How Fanbytes helped spread
Self Love on TikTok
with the ‘Love Again Campaign’
Record label The Other Songs was looking to drive more streams and generate more buzz around their artist RuthAnne–not an easy task in a market as competitive as pop music. The Other Songs wanted to find a solution to get RuthAnne’s single ‘Love Again’ in front of a new audience in a new and exciting way.
Our solution was to create a TikTok campaign that would generate a movement around the track, engaging the audience, rather than just making them listen to it. We leaned on the message of the song, which is learning to love again after falling onto hard times. Therefore, our campaign was all about spreading self-love; our final creative concept was for our influencers to film themselves confessing their biggest insecurities and how they learned to love themselves again. We briefed our TikTok network on the creative concept, and selected the influencers based on their proposed content. Every influencer was a perfect fit for the campaign.
To get things rolling, we created an official TikTok profile for RuthAnne on the platform. Establishing an artist’s presence on TikTok is an extremely important step in activating a campaign. In order for a track to be correctly attributed on the platform, it needs to be uploaded onto the artist’s own profile.
Each of our influencers created a video holding up a sign confessing their biggest insecurities, with ‘Love Again’ playing in the background. Our influencers encouraged their fans to join in on the trend by ‘duetting’ their video. The duet feature on TikTok allows for users to create a video side-by-side with another creator; the duet video syncs with the audio of the previous video, so the same sound will be used in every video.
All of the videos were accompanied with the #PromoteLove hashtag, which we created for the campaign. Hashtags are essential for any campaign, as it makes all associated videos searchable, and raises the possibility of the campaign trending on TikTok.
The #PromoteLove campaign was a viral hit among TikTokers. After the campaign period, a grand total of 871 user videos were created using ‘Love Again.’ The kickstarter videos saw a total of 13.48K hearts from fans, and 153.3K views, alongside many comments on how inspiring the videos were. The associated hashtag, #PromoteLove, saw a total of 904K views. The campaign was extremely engaging and a massive hit!
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