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YouTube vs. Tin Hats, Disney Tackles Netflix & SXSW

YouTube vs. The Tin Hats  It may sound like an odd crossover, but YouTube will be employing the help of Wikipedia articles to provide context around popular conspiracy videos posted to the platform. While YouTube purports itself as a content… Continue Reading

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Overwatch League Promises Big Bucks for Advertisers

There was a time when the words “electronic sports” and “big ad bucks” would’ve garnered a confused look at best, chuckles at worst. The combination of gaming and advertisement has been a long-standing tradition for niche brands and tongue-in-cheek references.… Continue Reading

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Disruptive & Digital: How Tommy John is Changing Men’s Fashion

The fashion industry isn’t quick to pivot. Sure, trends may change every year, but there’s still a core of old-fashioned opinions that dominate the landscape: “Consumers will spring for the latest trend.” “Expensive means higher quality.” “Big brands are always… Continue Reading

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The “In ’N Out” of Advertising Food to Millennials

Last week, Burger King debuted a clever ad for net neutrality. The spot featured real customers who were offered a range of burgers priced by speed of delivery, from the $4.99 all the way to $25.99 for a single Whopper. The… Continue Reading

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Adoptify Matches Your Playlist with the Perfect Pup

It’s been a good year for dogs. Summer brought us dOGUMENTA, the world’s first art gallery designed for man’s best friend. The Puppy Bowl, Animal Planet’s answer to the Super Bowl, snags an average of 2.2 million viewers per event,… Continue Reading

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Seniors Citizens are Getting Social

Reaching seniors has long been the bane of advertisers. Often stereotyped as out of touch or behind the times, most organizations miss the opportunity to tap into this network of consumers. The reluctance is understandable, especially when the majority of… Continue Reading

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On our Radar: Nikon Steals CES 2018, Wacky Ikea Ads, and more!

Ikea Treats Expecting Moms  Åketsam Holst has done it again. Ikea’s agency on record has produced some of the most iconic ads for the brand, including the touching “Enough,” and this delightful but seemingly pointless “Where Life Happens” ad. This time… Continue Reading

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Our Favorite (Story) Ads of 2017

It’s no secret that stories have become an increasingly dominant force for advertisers. Gone are the days of product hawking with models and flashy logos a la 80s The Price Is Right. It’s swiftly been replaced by a tangled web of… Continue Reading

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YouTube and the Struggle for Clean Content

YouTube has another crisis on its hands. The past year has been a firestorm of content complaints: first, racist videos from top creators like PewdiePie force video censorship for ad compliance. Not long after, brands clamored for more responsibility and transparency… Continue Reading

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Thanksgiving Day 2017: An Event Guide

Turkey, Television and Travel dominate the Thanksgiving season. The American holiday has long been associated with family time and food, sparking some of the most ingenious ads of the year in preparation. While Christmas and The Super Bowl are two… Continue Reading