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Vitamin’s Take: The Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials

The Super Bowl is a time to gather your friends, eat a lot of seven layer dip, and enjoy the biggest football game of the year (even if you’re only pretending to like football). But it’s also one of the most important advertising opportunities for companies as they get to (hopefully) wow millions of viewers…

By vitamin / Advertising / Holidays

5 Scary Marketing Fails

Some marketing tricks are certainly not a treat. Every once in a while, a brand campaign or ad emerges from the darkness, so bone chilling that we can’t help but wonder what mad scientist came up with the ideas behind each one. In honor of Halloween, we’ve compiled some of the scariest marketing fails from…

By vitamin / Advertising / Fun

All-American Ads Round-Up

In honor of the upcoming Independence Day, we’ve put together a list of five great all-American ads. Check ‘em out! “Heroes Salute” – Anheuser-Busch On Independence Day, Veterans Day and quite frankly, every day – you have to acknowledge the men and women who risk their lives for our freedom. Grab your tissues, because this…

By vitamin / Advertising / Branding / Business / Social Media

Vitamin’s Favorite Brands of 2013

We love to see brands making smart marketing decisions and developing unique campaigns. Here are a few brands whose work we enjoyed in 2013. Chipotle – for awesome storytelling. Tex Mex royalty, Chipotle, released a video called The Scarecrow, to promote its app-based game. The video was focused solely on telling a story of fresh,…

By vitamin / Advertising / Social Media / Web Design

Whattt? Video Ads on Facebook?

Photo courtesy of TheRichest.com Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it will soon begin placing video ads in our News Feeds. I know what you’re thinking – great, Mark Zuckerberg found yet another way to make money. But from a business perspective, this is looking like a smart way for the social network to capitalize…