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How YouTube Sensation Casey Neistat Succeeded in Making Ads for People Who Hate Ads
YouTube

How YouTube Sensation Casey Neistat Succeeded in Making Ads for People Who Hate Ads

This high school dropout turned viral video maker has worked with big brands such as Nike and Mercedes-Benz to create ads that millennials love.
Catherine Clifford
Arby's Bids Farewell to Its Favorite Hater, Jon Stewart, With an Ad Featuring His Insults
Arby's

Arby's Bids Farewell to Its Favorite Hater, Jon Stewart, With an Ad Featuring His Insults

The chain proved its brand savvy as it bid Stewart #JonVoyage.
Kate Taylor
5 of the Most Controversial Ads in Recent History
Marketing Strategies

5 of the Most Controversial Ads in Recent History

From puppy mills to beauty standards, the themes of these commercials provoked polarizing reactions.
Laura Entis
During Super Bowl, the Real Action Will Be on Social Media (Infographic)
Advertising

During Super Bowl, the Real Action Will Be on Social Media (Infographic)

2014's game day viewership broke records, which certainly didn't hurt the businesses with ads in the broadcast.
Nina Zipkin
Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.
Apple

Grab a Tissue: Apple's Latest Holiday Ad Is Another Tear Jerker.

Prepare thine eyes. Apple wants you to feel all the feels, hmmm, probably all the way to the checkout.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
While Searching for a Rental, Apartment Hunters Discover In-Home Burger King
Burger King

While Searching for a Rental, Apartment Hunters Discover In-Home Burger King

In a new commercial in Spain, Burger King tricked apartment seekers into stumbling upon a surprise pop-up restaurant located in an apartment.
Kate Taylor
There's an Epic Battle of Christmas Commercials Unfolding in the U.K.
Advertising

There's an Epic Battle of Christmas Commercials Unfolding in the U.K.

In one corner -- swooning penguins. In the other -- a heartrending historical account of soldiers calling a temporary truce.
Geoff Weiss
Here's Why Apple Always Sets the Time to 9:41 in Its iPhone and iPad Ads
Advertising

Here's Why Apple Always Sets the Time to 9:41 in Its iPhone and iPad Ads

The detail is a nod to the precise moment at which Steve Jobs unveiled the devices during his legendary keynotes.
Geoff Weiss
Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious
GoDaddy

Why Entrepreneurs Will Find GoDaddy's New Commercials Hilarious

Who hasn't wanted to tell all of the doubters in their life to “stick it!”? These new ads capture moments of entrepreneurial triumph.
Catherine Clifford
IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch
Viral Videos

IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch

'It's not a digital book, or an ebook,' an IKEA exec describes the company's forthcoming catalogue in reverent tones evoking Apple's lead designer Jony Ive. 'It's a bookbook.'
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Bashes iPhone Battery Life in Cleverly Placed Airport Ads
Location-based Advertising

Samsung Bashes iPhone Battery Life in Cleverly Placed Airport Ads

The South Korean has affixed signs at airport power outlets that needle the Apple iPhone's notoriously poor battery performance.
Geoff Weiss
Why Domino's Latest Ad Was a Smart, If Unintentional, Marketing Play
Pizza

Why Domino's Latest Ad Was a Smart, If Unintentional, Marketing Play

Domino's ad for Specialty Chicken features a reference to a failed cookie pizza just as Pizza Hut rolled out a cookie pizza of its own.
Kate Taylor
Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent
100 Brilliant Companies

Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Advertising and digital marketing platform Zooppa partners with brands and agencies to create crowd-sourced commercials.
Grant Davis
Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial
Advertising

Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial

Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.
Nina Zipkin