Out of the Box Ads

January 19, 2008 at 12:03 pm | Posted in Blog Files, Surfin the Web | 3 Comments
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I have found an absolutely great blog entitled Amy Gifford.  This blog is dedicated to everyone in the advertising industry or that works with ads or that needs a creative boost every once in a while.  Actually, scratch all that, these ads are so good that everyone must see them.

Amy Gifford‘s blog successfully summarizes all of the latest out of the box ads (above the line and below the line) out there in various domains.  Her posts are usually in the form of characterized lists that are easy to follow and a joy to read. 

With regards to the out of the box ads, it amazes me to see just how creative some concepts can be.  I love it.  Here’s a list of some lists that I personally classify as “must read” lists. 

As for all you in the field of Advertising, consider this Course 101:  Introduction to Out of the Box Advertising. 

1.  Protection can be fun:  10 most brilliant and fun condom ads

2.  Surprise!!  8 Brilliant ad campaigns from IKEA

3.  Helping the Homeless:  10 brilliant ads from around the world

4.  10 amazing sport ads that demand attention

5.  Clean it, wax it, lose it, shave it – 10 great hair ads

6.  Size matters:  10 gigantic ads that grab attention

And the “Ultimate Most Effective and Catchy Ad” I’ve seen goes to……

(click on ad to see enlarged version)


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