Super Bowl 52: Winners and Losers on the Big Stage

What a game! I had no rooting interest on the field this year, so I was happy to enjoy the back-and-forth action that went down to the wire. Congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles on the franchise’s first championship! Now let’s move on to the competitors who paid big bucks to catch a piece of theContinue reading “Super Bowl 52: Winners and Losers on the Big Stage”

What’s in the Power of a (Re)Brand? Everything

Rebranding is all over the news these days as brands deal with changing audiences, shifting priorities and, in some cases, dramatically altered landscapes. I was reading a story in Kent State Magazine about my alma mater’s rebranding, when a quote caught my eye. “A brand articulates our aspirations and elevates us to where we want toContinue reading “What’s in the Power of a (Re)Brand? Everything”

Super Bowl 50: Winners & Losers on the Big Stage

We know who won on the field, but who won the battle of the brands? Here’s our take on the winners and losers of Super Bowl 50 advertisers. “If it doesn’t sell, it’s not creative.” -David Ogilvy Winners Give A Damn, Budweiser: First, the King of Beers spent $5 million on a PSA condemning drinking and driving.Continue reading “Super Bowl 50: Winners & Losers on the Big Stage”

Super Bowl XLVII: Not A Complete Blackout

I planned on writing about marketing lessons to be had from some of the better Super Bowl commercials until I read 5 Marketing Lessons From the Super Bowl’s Most Popular Commercials from the fine folks at Entrepreneur this morning via Pulse. So that’s been done. Speaking of the Super Bowl commercials, I felt like theyContinue reading “Super Bowl XLVII: Not A Complete Blackout”