Posts Tagged ‘ Advertising ’

If there were REALLY truth in advertising

May 24, 2017
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Do you find yourself shaking your head and rolling your eyes at a lot of today’s TV and magazine ads? So many of them are so absurd, ageist, sexist, patronizing and/or [insert your term of…

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How Illinoisans Advertise on TV

June 26, 2015
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How Illinoisans Advertise on TV

Throughout my “career,” I’ve dipped my feet into the hell, I mean well, of the advertising business, so I tend to pay attention to print ads, radio ads, and – my favorite – television commercials.…

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Burmese Cake, Burma Shave, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

July 27, 2014
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Burmese Cake, Burma Shave, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Burmese Dessert SEMOLINA CAKE (sanwin makin) INGREDIENTS 1 16-ounce can coconut cream or 2 14-ounces cans coconut milk. 3 eggs 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 cup semolina or cream of wheat 1 cup sugar ¼…

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I Like What?

October 31, 2013
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I Like What?

Did you know that people who fail to close the lid on the toilet seat don’t go to hell? Nope, they bypass that step, get reincarnated, and then land jobs in advertising. But they get…

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Wrinkles Eraser Leads to This?

September 1, 2013
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Wrinkles Eraser Leads to This?

This is an ad that keeps popping up on my Facebook feed. Is it me, or are wrinkles the last problem this woman has to worry about? I guess if your lips look like two…

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Show Me The Science

August 22, 2013
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Show Me The Science

I never thought I’d share the mindset of science-deniers. You know the type – the guy who sees a picture of the North Pole looking like a lake for the first time in recorded history…

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Catalog “Surprises”

April 24, 2013
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Catalog “Surprises”

I get a lot of catalogs in the mail because of my work writing for retail trade magazines.  Recently, I received one that branded itself as the place to get “the most popular” catalog merchandise. …

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Muddy side of Money Back Guarantees

February 23, 2013
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Quilted Northern Toilet Paper says it guarantees a “soft, comfortable clean” or your money back.  I wonder if they are going to take the word of a dissatisfied consumer or if are they going to…

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The Beer Facts

August 8, 2011
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In college I majored in Graphic Design.  However, part of the curriculum was Product Advertising .  We were given mock products and instructed to create an entire advertising campaign from the ground up. I remember…

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HumorOutcasts Is Now Advertising

July 14, 2011
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This week HumorOutcasts took the next step in our growth plan, we started advertising the site with banner ads via the Google Adwords partner network. We started with the ad below which has already been…

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