Brands Tap Into the Madness: Tweets from the Week
March Madness is alive and well. With the Sweet 16 approaching, brands are making a push on social media to tap into this massive and attentive audience. Although most brands will be releasing their full court presses during and after the Sweet 16, we’ve already seen a few brands picking up on the buzz!
History is within everyone’s reach. pic.twitter.com/zacMhqbLp9
— Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) March 20, 2014
Nike’s graphic designers are kicking it into overdrive to celebrate the season. To celebrate one one of the most unpredictable tournament starts in history, Nike reminds everyone that the madness has only begun.
— adidas (@adidas) March 10, 2014
Adidas designed the uniforms for this year’s March Madness and they’re putting them at center stage. Even though their uniforms will be on display all month on CBS, this Tweet makes sure that the audience knows that those slick shorts are Adidas.
Photo of tournament thus far? Aaron Craft’s priceless reaction to a last-second miss that ends his Ohio St. career. pic.twitter.com/VazKcMCdfk
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 21, 2014
ESPN is on their A-game. Their March Madness coverage has been informative, engaging and thorough. Throughout the tournament, they’ve been driving engagement by sharing notable moments, like this one, from the tournament. A telling photo in a timely Tweet always leads to big ROI.
We’ll gladly be your Cinderella, America.
— NDSU Basketball (@NDSUmbb) March 21, 2014
This team’s 15-seconds might be over, but they made sure to make it count. All eyes were on North Dakota State, and they took to Twitter with confidence. We’ll definitely remember their name come next year!
What do you think about brands’ coverage of March Madness?
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