Ford - Spooky Halloween car wash prank
GiffGaff - When you're scared you're not the boss #alltheboss
Samsung - Samsung zombie switch2. Vampires
Snapping at the heels of the walking dead, vampires just missed the top spot. Second in our PR ranks, they must have been working with a pretty good agency, receiving over 900,000 mentions on Twitter. They know their audience and they've tapped into it beautifully. They are the Cara Delevingne of the spooks scene - a fash pack favourite.
Championed by fashion and retail brands such as ASOS and Topshop on social media, vampires even managed to secure some national press coverage via the Guardian too.3. The Witch Whilst witches still rank amongst the top for fancy dress, they seem to have lost their magical influence over the years, reaching number three in our charts after conjuring up around half a million mentions. The Guardian's guide to being a witch is well worth a read to get into the spirit - but as far as we're concerned witches are so last year. Our tip: to cast a better spell over their audiences. 4. Werewolf Taylor Lautner did a lot for the werewolf pack's PR when the Twilight Saga first hit our screens in 2008 but surprisingly werewolves have a relatively small share of voice in the Halloween conversations this year, mentioned under 100,000 times on Twitter. Despite not being able to reach the masses, they must have enjoyed this PR stunt by Trinity Leeds, which raised awareness of the werewolf in the north of the country at least! 5. Girl ghost My favourite of all the fright night creatures, I was disappointed to see that creepy girl ghosts came bottom of this year's list, as the least influential ghoul. Mentioned around 7,000 times on Twitter this month, it looks like little girl ghosts need a new PR agency in the run up to next year, or a decent crisis comms plan at least. They did secure a few PR partnerships and managed to feature on two brand campaigns - the Phones 4 U TV ad and Ikea's take on The Shining. Despite Ikea's press coverage, girl ghosts just couldn't reach the right audience. Better luck next year, girl ghosts. Happy Halloween!