• Tag: advertising
    Recovered alcoholic PJ Powers not happy with TOPS liquor store allegedly using her name to market booze
    Posted by on Jun 22nd, 2015

    Marketing fail of the day belongs to a TOPS liquor store who clearly didn’t think things through for a marketing campaign using the words ‘PJ POWERS‘ to promote the sale of alcohol. You see PJ… Read More »

    Glorious Takealot.com advertising has a go at Nkandla and Zuma’s fire pool [pics]
    Posted by on Jun 1st, 2015

    On Friday i showed you the new Nando’s poster HERE having a sneaky go at Zuma and his fire pool, but it seems like they aren’t the only ones willing to take some advertising shots… Read More »

    This song filmed in Cape Town about skipping leg day is glorious [video]
    Posted by on Apr 23rd, 2015

    It’s actually an extended ad about skipping leg day at gym, but it was filmed in Cape Town so you’ll get a kick out of seeing some of the local landmarks like Camps Bay beach… Read More »

    Hey future advertising and marketing stars..here’s a learnership opportunity or you
    Posted by on Sep 25th, 2014

    A friend of mine sent me this a few days ago and asked if i knew anyone interested in advertising or marketing and i said that i’m sure many of you fine creative readers are… Read More »

    Marketing fail – Hershey’s new logo looks like a steaming pile of poo [pic]
    Posted by on Aug 29th, 2014

    Today’s lesson in marketing fails (or win depending on how you look at it really) comes courtesy of Hershey’s, the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. When creating a new company logo, try not to… Read More »

    The new locally made Peugeot ad with a unexpected twist at the end [video]
    Posted by on Jul 15th, 2014

    Got sent a rad locally made ad earlier and i thought i may as well share it with you folks coz i thought it would appeal especially to those of you in relationships. Also to… Read More »

    Feed A Child SA ad withdrawn – outrage over white woman feeding a black child like a dog [video]
    Posted by on Jul 9th, 2014

    A new campaign ad for Feed A Child SA, meant to raise awareness about malnutrition, has been withdrawn from television after complaints and critisism. The NGO has issued an apology saying it was not intended… Read More »

    Soweto residents complain that ‘Drive It Like It’s Stolen’ Mini Cooper billboard is distasteful [pic]
    Posted by on Jul 2nd, 2014

    A new billboard for Mini Cooper in Soweto has caused a bit of drama after residents complained that the ‘Drive It Like It’s Stolen’ tagline is distasteful. The billboard features an outline of a Mini… Read More »

    Social media company to get R500 000 for 10 days work to promote Durban
    Posted by on Mar 18th, 2014

    Those of you in the social media or marketing industry will let no doubt let out a ‘what the f**k?’ when you hear that the eThekwini Municipality is paying a social media company R500 000 (yes… Read More »

    The new Bell’s ad from SA is better than pretty much all the Super Bowl commercials [video]
    Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2014

    It was Super Bowl 2014 over the weekend and everybody in advertising and marketing watched closely to see who would be crowned king of the much anticipated half time commercials. I’ve watched most of them… Read More »