Where Banding Is Also Branding

If there’s anyone left wondering what the gold band that John Kerry wears on his wrist is about, it’s about curing cancer. The bracelets, or bands, are available from the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
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Here’s a case where viral and buzz marketing, word-of-mouth advertising and traditional media all work together flawlessly.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.