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Case Study

East Olivia

East Olivia is a female-founded brand that creates stunning floral arrangements. It used HawkeAI data to boost paid social ads.

East Olivia cover graphic

Initially an events-based agency, East Olivia successfully rebranded itself at the start of the pandemic as a D2C ecommerce store shipping beautiful, preserved floral arrangements across the country.

With the change in direction, the brand struggled to get consistent results from its paid social campaigns. Hawke Media stepped in to develop and test paid social campaigns and benchmark performance against the competition.

  • Used HawkeAI to benchmark performance against the competition
  • Tracked progress with HawkeAI dashboards to quickly identify areas for improvement
  • Lowered ad spend and CPA simultaneously with new Meta Ads strategy

East Olivia knew Mother’s Day had a lot of revenue potential, so it came to Hawke beforehand to optimize social media ads in time for the holiday. We established consistent performance by coming up with a full-funnel strategy. We implemented new campaign types like Advantage+ Shopping and leveraged customer lists that were previously underutilized.

Since then, we’ve A/B tested creative assets and messaging consistently for constant optimization. We’ve held consistent results, even in months with traditionally low sales numbers. We found that tapping into a male audience in a traditionally female-oriented product produced some of the best results and that the audience responded best to video and static-image ads.

By coming up with a full-funnel evergreen strategy, paid search became the #1 driver of traffic to the website and a top driver of revenue.

East Olivia paid ads

The East Olivia team had access to HawkeAI dashboards to monitor performance live and easily identify opportunities for improvement. This saved time for Hawke Media team and East Olivia. The data was easy to share and could be communicated quickly. The data showed which campaigns overperformed against the industry standard, which helped the team optimize messaging and strategy quickly.

“Partnering with Hawke has been a fantastic experience for us. Their paid social expertise has effectively boosted our sales YoY while stabilizing our CAC. We feel fortunate to collaborate with them. Beyond their expertise, their warmth, friendliness, and deep understanding of our product make for a fantastic working relationship.”

East Olivia Hawke AI