Month: May 2015 Page 1 of 1

10 Years of YouTube & Examining the Best in Advertising

Remember when Youtube didn’t have any ads? Well if you do, here’s another fun fact to make you feel extra good about your age: it’s been 10 years since the introduction of Youtube itself. As a birthday celebration, Youtube has launched a new campaign recognizing the role advertising has played in the site’s growth, especially considering that out of the top 10 most viewed videos of 2014, four of those were advertisements. This got us thinking, what exactly makes a great ad? Not all fantastic marketing campaigns come from great ad agencies. Picking from some of the top advertisements hashing it out for best of the best, we’ve broken it down into one-word answers (followed by some insight of course). Humor – The Man Your Man Could Smell Like (Old Spice) One of our personal favorites is Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” and its subsequent trail […]

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How to be a Hero at the Infographic

As people and technology have evolved, so has our means of communication, both verbally and visually. The average person is exposed to the equivalent of 174 newspapers full of text each day, but with more than half the population (65% to be exact) being visual learners, obviously this leaves something wanting. Enter infographics! From the first cave paintings to the first use of bar graphs and pie charts in the 1800’s to our the modern day hybrid of graphic art and data; for centuries infographics have been used as a means to educate, persuade and inspire curiosity. In terms of using an infographic as a marketing tool, studies show that visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text and that most people only remember 20% of what they read. Not only that, publishers who use infographics found a 12% increase in traffic as compared to those who […]

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