Featuring 55 brands, Transformers: Age of Extinction recently won both the 2014 Award for Achievement in Product Placement in a Single Film (that is, the most product placement) and Worst Product Placement by Brandcameo. It also tied for first in Unwanted Product Placement. The Lego Movie saw greater success, winning the 2014 Award for Product Placement Impact.
Nostalgia can be a very powerful force capable of driving different types of behavior. For marketers, being able to identify what products or elements consumers are nostalgic for (or in some cases consumers never really […]
For both Tourism Ireland and HBO, collaboration on a Game of Thrones themed campaign represented a clear win-win scenario for both organizations.
As a student of marketing, Black Friday is one of the most interesting times of the year to examine. Historically, it has signaled the kickoff point for the holiday shopping season. On Black Friday retailers […]
Minecraft, a game that is incredibly popular amongst both kids and adults, was acquired by Microsoft for 2.5 billion dollars back in September. Technically Microsoft bought Mojang, the company responsible for Minecraft, but for all […]
A recent article in The New York Times takes a look at the Charlotte Hornets’ most recent marketing efforts involving the team’s new (or in some ways old) mascot and a door to door approach […]
Marketing as one of the outward facing functions within an organization often finds itself executing strategies and tactics that will be viewed by significant portions of the population. When an advertisement (for instance) is being […]
An interesting article in Bloomberg Businessweek calls attention to the kind of synergy that a story driven show can receive when a thoughtful strategy is developed for its delivery both online and on broadcast television. […]
Seth Godin, a well-known marketer and public figure is credited with saying that “marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” In today’s technology driven environment where people often have access to multiple Internet connected devices, […]
(Image of the Apple Passbook with some examples of the types of items that can be stored within it, including credit and debit card data) It can be increasingly difficult for organizations to compete for […]