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The Power of Mail Order: Then and Now

by admin February 28, 2008

With U-Printing’ special focus on Catalogs this month, we felt it would be a good time to look at the history of mail order catalogs as a way of showing what a well designed and […]

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While the Starbucks is Away….

by admin February 26, 2008

As noted in this post by Andy Semovitz, Starbucks is engaging in a novel advertising stunt.  According to the Guardian, almost every Starbucks location will close for 3 hours today to learn how to make better […]

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We v. I: Demorcratic Primary Branding Revisited

by admin February 26, 2008

As I’ve discussed previously,  the Democratic presidential primaries have represented a classic exercise in personal branding.  The two primary candidates, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have created their own brands of experience and change respectively.  As the campaign reaches […]

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The Art of the Free Offer in Printed Advertisements

by admin February 22, 2008

I just posted a new article over at Duct Tape Marketing about the use of free offers in printed advertisements. Remember that the goal of a printed advertisement is to get the recipient to do something […]

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Branding v. Reality: How the Insurance Business Overcomes its Stigma

by admin February 20, 2008

I just wrote an article for the Mesriani Law Group’s Blog about the the way that insurance companies operate in regards to dealing with automobile accidents.   What most people are not aware of is the fact […]

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What is Your Brand’s Personality?

by admin February 20, 2008

Does your business have its own unique personality?  As we’ve noted previously, the reason for establishing a brand for a business is to create an image in the mind of a potential consumer when they […]

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The Hands Down Stupidest Advertisement Ever

by admin February 14, 2008

As noted over on AdRants, this advertisement has got to be the absolutely dumbest advertising idea that anyone has ever come up with.   The advertisement consists of a picture of a cockroach on the inside of a […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

by admin February 14, 2008

As pointed out here, even the Universe has it’s own Valentine’s Day themed advertsing:

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What Google thinks Google Means

by admin February 13, 2008

In my previous post, I made the following comment about Google: Look at Google for example.  Google is a nonsense word, a misspelling of a mathematical term for the number 1, followed by 100 zeroes.  Though one could […]