Category Archives: Marketing

KLM High Five: street guerrilla marketing joining NewYorkers and Amsterdammers

It’s that simple: KLM encouraged people in Amsterdam to high five strangers in New York for a chance to win flights. Nice use of technology for marketing. Touch-(or slap-)screens in Amsterdam and New York allowed perfect strangers – 3,600 miles … Continue reading

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Ikea Catalogue becomes bookbook: a great Apple-spoofing video (and a great marketing tool too!)

Once again we’re getting the 2015 Ikea Catalogue filled with (nice) pictures, products and suggestions. Ikea Catalogue is not just the Ikea’s best selling item (even though it’s free) beyond meatballs and Billys shelves, it’s a dramatically powerful marketing tool. … Continue reading

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Wacky Races-inspired TV Commercial Ad by Peugeot 208 GTI

You may remember Wacky Races cartoon from the 60s (or you may not). Now, in 2013, Peugeot Brazil is releasing this Wacky Races-inspired TV commercial ad, made by Young & Rubicam with Partizan advertising agency, for its brand new Peugeot … Continue reading

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What does the modern marketer look like? Check this infographic

The marketing profession is changing. Check this cool infographic about what’s required, today, to work as a 2013-marketer: Part Artist, Part Scientist. [Via SalesForce Blog]

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An Apple or Samsung commercial? No, even better: Somersby Cider (yes, made with apples)!

This commercial is so brilliant! We all know how people (us) queue up outside stores whenever Apple releases a new product. It’s amazing how much this event has become ritual: door opening, store people welcoming customers, people getting crazy around … Continue reading

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Kim Dotcom new venture, Mega, opens: welcome to a new cloud storage service

Internet Millionaire Kim Dotcom has just opened Mega.co.nz, a new cloud storage service which gives (for free) 50 GB of cloud space. (read his story for more details!) I just managed to apply and get a brand new account; according … Continue reading

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Xmas 2012 version of a Reindeer Race? Social with Facebook, ‘real’ with Arduino!

Australian-based agency VML created this XMas-themed race with some technical and social cool elements! Reindeer Race allows you to race your… reindeer (four available) and race against other people or some bots (according to who’s online). The cool fact is … Continue reading

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QR Code Shopping in subway stations in Milan, Italy: klikkapromo.it introduces virtual supermarkets

On January I wrote about South Korea’s Tesco big hit with QR Code shopping concept. Today I spotted in Milan, Italy, a similar idea where an italian discount-hunting website, klikkapromo.it, is promoting several goods along with QR-Code. The idea is … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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