Panasonic’s Next Generation Talent competition asks UK students to put their creative skills to the test and produce a TV ad. It’s back for 2009 and I’ve been asked to get involved with the judging. However instead of me banging on about what I think; it’s clearly better to get some other opinions. So please… Continue reading Next Generation Talent
I noticed this happening myself but hadn’t seen the entire evolution of the ad. Some viewers may find the following scenes upsetting: Online ads for the game Evony started out like this: Then they added a woman with a little boob showing: In case people weren’t noticing the cleavage, the ad evolved into one where… Continue reading Web Advertising Hits Rock Bottom
Colenso BBDO Auckland have created a road safety billboard that bleeds every time it rains. Pretty terrifying – but the agency says there hasn’t been a fatality since. YouTube link.
Saw this on the TV last night. Few classic lines in here. YouTube link. Blurb about who it’s for: Thinkbox, the television marketing body for the main UK commercial television broadcasters, has launched its first ever TV advertising campaign, to remind advertisers of the unrivalled power, value and effectiveness of TV advertising and to encourage… Continue reading TV commercial reminding advertisers to make TV commercials
Another nice idea to get yourself some attention. http://stealourideas.tumblr.com/
This guy graduated with an MBA and arrived smack-bang in the middle of a job shredding recession. So what did he do? To try to land a job at Microsoft he bought Facebook ads that specifically targeted employees of the companies he wanted to work for. It cost him less than $50, and he got… Continue reading Targetted Facebook Ads