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  • So Your Customers Tried a Competitor During Quarantine—What Now?
    As U.S. consumers transitioned from the panic-buying to hoarding phases of product acquisition during the coronavirus pandemic, longstanding consumer habits and brand loyalty took a backseat to availability and circumstance. In fact, a recent study from media and marketing services company Mindshare found 69% of consumers said they're likely to buy or have bought new...
  • Why Demonstrators Protesting the Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Keyed In on Target
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--The rallying cry of "no justice, no peace" continues to be heard in the streets of Minneapolis tonight, as protestors swollen with rage, have set buildings ablaze, shattered windows of businesses and ignited fireworks to denounce police brutality and demand retribution for the death of George Floyd. Tension began building Tuesday, one day after...
  • Despite Mounting Pressure, Including From Employees, Facebook Won’t Act on Trump’s Posts
    While one social network took a stand against potentially misleading information and statements glorifying violence posted by President Donald Trump, another held firm to its policy of inaction, despite pressure from both inside and outside of the company. The first social network is Twitter, which labeled two tweets by Trump Tuesday regarding mail-in ballots with...
  • Nike Once Again Dares to Take a Stand, Boldly Addressing Racism Head-On in New Ad
    As the country continues to reel from racism--the American Psychological Association issued a statement calling racism a pandemic--brands appear to have taken a silent or measured approach in their response. Today, however, one of the world's most iconic and impactful brands, Nike, has taken the boldest step so far in a new ad. Instead of...
  • These Brands Are Speaking Out Against Racism on Social Media
    When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the U.S., brands quickly stepped up to reassure frightened Americans that they were there for them. In countless campaigns, brands let the public know that they were helping by donating money, making masks and giving consumers grace periods on things like utility and mortgage payments. But when black Americans are...
  • Facebook NPE Team Releases 2 More Apps
    The Facebook NPE Team has convincingly shown that it has no issues with remaining productive during the coronavirus pandemic. Mere days after rolling out CatchUp--an Android and iOS application aimed at facilitating phone calls and group calls--two more apps were hatched. Invite-only iOS app Collab brings fans and creators together to create, watch and mix...
  • Popeyes Unveils Refreshed Logo and New Restaurant Design
    Last year's chicken sandwich wars launched Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen to a new level of growth that even a pandemic couldn't stifle. Now, the fast-food chain is revealing a brand refresh to go with its newfound celebrity status. The updated look features a simplified, more mature version of the classic logo, which has only seen minor...
  • Jordache Seeks New Generation of Fans With Vintage Denim
    In the revolving world of fashion, is anything ever truly out of style? Hugely popular in the '70s and '80s, designer denim brand Jordache has a new collection, Jordache Vintage, sold exclusively on The retro-inspired apparel line, which debuted May 12, includes two dozen pieces, from skirts and jeans to T-shirts and coveralls, designed...
  • Retail Had an Uneven Week as Earnings and Announcements Rolled In
    Retail had a bit of a mixed week, with discounters Dollar General and Dollar Tree emerging as clear winners with comparable sales increases. However, concerning news from Ann Taylor and Loft parent Ascena and a proposed debt for equity swap from Party City both served as reminders that there are still several retailers figuring out...
  • Twitter Brings Drafts, Scheduling Tweets to
    Twitter added the ability to save tweets as drafts and to schedule tweets to The social network revealed the new features in a Twitter Support tweet, cautioning in the comments that drafts will not work cross-platform: Drafts created on desktop will only be accessible via desktop, and those created on mobile will only be...

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  • This coyote playing golf in a backyard alone knows how to have a good time
    Did you know coyotes can't pass up a chance to play golf in a backyard? Well, maybe some of them can, but not this playful scamp who was seen tossing a golf ball around on someone's personal putting green. According to the video description, on May 22, a coyote wandered into a Tarzana, California, backyard […]
  • The real star of the SpaceX astronaut launch was a sparkly stuffed dinosaur
    The only thing cooler than humans going to space is humans going to space with an adorable stuffed animal. On Saturday afternoon, NASA launched astronauts into space aboard the Crew Dragon, a spacecraft built by Elon Musk's company, SpaceX. The two NASA astronauts who launched into orbit were Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, but they […]
  • Waymo's self-driving minivans will return to California streets in June
    Waymo is ready to get back to the business of being on the streets of California. The Alphabet-owned company shut down a public testing program for its self-driving minivans in early March, as the global pandemic started to reshape society in the United States. Now that fleet will reportedly return to the streets of San […]
  • The 22 best movies now streaming on Netflix
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  • Billie Eilish is absolutely fed up with people saying 'All Lives Matter'
    Billie Eilish isn't afraid to speak out against injustice. On Saturday, the 18-year-old singer posted a blunt and lengthy statement to her 63.3 million Instagram followers to address the death of George Floyd. Since Floyd died on May 25 after a Minnesota police officer pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for 8 minutes and 46 […]
  • SpaceX becomes first private company to launch NASA astronauts into space
    For the first time in nearly a decade, NASA launched astronauts into space from U.S. territory. And for the first time ever, it was on a spacecraft built by a private company, Elon Musk's SpaceX. The company's reusable Falcon 9 rocket took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Saturday after the first attempt was […]
  • Android 11 reveal delayed, Google says 'now is not the time'
    The Android 11 reveal is no longer happening on June 3. The delay was confirmed in an overnight Friday-Saturday tweet from the mobile operating system's official account. There's no specific reason given for the change in plans, beyond a general sense of acceptance that "now is not the time to celebrate." We are excited to […]
  • Round out National Masturbation Month by jerking off online with thousands of people
    May is National Masturbation Month, and we're celebrating with Feeling Yourself, a series exploring the finer points of self-pleasure. This National Masturbation Month was a bit different considering, uh, there's a global pandemic going on. That doesn't mean that people aren't masturbating, though — in fact, quite the opposite.  With social distancing limiting our options […]
  • Nike urges people to stand against racism in striking new ad
    Nike is urging people to not only acknowledge the racism that exists in America today, but to take a firm stand against it. On Friday, the sportswear company dropped a powerful new ad, titled "For once, don't do it." The ad comes days after George Floyd, a black man, died when white Minneapolis police officer […]
  • Killer Mike's viral speech cuts to the heart of the nationwide protests
    Chaos has overtaken the streets of multiple cities in the wake of George Floyd's death, and Killer Mike had some things to say about that on Friday night. The Atlanta-based Run the Jewels rapper, whose real name is Michael Render, appeared alongside Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and others in a public plea aimed at […]

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  • When You’re Ready for a Change, Don’t Hesitate
    This is the last Copyblogger Weekly of the year — and the decade! And actually, it’s the last Copyblogger Weekly... Continue Reading The post When You’re Ready for a Change, Don’t Hesitate appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • What’s the One Skill that Separates Well-Paid Freelance Writers from Those Who Struggle?
    Everyone loves the part of the hero’s journey where our protagonist accepts the “call to adventure” and “crosses the threshold”... Continue Reading The post What’s the One Skill that Separates Well-Paid Freelance Writers from Those Who Struggle? appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • Why the Best Writers (Sometimes) Aren’t Paid What They’re Worth
    Maybe you don’t say it out loud. It sounds like bragging, and bragging is obnoxious. But you know you’re good.... Continue Reading The post Why the Best Writers (Sometimes) Aren’t Paid What They’re Worth appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • Thought Leadership Is a Synonym for Attention
    Personally, I’ve never liked the term “thought leadership.” It signifies some exalted guru status, and my 20 years of online... Continue Reading The post Thought Leadership Is a Synonym for Attention appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • How to Build a (Real) Writing Business
    Getting your first paid writing gig is really exciting. It’s an accomplishment and a turning point. You might actually be... Continue Reading The post How to Build a (Real) Writing Business appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • 3 Steps to Hone the Skill that Can Advance Your Career as a Writer
    There are writers. And then there are professional writers. Over my career as a writer and editor, I’ve noticed one... Continue Reading The post 3 Steps to Hone the Skill that Can Advance Your Career as a Writer appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • 7 Ways to Find Readers and Subscribers When No One Knows You Yet
    The early days of a new blog, podcast, or video channel are actually a sort of magical time. It’s quiet.... Continue Reading The post 7 Ways to Find Readers and Subscribers When No One Knows You Yet appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • Who’s the Hero in Your Business?
    Many businesses are mediocre because they don’t have the slightest desire to be heroic. They just want to get through... Continue Reading The post Who’s the Hero in Your Business? appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • 9 Essential Elements of Effective Content Marketing
    You can’t have one without the other … No, I’m not musing about love and marriage. I’m talking about content... Continue Reading The post 9 Essential Elements of Effective Content Marketing appeared first on Copyblogger.
  • Why You Should Pour Yourself a Glass of Water and Write for 15 Minutes Today
    Daydreaming is inherently flexible. You don’t need to set aside time for it or plan how to execute it properly.... Continue Reading The post Why You Should Pour Yourself a Glass of Water and Write for 15 Minutes Today appeared first on Copyblogger.

RSS brand flakes

  • Googly-eyed robots, aisle 9
    The owner of Giant grocery stores is teaming up with a company called Badger Technologies to launch robots in 172 of its mid-Atlantic stores.At 6'3", it's a rather tall robot, unlike small roombas that scoot around partially undetected. It's end result helps consumers in some way, by making sure products are stocked on shelves and […]
  • Arby's-themed subscription boxes
    Awareness is often a key, and important, marketing objective for brands to get consumers started on the path to purchase. However, sometimes not enough effort is placed on, or invested in, their true brand loyalists.Take Arby's, who created a 6-month monthly subscription box, that doesn't contain food, but rather sandwich and Arby's themed merchandise for […]
  • Emotional support (fried) chicken
    Emotional support animals run the gammet these days, and more and more people are trying to bring them on planes, from peacocks to fish.Fast food chain Popeyes created a limited edition carrier, served at the Philadelphia airport, for passengers to take on board as their "emotional support chicken." It's a TSA-approved way for consumers to […]
  • Hoo-whaaat?!? Lil Jon + Kool-Aid collab
    It seems that every year, more and more artists release their own covers and versions of holiday songs. Probably for good reason - consumers love revamps of the classics and new hits to keep their holiday playlists fresh.So why shouldn't brands get in on this holiday trend? Enter Kool-Aid and Lil Jon, who just released […]
  • Dove Men+Care is bringing Dads+Kids together
    Whether we realize it or not, haircuts are a big part of the holiday season for many. Whether it's for holiday parties or family, it's nice to take a moment for yourself and freshen up your look.Dove Men+Care is building on that and transforming it into a way for Dads and their kids to spend […]
  • Look out Super Bowl, Bud Light's coming to town
    The Super Bowl isn't just about the football - it's also about the ads, and of course the halftime show. Bud Light is creating its own brand experience centered around music and hosting an entire music fest the weekend leading up to the big game in Atlanta, where its being hosted. And they are getting […]
  • Discover unknown places first, with Lufthansa
    Travel companies have used unique ways in the past to encourage consumers to travel (and hopefully use their services to do so). Lufthansa create an experiential photography exhibit to show people photographs of truly unique places they've never seen before - but then revealed the reason why that is, is because they don't actually exist. […]
  • Brrrrrr-inging trial to outerwear
    Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose has really grown in popularity, and if you've been intrigued by how warm the coats look and googled it or asked someone who owns one, you know they cost more than your average Patagonia or North Face down coat (sometimes 3x+ as much).The company knows they need to put their […]
  • Digitally connected cafes offer virtual meals
    Let's throw another shrimp on the bah-bee, and pour another pint o'Guiness for a meal with loved ones overseas!Terrible cliches aside, Samsung is creating pop-up restaurants that allow people in Dublin to virtually enjoy a meal with an expat loved one in Sydney, Australia, based on the high volume of Irish citizens that move to […]
  • Sausage-scented wrapping paper, by Jimmy Dean
    Aaaaahhh...there's nothing quite like the smell of savory sausage on Christmas morning, emanating from your....wrapping paper. Yes, wrapping paper - not your kitchen.For sausage enthusiasts, Jimmy Dean is giving away free branded items in exchange for pictures of consumers' favorite recipes and dishes featuring JD's sausage. Other items include a glass sausage ornament, an apron […]

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  • Vans: Off The Road
    Brief Make sure skate consumers are aware of the differences of the Pro Classics, and choose Vans for their performance skate needs. Insight For real pros skateboarding is more than a hobby, it is a sustainable mode of transportation. Idea Vans collaborates with Google Maps to develop “Off The Road” the first navigation service for […]
  • Huawei: 8 Second Film Festival
    Brief Connect Huawei Nova with Generation Z. Insight Young people are the best content creators, but they also have an 8-second attention span. Idea Huawei Nova presents the first 8 Second Film Festival. Awards Shortlist at El Sol 2019. 8sff_poster_1.jpg   8sff_poster_2.jpg   8sff_poster_3.jpg  
  • Google: Reimagine
    Context We live in a period of transition. Old traditional values coexist with the modern ones giving rise to contradictions. Insight Art and culture have always been the source of inspiration for people to evolve, to discover, reaffirm or change who they are. Idea Google presents Reimagine, a new app that allows you to reinterpret […]
  • Surfcity: Surfcity Festival
    Brief Creating a concept for the new edition of Surfcity Festival. Insight Without waves and marine life there would be no surf. Idea Creating the last surviving wave on planet Earth, a sci-fi tale and art installation. surfcity_manifesto.png   surfcity_poster.jpg   surficty_art_exhibition_poster.jpg   foto_surfcity_2016_06.jpg   foto_surfcity_2016_097.jpg   foto_surfcity_2016_098.jpg  
  • Heinz: #MakingArtWithHeinz
    Heinz Brazil found a way to help its followers during quarantine days by entertaining and encouraging them to stay home. Created by ad agency Africa, #MakingArtWithHeinz is another Kraft Heinz initiative aimed at giving some fun to consumers during this time of social distancing. Through Instagram, Heinz took a ride on a behavior people already […]
  • American Nurse Foundation: #thanksnurses Celebrity Video
    Rita Wilson, Constance Wu, Noah Wyle, Kit Williamson, John Halbach, Kate Flannery, Chris Chalk, Angelica Maria, Simon Helberg, Parminder Nagra, Angelica Vale, Joan Lunden and others came together for a PSA supporting the American Nurses Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association. Self-shot in their homes under the collective vision of producer Randall […]
  • MTV: The Chaos You Crave
    01. Insight People tend to lie about their TV habits, especially when it involves watching reality TV. 02. Big Idea Get viewers to reveal themselves and admit they love the “trashy” reality TV MTV airs by taking it away. 03. Final Campaign MTV will temporarily change to Mundane TV, replacing all of their current content […]
  • Heelys: Free the Wheel
    01. Insights Heelys peaked in 2007, and although they are still being sold, the company is little known to younger Gen Z members. The popular wheeled shoe was forbidden in schools for being dangerous and banned in the mind of mass society for being weird. Lucky for us, Gen Z is more accepting of weird […]
  • Atea eSHOP: Can you handle it?
  • SCG Home: Window with the view
    In such a unique time when the outside world is barely livable, Saatchi & Saatchi Thailand and SCG Home would like to invite you to recreate a home where happiness is built from within especially during this quarantine period. #SCGHappyHome #SCGHomeyHappiness #HapinessWihinAHome #HappinessFromWithin Saatchi & Saatchi Thailand and SCG Home has found a humorous way […]
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