Getting the precise music to fit your spot is one of the tricky but crucial steps in making a commercial, video or film. According to Ad Age, the National Coalition for the Homeless got extremely lucky when the directors of their spot sent Radiohead’s management a cut featuring the band’s music. Radiohead decided to donate […]
I don’t connect with the above ad, even though I like the information being conveyed in the ad. BWM has two new diesel-engine models out–the X5 xDrive35d crossover and the 335d sedan. But instead of featuring the vehicles, GSD&M Idea City chose to educate drivers about the benefits of diesel (something high end buyers of […]
According to Online Marketing Performance, Google says that the average 501(c)(3) non-profit organization receives just over $300/month of benefit. Actual grant amounts appear to be higher.
Carrotmob Makes It Rain from carrotmob on Vimeo. Carrotmob is a network of consumers who entice businesses to be socially responsible by offering huge profits in return. Learn more at Carrotmob.org and Vigrance.com .
The coal industry has a new spokesman–America’s next President, Barack Obama. Without a doubt he said we can find a way to make it work. However, I doubt he knew he’d become a centerpiece in an ad campaign that’s bound to infuriate the environmentalists who voted for him.
For cause-related marketing to be an effective brand builder, it helps if the cause is closely tied to the product in some way. For TOMS Shoes it clearly is:
Coal execs and their sympathizers woke up to a cold dose of reality this morning, care of a well designed counter argument in the debate over the nation’s energy future. The Reality Coalition is a project of the Alliance for Climate Protection, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the League […]
Go to “Help Grow Your Soup” and click on the little red barn. When you do, Campbell Soup Company will put a dollar towards an effort to support the future of American agriculture – the nation’s largest employer. The soup maker is partnering with Future Farmers of America and Grammy-nominee Jewel and will donate $250,000 […]
According to CNN, 127 million Americans voted in this fall’s election. That’s 61 percent of eligible voters, compared to 67 percent in 1960.