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STIHL Great American Outdoors Campaign

With the challenges posed by a life-altering pandemic, we knew that the largest retail event of the year for STIHL would require a new approach. The ability to gather insight and pivot quickly proved to be paramount as we invited consumers to discover the world in their own backyards.

Situation

Our insight informed us that consumers would be hunkering down and discovering they can still get out without getting away. Naturally, outdoor living spaces would need sprucing up.

Strategy and Solution

We transformed their annual Dealer Days sales event to a themed multi-media event called The Great American Outdoors, inviting the STIHL audience to rediscover the adventure of their own living spaces.

Life is right outside your door

Our series of three spots, as well as digital short form, demonstrated that The Great American Outdoors are closer than you think. With STIHL tools, consumers can create the living spaces they have always dreamed of.

Connecting with our audience

A myriad of digital placements across a range of platforms meant we were able to capture the attention of potential consumers and leverage calls-to-action to encourage conversions.

STIHL website on laptop and phone
The Great American Outdoors banner

A rally cry of where to buy

With social distancing becoming the norm, we developed a strong call to action recognizing the need to keep consumers safe by encouraging them to conveniently shop online and pick up at a local STIHL dealer. From print and digital to radio and television, we reached out to our audience in a variety of ways to help them redefine their shopping experience and rediscover the Great American Outdoors.

three monitors with STIHL information

Accomplishment-based print

Big, bold, beautiful print showed consumers that STIHL and beautiful yards go hand in hand.

Examples of print media
2 people with STIHL products

Real STIHL. Find Yours.

The popularity of this campaign continued to reinforce the brand promise that STIHL outdoor power equipment has "yours" -- the right tool for you.

Leveraging leading indicators to create an effective campaign

While the circumstances of 2020 required us to be nimble and make real-time adjustments, these changes were not made without insight, research or strategy. Quite the opposite actually. By leaning into the work we had already done regarding consumer attitudes as they related to COVID-19 and its effect on their lives, we were able to develop a campaign that was relevant to their lives and to the KPIs that had been established.

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