With growing economic concerns and shrinking marketing budgets, they needed to tell clients and prospective clients that in spite of - indeed because of the recession, we are more relevant to them now. What they needed was a simple, cheap and effective way to do this. They created undersized business cards with appealing designs and thought provoking lines to drive potential clients to ogilvyonrecession.com; a website offering smart strategies to deal with downturn. The responses were overwhelming. Aside from being an engaging icebreaker with their desired audience - they had produced an insightful, relevant and targeted campaign, by saving rather than spending.
Agency: Memac Ogilvy Dubai, UAE.