Creativity is the buzz word nowadays. The word is no longer confined to media, movies or advertisements but has gone beyond and finds application even in corporates today. The survival rule today is be creative or bow out to competition.
When one sees the far-reaching applications of creativity, it makes one wonder as to what would be the application of this word in the field of advertisements? True, when the world needs ideas to move ahead, it becomes a necessity to come up with new and novel ideas.
Keeping this in mind, we have compiled a set of advertisements and provided a series of links which would serve as some fodder for your creativity!
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Cool Ads, Part 6 (48 Ads)
Creativity continues to spill over in the advertising world. No wonder we keep buying stuff that we sometimes don’t really need. The inventive marketing ideas insinuate themselves into our minds, only to emerge at that crucial buying moment when we let our subconscious to take over. Of course, it’s all part of the game, the age-old game of cat and mouse. As long as consumers are getting entertained, they don’t mind playing along. So, here is another batch of splendid marketing ideas:
Cool Ads, Part 7 (54 Ads)
Prepare to be persuaded to buy what they’re selling. Creativity is a requirement these days if potential consumers are to notice your product ad. The following is the collection of the ads we like, next in the series of “Cool Advertisements” – ad campaigns with true entertainment value and definitely worth a look:
Cool Ads, Part 3 – Urban Commuting (48 Ads)
Cool Ads and Photos (7 Ads)
Cool Ads, Issue #2 (32 Ads)
You never thought you really WANTED these things…
but now you most certainly DO. Powerful Advertising at work:
Using transportation as an advertising medium has brought forward some of the most creative ads.
Cool Ads Update, part 4 (29 Ads)
Time to make a new update – many wonderful ads have come to our attention since the last post a month ago. Make sure to check both pages of this post.
It appears that some of the most creative and inventive advertising is coming from nonprofits these days.
I’ve been taking a look at the nonprofits and “for a good cause” marketing techniques. Last month, we looked at the Anti-Smoking Campaigns. and Saving Our Environment Campaigns and the AIDS Campaigns.
Today I am just going to focus on one organization. Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign and work towards the international recognition and support of human rights. Take a look at some of their most creative and attention getting advertising campaigns.
Cool Ads, issue 5 (39 Ads)
Cool Ads, issue 5 (cont.) (29 Ads)
The 15 Coolest, Craziest and Most Innovative Guerilla Marketing Campaigns (15 Ads)
We’ve combed the web to find the best of the best urban guerilla marketing campaigns on the ground, in the streets, and in the air. The following is truly the best of the best – and shows the truly amazing variety of clever approaches that people can and do use. Some of these are clearly extravagant, but some surprisingly impressive ones are cheap and easy.
Top 5 Most Creative Ads (5 Ads)
50 Amazing Ads You Haven’t Seen (50 Ads)
A set of 50 advertisements that stand out from the rest. Each of these is unique and creative. Collected over a 5 month period.
For your weekend viewing pleasure, we’ve compiled a selection of creative ads that you might not have seen before. View them all after the break.
Creative Advertisements Around The World (18 Ads)
An advertisement by Jung von Matt/Alster for watchmaker IWC. Bus straps have been fashioned from images of IWC’s Big Pilot’s Watch to allow bus travelers near the airport to try before they buy at Berlin, Germany. 16 more advertisements after the jump.
Creative advertising that makes you look twice (Countless Ads)
Advertisements usually have a negative connotation associated with them and because of this most people don’t like taking the time to look at and even read advertisements. The good news is, not all advertisements are bad and some companies have taken the time to design some very clever advertising campaigns.
Remarkable Creative Ads (14 Ads)
Some of you have probably seen a couple of these before. But every time I see them, I wish that ads like these were expressed in my environments (Denmark)…unfortunately they are not :(
This is very innovative thinking, and I think some of these ads are very inspiring in the way they use their surroundings. It just shows us that remarkable ads (ad-types we haven’t seen before) get noticed!
15 Smart Ads You just cant Miss!! (15 Ads)
The ad business is getting smarter and these 15 are great examples of it. I bet you would say just awesome!!!!. You might have seen some but you wouldn’t have seen it all. So just check out the Smart Ads and comment what do you think?
If you were a baby boomer from the ’50s and ’60s, as a youth most of the ads you would see involving cigarettes and alcohol always seemed to put a positive view on cigarettes and alcohol: pleasurable, sexy, and depending on what brand and quality, inexpensive and cheap.
File this under: “Creative Ads” One of our readers (Jackson) sent in five creative advertisements that you guys probably haven’t seen before. Which one is your favorite?
Creative Advertising (53 Ads)
Can you get to that brochure? If so you probably should do something more productive than joining the military. Some of these you’ve seen before, but probably not all. As a former Minnesotan, I’m particularly fond of the third one down!
Awesome Creative Billboards (29 Ads)
Billboard Therapy, One of Psychiatry’s Most Controversial Treatments
15 Unfortunately Placed Ads (15 Ads)
Advertising can be creative and even purposely funny. But sometimes, an ad in a bad place can have unexpected results! Here is a list of 15 unfortunately Placed Ads.