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When freelancer marketer and proud Swiftie Nicole Tabak saw Taylor Swift trending ahead of her Midnights album release, she decided to jump in on behalf of her client… Harvard Online.
We’ve seen other brands tweet about Taylor Swift before from Auntie Anne’s pretzels to NASA! In fact, I compiled a list of brands tweeting about Red (Taylor’s Version).
🟥 Seeing a lot of RED in your feed today?
This recent image from @NASAHubble swiftly captured our attention. A true chart topper, this supernova remnant has hotter gas and shines brighter in X-rays than the remnant of a typical Type 1a supernova: https://t.co/7nv6reXmws pic.twitter.com/kRZPXUkVpK
— NASA (@NASA) November 12, 2021
But can a brand as prestigious as Harvard Online participate in pop culture trends?
Well, Nicole’s thread comparing Taylor Swift albums as Harvard courses went viral. Hear her tell the story about the creative process leading up to this moment and share why brands are Swifties too.
“If we don’t do this now, we’re going to lose the moment.”
– Nicole Tabak
Listen to the episode below:
In this episode, we discuss topics like:
- How to jump in on trending topics and determine if it makes sense for your brand and audience
- Why so many brands are Swifties and love talking about Taylor Swift!
- How to seize the moment before it passes
- Considerations when going viral
- Community lessons inspired by Swifties
Links from the episode:
- Nicole’s viral tweet from Harvard Online
- Nicole’s newsletter, Social Media Detox
- Follow Nicole on Twitter
- Check out Harvard Online’s courses!
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