• Tag: marketing
    Glorious SA boxed wine advertising [pic]
    Posted by on Jul 14th, 2015

    We all know the power of good advertising hey, but brands spend a fortune at agencies with complicated briefs and expectations of Cannes awards. Fair enough…if you’ve got the money then by all means use… Read More »

    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 »

    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 SA brands…in a month you’ll be able to register for your .sucks domain name
    Posted by on Mar 16th, 2015

    We are all familiar with .com and .co.za domain names, but a month from now you will be able to register for the controversial .sucks domain. As in www.eskom.sucks or www.zuma.sucks for example. They are… 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 »

    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    Feed A Child SA ad withdrawn – outrage over white woman feeding a black child like a dog [video]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    A new campaign ad for Feed A Child SA, meant to raise awareness about malnutrition, has been withdrawn from television after complaints and critisism.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 »

    SPAR liquor shop displays live tied-up sheep in store as prize for buying alcohol [pics]
    Posted by on Jun 17th, 2014

    In-store promo fail of the day belongs to a Tops at SPAR liquor shop in the Eastern Cape who have had animal cruelty charges laid against them for displaying a tied-up live sheep in the… Read More »

    Advertising fail of the week goes to this UK fashion retailer whose ad included 5 errors [pic]
    Posted by on May 12th, 2014

    No idea who Dorothy Perkins is, but the UK ladies fashion retailer is responsible for the advertising fail of the week. In a new ad for their women’s dresses there was not only one, but… Read More »