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Taco Bell's Instagram Doritos Locos Tacos Commercial

I love Taco Bell's new television commercial for the Doritos Locos Taco. It features a series of user-uploaded Instagram photos of Doritos Locos Tacos: "no matter how hard you try, pictures just don't do it justice." It's fun, social, and conveys how popular and unique the product has been. The Doritos Locos campaign has been a smash success - and social promotion has been a key part. Creating a television campaign atop that activity (on Instagram no-less) is terrific. [youtube value="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvgGgQ_6a6s&w=560"]

Side note: the new taco has indeed been a smash success. Roughly 30% of Taco Bell orders include the Dorito's Taco and same store sales up 6% after launch. Taco Bell even responded to my tweet: "The people have spoken. And the people love #DoritosLocosTacos." (a very, very proud moment for me)

Taco Bell's Clever Facebook Timeline

Clever job by Taco Bell here to use the new Facebook Timeline / profile to highlight history (company, menu, etc). And Taco Bell then took to the newsfeed... and their 8.5m fans... to promote their "Timeline of Firsts": Also worth noting they had 500 interactions (posts + comments) in the first 6 minutes.