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Snapdeal is an Indian e-commerce company, headquartered in New Delhi, India. Snapdeal features products across categories like Mobiles, Electronics, Fashion Accessories, Apparel and Footwear, Kids, Home, and Kitchen, Sports, Books, Restaurants, Entertainment and Spas amongst others.


The major goal of Snapdeal is to maximize its outreach all over India and across the web online by offering best online offerings, deals and discounts.

In order to accomplish these goals, Snapdeal has put all its efforts into marketing & promotion of its products and services. Snapdeal is fully leveraging the power of social media by running campaigns across all social network channels.

Snapdeal Yamdude Campaign 2012 

Snapdeal had launched an interesting campaign called Yamdude (the deal that even god of death Yama can’t resist, from Snapdeal) by using SocialAppsHQ’s Photo Contest App on Facebook. The campaign with a character called ‘YamDude’ kept reminding everyone that ‘Everyone lives only once and hence they should use Snapdeal to get these one in a lifetime kind of offers’.

In this campaign, the fans were suppose to avail a deal from Snapdeal, submit their photo with redeeming the deal/ product and get it voted.


Number of entries – 252

Number of Votes – 30,616

Impressions due to stories created – 2,357,432

Snapdeal leveraged their main page and 32 regional pages to advertise this campaign heavily. With the help of SocialAppsHQ’s inherently viral Photo contest App, this campaign generated 2.3 million brand impressions! This helped make Snapdeal YamDude campaign a memorable household name in India.

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