Category Archives: Advertising

The Next Generation of Infomercial: Entertainment Galore!

Say hello to the next generation of infomercial. Skittles has probably just produced one of the greatest infomercials of all time and it’s now airing on Evine Live. And wow! Has it gone viral! So what makes it a perfect … Continue reading

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Brands Having Sass With Class

Long the punching bag of Jon Stewart, one would think Arby’s would have been quietly doing the happy dance come Jon’s last show. Certainly wouldn’t have been bothered to say good-bye to him. Fortunately, they did just the opposite and created … Continue reading

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Little Things Can Be Big Ideas

We all know that good campaigns are focused on one “Big Idea.” But a Big Idea doesn’t have to be complicated, executionally or visually. It can actually be characterized by simplicity — grounded in a simple but strong “real people” … Continue reading

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Dare You Not To Feel.

Please watch both of these videos. They are so good and more than worth the incredibly short investment in time. Why am I in love with these?

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Big Ideas Only Look Easy

Ever notice how the really big ideas look amazingly simple when executed properly? But what’s really behind them? Our latest Poster Child: A recent National Blood Week campaign in the UK to increase blood donations due to drastically lower contributions. … Continue reading

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Magic Mike XXL’s Amusing New Promo

Full disclosure: when he first came on the scene, I thought Channing Tatum was just another handsome, muscular lunk-head actor that folks seemed to swoon over. But having seen a few of his comedies since then, I have to admit, he’s … Continue reading

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Marketing Lessons from An Avocado

As summer produce season comes into full swing, we would like to salute the avocado. We have been watching (and admiring) the Avocado Industry for years. By banding together and sharing costs, they have taken the mysterious, kinda ugly, after-guacamole-then-what? … Continue reading

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