• Tag: marketing
    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 »

    Bet Coke wished they thought of this comeback to Pepsi’s Halloween ad [pic]
    Posted by on Nov 4th, 2013

    Here’s some creative win for you advertising folks. The well documented marketing rivalry between Coca Cola and Pepsi got interesting last week when Pepsi posted an image of one of it’s cans wearing a Coca… Read More »

    Brilliant telekinetic coffee shop prank scares the crap out of customers [video]
    Posted by on Oct 8th, 2013

    Marketing and promotions for upcoming movies are getting more and more elaborate these days, but the folks behind the new Carrie remake have taken it to the next level and organised an outlandish prank in… Read More »

    New Guinness ad with rad ending will make you happy [video]
    Posted by on Sep 10th, 2013

    It’s no secret that Guinness is one of my favourite beers and it comes as no surprise then that their latest television commercial would make me happy. Not because it makes me want to drink… Read More »

    CT Fish Market ad withdrawn after 2 people complained it was racist [video]
    Posted by on Sep 5th, 2013

    The Advertising Standards Authority have ordered management of popular fish restaurant, Cape Town Fish Market, to remove a television commercial after it recieved two complaints. The CTFM ad features a scene where a white actor… Read More »

    SA print ad for Flora margarine removed for being homophobic [pic]
    Posted by on Sep 4th, 2013

    Plenty of award winning and clever advertising out there, but every now and then ad agencies don’t get it exactly right and are forced to admit it wasn’t the greatest strategy. Case in point…the latest… Read More »