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The World Cup’s Marketing is World Class

True confession: I’m not a big soccer fan. See? The fact that I even call it ‘soccer’ shows just how non-FIFA I am. But I am a HUGE fan of the FIFA marketing campaign for the 2014 World Cup. In addition to the “Game Before the Game” ad, in conjunction with Beats by Dre, FIFA […]

Human to Human

Marketers who realize this truth will be light years ahead of those who don’t: It’s not what you’re trying to say. It’s not what industry you’re trying to reach. It’s who you are trying to build a relationship with that really matters. And that’s not easy. Especially in this world of immediate, and inexpensive, communication […]

Subservient Chicken

That shiver that just inexplicably ran up your spine? It’s because Burger King has just announced one of the most bizarre (and creepy, let’s be honest) strategic marketing decisions. Ever. They are bringing back Subservient Chicken. First introduced over 10 years ago, the Subservient Chicken “campaign” featured a grown man dressed in a chicken costume […]

Every Wile E. Coyote ACME gadget on one poster

According to designer Rob Loukotka, there were 126 implements in all, each represented on a hand-drawn 24″ x 36″ poster that Loukotka created after viewing all 43 Coyote and Road Runner cartoons. The project was funded through Kickstarter and is available exclusively through the crowd-sourced funding site, with posters screen-printed on thick “Wild Cherry Red” […]

Societal pressure gets social

We all want to eat healthful food and be a paragon of nutritional virtue. But, more so, we really, really, really want that candy bar. (Admit it, this photo is making you hungry, isn’t it?) At a company in the UK, the vending machine is wired to tweet every time someone gets a snack. “James […]

Brands on Instagram

To promote the upcoming Family Guy video game, Peter Griffin, the father from Family Guy, has taken to Instagram. Created in house by the marketing team at Fox, Peter Griffin posts hilariously familiar "photos". Follow him at peterpumpkineater69 on Instagram.

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