Category Archives: Winners

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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Brilliant Branding: Shinola, Not S**T

When someone tackles Branding this smartly, you simply have to applaud. Shinola, a contemporary company less 5 years old, has taken an iconic American shoe polish brand from 1907, (and a dicey popular expression from the WWII era) and catapulted … 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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Promo 101: Give Them What They Want to Get What You Want

Promotion in Health Marketing is often believed to be either not possible, very straight forward, or, well, boring. We say, “Doesn’t have to be.” As we kick off the sunny summer season, the leading health-related question is: “How do you … Continue reading

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How to Engage? Be Delightfully Interactive

When I was a kid, our local nature center had an interactive display in their reptile and amphibian house — a simple box with buttons and a light. Press a button next to the animal, and another button with the … Continue reading

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Gutsy Enough to Change the Status Quo?

It takes a strong, gutsy, and smart Marketer to challenge the status quo, even when it’s right. Kudos to Hefty and their Ultimate™ Cups for redefining the “Mom” demographic in their hysterical, new #PARTYHARDMOMS Campaign! These videos speak for themselves. … Continue reading

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Little State, Big Splash Marketing

As “Where are my receipts?” Tax Season gains its final head of steam, thought it only fitting to showcase this clever bit of local marketing, where Intuit (the makers of online tax software for tax preparers) partnered with Providence, Rhode … Continue reading

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