Appealing to the Masses
The Diocese needed to increase attendance at mass and appeal to a younger demographic in one of the most populous and diverse areas of the world – Brooklyn NY.
Tackling the toughest of challenges
Ruckus was tasked with developing campaigns that would resonate with a younger audience. Through extensive target market research and our creative muscle, Ruckus craft design and messaging and brought forth a risky proposition to the Diocese – be bold!
Millions in earned Media on $14,000 in spend - The Wall Street Journal
Ruckus transformed the Diocese’s image while garnering national media attention and local interest via viral campaigns dubbed “The Original Hipster,” “It’s Never Just a Selfie,” and a sustained digital presence. “The Original Hipster” campaign alone achieved over 2.6 million media impressions, returning $1.6 million of earned media to the Diocese – publicly they didn’t have to pay for.
Church leaders noting a substantial increase in attendance at mass and a notable increase in youth participation.