McDonald’s Brilliant Billboard Campaign: Leveraging over Smartphone’s True Reach


If you think that you are among the ones who have seen the best of interactive ad campaigns – offline and online both – this may blow your mind away, probably! Titan in fast food chain business, McDonald has recently triggered a campaign in Sweden through a digital but interactive billboard which is not only attractive massive crowd with every passing day but also making many to turn them up to company’s outlets. And, all this just by engaging thousand of smartphone users in the country.

McDonald’s has installed a giant digital billboard which woks just like a gaming console but get controlled by the smartphone users nearby. If any user finishes the game within 30 seconds, he is entitled for the free food coupons in the nearest McDonalds outlet.

The exciting part of the whole concept is that neither people nor company has to have any special arrangements to play that game. Even, users also don’t require to download any app to play the game. A Smartphone with, obvious, internet connectivity is all what is need to play the game. Instead phone picks up your geo location and you can join the game just by visiting a website.

This masterpiece of campaigning is not the best way to engage people with brand but also drives many of them to outlet to redeem coupons. The enormous reach and adoption of Smartphones are slowly giving birth to many applications and methods which narrowing gap between technology and life.

Well done Mc Donalds ! Here is a video of McDonald’s brilliant interactive campaign.


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