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Best April Fools Day Pranks from Brands 2013

What could be better than a bank holiday? That’s right a bank holiday that coincides with many marketers dream day – April Fools. Big brands let down their guidelines and give the creatives among us the chance to think freely. Here’s my roundup of the top April Fools pranks I’ve seen today.
Twitter
Flying first out of the tree it’s those chirps from Twitter. They rolled out a streamlined service that doesn’t …

  • Posted: April 1, 2013
  • Tags: Marketing
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One frame at a time for brands on social media

This is a fantastic infographic on the value that brands can achieve from videos and photos. MY favourite stat is wihtout doubt that Instagram is on pace to overtake Facebook’s growth!

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Things to learn from TED about YouTube optimisation

TED is the latest creation from Family Guy mastermind Seth Macfarlane. But this isn’t a post about how funny he is, although he IS hilarious!

I’ve been interested in the film since I first saw the trailer and I’ve also been intrigued as to the marketing in the build up to the films release. Let’s take a look at the online marketing lessons we can learn from TED:
YouTube optimisation
TED epitomises the …

The Trend of Precocious Boys in Viral Social Ads

This week has seen Google release an ad to promote the new Galaxy Nexus which uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich as its operating system. The ad features a precocious young boy trying to unlock the phone. The ad is quite cute and it seems to follow a recent trend in adverts with no dialogue, dramatic music and precocious children.

Step forward the Volkswagen Super bowl ad in which a young lad is practising his Star Wars power:

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Getting Noticed Online

I recently posted about infographics- and those of you who have seen the About page may have noticed a rather basic infographic CV that I uploaded last week. The whole idea of an infographic and displaying data about ourselves is a topic that really interests me. …

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