Laughter Is G-R-E-A-T

Let the glass be half full rather than half full. Be your best friend not your worst enemy. And like Peanut’s Snoopy, remember that laughter is g-r-e-a-t! Think of something funny and feel better. Be upbeat. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๏ปฟ From GIPHY In this post, we look at why laughter is great, present two infographics, and offer […]

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Keep Smiling This Holiday Season: Humor Required

Each holiday season seems to be more stressful. We worry about getting the right gifts. And at the right prices. Also, we may get uptight about seeing family members. Hopefully, that is not the case. This post is intended to help you keep smiling this holiday season: humor required. ๐Ÿ™‚   Try to Keep Smiling […]

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Social Media and Selfies

The “selfie” phenomenon has gone global and viral in a flash. Millions and millions of people have posted their selfies all over the Web. Surely, you know at least a few people who are selfie fanatics on their social media pages. One of the most well-known celebrity selfies was taken at the Academy Awards when […]

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Who Has the World’s Toughest Job?

Looking for a video with a job-hunting chuckle and an emotional ending? Then, this is the post for you. Hang in there until the reveal in this video from American Greetings! It’s worth it. ๐Ÿ™‚      

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A Clever Take on What Brands Cannot Do for Us

Sorry brand marketers, but your brands cannot solve all of our lives’ problems or issues. ๐Ÿ™‚ Enjoy this slideshow by Michael Paredrakos, Strategic Planner at the Curious Brain.    

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Clever Billboard Ads from Around the World

Billboard (outdoor) advertising can quite powerful. In a recent HubSpot article, Sam Kusinitz identified 15 great examples (complete with photos and video clips). Here are two of them. The first is an ad from Nationwide Insurance’s โ€œlife comes at you fastโ€ campaign. The second is a video of a comparative ad campaign by Audi and […]

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Yes, Mac & Cheese Ads Can Be Clever

Macaroni and cheese is a big seller in the United States. It tastes good and makes for a relatively inexpensive meal. But isn’t mac & cheese a pretty boring product? Not according to Kraft, which has devised some clever TV ads. They are funny and make the point as to how irresistible mac & cheese […]

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OMAHA! OMAHA!

Normally, we post relatively serious stories about marketing. But this story is too good to pass up. Football fans will recognize “Omaha” as the word that Peyton Manning screamed out more than 40 times on last Sunday’s NFL playoff game. This has resulted in a lot of fun discussions in the sports media world. In […]

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LOL: The Manning Brothers’ Direct TV YouTube Ad

If you are a sports fan, you know that the NFL’s Manning brothers are usually rather straitlaced. So this “rap” commercial for Direct TV’s NFL Sunday football package is way out there — but lots of fun. It got millions of views on YouTube in its first 24 hours.      

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