Billboard 2 Swag takes billboard vinyl and turns it into products that are ideal for promotions or retail programs. According to Brand Freak, the company is working with Los Angeles marketing agency, Midnight Oil Creative and its sibling production company LA Graphico, to make items from old movie billboards into wine bags, totes and eventually […]
Alice, which premiered last night and continues tonight, is a four-hour movie event starring Academy Award-winner Kathy Bates as the Queen of Hearts and Caterina Scorsone as Alice. To promote the show SyFy (a unit of NBC) turned to Fallon for a multimedia marketing campaign, which includes the following twist on out-of-home: [via Brand Flakes […]
Stuff.co.nz, a popular news site in New Zealand, has found a unique way to involve staff in the media company’s promotional efforts–it humiliates them in public when they under-perform. [via Direct Daily]
For a small fee, Jason Sadler, 26, of Jacksonville, Florida will wear your company’s t-shirt for a day and talk up your product or service in the social space. According to Reuters, Sadler’s offering is catching on. “I walk around, take photos, wear the shirt all day … I Iblog about those photos, I put […]
Worthington National Bank in Fort Worth gained $10 million in new deposits after running billboards urging consumers to “Just Say No to Bailout Banks.” [via The New York Times]
McDonald’s does do a lot of interesting outdoor executions. Here’s a lamp post from downtown Vancouver, courtesy of agency Cossette Post. Hat tip to Direct Daily.
Google Apps–a more economical option than Microsoft Office–is turning to an interesting out-of-home execution to promote its suite of products to business owners and IT managers. The company has bought billboards in four key locations: the 101 in San Francisco, the West Side Hwy in New York, the Ike in Chicago, and Mass Pike in […]
The New York Times reports that media buyers are jumping on abandoned retail storefronts and refashioning them into elaborate outdoor adverts. Ads for Intel that went up on Monday capitalized on the bankruptcies of stores like the Disney Store, Domain Home and Comp-USA. The retail vacancy rate rose to 11.2 percent in the first quarter, […]
The Ace Hotel in downtown Portland could have said something typical here, but they didn’t. Which makes me think staying in one of their four properties must also be a unique experience.
I’m not a fan of outdoor advertising (because of its intrusive posture on the landscape), but every once in a while I see something that I like. Like this: This particular site is quite familiar to me, as Andy at Portland’s Blackbird Wine Shop parks his classic vehicle that doubles as a directional sign on […]