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About the Guerrilla Marketing Report

The Guerrilla Marketing Trend Report tracks this growing marketing strategy. Much of the success of this type of marketing can be attributed to social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. Social media marketing makes it possible for a particular advertising agency to reach an ever-expanding audience via the Internet. Social marketing means that each marketing company has the potential to go viral with a simple and cost-effective idea, and keeping on top of such successful campaigns with a similar goal is now essential for every marketing manager.

Who It's For

Our research is ideal for any advertising or marketing company that seeks to track the latest successful attempts at grassroots marketing campaigns. By grasping what catches the attention of consumers, advertisers and merchandising managers can better understand what it takes for a brand to make a splash in the competitive marketplace.

The Guerrilla Marketing Trend Report will help advertising and marketing agencies foster a fundamental understanding of this important progression in the industry.

The Guerrilla Marketing Trend Report, last published on Apr 23, 2015, includes 310 PRO Trends and 1,550 examples of guerrilla marketing market research and guerrilla marketing consumer trends related to: social media, viral marketing, shockvertising, advertising strategies, flash mobs and guerrilla marketing trends.

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Our guerrilla marketing research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced guerrilla marketing articles and 2,340,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 310 Guerrilla Marketing PRO Trends = 310 Powerpoint Pages Guerrilla Marketing PPT Report
• 1,550 Guerrilla Marketing Examples

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• 217 Guerrilla Marketing Videos (Online) Guerrilla Marketing Videos
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Sample Guerrilla Marketing Pro Trends

Each Guerrilla Marketing PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online guerrilla marketing articles, videos and images. Examples:

Covert Campaigning Brands create faux accounts on social platforms to engage consumers Implications - Moving beyond traditional social media engagement, brands are turning to unsuspecting online tactics to add intrigue to the brand-consumer experience. Creating faux profiles and accounts, brands are going undercover to engage with consumers in a more lighthearted yet approachable manner. This covert tactic reflects a need to not only engage with consumers online, but to do so in a way that fosters a real and authentic connection with those involved.
Covert Campaigning
Brands create faux accounts on social platforms to engage consumers
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Experiential Social Brands are adding an experiential element to social media Implications - Brands are offering consumers greater incentive to communicate online by making the process of sharing more engaging. Social media is so integrated into many consumers' lives, it's become routine. This shift demonstrates that many consumers relish the opportunity to elevate the social media experience from something mundane to something more memorable.
Experiential Social
Brands are adding an experiential element to social media
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Branding Approachability Fashion brands adapt to be more accessible to the "every man" Implications - In an effort to communicate authenticity, many fashion retailers are targeting the "every man" with their branding strategy. Less concerned with prestige and exclusivity, brands are now attempting to become more accessible and down-to-earth. This shift indicates that consumers are responding to brands that reference their lifestyle.
Branding Approachability
Fashion brands adapt to be more accessible to the "every man"
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Monstrous Marketing Childrens' brands stand out with bizarre, animalistic packaging Implications - Many snack brands geared towards children are ditching the "cute" aesthetic in favor of a more intense look. By incorporating monsters, animals and other bizarre elements into packaging using a playful cartoon style, brands are setting themselves apart on shelves while appealing to kids' desire for an unusual aesthetic.
Monstrous Marketing
Childrens' brands stand out with bizarre, animalistic packaging
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Infancy Parents turn to apps to monitor infants while on the go Implications - Helping to make the process of caring for newborns a little bit easier, brands are offering apps and tech devices that help parents care for infants while outside the home. Providing checklists, reminders and even ways to track health, these apps offer parents a more streamlined way of monitoring their children while out and about. This reflects a need to maintain a sense of management and control over infant care, particularly when outside the home.
Appified Infancy
Parents turn to apps to monitor infants while on the go
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Wearable Banking Managing personal finance becomes easier with integrated banking accessories Implications - Managing personal finances can be challenging, particularity for those who find scheduling and tracking numbers to be a hassle. Helping to make the process more streamlined, brands are incorporating necessary apps and tracking software into convenient wearable devices, allowing consumers to efficiently manage and organize finances in a way that combines aesthetic appeal and functionality.
Wearable Banking
Managing personal finance becomes easier with integrated banking accessories
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Vending Vending machines encourage social interaction in exchange for goods Implications - Moving away from paying for goods with money, vending machines are integrating elements of social engagement as an alternative form of payment. Dispensing goods in return for engagement, these machines are using interactive and heartfelt experiences to boost consumer-brand interaction.
Social Vending
Vending machines encourage social interaction in exchange for goods
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Self-Serve Display Offering customers a sense of autonomy, kiosks integrate self-serve tactics Implications - Recognizing the individual needs of each consumer, brands and retailers are turning to high-tech kiosk displays to offer customers a more personalized experience. Allowing those passing by to engage with products and services through touchscreen displays and automated technology, brands are allowing customers to test and engage with products without the need for inconvenient face-to-face interaction.
Self-Serve Display
Offering customers a sense of autonomy, kiosks integrate self-serve tactics
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 304 more Guerrilla Marketing PRO Trends and 1,550 examples!



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