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Barclaycard Keeps (Water)Sliding With Online Contest

Follows Up Popular TV Ad From BBH

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Here's an example of how to take a TV ad and give it legs online and with a strong consumer-participation element to boot. A few months ago a Barclaycard ad featuring a man taking a waterslide from his office through a busy cityscape to his home made some waves. The credit-card marketer has followed up with a contest to build your own waterslide video. The winner wins a tour of five of the biggest waterslides in the world.

Here's a new video from Dare in support of the contest, which has a YouTube channel:

And here's the original ad from ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty:

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