Swedish band Junip have created the ultimate way to connect with their fans.
Junip has recently announced that they will be letting their fans create the music video for their recent release "Without You." The contest is open from now until August 5th. The prize? The winning video will be used for Junip's song as well as various other prizes.
A recent surge has happened in the social media world with bands asking their fans to produce their own content. Ideas such as Junip's video is just one of the many ways the bands are interacting and building a positive relationship, bridging the fame gap.
The Junip's fan-made video is a great way to showcase your creative talents and appreciation for the band.
Implications - As social media continues to grow in scope and size, so does the ability of corporations, brands and musicians to build active and lasting connections with their consumers by integrating their products with them through the Internet. By creating contests that allow fans to participate and win a prize, the company/brand creates a meaningful connection that rewards a consumer for loyalty.