Storyism.net
tell your story, make your mark


Advertising

November 14, 2012

Tumblr directs brands to favourite agencies in new ‘A-List’ Partnership Program

In response to growing interest from brands, Tumblr has launched an A-List Partnership Program in an effort to enable brand storytelling to be the best it can be on the social blogging site.

The A-List is a a group of advertising, creative, and media agencies, plus technology providers and theme specialists that include the likes of BBH, Carrot Creative, Poke, Social@Ogilvy, and 360i.

“Brands are increasingly experiencing Tumblr as the most unique and engaging way to participate in creative storytelling with consumers,” says the Tumblr website. “Tumblr’s A-List partners are fully equipped with the right tools to provide their clients the ultimate Tumblr experience.

“We couldn’t be happier with the early success brands have had using Tumblr to tell their stories, and we’ve been honored to work with some of the most creative and talented agencies around the world. “

A-list Partners will have unparalleled access to training from Tumblr staff, support from Tumblr’s brand strategists and PR department, with access to Tumblr’s API team and data firehose.

Carrot Creative has recently launched their own web presence on Tumblr, called EveryDayWeTumbln.

“What makes Tumblr so valuable for brands is its open-ended design and the tendency of content to spread further than on other networks,” said Nick Perold, VP of strategic development at Carrot Creative.

“Because Tumblrs can be custom-designed, brands have a real opportunity for nuanced, visually-driven storytelling; by ‘reblogging’ consumers can take this content and make it their own – lending the full weight of their blog to the original message, rather than being counted anonymously in a mass of ‘likes’.”

Irfan Kamal, SVP and head of partnerships for Social@Ogilvy said that they have been working with IBM on their ‘Smarter Planet’ Tumbr initiative. “We think Tumblr has a unique, very visual approach toward content,” he said, “and it’s one that we think has a lot of promise.”

Tumblr currently hosts more than 80 million blogs with 35 billion posts, with users creating more than 70 million new posts a day.

More information on Tumblr’s A-List Partnership Program can be found here.

 



About the Author

Evon Koprowski
Brand storyteller, creative strategist, content marketer and all round bon vivant at Red Fortune Media where I growth hack projects for the arts, culture, tourism, technology and social sectors. I'm freelance - if I can help you, get in touch.




 
 

 
Screen shot 2012-10-01 at 2.20.31 PM

Planned service interruption: Why your Tumblr site will be down this weekend

Fans of microblogging platform Tumblr may receive a rude awakening this weekend as Tumblr sites will be down for an undisclosed period of time. All sites will be unavailable from 4am ET on Saturday October 6, and will sporadic...
by Evon Koprowski
0

 
 
Artspace

Social networking and art competitions? Artspace launches Tumblr contest to find new talent

Leading contemporary online art dealer Artspace has launched ‘the next Artspace artist’ competition on blogging site Tumblr. Running over 4 weeks, artists have a chance to win $1000US by posting their best pieces by...
by Evon Koprowski
0

 
 
dogshaming9

Dogshaming – the latest storytelling craze by Tumblr chief goes viral in less than 1 week

Dog owners can now get their own back on bad behaviour with a public display of their canine’s despicable capers in an online gallery of shame. Dogshaming has recently made headlines around the world only days after being...
by Evon Koprowski
0

 




0 comments