Category Archives: Winners

The Unbelievable Power of a Happy Customer

It’s a simple story. Online apparel start-up American Giant was ramping up production, when a positive review of their signature hoodie on Slate.com caused a viral sensation and depleted all of their stock. All of it. So they hustled to open … Continue reading

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Mophie Creativity Recharges SXSW

With SXSW becoming larger and larger each year, and more massively big budget corporations participating, it’s a challenge to really stand out. Unless of course, you have an army of adorable St. Bernard dogs attached to your brand.

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Fantastic Brand Built to Buck The Trend

We live in a frantic world. Always connected, scrolling, typing, checking in. And wondering how to speed it up even more. Well, STOP. Check out this “explanation” of the slow brand and tell me you don’t feel something. No wonder, … Continue reading

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Tiffany Breaks Advertising Ground

Jeweler Tiffany & Co. is featuring a same-sex couple for the first time in its advertising history. Though they join major fashion companies like Gap, Banana Republic and J. Crew, who have also featured same-sex couples, one can imagine that … Continue reading

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The Best Possible Start

What a way to start a new year of showcasing creativity and marketing smarts here in our Reality Check blog, than with this killer short film by Fisher-Price! Their heartwarming #WishesForBaby movie lets us all in to hear parents’ hopes … Continue reading

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Blown Away.

I love not only this clever billboard from a swedish shampoo company, but how it inspired The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation to make a similar ad with a very different message. The technology is of course impressive, the visual of … Continue reading

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Google to New Yorkers: Do You Really Know Your City?

Hey NYC, think you know it all?  Google’s latest campaign to promote their “Dream” app, bets you don’t, and shows how to get answers on just about anything, with ease.

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