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Entries from February 2009

links for February 25th

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments

The Making Of Wrestle Jam: The Wrestler's Unsung Hero "I knew how Aronofsky was planning to work it in to the story but seeing it done was completely different. The way [Rourke] looked when he asked D'Leo to play, the whole back and forth about COD4, it really gave the feeling that Randy was living […]

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links for February 20th

February 21st, 2009 · No Comments

slightlyfoxed: Dad's nose. Mum's eyes. The Conservative Party's chutzpah. "It positions Gordon Brown as some kind of sinister interloper in the inheritance of the child – genes from Mummy, genes from Daddy, random bad stuff from WHO IS THIS MAN? What has he to do with the FAMILY UNIT (which is two-parent and closely biologically […]

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links for February 19th

February 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

GameSetWatch – DICE 09: Valve's Newell On 'Using Your Customer Base To Reach New Customers' “Last weekend, we decided to do an experiment,” he says, referring to this past weekend’s Left 4 Dead sale, which brought the game down to $24.99 through Steam – sales rose 3000 percent, and revenue far eclipsed the game’s sales […]

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links for February 18th

February 19th, 2009 · No Comments

When it's OK to raise prices – Feb. 18, 2009 | CNN If a Hermès bag were priced temporarily at $200 instead of $5,000, the whole meaning of the brand would shift radically. Even nonluxury businesses – pizza and gasoline, say – face the same risk: Competing on price could define you as a commodity. […]

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links for February 17th

February 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Make Marketing History: Keep Your Copy Clear. If you haven't got much time to say something, make it simply comprehensible and make it undebateable. (tags: advertising copywriting outdoor makemarketinghistory copy )

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links for February 17th

February 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: intangible Not only can’t I tell whether things are real or marketing vehicles any more, I can’t even determine what’s being marketed. (tags: advertising music marketing branding antimega culture youtube )

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links for February 13th

February 13th, 2009 · No Comments

M&M Color Distribution « GraphJam: Music and Pop Culture in Charts and Graphs. Let us explain them. This is quite sweet. Graphs of things! (tags: datavisualisation graph fun )

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links for February 10th

February 10th, 2009 · No Comments

I Believe in Advertising | Advertising Blog & Community | Only selected advertising » Colgate: Don’t forget "Instead of giving away product samples, ice cream and cotton candy were given out. The stick carrying the ice cream and cotton candy carries a hidden message. Once consumers are done the message printed on the tip of […]

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links for February 9th

February 9th, 2009 · No Comments

RANDOM RANTINGS | Information overload If the practice group was providing information on a topic that was covered by quite a few other groups, they were much better off being very selective in what they put on their site. Those who made few documents available quickly gained a reputation as the group which always delivered […]

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links for February 4th

February 4th, 2009 · No Comments

I Believe in Advertising | Advertising Blog & Community | Only selected advertising » Grazia: Tester The campaign is addressed to all the readers of Grazia, one of the most important women’s Italian magazine. Our aim was to raise attention on a heavy disparity, sadly typical Italian: compared to men, Italian women face many more […]

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