Webex by Cisco

Building brand awareness and reach to global business leaders

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Webex wanted to generate brand awareness among global leaders across a range of business functions, emphasizing its role in effective collaboration and positioning itself as a modern solution now and into the future.


Our in-house brand studio, Create, produced created three branded content articles and an animated video housed on a bespoke microsite. The content was promoted via native placements, banners and pre-roll ads on CNN.com and CNN Business social channels on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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128 Site dwell time
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184k 3" minimum social video views
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557k Social unique reach

Campaign Deliverables

Branded content film

Using audience insights to ensure the topics were relevant to our international audience, Create produced a two-minute animated infographic film narrated by Mike Walsh, the Futurist for Leaders, explaining how technology is shaping the future world of work. The film was edited into a 15-second version for pre-roll advertising running across CNN.com.

Sponsor content site

This bespoke site housed the animated film plus three articles which expanded upon the themes, demonstrating the areas Webex can help companies with.

Webex by Cisco sponsor content site on CNN.com

Digital promotion

The video and digital hub were promoted across native articles, display banners and pre-roll videos across CNN.com, particularly focusing on CNN Business. The campaign was amplified across social via CNN Business paid partnerships on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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