AD-WARS · ADVERTISING · BRAND WARS · BRANDMEET UP · BRANDS · BREAKING NEWS · DIGITAL MARKETING · NATIVE ADS · VIDEO GAMES

[BRANDS] PM DAVID CAMERON’S WAR AGAINST THE BIG-COLA.

On my way out of Lagos last week I saw a stack of Big Cola mounted in stacks by a retailer by the roadside. She was apparently waiting to convey the FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods) to her point of sale where it would be sold to consumers. I picked up my device to burst… Continue reading [BRANDS] PM DAVID CAMERON’S WAR AGAINST THE BIG-COLA.

AD OBSERVER · ANIMATION · COMICS · SOCIAL MEDIA

[REBLOGGED] GBENGA BOGLO, THE ENIGMA BEHIND NASOWESEEAM.COM

The name “Boglo” to any Nigerian would sound outrightly foreign or outlandish but Gbenga BOGLO a talented and consistent Senior art director with one of the leading brand agencies in Nigeria is a force to be reckoned with in the editorial cartoons niche. He started out a unique editorial cartoon blog centred around politics. “Nasoweseam.com… Continue reading [REBLOGGED] GBENGA BOGLO, THE ENIGMA BEHIND NASOWESEEAM.COM

BRANDS · INFOMERCIAL · POLICE & LAW ENFORCEMENT

[INFOMERCIAL] THAMES VALLEY POLICE’S BRILLIANT TEA CONSENT INFOMERCIAL ABOUT RAPE.

Sex and consent is a difficult issue, mainly because something that seems so simple is continually ‘misunderstood’ in rape cases. Thames Valley Police have decided to tackle the issue by comparing sex to a well known British pastime – drinking a cup of tea. The result is this simple, effective and at times quite funny… Continue reading [INFOMERCIAL] THAMES VALLEY POLICE’S BRILLIANT TEA CONSENT INFOMERCIAL ABOUT RAPE.

AD OF THE WEEK · BRAND HISTORY · DIGITAL MARKETING

[ADFACTS] BRANDSTORIES: THIS IS WHY TURKEY SHARES A NAME WITH OUR #CHRISTMAS AND #THANKSGIVING TURKEY.

The former center of the Ottoman Empire isn’t exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America, so why do they share the same name? First, let’s get the facts on the two turkeys. The word turkey has been used to refer to “land occupied by the… Continue reading [ADFACTS] BRANDSTORIES: THIS IS WHY TURKEY SHARES A NAME WITH OUR #CHRISTMAS AND #THANKSGIVING TURKEY.

ANIMATION · FEATURED AD · YOUTUBE

[ANIMATION] NWOBODO MICHAEL OF ANAMBRA STATE BROADCASTING SHARES A DEMO OF THE FORD F150 ANIMATED TV AD HE WORKED ON

I was trolling the web when I got a mention feed notification on my mobile device. OK; now what? The first thing I saw on the group chat thread was a YouTube video link to an animated short; Oh Christ! I love videos so I decided to click the link and check it out. My… Continue reading [ANIMATION] NWOBODO MICHAEL OF ANAMBRA STATE BROADCASTING SHARES A DEMO OF THE FORD F150 ANIMATED TV AD HE WORKED ON

ADBUZZ · ARTICLES-EXCERPTS · POEMS · WORD PORN

[WORD PORN] #FLEEK GETS ADDED TO DICTIONARY.

In the latest update to the lexicon database over 1000 entries and definitions were revised and more than 150 new words were added. New additions such as feels, yaaas, and doge highlight the role of social media in transmitting and popularizing new terms, while fitness tracker, digital wallet,and Internet of Things demonstrate the new ways that technological innovation is changing the way we… Continue reading [WORD PORN] #FLEEK GETS ADDED TO DICTIONARY.

AD OF THE WEEK · DIGITAL MARKETING · SOCIAL MEDIA · TRENDS

[CYBER MONDAYS] ORIGIN OF #BLACKFRIDAY.

With Thanksgiving feasts come Black Fridaysales. While many people believe the termBlack Friday finds its roots in the sense ofblack meaning “showing a profit; not showing any losses,” this is not the case. Historically, black has been associated with days of economic stress as opposed to days of booming commercial success. The firstBlack Friday occurred in 1869 after financier Jay Gould… Continue reading [CYBER MONDAYS] ORIGIN OF #BLACKFRIDAY.

AD OF THE WEEK · AD-WARS · AUTO-MOTORING (NEWS) · AWARDS · BLOGS · THROWBACK THURSDAYS (TBT)

[AD-WARS] AUDI FIRED THE FIRST SHOT-BMW TOOK IT TO THE STREETS, BENTLEY ENDED IT MAFIA STYLE.

#THROWBACKTHURSDAYS: Just few days after we brought you the breathe taking Mercedes Benz “fable” TV commercial that went viral. Audi and BMW got into an advertisement battle with each one trying to “UP” the other with backstyle humor and sarcasm few years ago. BMW won the mockery game then took on Mercedes and Jaguar before… Continue reading [AD-WARS] AUDI FIRED THE FIRST SHOT-BMW TOOK IT TO THE STREETS, BENTLEY ENDED IT MAFIA STYLE.

INFOMERCIAL · MICROSOFT · THROWBACK THURSDAYS (TBT)

[#THROWBACKTHURS] THIS WAS HOW BILL GATES ADVERTISED THE FIRST EVER WINDOWS 1.0 WITH STEVE BALMER. WATCH BTS.

Approximately 30years ago Microsoft started writing a new chapter in the computing world with its first version of Windows. On November 20th, 1985, Windows 1.0 was launched as a successor to MS-DOS. This new OS laid the foundation of many Windows features like scroll-bars, icons, dialog boxes, drop-down menus – and apps like MS paint… Continue reading [#THROWBACKTHURS] THIS WAS HOW BILL GATES ADVERTISED THE FIRST EVER WINDOWS 1.0 WITH STEVE BALMER. WATCH BTS.

ARTICLES-EXCERPTS · CAMPAIGN · FASHION & COUTURE · LUXURY BRANDS · PHOTOGRAPHY

[EXCLUSIVE] LUXURY BRANDS HAVE FAILED IN THEIR STORYTELLING FOR 2015 EXCEPT MERCEDES BENZ.

Can luxury brands hack their own growth in 2016? In this article references have been made only to international Luxury Brands which are still the baine of luxury products worldwide. Watch: The 2015 Mercedes Benz AMG GT S Superbowl spot “fable” commercial: 60 (You need to see this).     Hits: 12,488,678 views on YouTube One would… Continue reading [EXCLUSIVE] LUXURY BRANDS HAVE FAILED IN THEIR STORYTELLING FOR 2015 EXCEPT MERCEDES BENZ.

AUTO-MOTORING (NEWS) · BRAND STORIES · GOOGLE · TECHNOLOGY

[AUTOMOBILES] TESLA NOW HAS A COMPETITION-THE ULTRA FARADAY FUTURE FULLY ELECTRIC CAR.

Faraday Future, a new company, resembling traits with our Dark Night, has been found after almost a year and a half of the secret operations they were performing at their facility in Los Angeles, is speculated as a direct competitor to the game-changer Tesla Motors. But the minds at Faraday Future don’t think so, they… Continue reading [AUTOMOBILES] TESLA NOW HAS A COMPETITION-THE ULTRA FARADAY FUTURE FULLY ELECTRIC CAR.