It’s Impressive, Right?

Stuart Elliott points to Coors Light’s efforts to reach beer drinkers on Facebook, MySpace and YouTube. When it comes to the new media, “Everyone, particularly in offline businesses like ours, is still in a very experimental phase,” Andy England, chief marketing officer at Coors Brewing, said. “We, along with our agencies, are trying to learn […]

…And Action

Are you hip to Fast Company’s move into consumer-generated video? Actually, I hesitate to call it that. Is Scoble a consumer? What about Shel Israel? They’re not Directors of Photography, that’s for sure. Maybe it should simply be called DIY video. For some strong opinions on this venture, click over to Loren Feldman’s video rants. […]

A Beer, Some Nachos and Highly Targeted “TV”

According to Ad Age, Molson-Coors and Diageo are pouring Canadian ad dollars into a fledgling video network that broadcasts directly to bars. The Bar Channel broadcasts programming via closed-circuit internet to subscriber bars. Bar Channel’s offerings include short clips of bloopers, extreme sports, scantily clad women and other standard bar fare, set inside a rail […]

Geekdom’s Roving Reporter @ NewTeeVee Live

This conference happened last November, but I’m just catching Irina Slutsky’s video coverage now. It’s good stuff. Share

Reality’s Place in Marketing

The New York Times is looking at the rise of “off-air reporters” armed with video cams on the campaign trail. Originally hired to cut expenses — their cost is a fraction of a full television crew’s — these reporters, also called “embeds,” have produced a staggering amount of content, especially video. And in this election […]

A Simple Idea, Well Executed

[Courtesy of Sarah Lane] [UPDATE] Looks like there’s a lot of this stuff going on. Share

No Fancy Coffee For Ford Truck Drivers

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Ford Has A Sense of Humor

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Classic

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Welcome to the Viral Superbowl

Someone on the brand team at Dr. Pepper is spending a lot of time on YouTube. And why not? There are learnings to be gleaned and talent to be mined there. Take singer-songwriter and distinctive vocalist, Tay Zonday. He’s already an internet hitmaker, so Dr. Pepper wisely hitched a ride on his wagon, asking him […]