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Why marketing matters: Liquid Death a case study

In the marketing world, some companies stand out with innovative and bold strategies that captivate audiences. One such company that has taken the internet by storm is Liquid Death.

In this case study, we’ll explore why Liquid Death is considered the most savage company online and dissect the effective marketing techniques that propelled it to a $700 million valuation in just four years.

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Effective marketing techniques used for Liquid Death

The birth of Liquid Death

Liquid Death, founded in 2019 by Mike Cesario, emerged from a simple observation at a Vans Warped Tour concert. Cesario noticed that performers were sipping from Monster energy drink cans filled with water. Inspired by this, he decided to create a brand that made water cool, akin to energy drinks and alcohol.

Step 1: The perfect name and branding

Liquid Death nailed the first step with its choice of name. “Liquid Death” may seem unconventional for a water brand, but it perfectly captures attention and creates a memorable image. The name aligns with their tagline, “Murder Your Thirst”, and the mission statement, “Death to Plastic”, promoting eco-friendly packaging.

Step 2: Viral ad campaign and merchandising

The company launched a viral ad campaign that took inspiration from energy drinks and alcohol marketing tactics. By selling not just water but a lifestyle, Liquid Death turned consumers into walking advertisements. The branding was so powerful that it extended beyond the water cans to a wide range of merchandise, including shirts, hats, jackets, and more.

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Step 3: Breaking into the beverage industry

Breaking into the beverage industry is no easy feat, but Liquid Death accomplished it by making water controversial and exciting. The brand challenged the status quo with its unconventional approach, and the marketing strategy resonated with consumers.

Expanding the product line

Liquid Death didn’t stop at canned water; they introduced flavoured sparkling water, making a traditionally uncool product cool. The move targeted a wider audience, including those who wouldn’t typically consider drinking sparkling water in social settings.

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Targeting kids responsibly

With the introduction of a mascot named Murder Mountain, Liquid Death ventured into targeting younger audiences. Unlike some controversial marketing tactics used by other brands, Liquid Death promotes a healthy alternative for kids without compromising on the cool factor.

Handling controversies

The brand embraces controversies, turning negative comments into opportunities. When faced with a cease-and-desist letter over the “Arnless Palmer” flavour, Liquid Death not only complied but renamed it “Dead Billionaire”. The move not only diffused the situation but added a humorous twist to the controversy.

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Liquid Death exemplifies the power of effective marketing

Liquid Death’s journey from a startup to a US$700 million company in four years exemplifies the power of effective marketing. By transforming a mundane product into a lifestyle brand with a unique identity, Liquid Death has left an indelible mark on the beverage industry.

This case study serves as a testament to the idea that with creativity, innovation, and a willingness to embrace controversy, any company can make a significant impact in the market.

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