Over the past few years, Samsung has consistently poked fun of the iPhone trying to position the latter as ‘not good enough’. ‘The new ‘Join the flip side’ for Samsung Galaxy continues the trend. This and other campaigns are part of my weekly compilation of clutter breaking ads. Samsung Galaxy: join the flip side The world of Android phones has several handset brands vying for consumer attention at every price point. Samsung too plays that…

It’s obvious that the internet, smart phone and the rise of social media have had a huge impact on news brands. Both print publications and television channels had to adapt to a new world and changing consumer preferences. The speed of news dissemination, ubiquity of the smartphone and some characteristics of social media platforms (two-way communication, making dishing out opinions easy and viral potential) have forced media brands to make changes to their service and…

A majority of the ads suffer a fate worse than being disliked – they are ignored. Creating advertising that is noticed, remembered and liked is not easy. My weekly collection of clutter-breaking creative ads is a small tribute to teams which manage to entertain or moves us while meeting a business objective. Amazing Thailand, HP among others caught my eye this past week or so: Amazing Thailand: ‘Write Your New Chapters’ As with any other buying decision there is…

A majority of the ads suffer a fate worse than being disliked – they are ignored. Creating advertising that is noticed, remembered and liked is not easy. My weekly collection of clutter-breaking creative ads is a small tribute to teams which manage to entertain or moves us while meeting a business objective. After all, advertising is creativity with a commercial purpose (no pun intended). Here are a few ads which caught my eye this past week or so: Suzuki:…