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Tusen röda plastbåtar: En studie av framgångsrik gerillamarknadsföring
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Design, Linnaeus School of Business and Economics.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Swedish consumers are daily bombarded with 1500 advertising messages. 22 percent of the Swedish people are avoiding all advertising in traditional media according to SIFO's research. To master this problem innovative methods are a necessity to reach consumers. Guerrilla marketing is such a method.

Purpose: The purpose of this dissertation is to describe the components and the activities that asuccessful guerrilla campaign consists of. He purpose is also to examine the motives behind theseactivities, why they were chosen and what objectives they were supposed to accomplish. Theambition is to find success factors for guerrilla marketing that result in publicity and increasedrecognition.

Limitations: The Swedish market where a collaboration between two companies, Miami GuerrillaMarketing (Miami) and Stena Line, has been examined in a case study. The case study focuses on two successful guerrilla campaigns, 2008 and 2009, which resulted in publicity and increasedrecognition.

Method: Case study

Conclusion: A number of factors that lead to successful guerilla marketing, which gains publicityand increased recognition, have been identified in this dissertation. These are to: chose a new marketing communications strategy, chock and surprise the customers, use the novelty effect,generate strong emotions, match the media selection with the target audience and use uncon-­ventional media.

Suggestion for further research: Experiment of guerrilla marketing in combination with traditionalmarketing and also studies of the effectiveness of the method.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , 71 p.
Keyword [en]
guerrilla marketing, recognition, publicity, positive attitudes, creativity, media noise, image, positioning, media selection, stealth marketing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-11260OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-11260DiVA: diva2:406892
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2011-03-29 Created: 2011-03-28 Last updated: 2011-03-29Bibliographically approved

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