Tag Archive | "YouTube"

GEICO Insurance: The Unskippable Pre-Roll Ad

Thursday, March 5, 2015


Getting creative with Pre-Roll ads has never been more important, and we are starting to see agencies and brands stepping up to the plate with custom pieces designed to leverage or play on the pre-roll framework. I love these from GEICO, Unskippable Pre-Roll Ads. Little bit of fun too.

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Honda and Youtube do interactive video right

Monday, November 3, 2014


While ‘interactive video’ is an idea that we’ve seen before, this recent campaign from Honda is exceptionally executed. What’s makes it so impressive is its shocking simplicity and how ultimately the interactivity is so vital in making the experience special. These two stories wouldn’t be nearly as interesting without the interactivity, which isn’t superfluous like [...]

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BMW M4: Ultimate Racetrack

Friday, July 11, 2014


Keeping with the car theme this week with this new impressive video from BMW which sees the M4 take a spin on the world’s most insane racetrack, an aircraft carrier. With speeds and drifts that feel very much like Ken Block‘s style of tricks, the BMW takes the risk factor to the next level as [...]

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Pedigree: YouTube Ad Revenue Donations

Monday, April 28, 2014


Pedigree is experimenting with a new way to raise money for its famous ‘Adoption Drive’ campaign, by creating this super cute Doggy video, and enabling YouTube’s revenue sharing model, to make every global view earn money for the cause. So, in doing my part, I’m posting this to not only feature a smart campaign, but [...]

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Infographic: State of Social Media 2013

Friday, January 3, 2014


Here’s a great Infographic that shows the state of social media in 2013. It’s a great reminder of how quickly the world of social media evolves around us and how much can happen in 12 months. A few milestones include: The launch of Vine in January to Vine becoming the most downloaded app in April Instagram [...]

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Rewind YouTube Style 2012: A Year in Video

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


Last week we had the Google Zeitgeist 2012 and this week we’re looking at what the world has been loving on YouTube this year! Rewind YouTube Style 2012 takes a look back at the year’s biggest YouTube hits. This mash-up was an original production, rather than just a montage of already-existing footage, highlighting YouTube’s launch [...]

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YouTube: The 5 Second Skip Ad Campaign

Wednesday, September 5, 2012


I think everyone has had some sort of idea for the Skip Ad button on YouTube, but here’s a live one for a government environmental care agency in Chile (by MayoDraftfcb) showcasing a range of environmental messages that challenge you to either skip the ad or skip the behaviour. In just one week, over 80,000 [...]

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YouTube: The U.S. Election Hub

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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Check out the new YouTube ‘Politics’ Election Hub that’s just launched, a custom aggregation of political content around the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election from across the world, no need to watch the news how, you’ll get it all here, from sources like Aljazeera, The New York Times, ABC News, WSJ, Larry King and BuzzFeed. Make [...]

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Video: YouTube’s 7th Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, May 22, 2012


May 21st 2012 marks the 7th Birthday of YouTube, and to celebrate they’ve compiled a video showcasing everything that has made them great to this very day, including a host of great statistics about what happens on YouTube. Thanks Alicia. Here’s just a few YouTube stats for 2012: There are over 4 Billion Videos viewed [...]

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Infographic: The Value of Social Loyalty

Monday, March 26, 2012


With most brands just trying to work out how to best use social media, it’s interesting to look at the flip side where social loyalty is now the big focus of the airline industry (look at all the great KLM work), where social loyalty plays will no doubt transform traditional style frequent flyer programs faster [...]

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