The Best of Britain’s Christmas Commercials, 2019

It's been a tradition since I started this blog to share the best Christmas commercials coming out of the U.K. For British retailers, the ads are the equivalent of the Super Bowl commercials in the U.S. I've already featured one British Christmas ad this year, the one by Hafod's, a hardware store in the Welsh … Continue reading The Best of Britain’s Christmas Commercials, 2019

‘Tis the Season, for Crying?

I don't know if it's the sentimental nature of the holiday season, but I've had tears streaming down my face three times this week. I've written many times about how much I like TV commercials, particularly at this time of the year. Many companies are starting to release their holiday ads, and many of you … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season, for Crying?

Another Winning Ad: Instacart and Aliens

I know I'm an outlier on this one. I like commercials. I consider them to be like the tweets of the video world, short, sweet (usually), and to the point. I've featured many of my favorite commercials over the years on my blog, and I'm always on the lookout for a new one to feature. … Continue reading Another Winning Ad: Instacart and Aliens

The Best of Britain’s 2018 Christmas Commercials

I've noted before that Christmas commercials¬†in the U.K. are like Super Bowl commercials in the U.S.; it's one of the highlights of the advertising world. I've already written about my favorite British Christmas commercial¬†of 2018, the ad by John Lewis featuring Elton John. If you missed it, here it is; if you've seen it before, … Continue reading The Best of Britain’s 2018 Christmas Commercials

A Few Short but Entertaining Videos/Ads

I am once more grateful to the Twitter account of Marketing Birds for posting these entertaining clips. Enjoy. Here's an ad for an eyeglasses company featuring a soccer player. I guess when you are a soccer player, you think anything round is a soccer ball... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35JQxTe3yLA Here is a clever video from 2014 that looks … Continue reading A Few Short but Entertaining Videos/Ads