Monthly Archives: August 2010

Baby Carrots: Eat ‘Em Like Junk Food

A group of nearly 50 carrot growers, including Bolthouse Farms, recently unveiled plans for an industry-wide marketing campaign created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky to rebrand baby carrots as an extreme, ultimate snack food. According to a bunch of carrot … Continue Reading

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Jerseyans Disdain ‘Jersey Shore’

If you’re advertising on Jersey Shore, better see if you can leave New Jersey out of the media buy. A Quinnipiac University poll of voters in that state finds many taking a dim view of the MTV “reality” show and … Continue Reading

We’ve Got Your Domino’s Right Here….

How do small businesses compete with national companies backed by big budgets? Go directly after their claims! Anthony’s, a local Denver pizza chain has done just that with an advertising campaign directed at Domino’s recent recipe change. Very clever! Source: … Continue Reading

Rent movies on Google?

It could be here sooner than you think… The Financial Times is reporting that Google is in talks with major Hollywood studios to bring streaming movie rentals from their catalogs to YouTube by the end of the year. Citing multiple sources … Continue Reading

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Ben & Jerry’s – double rainbow

Ben & Jerry’s have jumped on the “double rainbow” bandwagon of success and updated their we bsite – www.benjerry.com/. Check it out – not sure how much long they’ll keep it up there!

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Mario Kart hits the streets

Check out this newscast from Portland, Oregon, where vintage Mario Kart symbols (think bananas, stars and mushrooms) were spray painted on a popular bike route, in the bike lane. Pretty cool! View video

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John McCain – Twitter Genius?

He may be older than dust, but, make no mistake about it, John McCain is a certified “Twitter Genius.” According to a recent study conducted by researchers from George Washington University and New York University, the 73-year-old Arizona Senator ranks at the … Continue Reading

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Go Nuts at the Super Bowl with Snickers!

Snickers is teaming up with the NFL to give away 17 trips to Super Bowl XLV for you and a guest, as well as over 2,200 additional prizes! To play, just purchase a participating snickers product, go to snickers.com and … Continue Reading

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Rock out at JFK

What could be better than a concert before hopping on your flight?! Maybe a FREE concert before your flight?! JetBlue is giving their customers at JFK just that! The airline is hosting a live performance by Daughtry on August 19th … Continue Reading

Go Nuts at the Super Bowl with Snickers

Snickers is offering 17 exclusive trips to the Super Bowl via the “Go Nuts At The Super Bowl with Snickers Instant Win Game.” Seventeen Grand Prize-winning NFL fans and their guests will win a trip to Super Bowl XLV in … Continue Reading

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