2019 SCMP Brand Campaign - Asia Matters
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Overview of this campaign
Build awareness in Southeast Asia (SEA) of the South China Morning Post as a trusted news brand that shows both sides of a story, reports in a fair and nuanced way, and
champions the plurality of voices in Asia.
Highlight SCMP as an 116-year-old regional expert, our unique position (close to China
and Asia) and globally-minded perspective.
Our goal is to build SCMP into a meaningful news media brand in Asia.
Results for this campaign
Our Asia wave campaign highlighted two sides of Asia-centric stories and current affairs to showcase SCMP’s dedication to providing different perspectives of topics that matter to our audiences in the SEA region.
We also saw significant grow in a key objective of creating and the strengthening of a loyal
Total number of video views - 4.3m
Total number newsletter sign ups - 5,486
Total number of UV - 1.4m
Loyal readers & regular users -+7/13%
But more importantly, there was the significant lift in brand awareness, this being our key objective of this campaign. The Philippines and Malaysia showing a dramatic increase in SCMP’s brand awareness in these markets.
Results - Philippines
The 2nd campaign wave surpassed our expectations and came in under our set budget.
Total number of video views - 3.2m
Total number newsletter sign ups -1,152
Total number of UV - 597.4k
Again, the Philippines results were impressive and we were able to reinforce our brand message and establish a strong presence in that market.
Ad Recall +12.2%
Brand Lift +12%