Tag Archives: Taco Bell

Whether it has been with a talking chihuahua, or jamming Doritos into all parts of Tex-Mex fast food, Taco Bell has taken a thinking outside the box approach to marketing and advertising for years – long before social media was really a thing. Though, of course, they’d say they’re “thinking outside the bun.” Taco Bell thrives on the bizarre, the unconventional, and the uncommon. They’re all of these descriptions and more! – Wrapped in a Cool Ranch Doritos shell and smothered in sour cream, salsa and gooey, orange, plastic-y cheese. While marketing is a subject that is relatively difficult to go too crazy with, on the surface, Taco Bell manages to find a way to go against the grain here as well. While the 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report shows that many corporations have low interest in utilizing Snapchat in their marketing at this point, Taco Bell is embracing the platform and using it really effectively.

Doing Social Media Right – A Taco Bell Story

nantic   October 14, 2015

Title of Post: Doing Social Media Right – A Taco Bell Story Organization Name: Taco Bell (subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc.) Industry: Fast Food Web reference: https://www.tacobell.com/, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/28/taco-bell-beef-meat-lawsuit-ads_n_815303.html, https://www.tacobell.com/, http://www.bluleadz.com/blog/5-companies-doing-it-right-on-social-media, http://www.lotus823.com/social-media-marketing-lessons-from-taco-bell/ Description of how social media is used for business performance: Using social media outlets to review products and services is a great way to for a company to figure… Read more »

Taco Bell “Thinking Outside of the Bun” by Using Snapchat to Interact with their Consumers

emilievandijk   June 19, 2014

Organization Name: Taco Bell Industry: Food Name of Contact: Tressie Lieberman, Director-Social and Digital Marketing for Taco Bell   Taco Bell has found out the best new and innovated way to introduce new items to their menu as well as interacting with their consumers, and that is; through the use of the very popular app Snapchat. In May 2013, Taco Bell… Read more »

Taco Bell Launches Doritos Locos Tacos Using Integrated Social Media Campaign

corrieabird   October 19, 2012

Taco Bell partnered with Doritos to launch a new product Doritos Locos Tacos – a hard shelled taco made of Nacho Cheese Doritos Chips. Taco Bell determined that “80-90% of Taco Bell-related conversations were taking place on Twitter” they used this information to plan and develop their pre-launch campaign.  In February 2012 the Taco Bell pre-launch Twitter campaign began.  The pre-launch… Read more »