Category Archives: Ad creep

Are Your Windows the New Frontier in Advertising?

Need to make a little extra cash and got windows? Well here is a new view on outdoor advertising, no longer restricted to billboards along highways. Anything outdoors, can be turned into a billboard. We’ve seen park benches, waste cans, … Continue reading

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Love Siri? Beware: She kisses and tells.

Siri is now a well known name and probably the best admin you’ll ever have thanks to Apple’s iPhone. But what you ask and tell Siri may not be just between the two of you. In fact, Apple’s iPhone Software License … Continue reading

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The Earlier, The Better… Really?

Anyone who regularly shops in Costco knows that “Holiday” shopping starts earlier and earlier every year. Halloween candy in August and Christmas trees in October are the norm, and seem to show up earlier and earlier every year. But I … Continue reading

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Facebook Knows All.

Everyone knows about the 500MM people worldwide reach of Facebook, even if you haven’t seen the Social Network (good flick). I find myself loving Facebook not only for reconnecting with old elementary school friends, but to see how smart Marketers … Continue reading

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Product Placement, Free Inside This Show!

A recent Colbert Report alerted me to some shocking news regarding Daytime Dramas or “Soap Operas”. Apparently they are still being broadcast. And not only that, but as viewership has dropped over 80% in the past 20 years (their audience … Continue reading

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Another Kardashian Deal?

Forget keeping up with the Kardashians, I can barely keep up with the number of endorsement deals this woman has committed to in the past few years. She endorses: – Quick Trim diet products – Fusion Beauty – Bravada – … Continue reading

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So what did you learn in school today, honey?

The entire premise of advertising is to deliver a compelling message to a captive audience, right? Well, how much more captive can you get than being in school for seven hours a day? Last week was the first full week … Continue reading

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