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    Feed A Child SA ad withdrawn – outrage over white woman feeding a black child like a dog [video]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    A new campaign ad for Feed A Child SA, meant to raise awareness about malnutrition, has been withdrawn from television after complaints and critisism.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

    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 »

    The Budweiser Super Bowl ad with a puppy and a horse will make you melt [video]
    Posted by on Jan 30th, 2014

    It’s Super Bowl time over in the US and major brands are all trying to capitalise on the most watched sporting event on the planet. An ad spot during half time costs a fortune, but… Read More »

    Australian ad for Goodtime Burgers gets banned after complaints about pic
    Posted by on Jan 3rd, 2014

    I wasn’t gonna post this, but since the Life is Savage tagline is ‘home of the good times’ i thought it was relevant and needed to be shared. An Australian print ad for Goodtime Burgers… Read More »

    The top social media mistakes and fails of 2013 [infographic]
    Posted by on Dec 18th, 2013

    I said in my previous post that it’s the time of year when we start looking back at events that happened during 2013 so i may as well stick with the programme and show you… Read More »