- Provide Rich Social Media Experience For WalkMS Participants -
NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its commitment to those who support friends, family, and other people living with multiple sclerosis, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness partnered with Acorda Therapeutics to relaunch the online component of the "I Walk Because" program. The site delivers a personalized user experience through the use of enhanced social media applications.
The site, www.iwalkbecause.org, relaunched to coincide with the 2009 season of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's WalkMS program, is the online extension of Acorda's presence at 30 of the largest Walks around the country. Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness partnered with Studio PMG, a California-based multimedia company, to incorporate cutting edge technology into the build and execution of the site.
The "I Walk Because" program features a dynamic booth that invites Walk attendees to share why they are walking by personalizing a t-shirt and recording a video. The online space was created to extend the physical presence at WalkMS events by providing an interactive community where walkers can share their experiences.
"The marketing success of the 'I Walk Because' program is its ability to connect the actual walk experience across multiple media channels and create a meaningful way for all participants to be engaged," explained Jim Joseph, Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness. "The entire program is about providing a powerful experience for those who live with MS, and that encompasses the walks themselves and sharing the adventure."
In addition to hosting the videos that are captured at the booth, visitors to www.iwalkbecause.org can register to create a personal profile which allows t
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