Do you find yourself constantly scouring WebMD for every little symptom that ails you? Are you getting tired of those unwarranted emails from your LinkedIn “connections” whom you don’t really know? Do you feel duped every time you watch a fictitious alien landing on the History Channel? We’ve showed you highlights of the Honest Slogans… Continue reading What if Big Brands Told the Truth?
Ever gone to the store and been so overwhelmed by all the product choices that you felt “decision paralysis,” that sensation where you can’t decide what to buy? Ironically, almost everything you buy or want to buy is actually controlled by only 10 corporations. The Illusion of Choice chart, posted to Reddit, is making waves… Continue reading The 10 Corporations that Rule Them All
What if J.R.R. Tolkien worked in advertising? That’s exactly what Miami Ad School, Berlin student Valerio Amaro was wondering when he created these Lord of the Rings-inspired ads for brands like Skype, Nike and Rolex. Amaro knew the acclaimed author of the Lord of the Rings series had a natural penchant for marketing and turning… Continue reading One Lord of the Rings-Inspired Ad Campaign to Rule Them All
Are you looking to clean up your act on social media? Do you feel like your profiles are now cluttered with every like, notification and spam message you’ve ever gotten since the beginning of time? Do you even use most of those apps anymore or remember liking half of those brands? Have no fear, the… Continue reading Clean Up Your Facebook and Twitter Feeds with AJAX Social Wipes
Apple and Google have dethroned long-standing king Coca-Cola as the world’s most valuable brands in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2013 Report. After 14 years, Apple is the first brand to overtake Coca-Cola for the #1 spot since the Best Global Brands study launched in 2000, with Google coming in as #2. Though Coca-Cola’s brand value… Continue reading Report: Apple, Google Are Best Global Brands of 2013
Buffer is a great tool for queuing interesting posts to your social media accounts. The tool is especially useful for brands that want to post at set times each day, maintaining a consistent stream. Today Buffer brings good news for such brands: the company has announced that brands can now Buffer posts to their LinkedIn… Continue reading Now Buffer Posts to Your LinkedIn Company Page
Storify, an online tool for telling stories through social media posts, announced that it has been acquired by Livefyre. The company wants to keep its storytelling product free but plans to integrate its VIP product for businesses into Livefyre’s enterprise offerings.
Facebook is testing a new way to promote brands within shared links, according to an AllFacebook reader who saw the potential new feature in action. The reader found a Gawker link shared on his News Feed and, as seen in the screenshot below. Above the link description, which we currently see in links shared in… Continue reading Rumor: Facebook Promoting Brand Pages in Shared Links