Good pizza campaign

October 21, 2009

Here is a good campaign for Pizzetta, a pizzeria in Glenwood, Durban, South Africa. You don’t see a lot of local pizza places advertising, and when they do it is very standard menu/price messaging. It is rare that they’d hire an agency and create a creative advertising campaign. But that’s what these guys did, and it’s pretty good too (the advertising, if I’m ever in Durban I’ll see if the pizza lives up to the ad).

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Best McDonald’s Ads

September 22, 2009

So last week, in the Creepy Baby Ronald post, I briefly discussed the marketing powerhouse that is McDonald’s. Well, as promised, today’s post is about some of the best advertising that they have done. Below is a collection of print ads from The Design Inspiration that I think you may find interesting.

As always, feel free to post and comment on your favourites.

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Baby Ronald – Creepy?

September 15, 2009

McDonald’s are one of those marketing powerhouses that spend millions of dollars on advertising worldwide. They get it, and they do work that works. They have done a lot of really interesting advertising. I will probably do a separate post on McDonald’s advertising alone, and showcase some of their best stuff.

However in the meantime, I thought I’d bring this ad to your attention.

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Collection of Guinness ads

September 4, 2009

Guinness has always had some of the best advertising. Below is a collection of different print ads and television spots that they have produced over the years. While their print work has been good, it’s the quality of their television advertising that really sets them apart. They have produced some of the most memorable and award-winning advertising of all time.

Of course, having a very big advertising budget helps too. See for yourself.

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Durex – The best in condom advertising – Part II

September 1, 2009

I would like to thank danvertising reader Matt for submitting the content of today’s blog post. If there are any other readers out there that would like to submit advertising to be discussed here, please feel free to post it in the comments section below or contact me through Twitter.

But back to today’s subject matter, here is a follow up to the previous post, The best in condom advertising.

The following is a collection of ads for every agency’s favourite client, Durex. As you can see in the creative, they are not afraid to take risks, push the envelope, and of course, have some fun.

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Vintage advertising – Creepy ads

August 30, 2009

Here is some throwback advertising for the weekend.

I would like to thank my friend Margie for bringing this to my attention. These are some of the creepiest vintage ads of all time, courtesy of Retro Comedy.

I have selected some of my favourites below, however the full Top-15 list can be found here.

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How much do you really spend on cigarettes?

August 28, 2009

Here are some interesting ads for Tabaconomia, an anti-smoking initiative from Brazil. The print ads quantify the amount of money you spend on cigarettes by comparing the costs to a car or a fridge.

Also, the URL takes you to a landing page that asks you to input how much you smoke in a year into their ‘tabacalculator’. It then calculates that you spend as much money on cigarettes than you would on a car, for example.

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