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[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.