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Robert Kelly went from world-renowned political pundit to internet sensation overnight in 2017 when his live interview on BBC News was charmingly interrupted by his young children. Long before the days of constant Zoom meetings and work-from-home orders, this type of interruption seemed almost novel. Thanks to the pandemic, they are now fairly commonplace. In Twitter’s most recent ad, Robert Kelly is back to show you how to stay focused and avoid distractions. And as a social media agency in Denver, we’re always on the lookout for engaging ads—especially with pop culture references—so we’re here to share our thoughts on this witty advertisement.

As the presidential race enters the final few weeks, we’ve all seen plenty of political ads. However, a new political ad in support of presidential-hopeful Joe Biden has caught everyone’s attention because it’s unlike any we’ve ever seen before. The ad centers on the fact that Donald Trump is the first U.S. president in more than 100 years who doesn’t have a dog. With the tagline, “choose your humans wisely,” the ad appeals to people across party lines through a beloved human interest: dogs. And it’s incredibly effective. Here’s why, according to a top Denver marketing firm. 

A man shouts to a bus full of people on his morning commute that he’s browsed eight different sites for divorce attorneys. A woman whispers her login information to a stranger in a movie theatre. A commuter on her way from work tells a stranger her home is in 1,000 feet. A speed walker tells everyone he passes what his heart rate is. A woman shouts her credit card number over a microphone in the middle of a busy park. Some of these overshares are slightly embarrassing and some can be considered privacy violations, but they’re all examples from Apple’s most recent “Over Sharing” ad. And as a top Denver ad agency, we’re going to examine it closer and discuss what this privacy ad gets right. 

It’s official! We’ve entered the new decade and 2019 is behind us now. This past year was packed with turbulent, controversial, and entertaining advertisements. With 2020 ramping up, advertisers can learn some great lessons from this past year of interesting ads. As a top Denver media buyer, we wanted to share our thoughts on some of the most significant ads of 2019. We know that we learned plenty from this past year of advertising. Hopefully you can learn a thing or two as well from these ads.

Hopefully by now, you’ve seen the notorious Peloton ad: “The Gift That Gives Back.” The 30-second holiday advertisement for the Peloton stationary bike has been widely condemned, mocked, and criticized. The entire saga unfolded within a week and it was an incredibly turbulent experience to watch from the sidelines. Even though it was an international ad, we believe that there are some lessons to be learned from it which could improve your advertising in Denver. As a leading ad agency in the Denver area, we wanted to share our thoughts on the Peloton ad.

Marketing campaigns come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some campaigns are regional, others are national. Many campaigns are exclusively print, while many others stick to digital platforms. Everyone wants their marketing campaign to generate the best ROI for their business. Crafting the best digital marketing campaign in Denver is much harder than you might think. When you’re developing your campaign, it can help to examine other successful ones first. They might have some important insights that can improve your campaign. Our team identified some important lessons from a few of the best recent campaigns in Denver to help identify what your campaign needs to succeed.

If you’re a Formula One fan, then you’ve probably heard about the U.K. energy drink company, Rich Energy. More specifically, you’ve probably heard about their controversial logo. Rich Energy has gained notoriety this summer due to a copyright infringement claim against them. This controversy is one heck of a rabbit hole. The more you learn about it, the more mysterious and strange it becomes. As a leading logo design company in Denver, we wanted to examine the controversy and discuss how it could’ve been avoided.

Last month, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) began a rebranding effort to change its look in the 2019 season. They announced the branding update on Twitter, releasing a new logo, a new slogan — “Make Way” — and a new partnership with AT&T. As a top brand development agency in the Denver area, FiG wanted to comment on this interesting branding move for such a large organization.

If you ever look back through old advertisements from past decades, you may find yourself cringing, often. Advertisements from the Mad Men era may feel ancient to us, but from the progressive framework of our modern era we can repeatedly find sexist or racist elements integrated into them.

In response to recent stalls in sales, IHOP is launching a new line of burgers. Because burgers are an unexpected addition to the IHOP menu, the breakfast chain needed to generate buzz. Enter: a name change that went viral.

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