Case Study:



G.O.A.T Fuel embarked on a strategic initiative to launch a captivating Instagram campaign designed to captivate users as they navigate their feeds. To realize this vision, PlayBooked curated a cohort of elite athlete influencers, hand-selected to resonate with G.O.A.T Fuel’s target audience.

Following brand approval, we expedited the process of talent onboarding, contract negotiation, and roster finalization with utmost efficiency. Leveraging our extensive network and established athlete relationships, we swiftly completed our comprehensive onboarding procedure within a week.

With the roster solidified, we transitioned into the creative ideation phase, collaborating closely with influencers to develop compelling content strategies. Product distribution commenced, ensuring athletes had plenty of G.O.A.T Fuel to showcase in their content.

The Challenge

Created by the legendary athlete Jerry Rice, G.O.A.T Fuel energy drink stands as a pinnacle of high performance, offering a premium fuel engineered to propel and empower individuals towards realizing their utmost potential. A nascent contender within the burgeoning hydration and energy beverage space, G.O.A.T Fuel aimed to cut through the clutter via strategic alignment with top collegiate athletes to catalyze brand recognition and resonance among their target audiences.

PlayBooked’s Vibrant Execution

The Creative

Given the campaign’s emphasis on creative content, the PlayBooked creative team furnished G.O.A.T Fuel with a comprehensive pitch list of content ideas. These included engaging concepts such as taste tests, unboxing experiences showcasing product design, detailed ingredient descriptions elucidating benefits, immersive “day in the life” narratives, and comparisons between pre and post-workout scenarios.

Strategic Budgeting and Athlete Engagement:

PlayBooked’s athlete activation team curated a selection of our premier athlete influencers, presenting their social profiles to G.O.A.T Fuel for consideration. Upon sign-off, we initiated the onboarding process, skillfully navigating contract negotiations and solidifying the roster.

Dynamic Campaign Logistics:

In response to G.O.A.T Fuel’s objective of crafting a captivating campaign resonating with Instagram audiences, meticulous attention was directed toward dynamic content creation. Leveraging existing relationships with athletes facilitated a streamlined onboarding process, condensing the timeline to a mere week. This expedited approach ensured swift execution without compromising the quality and impact of the campaign.

Selective Athlete Engagement:

Our team selected a cohort of 20 distinguished athlete influencers, hand-picked for their resonance with G.O.A.T Fuel’s brand ethos and target demographic. Each athlete was carefully vetted to ensure alignment with the campaign’s messaging and values, fostering authentic connections with their respective audiences. This deliberate selection process underscores our commitment to precision and efficacy in influencer engagement strategies, maximizing the campaign’s potential impact and reach.

Extensive Athlete Involvement:

The flexibility afforded in influencer selection for this campaign empowered our team to enlist a cadre of top-tier athlete creators. Leveraging established rapport and effective communication channels, cultivated through prior collaborations, proved instrumental in orchestrating the campaign’s triumph. This seamless collaboration not only underscored the synergistic partnership between G.O.A.T Fuel and its athlete influencers, but it also punctuated our commitment to delivering unparalleled excellence in campaign execution.

Impressive Engagement Metrics:

The campaign yielded remarkable results, boasting an exceptional average engagement rate of 16%, indicative of the compelling resonance between G.O.A.T Fuel and its audience. Eclipsing the half-million mark in impressions, the brand’s content demonstrated a consistent trend surpassing industry benchmarks, with all videos garnering an above-average engagement rate. These metrics prove the effectiveness of our strategic approach in fostering meaningful connections and driving impactful interactions with consumers, thereby solidifying G.O.A.T Fuel’s position as a formidable contender in the market.

Concluding Insights:

The resounding success of G.O.A.T Fuel’s content can be attributed to the authenticity inherent in each influencer’s ability to tailor their creations to align seamlessly with their individual brand identities. Upholding a commitment to fostering genuine connections, our campaigns team champions the utilization of user-generated content, ensuring the highest degree of authenticity in creative expression.

Looking ahead, G.O.A.T Fuel’s future objectives center on bolstering sales performance. To this end, our team has diligently formulated a comprehensive action plan that is poised to propel the brand toward achieving this pivotal goal in the upcoming campaign cycle.

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