Creative Marketing

The Creative Marketing category of the Mirex Marketing blog includes posts that feature fun, entertaining, emotional, attention-grabbing, and creative marketing ideas. The post itself may be a description of a marketing plan, a photo or an entertaining video.

Neuromarketing Book Summary Part II

The book Neuromarketing, Understanding the "Buy Buttons" in Your Customer's Brain, by Patrick Renvoise & Christophe Morin, combines neuroscience with marketing. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system. A better understanding of how people think and make decisions can facilitate your marketing efforts. If you follow these tips, you'll likely see an increase in conversion rate and sales. While this book is based on neuroscience, it is written for the common person. The chapters are short [...]

Creative Commercial: Sillycon Valley by Toshiba

Today's creative marketing discussion is on the Creative Commercial: Sillycon Valley by Toshiba. In this commercial, Toshiba takes a stab at it's own industry by humorously trying to appeal to those who are getting overwhelmed by the fast advances of technology. Obviously, there are parts of the commercial that assume the audience is up-to-date on technology industry news. For instance, the drone at the beginning is funnier if you know that Amazon had previously announced that drones may be [...]

Neuromarketing Book Summary Part I

The book Neuromarketing, Understanding the "Buy Buttons" in Your Customer's Brain, by Patrick Renvoise & Christophe Morin, combines neuroscience with marketing. Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system. A better understanding of how people think and make decisions can facilitate your marketing efforts. If you follow these tips, you'll likely see an increase in conversion rate and sales. While this book is based on neuroscience, it is written for the common person. The chapters are short [...]

Creative Commercial: Snickers Football Coach Commercial with Robin Williams

In memory of the recently late comedian Robin Williams, this week's creative commercial is by Snickers. Watch the Snickers Football Coach commercial with Robin Williams (Hook, Mrs. Doubtfire, and many other classics), and briefly Robert Francis 'Bobcat' Goldthwait (Police Academy 2). Then comment below on whether you think this commercial was a good marketing investment by Snickers.Robin Williams: July 21, 1951 - August 11, 2014. (IMDB page, Wikipedia, RobinWilliams.com)

Remaining Summary of Cockrum’s Free Marketing

Over the last month or so, there have been multiple blog posts on Jim Cockrum's book Free Marketing, 101 Low and No-Cost Ways to Grow Your Business Online and Off. All theses posts combined, Free Marketing Summaries Part I, Part II, Part III, Free Marketing Tools and Resources and Email Marketing Tips, are quite possibly the best cliff notes version you'll find anywhere of the book. The book has 102 chapters and 304 pages which are quickly and efficiently [...]

Creative Marketing: New Coke 1985

In 1985 Coca Cola launched a product called "New Coke" with all the bells, whistles and celebrity appearances that can be supported by one of America's largest corporations. Prior to the release of New Coke they had not changed the formula for Coke for about a century. The marketing campaign for New Coke is recognized as one of the biggest marketing failures in history since Coke fans practically boycotted the change. Soon after this event, Coca Cola re-labeled their [...]

Creative Commercial: Volvo’s The Epic Split with Van Damme

The following is a creative commercial titled "The Epic Split" with Jean Claude Van Damme. It was created by Volvo, a vehicle manufacturer. What do you think of this commercial from a marketing perspective? Leave your comments below.As long as we're discussing this video, let's add an additional one for today. Here is the epic split parody with Chuck Norris:"The law of gravity applies to everything . . . except Chuck Norris"."When Van Damme was doing the epic split, [...]

Free Marketing, 101 Low & No-Cost Ways, Part III

In his book, Free Marketing: 101 Low and No-Cost Ways to Grow Your Business Online and Off, Jim Cockrum offers 102 chapters of marketing tips. These tips include ideas for free marketing or low-budget marketing for the do-it-yourself business owner.  Early in his book, he explains that it is divided into three parts: Internet Marketing (Chapters 1-32), Building Trust and Growing Your Circle of Influence (Chapters 33-77), Stay Relevant, Interesting and Potent (Chapters 78-102). However, he continues to mention [...]

Creative Commercial: Amazing in Motion by Lexus

The following is a creative commercial titled "Amazing in Motion" which uses strobe lighting artistically for entertaining effect. It was created by Lexus, a luxury vehicle manufacturer. What do you think of this commercial from a marketing perspective? It may be fun and entertaining to watch, but does it make potential buyers want to buy a Lexus? Leave your comments below.

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