Crocs is an American footwear brand that was able to make its resurgence thanks to TikTok’s flicker, flash, flare content strategy. Currently, the brand has over 552 thousand followers and 3.1 million likes on the platform.
Flicker, Flash, Flare: How It Works
Here’s a quick breakdown of the strategy Crocs used:
Flicker content: This involves creating reactive content that maximizes community engagement. It compels people to participate in trends like hashtags, memes, etc.
Flash content entails creating planned/episodic content that highlights a brand’s product. It makes use of recurring storylines or formats.
Flare content: Crocs uses its Flare strategy to promote more extensive campaigns. The primary purpose is to inspire the creation of UGC through hashtag challenges and the like — complemented by collaborations with influencers. Crocs created the #StrapBack challenge to promote its partnership with Afterpay. Crocs hired influencers to create content highlighting Crocs' affordability, asking viewers to create their own.