Who’s Tweeting @OldSpice: Ashton Kutcher & Your Mother

Who’s Tweeting @OldSpice: Ashton Kutcher & Your Mother Adam Schoenfeld Blogger Extraordinaire Simply Measured

Last week, Old Spice employed a revolutionary social media marketing campaign.  In their campaign, they encouraged Tweeters to tweet questions at “Old Spice Guy,” who replied with hilarious video responses to their questions.  Old Spice also geared many of the videos towards influential celebrities like Ashton Kutcher and Perez Hilton, as well as both of Twitter’s co-founders. We tracked @oldspice, and by looking at the most followed tweeters, we saw which celebrities were fraternizing with “Old Spice Guy.”

While Old Spice was able to grab the attention of A-list celebrities, the genius of the campaign was the hope of Average Joe tweeters receiving a video response from “Old Spice Guy.” Thus, 80% of the Tweeters @oldspice had less than 500 followers – essentially “mainstream Twitter.” This blend of celebrity conversation with average Tweeter involvement resulted in Old Spice being a huge topic on Twitter last week. Somewhere, Old Spice Guy is beaming.

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Adam Schoenfeld

Adam is the Co-Founder and VP of Strategy at Simply Measured. In 2010 (aka the dark ages of social marketing), Adam joined Damon Cortesi and Aviel Ginzburg to found "Untitled Startup, Inc" with the goal of helping marketers and analysts use social data to do their best work. The company quickly evolved to become Simply Measured and the trusted leader in social analytics. Outside of Simply Measured, Adam is a golfer, breakfast enthusiast, and long-time data geek.

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