Burst."
Last week, MasterFoods began distributing the first of 100 million Starburst packs with unique wrapper codes that will eventually reach store shelves. Consumers can enter to win prizes by texting their unique numbers to the short code "JUICY." One pack design shows a teen holding out his phone and offers the copy, "Text. You Could Win Juicy Prizes." Smaller type below it says, "Look under wrapper. Text game code to JUICY (58429) or log on to starburst.com."
"Starburst is the most progressive brand for mobile marketing," said Nihal Mehta, ipsh! founder and president. "This is the largest cross-carrier mobile campaign for a consumer packaged goods [brand] in the U.S. to date."
Sweepstake giveaways include a 42-inch flat-screen TV, portable audio centers, and music downloads. The promotion continues through September.
Grey Interactive has handled Web and interactive advertising for Starburst since the late '90s. Last year, the MasterFoods brand gave its offline business to TBWA\Chiat\Day, but Grey Interactive retained some digital assignments.
Learn Digital Marketing Insights From Leading Brands!
ClickZ Live Chicago (Nov 3-6) will deliver over 50 sessions across 10 individual tracks, including Data-Driven Marketing, Social, Mobile, Display, Search and Email. Check out the full agenda, or register and attend one of the best ClickZ events yet!
Until March 2012, Zach Rodgers was managing editor of ClickZ's award-winning coverage of news and trends in digital marketing. He reported on the rise of web companies, data markets, ad technologies, and government Internet policy, among other subjects.
Hong Kong, October 21-22
London, November 13-14
San Francisco, November 13-14
London, November 18-19
Google My Business Listings Demystified
To help brands control how they appear online, Google has developed a new offering: Google My Business Locations. This whitepaper helps marketers understand how to use this powerful new tool.
5 Ways to Personalize Beyond the Subject Line
82 percent of shoppers say they would buy more items from a brand if the emails they sent were more personalized. This white paper offer five tactics that will personalize your email beyond the subject line and drive real business growth.
October 23, 2014
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT