Tags: advertising

The Biggest CORNtroversy In The Beverage Industry

There is a debate brewing about corn syrup! Bud Light ran several ads that called out competitors’ usage of corn syrup in brews during Super Bowl LIII. However, when opportunity presented itself, one brave soul decided to jump on it. Miller’s jumped on the opportunity to clarify that corn...

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Who’s responsible for the Fyre Festival fraud?

Hulu and Netflix’s hot new documentaries “Fyre Fraud” and “Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened”, respectively, have brought 2017’s failed music festival back to relevance. The films follow the festival’s co-creator Billy McFarland as he fails to plan, and falsely advertises a non-existent music festival on a Bahamas...

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Is the Syrian refugee crisis relevant from a marketing perspective?

A New York Times article last week from columnist Charles Duhigg brought the Syrian refugee crisis to light from a marketing lens. Duhigg argues that amongst the countless charities people are exposed to on a regular basis, it is statistically unlikely that you’ll write a check to help the...

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The new frontier of 15-second television spots

Let’s cut to the chase: 15-second ads are here to stay. Nielsen, the global media, information, and data tracking company, measures that the number of 15-second television commercials increased more than 80% between 2008 and 2012. In today’s digital age, the importance of these 15-second spots not only speaks...

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