Packaged goods advertising needs a kick in the pants. No one’s going to argue otherwise. However, I’m not sure what Unilever and WPP’s Mindshare Entertainment have wrought with this painfully derivative spot for Dove? According to Ad Age, this Mad Men mirror for Dove is just the beginning. Unilever is planning to work six of […]
Daniel Lyons of Newsweek wrote an interesting piece about the business side of Huffington Post, a new media company with $30 million in revenue. HuffPo has a big audience–24.3 million unique visitors last month, nearly as many as The New York Times–but like most Web sites, it can’t monetize it very well. Right now, HuffPo […]
American Family Insurance has no gecko, but they the company’s marketing pros do have a clue. According to Ad Age, the brand’s content play, “In Gayle We Trust,” is now entering its second season with an even stronger focus on targeting and tracking new customers. American Family is also bring gaming to the forefront with […]
“All Summer” is a new branded music video from Converse via Anomaly, New York. The song was produced by Rostam of Vampire Weekend and also features Kid Cudi and Best Coast.
Ad Age reports that Virgin is planning to extend its brand into consumer magazines with the launch of a new title, Maverick, which will be available exclusively as an app for the iPad, iPhone and eventually, Android. If the venture is successful, Virgin hopes to establish itself as a leader in digital magazines. As I […]
Hollywood producer and award winning casting director, Lauren Lloyd, wants to get her some of this Webvertainment thing that everyone’s so hopped up on. So she created BigTV, which airs shows like “The Unemployment Chronicles.” “We’re about ultra-passionate people, who want to host their own shows,” says Lloyd. BigTV is presently looking for hosts with […]