Kraft Singles wants you to Have A Happy Sandwich. The processed cheese maker also wants you to participate in the marketing of said cheese slices, which is why they’re dangling 50 Large in front of anyone with a video camera and an idea. Like this guy… [via Endless Simmer]
Forest Whitaker (who we loved in Ghost Dog) is one of the brains behind Dewmocracy, a story-based advergame from Mountain Dew. According to the site, players “are invited to join the movement to create the next Mountain Dew. Your journey will give you the power to select the flavor, color, name, logo, label, and tagline […]
Media Daily News calls the Leo Burnett reorg, announced today, “the most blatant gesture yet by a major agency holding company that the traditional agency model is broken and needs to be reinvented.” Publicis described the new structure as an “open architecture” model drawing on the assets and key personnel of Burnett, SMG, Arc and […]
The Return of the Flying Pigs, “a story only the Philadelphia Inquirer could tell,” is now showing in the City of Brotherly Love. It’s a tale of an ad man transformed into a newspaper man, and making a go of it against a strong tide pulling papers out to sea. “The industry needs to proudly […]
Creating great marketing is a lot like theater and performing – it’s all about small ensemble teams improvising around customer insight. –Jeff Flemings Self-promo is tough to get right, as is its kissin’ cousin, recruitment advertising. But the above effort works pretty well. Of course, I’ve always had a weak spot for band metaphors.
American Society of Magazine Editors selected the April 9th issue of The New Yorker as the Best News Cover of the Year. It is a powerful image. [via Bad Banana Blog]