YellaWood, a leader in the lumber industry, wanted their brand to keep up with their own growth. Our purpose was to expand brand engagement with consumers and the channel as dramatically as the footprint had expanded. It was time to try something new. After a major acquisition, YellaWood’s footprint went from 33 Southern and Midwestern markets to 100 markets spanning 27 states.
To quote YellaWood CMO James Riley, “We had to rethink everything. Nearly two-thirds of our geography was new to us. We had new retail partners, new competitors, and new markets full of homeowners who had never heard of our brand.”
Home is where people want to be, and they’re heading out to their backyards, decks and porches to enjoy every square inch. They’re finding that living a more relaxed and authentic life brings people some much-needed personal satisfaction and peace of mind. They want to enjoy life more, which includes socializing with family and friends outdoors.
To complement the brand campaign, a responsive website is created, featuring dozens of YellaWood project plans for backyard accessories from birdhouses to greenhouses, serves as the hubs for the campaign. The activation campaign inspires homeowners to download plans, watch how-to-videos, engage with YellaWood social media and more.