Have you seen the video of the Phillies dad catching a fly ball? In front of a cheering crowd, he gives it to his toddler daughter who promptly throws it away. It’s so endearing to see his shocked expression, then an “aww shucks” flood of unconditional love for his little girl. If you’ve been under […]
2008 Presidential Candidates & Interactive Media I’m a big fan of custom flash units in interactive video advertising. Barbarian Group kicked off the genre with Burger King’s Subserviant Chicken, but EVB & Toy New York helped Office Max push custom advertainment virally with personal content in Elf Yourself. Two other examples come to mind, Aveaword […]
A Case Study in Online Public Relations & Crisis Management Police arrested a 66 year old woman this week for refusing to pay her $7.45 tab at Waffle House. The story got picked up by Drudge Report, then the broader media and finally through blogs and social media networks. This is not a bona fide […]
Case Study: Effective Online PR by Travel Brands. Carnival has a brand evangelist using best practices in online PR, Twitter and blogging to promote cruising.
Without being privy to formal Twitter usability studies, I’d wager most people rarely browse the tweet timeline beyond the first page. How to use Twitter feeds.
Brand Managers can use this checklist when registering brands with social networks & web 2.0 platforms. Useful for domain planning and domainjacking avoidance.
Brand Managers can use this TLD checklist when registering top level domains. Useful for domain planning and for domainjacking avoidance.
This clever SEM/SEO strategy leverages universal interest and positive PR on quirky holidays, events & Google logo changes to generate online brand awareness.
Experimental Programming Benefits the HBO Brand. Following my experience on the BMW Ramp campaign, I list benefits from HBOlab’s web video series, Hooking Up.