KIND Snacks’ Back-To-School Instagram Campaign Asks Parents To Share Summer #MomentThatPopped
As parents' minds turn toward packing snacks and lunchboxes for schoolchildren, KIND snack bars encourages families to reflect upon the best moments of summer.
It’s early August, and you know what that means. Yes. The much-dreaded Back to School season during which kids complain that summer has just started, and parents are forced to spend tons of money on stuff that will, in all likelihood, enjoy a half-life of about six months.
Every marketer, of course, is all over this season with myriad promotions, some helpful and others downright annoying. One promotion from health bar KIND falls squarely on the fun side of the spectrum.
KIND, with help from celebrity animator and artist Rachel Ryle, has launched #MomentThatPopped, an Instagram-centric social media campaign that encourages parents to share their family’s most memorable moments of the summer.
Additionally, the “popped” theme is aimed at calling attention to the company’s new line of snack bars, which includes flavors like Popped Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt and Popped Salted Caramel.
I’ve teamed up with @kindsnacks to give away custom pieces of my art that are truly one of a KIND! In celebration of their new & yummy Popped bars, we’re looking for the #MomentThatPopped in your summer! By simply sharing your favorite summer photos, you’ll be entered to win a custom vintage lunchbox featuring a recreation of your special moment hand illustrated by me! Here’s all you have to do: 1. Post a photo of your favorite summer moment on Instagram or Twitter 2. Tag @kindsnacks and use #MomentThatPopped + #giveaway in your post Boom! You’re now entered to win a customized lunchbox of your favorite summer moment, kindly brought to you by @kindsnacks & me! #stopmotion #animation #summer #summertime #art
The artist’s Instagram post, which has been liked 21,000 times and was shared by KIND on its own account, urged the aforementioned sharing of a special moment. Doing so during the contest period — last week — entered the submitter into a drawing to win a custom vintage lunchbox adorned with artwork created by Ryle.
In addition to the lunchbox prize, there is a charity component to the campaign. Each shared #MomentThatPopped photo triggered a $2 donation to LA-based non-profit Your Golden Ticket, an organization which aids underprivileged kids.
KIND is mentioning the promotion on its Twitter page and on its blog:
— KIND Snacks (@KINDSnacks) August 3, 2015
The company is also getting the word out via a paid native advertising campaign on blogs that reach parents and the health-conscious:
The brand has also created a video for the campaign: