The simple ideas are the best. It’s nice that you don’t need a 2 minute case study to understand it (the 30 second TVC says it all).
It’s starting to look like the real time marketing trend may be spilling out of social media and making it’s way into TV advertising. Ford has responded to the controversial Cadillac “Poolside” TVC with a parody called “Upside” (You can get more detail about it on adweek here)
For the first time ever, Google+ brought together 22 fans from around the world to show their support for Manchester United at Old Trafford – live in the front row. Nice work Neil McGuirk
The local activation extends LYNX’s global ‘Make Love, Not War’ campaign, which first aired during the Super Bowl, by asking Australian guys to make the ultimate demonstration of love: a blood donation in the name of peace as part of the partnership with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Agency Soap Creative
A fun public activation reached us from Belgium. PlayStation heroes of inFAMOUS: Second Son are full of electrical superpowers. That’s why PlayStation asked ordinary Belgians if they could do the same. Insert two fingers into the an electrical socket. Hold them there for at least 5 seconds while the current rises. Are you strong enough?
It’s good to see big brands do something new together, as a team. Getty Images and WeightWatchers have joined up to remind everyone how incredible they are – and subsequently lead a healthier life. Use Getty’s enormous archive of creative photos totally free thanks to WeightWatchers, to create your own film of the ‘Incredible You’. Read more…
Is this clever or a TV commercial admitting defeat? HTC One pays huge actor Gary Oldman to say that it doesn’t matter what he says about the phone – you would rather ask the internet anyway. BUT you’re paying attention because it’s Gary Oldman for chrissakes saying it, right? Pretty post-modern logic I’d say.
Delta in the US have innovated their content marketing with the help of LinkedIn. Their idea was for current industry leaders to mentor future business leaders while on route to an industry event. During their time on board one of their planes, both leaders have the opportunity to discuss and innovate ideas specific to their industry. Read more…
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