PR Campaigns

Public relations as a marketing channel

PR Campaigns


Professor Harlan E. Spotts, Marc G. Weinberger and Michelle F. Weinberger, Admap, March 2015

This article explains research into the impact of PR on corporate reputation, and how this feeds into sales, and recommends that brands pay more attention to PR.


Case Studies on Warc, Case Studies on Warc, 2015

This campaign, aimed at increasing organ donations in Brazil, used a stunt involving a billionaire, a US$500,000 car and a lot of social media outrage.


Institute of Communication Agencies, Bronze, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study explains how Selections Chartier, a wine company based in the Canadian province of Quebec, used a 'perfect meal' message to promote its product.


Institute of Communication Agencies, Grand Prix, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study demonstrates how Molson Canadian, the beer brand, used a patriotic campaign to reverse a five year downward trend and grow share.


Institute of Communication Agencies, Silver, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study reveals how Volkswagen exceeded pre-sales objectives by generating visibility for the launch of its 7th-generation Golf and Golf GTI into the Canadian market.


Case Study

Boston Pizza Ribs
Institute of Communication Agencies, Bronze, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study reveals how Boston Pizza generated awareness and increased sales for its previously unloved ribs offering in Canada.


Institute of Communication Agencies, Gold, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study demonstrates how WestJet, the Canadian airline, used a holiday real-time experience to gain media attention and grow revenue.


Institute of Communication Agencies, Bronze, Canadian Advertising Success Stories, 2015

This case study describes how Workopolis, a jobs website, broke into the job-search market in Quebec, Canada using real-time marketing and an election night stunt.


Jack Spicer and Mathieu Dauner, Account Planning Group - (Australia), Finalist, Creative Strategy Awards 2014

This case study explains how Bundy Rum, an alcohol brand owned by Diageo, created a limited edition bottle to help the Australian town of Bundaberg, the brand's ancestral home that had been damaged by floods.

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CASE STUDY

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Using ambush marketing to get media attention