presidential campaign

How Clinton and Trump Can Capitalize on Knowing Their Followers’ Favorite Brands

With the presidential conventions upon us, the campaigns are focusing on the big race and how best to position their candidates to win. They are pondering clothes, hair, geography, colors, words and photo opportunities. They are listening to the polls and surveying the populace with passion.

Why Presidential Hopefuls Are Relying on Endorsements From Social Celebrities

In the 2012 presidential campaigns, social media was all about YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and about the candidates having their digital playbooks together—that is, being organized enough to regularly push out videos, posts and tweets.

What 5 Digital Video Players Are Planning for Their NewFronts Presentations in May

Once anything but slick, digital video has emerged as a true rival to linear television and is the first choice for millions of consumers. That phenomenal growth has advertisers as […]

Top 10 Commercials of the Week

This week, sports tickets grew on trees, Olympian Usain Bolt stormed the streets, and Google found a detour around a traffic jam on the Internet super-highway.  Many of the hundreds of TV commercials aired each day are just blips on the radar, having little impact on the psyche of the American consumer, who is constantly bombarded by advertising messages.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 10-17


Analysis: Presidential Campaigns in Need of a Brand-Aid

Neither presidential candidate is doing a great job in building the kind of brand that will motivate voters on Election Day. Take a look at any of the nation's major political polls and it's clear that both have the kind of scores that would cause any campaign or brand manager pause.