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March 24, 2016 15:00 ET

Harte Hanks Samsung Partnership Wins Mobile Marketing Innovation Award Again

Harte Hanks Creates the Surprising Social Media Campaign

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2016) -  Harte Hanks (NYSE: HHS), a leader in customer relationships, experiences and interaction-led marketing, helped Samsung grab attention and build engagement when the company launched its Galaxy Note 4.

Now, the campaign has been awarded Direct Marketing News' 2016 Marketing & Tech Innovation Award in the Mobile Marketing category. 

The campaign directed at an under-30 audience focused on using social media to turn someone's bad day into a good day. The campaign dubbed #NoteMyDay, helped turnaround bad days for those young people who tagged social media with #NotMyDay.

"Research tells us, millennials use social channels to share everything, even the bad things," says Alan Kittle, creative director at Harte Hanks. "But we'd never seen a brand take direct action and find ways to make the bad days better, even though turnaround stories are popular. Using smartphone features to create happy endings felt so unusually emotional."

To boost Samsung's profile with this group, Harte Hanks teamed with Vine personality Rudy Mancuso and Snapchat artist Shaun "Shonduras" McBride. The two ended up turning around bad days for 18 people in 10 countries over a three-day period. 

The campaign generated 1.3 million interactions with the two social media stars; 15.2 million YouTube video views; 226,000 tweets of #NoteMyDay, which trended on Twitter in six key global markets. Most important, the campaign helped Samsung sell 13.5 million phones in the fourth quarter of 2014.

To see the campaign case study with a 2 minute video to:

To see the Direct Marketing News article on the award go to:

The Direct Marketing Association, the world's largest trade association dedicated to advancing and protecting responsible data-driven marketing, hosts the Marketing & Tech Innovation Awards.

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