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Monstrous Calling Campaigns

The Vodacom 2011 Ads Shows Free Calls After Midnight

— October 24, 2011 — Tech
Halloween is just around the corner and that means those who thrive at night will be looking for some special treatment; enter the Vodacom 2011 ad campaign. These series of print ads advertise the offering of free calls after midnight. Therefore night owls and creepy creatures alike will be able to chat away into the wee hours of the night.

Conceived and executed by South Africa-based ad agency Draftfcb JHB, the Vodacom 2011 ad campaign stars none-other-than a talkative zombie, a fearsome werewolf and a lounging Dracula. These particularly timely print ads will surely inspire more than a few to go with this phone provider. Strange things happen come Hallows' Eve. The Vodacom 2011 ad campaign simply wants everyone to be prepared.
Trend Themes
1. Late Night Calling Trends - As more people stay up late, businesses can capitalize on offering free or discounted calls after midnight through creative advertising campaigns.
2. Holiday-themed Ad Campaigns - Seasonal advertising campaigns like Vodacom's Halloween themed ads can boost brand recognition and engagement with target audiences during holiday seasons.
3. Monster-themed Marketing - Incorporating scary or supernatural creatures into marketing can be a unique and attention-grabbing way to promote products or services.
Industry Implications
1. Telecommunications - Telecommunications companies can attract new customers and engage current ones by providing free or discounted calls during traditionally quiet periods like late nights.
2. Advertising - Ad agencies can tap into seasonal opportunities to create campaigns that resonates with audiences' interests and cultural celebrations.
3. Retail - Retailers can use monster-themed marketing as a way to add an extra spooky touch to seasonal marketing campaigns, and can also offer sales and promotions during holidays to capitalize on increased consumer spending.
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