Archive for January, 2008
For all of you advertising geniuses, here’s a test for you. Follow this link to CramerSweeney Smart Marketing IQ Test.
Follow this link to “19 Best Ads I Have Ever Seen” on uaddit.com. Some of these are very clever. Kudos to their creators!
Today, the University of Memphis Tiger basketball team replaced UNC as the number one team in college basketball on the AP and ESPN/USA rankings! (Week 11) Memphis and Kansas are currently the only undefeated teams this season. If you have not seen the Tigers play, watch them in person or on TV, it’s quite a treat. Go Tigers Go!
Tomorrow is the federal Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The annual celebration of MLK’s life, has become synonymous with his vision of civil rights. April 4, 2008 will mark 40 years since his assassination in Memphis. If he had lived, he would have celebrated his 79th birthday on January 15th.
“The time is always right to do what is right” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Congratulations Aimee…you represented Memphis well! Aimee won over $47,000 in cash and prizes on Wheel of Fortune, including a trip to Maui and the final round winnings of $30,000. I bet you’ll never forget Wayne Brady. Here’s an interview from WMC-TV that aired prior to the show.
Per my earlier entry, Aimee Seligstein from Memphis will be on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday, Jan 15. Follow this link to her contestant diary for the week of 1/14/08. This link will probably change when a new diary is posted, so you may have to check the archive in a week or so.
Recently we’ve had several requests for alternative media and guerrilla marketing. It seems that many marketers are interested in the unique exposure that a well placed alternative advertising message can bring. MassiveMedia has become a source for our creative advertising options. Check them out to see their wide variety of offerings. Our experience with them to date has been flawless. Jeffrey Woodard, our rep at MassiveMedia wears 2 hats. Not only does he juggle the day to day activity at MassiveMedia, but he’s also an actor. His current off-broadway show, the 13th Night Theatre Company’s American Premier of “Tender” by Abi Morgan, opens Saturday, Jan. 19 at Michael Weller Theatre. Don’t miss it while in New York.
Being a “green” company and supporting sustainability has become very important to marketers and consumers. Here are a few words to consider…
Use it Up - Wear it out - Make it do - Do without
On the heels of the horrible Tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo, a stray dog was attacked by a Sumatran Tiger at the Memphis Zoo. Tuesday, January 8, the retriever mix jumped over a wall and swam across the 12 foot moat into the center of the tiger habitat where she encountered the 225 pound tiger. The dog is expected to make a full recovery.