Determined to be part of New Year celebrations, Pepsi launched a comprehensive digital campaign to support the release of a souvenir Monkey King can. All timed to coincide with a movie based on Journey to the West released over the holiday period, based on the classic novel where the Monkey King is the hero.
In this insight report we reveal how Pepsi went well beyond tactical execution to activate Chinese consumers’ relationship to the heroism of the Monkey King. Using this as an emotive base, the beverage brand created a 360 digital approach that captured positive sentiment around China’s most important holiday.
What you’ll learn
How to leverage cultural values in a digital context
How to best leverage celebrity talent to create personal and genuine engagement
How to activate existing brand assets strategically to amplify a campaign
How to seed a promotion digitally – from introduction of assets to direct consumer participation
How to create a digital ecosystem that aggregates content from both social and traditional media channels
How to create a mobile ecosystem that maintains levels of engagement during a campaign
How to digitally engage Chinese consumers during holiday periods