Archive for May, 2009

Viral Success: We Didn’t Start The Flame War

College Humor showcases original funny videos, as well as pictures and videos submitted by fans. Recently created a successful viral video campaign called “We Didn’t Start The Flame War”. Since April 20th, the video has already received over 13,100 Diggs, 11,000 StumbleUpon thumbs up, and over 1 million views.

Movie Industry should love Twitter

Although cinema sales might not be much affected by the economic crisis, film funding from sponsorships is still going to be tough. How can Twitter increase movie sales? When you tell a friend that you just watched a new movie at the cinema, your friend would always ask THE question, “How was it?” This question is very powerful because it means people are open to get influenced. People don’t learn Read More...

Amazon Kindle is better than you think

Amazon started to receive pre-orders of Kindle DX and will be shipping them out during this summer. First hands-on pictures, videos and reviews can be found on Engadget. For many reasons, many people don’t like the idea of Amazon Kindle as much as I do, one of the reasons is that many people prefer to flip an actual book/ newspaper/ magazine. For me, I am (or at least try to Read More...

Re: Future of Marketing

Found this great article “Future of Marketing and Advertising… Is Gaming?” from futurelab by Taylan Kadayifcioglu. We expect faster and easier communication, information and technology, product/ service reviews can be easily found online with a few clicks, there’s no doubt that the only way brands can survive in long-term is to deliver true value. “True value” is a pretty abstract and broad term, it could be anything that is delivered Read More...

Potential to go Viral: Microwaving a cellphone

Phone company NET10 created this campaign called “My Cell phone company is evil” promoting No Bills, No Contract, No Evil prepaid mobile phone service in the US. I think the “evil effect” in the video is digital but it’s not confirmed yet. This video is similar to the cellphone popcorn campaign, has high viral potential (althought the video was posted on Youtube in May 2008), Boing Boing just posted it Read More...