Four Tips to Help Create Viral Content

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It’s no secret that in today’s digital world, the best and most effective kind of content for promotion is viral content. Many viral videos have no sort of marketing plan behind them and are created simply for entertainment, but the value of viral marketing for companies is incredibly high. If you have a video or […]

Is Advertising a Good Investment During a Downed Economy?

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Is Advertising a Good Investment During a Downed Economy? Whenever the economy goes south, consumers naturally tighten their budgets and reduce spending on most goods and services across the board. This would indicate in just about every facet that advertising budgets would drop, too. But in the last recession, many large corporations opted to increase […]

Barbeque, I mean, Meat, err Meet the new Kansas City

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New work from visitkc.com. Kansas City is a happening place. It’s a shame though. While the video isn’t a very well done representation, Kansas City is a happening place in the ad world. Big agencies like VML and Barkley are doing some stellar work on a national/international level. As well as vibrant and successful community […]

Liquid Plumr Double Impact

There are some days I bang my ahead against my desk and then there are other days when I just say WTF? Today has been a little bit of both with a chuckle thrown in for good measure. Here’s Liquid Plumr’s new spot for Double Impact Snake and Gel System. Kudos to DDB San Francisco […]

Shiner’s Wild Hare

New work from McGarrah-Jessee for Shiner Beer.

Supporting anti-SOPA/PIPA Blackout day

For our audience, thanks for bearing with us as we joined in blacking out our site in protest of SOPA/PIPA legislation. The video we displayed gives a good explanation of the issues at hand and we will leave it in place with this post. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the […]

Augmented Reality for National Geographic and UPC

This is pretty cool. Using an augmented reality setup, it allowed people to see themselves next to the content, which was broadcast quality 3D scenes of leopars, astronaut, dolphin, storms and dinosaurs. It was followed by the social sharing of videos and pictures via Facebook.

Brief Buddy – An iOS app for cracking the creative brief.

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The folks behind Brief Buddy kindly provided me a promo copy of their iOS app (which runs on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch). First off, this app will not help you write the creative brief. But as a tool for creative professionals gives you a handy platform for referencing the 20 most common tactics to get to the […]