No Matter How Busy You Are, Watch This And Take Time Out For Your Loved Ones

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South African insurance company Dial Direct and agency Joe Public have come up with arguably the best ad of 2015 so far. Titled "The Notebook", the ad shows a young boy being ignored by his busy mother as he tries to hand her something. He starts doing the household chores to save her time and finally manages to show her that 'special something'. What is it? … [Read more...]

The Origin And Evolution Of 12 Famous Advertising Slogans (Infographic)

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Did you know that Nike's famous "Just Do It" slogan was inspired by a death-row inmate's final words? Or that Maxwell House Coffee's "Good to the last drop" slogan is 97 years old and was coined by US president Theodore Roosevelt? Advertising Age named De Beers' "A diamond is forever" the best slogan of the 20th century. The team at Best Marketing Degrees … [Read more...]

Smile Condoms Shocks Party-Goers With Crazy Stunt To Raise Awareness Of STDs

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Despite extensive educational campaigns, 1 out of 3 Namibians in their thirties have a sexually transmitted infection, usually contracted while out partying. An infected person often has no obvious or apparent symptoms and looks like everyone else. Smile Condoms wanted to shed light on this issue and show people that the person they're partying with might … [Read more...]

If Santa Was An Agency And People Were His Clients, This Is What Would Happen

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What if Santa was an agency? What kind of feedback would he get after distributing presents? What kind of demands would people (his clients) make? Watercrab, a Bangalore-based integrated advertising agency, has come up with 6 clever illustrations that depict this hilarious scenario. Needless to say, these can also be titled "What if Santa was a designer or a … [Read more...]

How UNICEF Shocked Everyone At A Gaming Event With This Eye-Opening Message

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To raise awareness about the appalling condition of children in South Sudan, UNICEF sent an actor and two South Sudanese youth to a gaming convention in Washington D.C. to pitch a new game idea. A film crew captured the audience's reaction as they were offered a preview of 'Elika's Escape' - a first person shooter set in an extreme war zone with a 7 year old … [Read more...]

Earn £100,000 In 1 Month If You Get Hired By This Agency, All You Need Is…

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…talent, ambition and a big pair of b*lls to back yourself. McCann Bristol's bold new recruitment campaign titled "100k In One Day" is looking for creatives who can produce great work anywhere, on any brief and take their agency to the next level. The minimum work experience required is five years and your portfolio should be crammed with awesome integrated … [Read more...]

Get A Bad-Ass Job Title For Yourself Using This Awesome Free Tool

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These days, employers are rolling out long job titles to compensate for small pay packages. As a result, most employees end up feeling more important than they actually are :-p. Looking at this trend, New York-based viral marketing agency Thinkmodo has come up with an ingenious 'Badass Advertising Job Title Generator' that suggests the coolest job titles at … [Read more...]

Shirt Store Uses Drones To Display Collection In Crazy Marketing Stunt

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Brazilian shirt store Camisaria Colombo used drone-based advertising (or 'drone-vertising') to display its Black Friday collection in Sao Paulo's business district, Vila Olimpia. The objective was to reach executives who stay in the office for long hours and inform them about special offers available on Black Friday at the Colombo shirt store. Check it out … [Read more...]

This Is The Most Hilariously Honest Bank Ad You’ve Ever Seen

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Scandinavian bank Nordnet promises a 'transparent banking' experience where you have full control over your money and investments. To demonstrate just how honest they are, they've launched a hilarious 4-ad campaign featuring actor Danny Fehsenfeld, who admits he was hired for $8000 to tell you how great Nordnet is as compared to other banks. … [Read more...]

The Meaning Of 35 Famous Brands Names (Infographic)

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Did you know that Durex is an abbreviation of Durable Reliable Excellence? Or that Nike is the ancient Greek goddess of victory? You hear these brand names almost everyday but have you ever wondered what they mean? This interesting infographic by 7Brands aims to answer the question and more. … [Read more...]

21 Hilarious Comic Strips That Sum Up The World Of Advertising

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Life in an advertising agency can get hilariously frustrating, specially for creatives. One such anonymous creative chose to depict the funny scenarios he faced everyday by creating short comic-strips and sharing them on his Tumblr blog titled The Awesome World of Advertising. Here are the best ones. … [Read more...]

How Two Random Ad Agency Creatives Got The Entire Hollywood To Endorse Them

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Matt Roach and David Lawrie are a copy/art team who operate under the moniker aka creatives. When they're not creating award-winning campaigns at M&C Saatchi London, they get A-list celebrities like George Clooney, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, Gary Oldman, Courteney Cox and Elton John to endorse them on TV. What makes them special? This video has all … [Read more...]