How three's #makeitright TV ad made it big on YouTube

April 2016

Three, with their puppet hero Jackson, wanted to raise awareness of the #makeitright campaign and their brand. Working with the YouTube team from the outset, Three partnered with Mindshare and Wieden + Kennedy to develop a series of videos to complement the TV ad. Watch the video (above) to see how Google Preferred, TrueView and the latest techniques in remarketing achieved "mind-blowing" results to lift ad recall and brand search interest.


Google Preferred for high quality audience

TrueView skippable format to measure actual views

Re-marketing with additional "substantiating" videos


Raise awareness of #makeitright campaign

Increase interest in the Three brand

Provide extra reach to TV ad and encourage sharing


127% increase in ad recall

Top three spot in annual YouTube Ads Leaderboard

350% increase in search interest for product keywords

“There’s something of a myth that a TV ad can’t work on YouTube, it definitely can”


Emily Scovell, Business Director, Mindshare

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