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Here's Why Apple Always Sets the Time to 9:41 in Its iPhone and iPad Ads
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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
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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
E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby
Advertising

E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby

After featuring talking babies in its much-beloved ad campaigns for seven years, E*Trade is moving in a new direction.
Geoff Weiss
The 'Got Milk' Slogan Is No More
Advertising

The 'Got Milk' Slogan Is No More

The iconic 'Got Milk?' slogan has been dropped in favor of 'Milk Life' as part of a brand new $50 million campaign that aims to tout milk's nutritional benefits.
Geoff Weiss
Marketing Was the Real Winner at the Super Bowl
Marketing

Marketing Was the Real Winner at the Super Bowl

Small businesses should follow the proven techniques of the big brands.
Jim Joseph
Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game
Marketing

Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game

Budweiser's 'Puppy Love' commercial was voted the best of the Super Bowl by fans on Hulu AdZone.
Kate Taylor
Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.
Marketing

Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.

For the second year running, SodaStream has had its Super Bowl ad rejected by a TV network -- and it's proven to be a 'PR gift' for the company.
Laura Entis
This New Technology Will Let You Make Purchases Directly From Your TV
Technology

This New Technology Will Let You Make Purchases Directly From Your TV

A service announced at CES this year allows you to buy items from advertisements using your television remote.
Emily Price
Facebook Video Ads Coming to a Screen Near You
Marketing

Facebook Video Ads Coming to a Screen Near You

Facebook will start testing its video advertising this week with commercials for the film 'Divergent.' The videos will appear in feeds and play automatically with the option to click for sound.
Arjun Kharpal