Concept: Launch a timely campaign to help football fans destress ahead of the Super Bowl on February 4 with the chance to win a trip to Hawaii and Kona Brewing gift cards
Objective: Inspire fans to spread the word on social about Kona Brewing and drive email signups
Digital Campaign Index (DCI) Score: 158
Use Case: Sign Up and Photo Lab
Kona Brewing Company, Hawaii’s largest and favorite craft brewery, knows a thing or two about helping their fans hit pause and enjoy life in the moment with their exceptional lineup of innovative small-batch beers. With the launch of their "Take a Timeout Sweepstakes" Kona is hoping to motivate football fans to hit pause on their game day anxiety and experience a refreshingly un-stressful cold Kona beer.
One scroll through my Facebook newsfeed after the Patriots made the Super Bowl again tipped me off that emotions were running high and stress levels were at a peak, and more than a few people could use a Kona beer to take off the edge. Kona’s campaign will be running throughout the month of January and the days leading up to the big game. To participate, Kona fans can post a photo showing how they take a timeout with their favorite Kona beer on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #KonaTimeoutSweeps or upload a photo directly on their sweepstakes landing page using their Photo Lab powered by Wyng. To encourage participation, Kona is giving away a free trip to Hawaii, as well as daily gift cards to fans.
Kona’s DCI score and high engagement is a clear indication that while fans may be taking a second to hit pause on everything else, they are hitting go on participating in Kona’s savvy and timely campaign.
DCI Score Overview: 158
Kona Brewing’s DCI score is a combination of an Engagement Score (ES) of 251 and Virality Score (VS) of 66. The “Take a Timeout” sweepstakes made great use of user generated content and timely catch to encourage sharing and engagement.
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Engagement Score (ES): 251
Virality Score (VS): 66
The Kona Brewing team optimized their campaign to take advantage of new technologies and their fans current actions online by enabling people to simply add a hashtag to enter their sweepstakes. So, if you haven’t yet, head over to Kona’s campaign website and submit your own photo, because seriously, who doesn’t want to win a free trip to Hawaii!