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Infographic: Will Super Bowl Advertisers Put Hashtags and Facebook URLs in Their Spots? Fewer than half did in 2013

Remember when including a Facebook URL, Twitter hashtag or branded website was all the rage with Super Bowl advertisers (and TV marketers in general)? Per StarStar's numbers, during last year's big…

January 29, 2014, 5:33 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Volkswagen Gets Its Wings in 2014 Super Bowl Commercial Spot pushes vehicles' longevity

Volkswagen of America's minute-long 2014 Super Bowl spot from ad agency Argonaut, released online this morning, sports a pretty lofty concept: Every time a VW vehicle hits 100,000 miles, a…

January 28, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

From the Clio Archives: Top Super Bowl Spots From thirsty bugs to the Vader kid, these Big Game ads got big nods

It’s an understatement to say sports marketing has exploded over the last decade—up to nearly $150 billion this year, according to PwC. Athletes are bona-fide superstars, around which so much…

January 26, 2014, 8:54 PM EST

Volkswagen Pledges to Put Everything You Love in One Super Bowl Ad For science

If you like puppies, bikinis, babies, dinosaurs, pirates, Carmen Electra and Abraham Lincoln, then have I got the Super Bowl ad teaser for you. Volkswagen, always a highly anticipated advertiser in…

January 21, 2014, 10:24 AM EST

Italian Imports Always Sell—Unless They're Cars Fiat hasn’t always found a smooth road in America

In most of the branded world (fashion and food especially) being an Italian import is a good thing. Not always so for cars. Case in point: Fiat, a nameplate that…

January 9, 2014, 7:26 AM EST

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in 2013 These supervirals earned your attention instead of just paying for it

Going viral. It's become a kind of holy grail in advertising—manufactured by consumers, demanded by clients, parodied by agencies. But in a given year, only a handful of spots break…

December 11, 2013, 8:18 AM EST

From Viral to Volkswagen, YouTube-Savvy Band Makes Music on a Beetle Three takes, one track by Walk Off The Earth

Canadian rockers Walk Off The Earth struck viral gold in 2012 when they squeezed five band members around one guitar for a masterful cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used…

October 31, 2013, 7:47 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Brands find their spooky side, and the iPad Air finds an unexpected place to hide

Honda's new illusory ad from mcgarrybowen shows the CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Diesel traversing a surreal landscape of complex and cool visual effects. It's a pretty wild ride, packed with imagery…

October 25, 2013, 9:40 AM EDT

This Man Is Not Alex Bogusky. And That's OK How Andrew Keller is reshaping CP+B

The first time Andrew Keller interviewed at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, in 1996, Alex Bogusky didn’t give him the gig. “Alex used to have a trick interview question, which was basically,…

October 21, 2013, 10:30 PM EDT

Deutsch LA's Pete Favat Discusses Making Ads and What Keeps Him Up at Night Also, the career he’d have if not advertising

Specs Who Pete Favat Age 52 New gig Chief creative officer, Deutsch LA Old gig CCO, Arnold How has your perception of your new employer changed in the past few years? The thing I always loved about…

October 20, 2013, 10:39 PM EDT

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