Category Archives: Video

The Power of a Product Demo

“Hard horse further covered the tomato fruit.” Does the phrase mean anything to you? Fortunately for Elan Languages, a little known online translation tool, this silly set of directions (and more!) in a translated cooking video, helped to seriously showcase its … Continue reading

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Quaker Taps Real People, Real Emotion for a Big Win

Goodness Starts Today. That’s the message of Quaker Canada’s recent YouTube hit video. But instead of focusing on the nutritional properties of this good-for-you brand’s products, the video tugs at the heartstrings of the viewer with a real-life dad and … 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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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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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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Christmas Magic Overload

It’s hard not to find something wonderful in the combination of kids, Christmas, and technology! And Macy’s has always led the pack.  In their stores, on TV, and online, they’ve tried to make magic unfold. This year, however, in their … 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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