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April Fools' Day Ad Hoaxes
Advertising doesn't have to be serious. In fact, every year April Fools' Day ad hoaxes allow advertisers the opportunity to have a bit of fun with their brand. This April Fools' day, marketers couldn’t resist being goofy, deceptive, and downright hilarious in order to showcase their brands. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite April Fools' ads from this year.
Advertising Update: Carl’s Jr. Changes Their Message
Carl’s Jr., notoriously known for overtly sexual advertisements, has adopted a new approach to advertising strategies. In its new ads, the younger, more provocative Carl Hardee Jr. has been replaced by a charming and more senior Carl Hardee Sr., who is not one for provocative, bikini-clad women.
Advertising Agencies Battle It Out In Super Bowl 51
While the Super Bowl is a match of athletic wits and prowess, the Super Bowl ads are, well the Super Bowl for advertising agencies. This year, thirty seconds of air time cost advertisers and advertising agencies between $5M - $5.5M.
Ad of the Month: Geico's "Lemonade, Not Ice T"
You’re in for a “punny” surprise with September’s Ad of the Month. Geico started a commercial series called, “It’s Not Surprising,” this month with the Martin Agency. We found the series to be cheesy, but attention grabbing.
Advertisement of the Month: Gatorade’s Never Lose the Love
With the 2016 Summer Rio Olympics at a close, we decided it was only right to feature one of the many great Olympic advertisements this month. “Never Lose the Love,” is a 70-second spot from Gatorade featuring some of our favorite Olympic athletes. These elite athletes have a particular dedication to their sport that goes beyond grit and commitment; they have a true love for their sport.
Ad of the Month: John Cena US Patriotism Take-Down
The Ad Council, released a PSA featuring John Cena on Independence Day this year declaring, “John Cena takes a break between dropping body slams to drop some truth.” It’s our ad of the month because it delivers the right message at the right time to the right audience.
Ad of the Month: Donald Trump Elected World President
The 2016 Presidential Election has been nothing, if not interesting. Donald Trump, the 2016 Presumptive GOP Candidate, has been one of the most "meme-able" social commodities of the year.
Ad of the Month: JetBlue Tickles Traveler’s Fantasies
JetBlue, "Got New Yorkers to do the impossible: stop and look up." JetBlue Airlines is making them stop in their tracks with an advertising campaign that uses real-time billboards. The real-time billboard uses Android and Google Maps API to create continuously updated information on a billboard.
Ad of the Month: Taylor Swift Falls for Hip-Hop Artist, Drake
Social media is an interactive and engaging marketing tactic that has the potential to launch new ideas and products to stardom. But, running a successful social media campaign isn’t as easy as it looks. Effective social media campaigns require planning, strategy, and careful execution. Below is an examination of a particularly good social media campaign followed by a look at a social media fail.
Need a New Marketing Hook? Try Joy
When Reddi-wip (a.k.a. ConAgra Foods) was looking for a new marketing campaign, they hired psychology professor, Sonja Lyubomirsky, to examine the current state of joy in the U.S. She found that 93% of Americans want more ways to experience joy. And 83% prefer small amounts of joy in their daily lives versus major joyous events.