Tag Archives: Super Bowl advertising

Do Super Bowl Ads Work?

The answer of course depends what you mean by work. As with any activity, including marketing activities, you need to define an expected outcome before embarking on the activity, or how can you know if it was worthwhile. While we … Continue reading

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Super Bowl 2013 Ad Commentary and Car Ads

As I say each year prior to these comments, I believe effective ads should lead to action. I realize that some disagree with me, and it is reasonable for Super Bowl ads to evoke other valuable emotions on the part … Continue reading

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Super Bowl 1st Half Ads Commentary

Not being a Madonna fan, I thought I would post my first half advertising commentary during half-time. In no particular order: 1. My favorite ad was the Budweiser Prohibition ad. Well executed, on message and ties back to their traditional … Continue reading

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It’s almost Super Bowl time … again

The teams are set and the day is approaching. For us, aside from those of us who like football, or have a “dog in the hunt,” it’s about the ads. As in earlier years, we will offer our insights on the ads after … Continue reading

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Are you measuring what you can … or what you should?

As marketers continue to be pushed for accountability, many continue to measure something … anything … to try to prove value. You might think that measuring something is better than measuring nothing. Not true. If you take action from the … Continue reading

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From cool to drone

How do users of  the hottest, coolest, edgy trend become tomorrow’s drones? When does your product position move from one the “cool kids” use to ones the drones use? We’ve seen this happen in fashion and in technology products to … Continue reading

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Worst 2011 SuperBowl Ad

When I saw the ad my first thought was “what were they thinking?” You often wonder how such things can get approved. While I am familiar with Groupon, I have never used their service. Their Super Bowl ad has been … Continue reading

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