Spotlight On NW Creative: We Are Timbers

Portland Timbers wisely extended their out-of-home advertising campaign–currently draped on many exterior walls of commercial buildings in urban Portland–by offering to let fans of the team get their photos taken in the same style as the ads. Participants in the team’s “We Are Timbers” fan photo shoot were provided with downloads of their photos, already […]

Please Glaze Appropriately

According to Marketing Daily, Duncan Hines is using four commercial-quality, YouTube-posted videos produced by Filmaka to drive sales of its new Amazing Glazes line during the holidays. “We hope that during this fun time of family togetherness, the videos will inspire bakers to channel their inner creativity and have fun with Amazing Glazes — making […]

Not Old Spice Popular, But Popular On The Tubes Nevertheless

According to Mashable, Toyota’s mini-series featuring the Sienna Family has generated more than 8.3 million impressions. Share

Doughnuts Don’t Vote

Top Pot Doughnuts in Seattle is not your normal fried batter purveyor. So, it’s not surprising that they go all out when they enter a contest. Our doughnuts need you! from Top Pot Doughnuts on Vimeo. By the way, Wexley School for Girls is just a few doors down from this Seattle landmark. Share

Add Smoke, And Outdoor Becomes An Event With Viral Legs

To promote the website WhyImAlive.com for Avera Health, BVK placed these smoking billboards in Sioux Falls, SD. Due to safety concerns from the local fire department, the outdoor boards are no longer smoking. But traffic to the client’s site is. Share

Samsung Galaxy 580 Poweful Enough To Get People Dancing Like Children

Agency: The Viral Factory Share

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Social Media Advocate Running On Little Sleep

Right now, the Twitterverse and the advertising world is learning that Edward Boches of Mullen didn’t have a good night last night. He stayed at a Marriott, and his room had all sorts of problems. OK, so maybe it’s not your fault that my hotel room ceiling leaked all night long. Though the fact that […]

Walking On Water Hoax One To Tell Friends About

This new “viral” for Hi-Tec Sports by CCCP Amsterdam has already racked up over four million views in just over one month. Simon Bonham, head of marketing at Hi-Tec Sports said “We wanted to create a piece of entertainment around our hydrophobic footwear and get people talking about the brand again.” CCCP founder, Eelco Keune, […]

It’s Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature’s Children

The Escape Pod in Chicago is back with more hidden cameras. This time for Kraft’s Lunchables brand. Share

Friends Don’t Let Friends Pay Retail

SocialBuy is a new “social buying” site offering vouchers for discounts on luxury products and services often from retailers that have never before discounted — but now must in order to stay afloat in this economy. Naturally, the company wants to use social media to spread its social buying message. That was interesting… This is […]