The Best Native Advertising Examples of 2019 [continuously updated]

Gustaf Stenlund | January 21, 2019

 
In this article, we spotlight the new kings and queens of native advertising and branded content.
 
Each week, we pick remarkable content campaigns to feature in This Week in Native Ads (sign up to the newsletter here). Being included in This Week in Native Ads automatically gets you in consideration for the best ads of the year. See 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.
 
Submit your own work for consideration for 2019, here.
 
If you haven’t been able to find relevant examples for you, feel free to send us a note. The team would be happy to send some across.
 
Summary list

 

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ColeHaan: Changemakers

Cole Haan and Giant Spoon worked with Forbes on Changemakers
ColeHaan and Giant Spoon worked with Forbes’ BrandVoice on Changemakers. We especially like the Smorgasburg co-founder interview.



Category: Retail
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 1/18
 

Visa Presents Urban Survivalist


Visa created a funny ‘Reality’ show starring Ronny Chieng as part of a Branded Content Campaign. It demonstrates the convenience of mobile pay.

Category: Finance
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 1/25
 

Mailchimp presents: Wi-finders


MailChimp launches Wi-Finders, an unscripted original documentary series exploring the projects people are working on in various locations.

Category: Technology
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 1/25
 

Hulu Is Experimenting With a Charmin Bear Chilling on Your Pause Screen

hulu pause ads
Hulu, pause screen ads. The new feature promises for a more pleasant ad break. Genius.

Category: Media
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 2/1
 

Shutterstock Recreated the Notorious Fyre Festival Promo, This Time Using Only Stock Video

shutterstock fyre video
Shutterstock found a creative way to bring excitement to stock images. The promo brought luxury vibes on a deceptively small budget.

Category: Photography
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 2/8
 

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon prime with the tab
Amazon Prime on The Tab, developed a quiz for students on what series they should binge watch next.

Category: Media
Featured in: This Week in Native Ads 2/8
 

 
Check out 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 and submit your own work for consideration here.

 


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