Saturday, April 15, 2017
Thursday, December 15, 2016
I regularly watch ‘All About Ads’ on NDTV Prime, thanks to it I came to know about two digital ad campaigns, one is ‘Odds by Addidas’ and the other is ‘Uber moves Shankar’ I would have not known about these campaigns otherwise, so thank you All About Ads. ‘Odds by Addidas’ is only on the internet, whereas the Uber campaign is on internet and is supported by press ads. In this article I will discuss the ‘Odds by Addidas’ ad campaign, I would also like to discuss the Uber campaign but I will keep it for later.
The ‘Odds by Addidas’ campaign is different from others for two reasons; firstly, it is strictly on the digital platform – no TV, press or any other media. Secondly, through this ad campaign Addidas offers a special pair of shoes for para-athletes, the pair could comprise two lefts or two rights shoes, for athletes with one foot. The shoes can be bought from their site www.shop.adidas.co.in . The idea of having two lefts or two rights came from Taproot Dentsu India, the ad agency that conceptualized the campaign; a unique idea indeed. The campaign was launched this year during the time of Paralympics at Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
Monday, August 1, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016
Burger King – Take a little help from Mc Donald’s
In the burger business or let’s say in the informal restaurant business McDonald’s is the leader with the largest number of outlets. There is always a Mc Donald’s within reach. In this ad Burger King acknowledges Mc Donald’s strength and tries to use it to its advantage; this indeed is a bold thing to do. The impression that this ad attempts to leave in the consumers’ mind is that Burger King is far better than Mc Donald’s and it is worth every effort to go to a Burger King restaurant even if it is distantly located, and even if you need have a light snack at Mc Donald’s (Mc Drive) on the way, the effort is certainly worth it. The ad tries to make you feel that Burger King is a
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Most TV viewers would have taken notice of the Airtel 4G advertising campaign. An ad campaign such as this is successful not just because of the money spent to splash it all over the but also because of the meaningful message and excellence in the execution. Airtel is the very first telecom company to introduce 4G services and it had launched a hard-hitting campaign for its 4G network in the year 2015, the campaign continues till this day. The very first TV commercial in this ad campaign is 'The Airtel
Friday, January 1, 2016
Sometime in the middle of this year (2015) Lloyd Electric and Engineering Ltd. introduced their brand of washing machines as India’s first “Unisex Washing Machine”. Why and how is Lloyd Washing Machine unisex? Well, that is the positioning platform they took to differentiate their product from those of the competitors. The campaign is based on the insight, as reported in the media, that most men do not like to do household chores such as washing clothes which they leave to women to attend to, since the general belief or attitude is that it is the woman’s work. The other reason why women