Tags archives: advertising

  • Adwin: iPad’s Push Creativity

  • The Ad This ad by Apple, which first aired during the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers the other day, shows just how much Apple wants to push the creative capabilities of their line of iPads. "What will your verse be? Each of us has something to share. A voice, a passion, a perspective. The potential to add a stanza to the world's story." – Apple, Your [...]
  • 10 Crazy Ads from History

  • The 1950's through the 1970's were a strange time in advertising. Women were stuck in the kitchen, casual racism was abundant and crazy ads were everywhere. Below is a list of crazy vintage ads that will make you grateful for modern standards, or perhaps nostalgic for the 'good ole days'. While reading this list, imagine if you would, each crazy ad's impact on the public if it were to run unedited[...]
  • The Idea vs The Execution

  • Good ideas never seem to be in short supply. Granted, bad ideas are every bit as prevalent - however, almost anyone can hit on a good idea of some sort in their professional lifetime. Great ideas are rare. Great ideas can change fortunes, alter futures and make history. The execution of ideas, whether it be in business or in life, is also key to success. Having a reputation of excellent execution [...]
  • Avoiding the Comfort Zone

  • We as human beings generally like routine. Routine is comfortable, it's easy, it has expectations that are always met. When changes come along; when we have to take a new route to work because of construction, when we forget our wallet and have to skip lunch, when we run out of gas because we got so distracted by the construction reroute on the way to work in the morning, we forgot to stop and ref[...]
  • Adwin: Allstate's The Worlds Worst Cleaning Lady

  • The Ad Allstate continues it's "Protected from Mayhem" ad campaign with "The Worlds Worst Cleaning Lady". This is another is a long series of ads starring Mayhem demonstrating scenarios where insurance would help protect the viewer from dealing with the damage. 30 Rock's "Hey Dummy" beeper guy stars and seems to really get into his role as the worst-case scenario. The Win The best ads are mem[...]