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You’ll better use Google Maps…

on December 15, 2005 by Martina Comments

Micropersuasion found out this video promoting Google Maps. You can’t really say if a fan of the service created it or it’s a smart, sneaky marketing action by Google itself. Anyway, it’s quite funny. Watch it here.

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Prince of Persia wannabes…

on November 28, 2005 by Martina Comments

To promote the videogame “Prince of Persia: the two thrones” Ubisoft has launched a viral video where two guys try to train for the game in real life. Unfortunately they didn’t learn by heart the game manual, so you can imagine the results… Maverick is behind this crazy idea. [via AdJab]

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Greenpeace goes viral

on November 24, 2005 by Martina Comments

In France, Greenpeace has launched a viral video and a website to drive people’s attetion on the pollution issue. I’m not sure the video has a big viral potential, in the sense it doesn’t make people very eager to pass the link, unless they are very much concerned about the future of the planet. However the video it’s definitely a spot that doesn’t fit the traditional TV space and therefore finds its ideal space online.

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Durex: let the beast go :-)

on November 17, 2005 by Martina Comments

Check out this viral video by Durex and Humo (a Belgian magazine). It’s brilliant!

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Pioneer: Need more space?

on November 3, 2005 by Martina Comments

Belgian agency These Days has just launched a viral video for Pioneer to promote its DVD recorders that can store up to 455 hours of data. Dubbed “Need more space?” the video is a little bit too short (doesn’t create enough pathos) but in the end rather amusing. Check it out at:

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Playboy goes viral

on November 2, 2005 by Martina Comments

In order to promote its UK website, Playboy has launched a “behind the scenes” viral video you can safely watch even from the office (but keep the volume low). By the way, Playboy also has a blog.

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Renault Mégane viral video

on August 11, 2005 by Martina Comments

Test of character” is the viral video launched in the UK to promote the new Mégane Renaultsport 225. Check it out! Tag:

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Triomega: a viral marketing missed chance

on August 10, 2005 by Martina Comments

Triomega Fish Oil has created a very funny TV spot, too bad the Company doesn’t really take advantage of its viral potentials.

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Viral and advergame for Sunsilk Styling

on July 25, 2005 by Martina Comments

OgilvyInteractive has created a viral video and a pan-European website to promote Sunsilk Styling (hair) products. The viral video featuring a “man behaving badly” has been distributed to 55,000 women via email. Digital Bulletin reports the campaign has launched in Belgium, UK, Ireland and Finland, and it will be extended to the rest of Europe by the end of the summer. The website has a nice, trendy look and features original advertainment and infotainment content with an advergame (with an extremely cool graphics) and video with styling advices.

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Grolsch and the blonde legend

on June 9, 2005 by Martina Comments

Dutch brand Grolsch has launched a site with Marilyn Monroe as a testimonial, to promote its beer as the “blonde legend”. Online ads are appearing on blogs like Retecool. This is not the only online marketing effort Grolsch is carrying out: to promote its summer music there is and a video that pretends to be viral. [news via]

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