Hyundai India – Write your i10 Story Contest

Hyundai India has a new contest called Write your i10 story. The details about the contest is available at www.writeuri10story.com, the official website. In this, participants have to draft a screenplay for the next commercial of i10. the draft can be uploaded to the website in audio, video & text formats. With the automobile market reaching new levels in India, automakers are trying to increase their brand visibility through various methods of advt.This provides an opportunity for winners to perform in a TV ad with Shah Rukh Khan, the brand ambassador for Hyundai i10 in India. One can also give a missed call at a number given in the website & they will get a call back for their i10 story.

Ecommerce sites in India

Ecommerce investments in India is increasing & this has lead to an increase in the sites & also online shopping. The higher discreation income of people has resulted in online shopping & this can be done at the click of a mouse. Several of ecommerce sites are also into TV advt, sponsoring, print ads & others driving slaes, brand visibility & others. Many global players are also looking at India & several brick & mortar companies have launched online commerce sites. Some of the such online shopping sites include myntra.com, yebhi.com, fashionandyou.com, bagittoday.com, flipkart, jabong, & others. New sites are being launched in most of the categories from baby products shopping to mobile phones & others. This has also created new job opportunities. Also special offers, promo codes & others help drive sales during holidays, festivals & others.

Youtube Testdrive – VW Jetta TSI

VW’s Jetta TSI youtube Testdrive campaign on youtube. This is a creative marketing strategy by VW to communicate about the product. One can ask question about the car & there are video replies to it. There is also like button for videos & can be shared. Also one can book the test drive for the car. VW has been at forefront of creative marketing in India & this helps brands connect better with the customers & also helps increase brand visibility.

Twitter as a Branding Medium

Twitter has become a new branding medium for products & services. Brands can top the list either on the number of followers, amount of time brands spent in top trending list & others. Most of the tweets carry a brand name. With millions of tweets every month, a brand can have huge exposure helping it increse the brand visibility. Brands from industries like Electronics, FMCG, Computer, Automobile, Retail & others top the list. This can help in spreading the Brand awarness & increase brand visibility also.

Analytics service providers are also giving metrics of the brands in twitter in terms of engagement, followers & others. With Mobile internet exploding in recent years, it has become easier for the consumers to tweet about their experience with the product/service right from their point of purchase influencing the buyers. Some of the top brands on twitter are foxnews, bbcworld, nytimes, nprnews, mashable, engadget, techcrunch, time, Facebook, Nike, Apple, Wal-Mart, youtube & others.