Sony Combines Social and Local for Successful Product Launch

social media case studiesSony Electronics makes tens of thousands of products. But the launch of its Tablet S – going head to head with Apple’s iPad – called for something special.

Adding to the pressure, Sony’s social media team had a relatively small budget for the project.

With a creative mix of social media and in-person events, Sony brought out thousands of people to locations to “Catch the Tablet” and tell their friends about it.

Most notably, the campaign created buzz that inspired 1,000 clicks from Facebook to the Tablet S pre-order page, making it the most successful social media effort yet for the company.

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How Ford Gets More Sales With Social Media

social media expert interviewIn this video I interview Scott Monty, the head of social media at Ford Motor Company. Scott shares stories of how social media helps Ford launch and sell cars.

You’ll hear how Ford started to build buzz and anticipation with social media a year before the Fiesta was brought to the United States, and how this impacted their sales.

Watch the video to hear about the other ways Ford is using social media and be sure to check out the takeaways below.

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