Mountain Valley Spring Water is “the healer and hydrator of leaders, fighters, legends.” It’s a bold statement from a proud, long-enduring American company. One based on historical fact. Elvis used to ask for a six pack of Mountain Valley Water before every performance. Sinatra also favored the water. And Secretariat famously drank Mountain Valley Spring […]
Electrify America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group of America, is investing $2 billion over a 10-year period in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and awareness. The campaign is part of a $45 million education and public awareness initiative that the automaker agreed to as part of their diesel emissions scandal settlement. “This is the first […]
Before moving to Texas in March, I’d never heard of Topo Chico, the mineral water from Monterey, Mexico that is ubiquituos in Texas. According to The New York Times, don’t even ask for San Pellegrino or Perrier in a bar or restaurant in Texas; they’re likely not served. Topo Chico gets a lot of support […]
Unlike larger and more mainstream online publications, AdPulp has the ability to reject online advertising in its current state. Like thousands of other independent publishers across the globe, we pay no rent for an office, no salaries, and no dividends. Having said that, removing advertising from this website is much more than a financial move. […]
Anyone who’s studied the history of advertising knows that back in the first half of the 20th century, it was quite common to sell health and beauty products based on people’s fear of appearing less attractive or inadequate. Now, as consumerism spreads throughout poorer and third world countries, we’re seeing that technique used all over […]
Eyeglasses purveyor, Warby Parker, did something right. We know this because Marsha, a customer from New Orleans, conveyed her brand love in a box of goodies from the Crescent City. I’ll take beignets from Cafe Du Monde over a Facebook “Like” every time.
It’s a clever idea. However…I don’t know what country this Mazda spot was broadcast in, but I can only imagine the howls of child advocates in America if this spot aired here: You can see this spot and other ads from around the world at TBS’ VeryFunnyAds site. UPDATE: It’s a British spot from 2005. […]
While American ad types drone on and on about social media, iPads and crowdsourcing, marketers in emerging markets are solving more basic problems when it comes to reaching consumers. The Economist has a fascinating look at some of the efforts: The most difficult trick of all is what some call “straddling the pyramid” or “playing […]