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Best-Ever Super Bowl Ads: E*Trade Baby

Jan 26, 2011
I like it because of the nice surprise ending. Check out other Super Bowl ads that the Marketplace staff picked here.
Posted In: advertising, business of sports, E*Trade, football, Super Bowl
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Best-Ever Super Bowl Ads: Taco Bell's Charles Barkley "five buck box"

Jan 25, 2011
I remember it because my friend was in it...and it was pretty bad. Check out other Super Bowl ads that the Marketplace staff picked here.
Posted In: advertising, business of sports, Charles Barkley, football, Super Bowl, Taco Bell
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Facebook to leverage "likes" into ads

Jan 25, 2011
Advertising Age reports that the next generation of Facebook ads will be based on what pages you say you like (the modern version of the old fan...
Posted In: advertising, business, Facebook, social media
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Celebrity TV ads don't work to lure consumers

Jan 13, 2011
Celebrity sells. Or so we thought....
Posted In: advertising, celebrity
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MIDDAY UPDATE: FCC and the census

Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...
Posted In: advertising, census 2010, economic indicator, General Electric, mid-day update, online advertising, water
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Web ads beating paper ads

Dec 20, 2010
This final note today, a corollary of sorts to the interview we did about Direct TV and targeted ads. The New York research firm eMarketer says...
Posted In: advertising, newspaper, online advertising
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Oakley recieves a projected cool $41 mil thanks to Chilean miners

Oct 14, 2010
This final note today. A Marketplace angle on the Chilean mine rescue. Specifically, the sunglasses they were all wearing when they came up. CNB...
Posted In: advertising, Chile, miners, Oakley, sunglasses
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Some of our favorite Isaiah Mustafa videos

Jul 15, 2010
There are way too many of these now available to list all of them. Or even watch all of them. But here are some that we especially enjoyed....
Posted In: advertising, video
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Get a grip: Audi's controversial green police

Feb 16, 2010
I must be the only environmentally active person in the United States who leans in the direction of actually liking the controversial Audi Super ...
Posted In: advertising, audi
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New report: Greenwash grows in a bad economy

Apr 15, 2009
(Images via Terrachoice) Greenwashing is up an average of 79% since 2007 (a rare expanding economic sector these days). Apparently, companies h...
Posted In: advertising, certifications, sin of worshipping false labels

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