Those Super Bowl Ads

Those Super Bowl Ads

Having worked on a good share of Super Bowl ad campaigns over the years — from HotJobs to Pepsi — I try to keep tabs on the tools and strategies PR agencies deploy on behalf of their clients to emerge as “winners.” For the longest time, many debated the wisdom of releasing a spot in […]

Super Bowl, Social Media and ROI

As this roller-coaster ride of 2009 slowly approaches disembarkment, many PR peeps continue to wrap their arms around the (soon-to-be anachronistic?) term/discipline/movement/phenomenon called “social media.” Today’s New York Times re-posted a post from ReadWriteWeb that captured some social media experts’s take on SM’s ROI: “In the words of one pro, ‘You can lead a horse […]

Call Any Vegetable

Call Any Vegetable

So now that we’ve gotten Blago out of our hair (or vice-versa), let’s turn our attention to the Super Bowl or “big game” for non-advertisers who want to leverage the event for marketing purposes. The news arrived today that NBC has rejected PETA’s Super Bowl TV spot. Apparently, the anti-fur people had an epiphany that […]