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Showcasing the 2017 Super Bowl ads

It’s Super Bowl time again folks and a perfect opportunity to sit back put your feet up and watch some of the most expensive advertising of 2017. We’ve put together an assortment of ads features in this years Super Bowl as always there is a…

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US fast food brand serves-up 13 hour slow cooked ad

When US fast food brand Arby’s was looking for a way to promote their Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich, they found the solution in the most obvious of places – it was literally baked into the product. Many marketers find it difficult to see beyond the paradigm…

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Inmates Create Ad Campaigns For Brands

Sometimes great creative ideas can come from unexpected places. To prove that good ideas can come from anywhere, creatives Ben Pfutzenreuter and Pat Davis teamed up with Marcus Lof on a project called ‘Concepting With Convicts’. In this project they worked with prison inmates to create…

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Doritos has already won the Superbowl

Today in America, it’s Superbowl Sunday — probably the biggest sporting event in the country and one of the top few in the world. Last year the Superbowl was watched by over 108 million viewers in America alone. It’s also the single biggest event on…

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How can we effectively communicate an anti- message?

Effective communication in advertising will often result, at best, in a small change in consumer behaviour. While this change often has a product driven focus — buy this, try this, consider us — the predominant message generally doesn’t require the audience to drastically change their…

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Brands that give a shit

Poo Pourri lacks an odor but big on brand voice In September my business partner Dave wrote a great blog on the toilet paper brand Who Gives a Crap. He celebrated the attention grabbing brand name that breaks with the rather bland naming protocols of…

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Som Sabadell, an ode to inspiring and unexpected marketing

A recent example of inspiring, situational marketing has come from a very unexpected source: a Spanish bank. Celebrating their 130th anniversary, Banco Sabadell surprised and delighted passers-by in Plaça de Sant Roc, Sabadell by playing Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’ with performers from the Vallès Symphony Orchestra, the Cor…

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Creating Impact with Shocking but Powerful Advertising

A powerful advertising campaign for Amnesty International – raising awareness for Human Rights Around the world, every day people struggle to live with basic human rights of freedom and justice, rights that as Australians we enjoy everyday. Recently the events in Syria and the reports…

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