In This Spot Nothing’s Greener Than Red White and Blue

Renewable Fuels Association’s tagline, “Right Here, Right Now,” is a strong position for ethanol–the only clean-burning liquid fuel that’s readily available today. There may be better alternatives in our future, like biodiesel, but you can put ethanol in your car or truck right here and right now. Note: Too bad this spot doesn’t make use […]

And Action

TurnHere, a video production and advertising company, released a survey that not surprisingly says online video will continue to have a prominent place in the marketing arsenal. Some of TurnHere’s specific findings: Online video is the top marketing priority for 2010, edging out both email and search marketing Branded content is the preferred online video […]

Mock Tourism Group Sees Bright Side of the Meltdown

Canadian Tourism Federation is a spoof from Adbusters. [via Osocio]

Mac Helps A Young Lady Move In

Microsoft formally introduced Windows 7 Thursday at a launch event in New York City. Speaking at the event, CEO Steve Ballmer called the OS more responsive and “less busy” than its predecessor, the widely maligned Windows Vista. Microsoft needs the product to be a hit, as Windows sales have slumped badly of late, according to […]

Size Matters To Mini Drivers

[via German site, Brain Wash]

Do You Have Love For Honda? Express It.

Ad Age is reporting on how happy Honda is with it’s “Social Experiment,” a mostly viral effort with some TV sprinkled on top. In August, Honda quietly launched an official Facebook page, themed “Everybody Knows Somebody Who Loves a Honda,” to recruit fans of the brand. Honda initially supported the site with a sprinkling of […]

Newsday Says Their Content Is Good Enough To Pay For

Newsday, the Long Island newspaper, is about to put a pay wall in place, according to The New York Times. And a spendy wall at that. The paper, owned by Cablevision, plans to charge $5 a week, or about $260 a year (Cablevision customers will get the subscription for free). The Wall Street Journal is […]

Spotlight On NW Creative: Pop Art’s Retail Signage

Portland interactive agency, Pop Art has the most visible sign from the street of any agency in the city. I like that. A lot. Too often agencies are tucked away in some warehouse or high rise. Agencies need to connect to the street in more ways than one, and Pop Art’s sign helps them do […]