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Topic: Insurance

Ad of the Day: Geico Makes Clever Preroll Ads That Are Basically Unskippable

Those first five seconds are key

Viewership rates for YouTube preroll ads are generally poor. Part of the problem is, very few marketers specifically tailor ads to preroll—they prefer simply to run their TV spots unchanged.…

Ad of the Day: MetLife's Doting Dad Is Also a Liar in This Ad With a Heartbreaking Twist

Standout spot breaks through the clichés

The tearjerking Asian insurance commercial has become something of a cliché after so many years of emotional Thai Life spots. But MetLife Hong Kong breathes new life into the form…

Travelers Hires a New Lead Creative Agency

TBWA\Chiat\Day succeeds Fallon on the account

Travelers insurance represents a much-needed win for the New York office of TBWA\Chiat\Day. The office, whose Being unit lost its place on Kraft's roster of agencies late last year, has not…

Lindsay Lohan Will Star in Esurance Super Bowl Ad, for Which She's Very Thankful in the Teaser

Brand says it will have 2 spots in the game

UPDATE: In addition to the Lindsay Lohan spot described below, Esurance says it will have a second Super Bowl ad with a mystery star: Oh, we #sorta forgot to mention ...…

Ad of the Day: Lunatic Daredevil's Stunts Go Hilariously Wrong in This Fun Insurance Ad

Meet Captain Risky

Let's kick it and rip it. Woo!" Say hello to Captain Risky, the freakishly foolhardy daredevil who stars in 303Lowe's superbly silly campaign for Australian insurance company Budget Direct. And, oh my,…

Super Bowl Ad Tracker: Everything You Need to Know About 2015's Big Game

An up-to-date roster of the brands, spots and celebs to watch for

Welcome to Adweek's 2015 Super Bowl Ad Tracker, a frequently updated roster of the brands and agencies taking part in the year's biggest advertising event. Leading up to the Big Game…

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial

Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

State Farm Shows You How to Fit 60 Seconds of Story Into a 30-Second Spot

DDB's charming 'Never' ad

Creatives often wish their :30s could be :60s. Here, oddly enough, it's the opposite. DDB Chicago covers a lot of ground in its 30-second "Never" spot for State Farm, as we…

Ad of the Day: See Which Classic SNL Characters Are Now Working for State Farm

DDB work breaks on VMAs

The State Farm-meister wants to pump … you up! The insurer has found some amusing brand endorsers deep in the Saturday Night Live vaults, as '90s characters Hans & Franz (Kevin…

Study: Display Ads Trump TV at Brand Awareness for Insurers

Nine times greater, per RocketFuel

Update: The original version of this story wrongly suggested that display ads were nine times more likely to lead to coversions compared to TV. Insurance companies may want to consider advertising…

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