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[WORLD POLITICS] #REBRANDING: NIHOTOUR URGES JOURNALIST, SECURITY AGENTS ON POSITIVE ‘BRAND NIGERIA’ PR.

​Minister of Information And Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (second right) with other delegates at the just concluded UN conference on climate change in Morroco COP23 Marrakeche. For so long, the negative perception about Nigeria has gone unchallenged to the extent that it’s beginning to stick in the consciousness of most people around the world. To… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS] #REBRANDING: NIHOTOUR URGES JOURNALIST, SECURITY AGENTS ON POSITIVE ‘BRAND NIGERIA’ PR.

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[BRAND GENIUS]#COKESELFIE: COCA-COLA ISRAEL DEVELOPS ‘SELFIE-SNAP’ BOTTLE. TAKE A LOOK:

It’s a special bottle with a built-in camera that, when tilted at 70 degrees, automatically takes a picture and posts it to the user’s Snapchat, as well as Coca-Cola Israel’s Facebook page and Instagram. The special bottle was developed by Gefen Team in Israel for Coca Cola’s big “Summer Love” event in Israel. The same… Continue reading [BRAND GENIUS]#COKESELFIE: COCA-COLA ISRAEL DEVELOPS ‘SELFIE-SNAP’ BOTTLE. TAKE A LOOK:

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[COUNTERFEIT]#FAKE: AMSTEL MALTA ‘LOW SUGAR’ AND AMSTEL MALTA ‘NON-ALCOHOLIC’ DRINKS ARE BOTH SAFE PRODUCTS FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER; NIGERIAN BREWERIES. WATCH #WHYADDMORE TV COMMERCIAL FT BEVERLY NAYA AND MAI ATAFO:

Hours earlier, this screencap of two Amstel Malta low sugar malt drink and non-alcoholic Malt drink has gone viral on social media after media personality Lara wise shared on her Instagram page warning consumers that the brand may have entered into the pirates’ bay.  further inquiry into this, we tried contacting Amstel Malta.  Amstel Malta… Continue reading [COUNTERFEIT]#FAKE: AMSTEL MALTA ‘LOW SUGAR’ AND AMSTEL MALTA ‘NON-ALCOHOLIC’ DRINKS ARE BOTH SAFE PRODUCTS FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER; NIGERIAN BREWERIES. WATCH #WHYADDMORE TV COMMERCIAL FT BEVERLY NAYA AND MAI ATAFO:

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[ADVERTISING]#INSIGHT:VIDEO ANALYTICS IS NOW ON TV, IQ MEDIA CAN NOW TRACK EACH TIME A BRAND IS SHOWN OR MENTIONED. TAKE A LOOK:

Via Adweek: In this changing TV landscape, marketers are still unsure how people are seeing their messages, at least until Nielsen completes its total audience measurement rollout in March, but they now have a way to track all visual and verbal mentions of their brands on television. Media measurement company iQ Media has released a… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#INSIGHT:VIDEO ANALYTICS IS NOW ON TV, IQ MEDIA CAN NOW TRACK EACH TIME A BRAND IS SHOWN OR MENTIONED. TAKE A LOOK:

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[EXCERPTS]#ARTICLE: THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND DONALD TRUMP’S WINNING STRATEGY BY CHRISTOPHER GRAVES; OGLIVY & MATHERS PR.

​ ICYMI here is a roundup of all the behavioral science behind the movement that elected Donald Trump president… Nostalgia bias: humans have an innate bias of remembering the past as having been better than it truly was. There are several neuroscience studies that link the same parts of the brain that remember the past… Continue reading [EXCERPTS]#ARTICLE: THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND DONALD TRUMP’S WINNING STRATEGY BY CHRISTOPHER GRAVES; OGLIVY & MATHERS PR.

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[BRANDS]#ACQUISITION: AMERICAN APPAREL JUST FILED FOR BANKRUPCY AND GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR CANADA WANTS TO BUY IT.

​American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney. Canada’s Gildan Activewear is buying the American Apparel brand, notorious for sexually provocative ad campaigns, for $66 million.… Continue reading [BRANDS]#ACQUISITION: AMERICAN APPAREL JUST FILED FOR BANKRUPCY AND GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR CANADA WANTS TO BUY IT.

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[ADVERTISING]#NATIVEADs: LIPTON IS DITCHING TV FOR 360° DIGITAL CAMPAIGNS.

​Lipton has launched its first ever mobile-first campaign in a bid to show up “in the right places” and showcase “the human side of tea” Lipton ditched TV for a mobile-first campaign in order to reposition the brand for a younger audience and highlight its ethical credentials. The ‘#BeAMaker’ campaign sees Lipton drive its sustainable… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#NATIVEADs: LIPTON IS DITCHING TV FOR 360° DIGITAL CAMPAIGNS.

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[BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENTS: ETISALAT BIDS OLAMIDE FAREWELL AFTER A SUCCESSFUL 3 YEAR AMBASSADORIAL CONTRACT.

YBNL CEO, Olamide Baddo has successfully fulfilled his 3 years obligation to telecommunications giant, Etisalat. The TELECOMMS Brand took to Instagram yesterday to announce this. @etisalatnigeria: ​It’s been 3 amazing years of working with you @baddosneh. All of us at @etisalatnigeria wish you the best in your future endeavours 🙌🙌🙌 #BaddoRocks The rapper also took… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENTS: ETISALAT BIDS OLAMIDE FAREWELL AFTER A SUCCESSFUL 3 YEAR AMBASSADORIAL CONTRACT.

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[LUXURY]#LIFESTYLE: LEONARDO DICARPRIO’S 104 ACRE PRIVATE ECO-ISLAND RESORT OFF BELIZE. TAKE A LOOK:

Leonardo DiCaprio is a stickler for detail when playing the part of a new movie character and it seems like the Hollywood star is just as obsessive when it comes to hotel design.  The artists’ renderings for his new resort on a small island off the coast of Belize – slated for opening in 2018… Continue reading [LUXURY]#LIFESTYLE: LEONARDO DICARPRIO’S 104 ACRE PRIVATE ECO-ISLAND RESORT OFF BELIZE. TAKE A LOOK:

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[BREAKING!]#ADNEWS: PEPSI MAX ROLLS OUT MAKE SUMMER CAMPAIGN TODAY BY CLEMENGER BBDO SYDNEY.

​Pepsi Max has kicked off a multi-million dollar summer campaign which will roll out over the next three months. Anchored with an ad by Clemenger BBDO Sydney featuring a giant slip and slide down a suburban street which ends on the beach, the campaign will develop along multiple streams. Part of the work will feature… Continue reading [BREAKING!]#ADNEWS: PEPSI MAX ROLLS OUT MAKE SUMMER CAMPAIGN TODAY BY CLEMENGER BBDO SYDNEY.

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[ADVERTISING]#AWARDS: LAIF AWARDS 2016 GETS A DECEMBER 3RD DATE.

The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has concluded plans to stage the 11th edition of its annual creative award, “LAIF – Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival Awards”.                      Mr Ikechi Odigbo The Awards Dinner is scheduled to hold as follows on Saturday, December 3,… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#AWARDS: LAIF AWARDS 2016 GETS A DECEMBER 3RD DATE.

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[PROMOTED]#COPYWRITING: 19 HILARIOUS AND CLICHÉ HEADLINES IF DONALD TRUMP’S UNITED STATES ELECTION WAS CONDUCTED AND WON IN NIGERIA. PLEASE LAUGH IT OFF GENTLY:

​If USA was Nigeria, yesterday’s headlines would have read: · DON’T CELEBRATE YET, HILLARY TELLS TRUMP (TELL magazine) · CONCEDE DEFEAT, TRUMP URGES HILLARY (Punch newspaper) · 20 OPPOSITION CADRES RIOT (The Sun newspaper) · Hillary Demands Vote Recount (Vanguard newspaper) · Elections rigged (Guardian newspaper) · No evidence of manipulation (NTA news) · The… Continue reading [PROMOTED]#COPYWRITING: 19 HILARIOUS AND CLICHÉ HEADLINES IF DONALD TRUMP’S UNITED STATES ELECTION WAS CONDUCTED AND WON IN NIGERIA. PLEASE LAUGH IT OFF GENTLY: