I still think it’s kinda creepy, but marketers know no boundaries. The New York Times takes a look at the future of couponing and mobile: But what if manufacturers could make coupon offers on the spot, as you stood in the aisle, within sight of the promoted product? Your cellphone would identify your shopping predilections, […]
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Is everyone a marketer, no matter what business they’re in? That’s one of the questions I wondered while delving into David Siteman Garland’s new book, Smarter, Faster, Cheaper: Non-Boring, Fluff-Free Strategies for Marketing and Promoting Your Business. Garland goes through the myriad of ways entrepreneurs and small businesses can get an edge using today’s common […]
Wow, talk about a Christmas Eve news drop. And George Parker had been suggesting it would happen for a while. Lewis Lazare of the Chicago Sun-Times reports more: S.C. Johnson has dropped a huge bomb. The Racine, Wis.-based global giant in home care is putting the advertising accounts for its entire global portfolio of brands […]
“Let’s be honest, no one ever wished for a smaller holiday gift,” is a sorry piece of copywriting. Everyone knows the best things come in small packages. Like diamonds! Furthermore, this sentiment goes against the grain today. Even Lexus drivers are aware of the need to conserve money, fuel, etc.
Last night, Saatchi & Saatchi LA launched the latest installation in the agency’s Prius Projects series for Toyota. With this new project called “Prius Cozy,” Magda Sayeg, founder of Austin, Texas-based knitting community, Knitta, Please, and her team wrapped nearly 100 skeins of yarn around the car. Why? To send warm holiday wishes to the […]