The consecration of esports in advertising

Consagración de los eSports en la publicidad

The figures in the latest live events bluntly close any doubt about eSports.

eSports are already a reality. And they have burst into force to change the rules of advertising and marketing. The latest events related to video games have yielded some dizzying numbers that all brands must take into account.

The Fortnite World Cup held in New York, the FIFA eWorld Cup in London and the famous EVO in Las Vegas are the standards of the new fashion trend. The eSports arrive strongly and brands must take advantage of their popularity to reach a young and very prepared audience.

In his day we talked about how eSports can be an opportunity for brands and how Fortnite is a turning point in advertising and marketing. Now we are going to see their evolution and how they are breaking audience records.

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“The Focus”: Heineken encourages us to stare at Pirlo

The Focus - Heineken

“The Focus” is Heineken’s latest campaign in which he encourages us to stare at Andrea Pirlo.

Heineken has been sponsoring the Champions League for over 20 years. And during all this time he has left us memorable advertising campaigns.
Examples such as the first viral campaign, hidden camera jokes or the participation of soccer players have accompanied us throughout this time.

Although every year it is more complicated to innovate, the Dutch brand manages to overcome and present new creative proposals. The last one is called “The Focus” in which it invites us to stare at Andrea Pirlo.

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The beautiful commercial of The Salvation Army: “Love of My Life”

Anuncio The Salvation Army

The commercial of Salvation Army is a beautiful story of life.

In the telling, advertising agency we know that the storytelling of a campaign is the key element to connect with consumers. A story that makes us feel identified with the brand will establish an emotional bond with it. Companies know this and try to tell us the best possible stories. Sometimes they get it, sometimes they don’t, but their momentum gives us wonderful stories.

This is the case of the commercial of The Salvation Army. This NGO is a charitable movement with the only idea of helping the most disadvantaged. As an NGO, it knows that it must impact to achieve its purpose: a donation to continue with its community work.

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Go BKK by Nike: The original initiative to turn running into a game

Go BKK de Nike | Bangkok

Go BKK by Nike is an original initiative to turn running into a game where you can get products.

Thanks to the emergence of new technologies we have been able to see new ways of interacting with users. One of them is gamification in the world of marketing. Gamification is about becoming part of a game where you can get prizes and rewards. This is where brands must squeeze the brain to get loyalty and get us to follow the game.

One of these initiatives has been Go BKK by Nike which has been carried out in Bangkok as a test. To present their last shoe, they have distributed a series of beacons around the city that you must get. The more you get, the more rewards you will have.

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The enigmatic Porsche campaign for its new electric car

Electricity Talks, de Porsche

The Porsche campaign prepares us for the arrival of its electric model.

Automobile brands knows that the future is electric. They are already moving to launch their most iconic cars in electric format and many plan to have their entire electrified fleet a few years away. The Tesla effect has had an effect and the Elon Musk company has acted as a changing agent in the industry. Do not miss the fantastic article that we dedicate to the marketing and advertising strategy of Tesla to understand the reason for its success.

Well, brands like Nissan, Renault, BMW, Hyundai / KIA, Peugeot, Citroen and Opel already have most of the electric models and the remaining brands plan to have the entire fleet by 2025. Although they still have a high price and do not have many recharging points, the manufacturers have initiated the change.

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“Point of View”, the shocking Sandy Hook Promise ad

Sandy Hook Promise | Point of View

The Sandy Hook Promise ad is a shocking story about the shootings that occurred in American schools.

Sandy Hook Promise is an NGO that was founded on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. The tragedy left twenty children and six employees dead. The organization was born to prevent violence with firearms in schools.

In 2016 he surprised everyone with “Evan”, one of the commercials of the year. In a brilliant editing and storytelling exercise, we hid the warning signs to detect a possible shooter in the schools.

The commercial was crowned as one of the best of the year for its original proposal and immediately viralized by the networks. Now, the NGO launches a campaign that drinks a lot from that first one.

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The Budweiser commercial shows us that Rock is more alive than ever

Anuncio de Budweiser | Rock is Alive

“Rock is alive” is the Budweiser commercial to show us that Rock is more alive than ever.

Rock does not seem to live one of its best moments. The boom of the late 70s, the 80s and 90s gives all the impression that has already passed. Bands no longer sound in the radio formulas, which have turned towards more commercial, electronic and folk music. The old great bands are more interested in performing concerts before they release albums. And we do not blame him, after all they have already done their part of the work.

Are the groups formed since 2000 who are finding it difficult to find their site. The new streaming platforms have marked the passage and with them the appearance of “fast food” music, playlist songs that do not have much more journey.

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“Jetlag Social Club”, is the Aire France app to take advantage of the Jetlag

Jetlag Social Club de Air France

“Jetlag Social Club” is an initiative of the airline Air France-KLM to take advantage of Jetlag.

The Jetlag, also known as the syndrome of rapid change of time zone or how it can ruin a vacation. There are many people who suffer the Jetlag when they go on vacation. The time change of the destination country plays tricks on a high number of travelers by altering its internal clock.

With the passing of days, your body becomes accustomed to adapt to the new reality. During these days there are people who have a really bad time. For them, the French airline Air France-KLM has launched the “Jetlag Social Club”, an app to help us overcome this transit.

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Find the twenty references to Netflix in Bouygues Telecom Commercial

Anuncio de Bouygues Telecom

The Bouygues Telecom commercial hides twenty references to the Netflix tv shows.

Netflix has become part of popular culture. The most popular streaming platform in the world started its Video On Demand platform in 2007. Step by step it has been growing until becoming a changing agent in the industry. Currently there is no service company that doesn’t have plans to launch its own streaming service. But in addition, Netflix has changed the rules of advertising with its innovative and groundbreaking marketing strategies.

To all this, Netflix is a powerful claim for all the different teleoperators of the world. A succulent offer that includes the platform can make you win many customers. This is the case of the last Bouygues Telecom commercial, the French teleoperator.

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“The Runaway Pub” rewards your running kilometers for beers

The RunaWay Pub de New Balance

New Balance has opened “The Runaway Pub”, a pub where you can exchange your kilometers of running for beers.

Sports brands are increasingly trying to surprise their consumers with original actions. The sports marketing sector is very competent and stand out with an attractive idea is increasingly complicated. Although, there are actions that surprise us with the fantastic case of RunTour and its incentive in discounts if you advanced someone in the race.

Now, New Balance in collaboration with Strava has opened its first pub where you can redeem your kilometers of running for beers. We present “The Runaway Pub”.

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Nike’s tribute to the world champions: “Never Stop Winning”

Anuncio de Nike Never Stop Winning

Nike’s tribute to the world champions is a message of vindication.

The women’s world cup has finished with the victory of the American team for 2 years or the Netherlands. It is the fourth world cup that takes USA becoming the great dominator of women’s football. But if the world cup celebrated in France will be remembered for something, it is because of the definitive explosion of women’s football.

The big brands have been involved in making an investment that was unthinkable a few years ago and that have been returned exponentially. The emergence of Nike as a champion of the cause is one of the great news that devotes to women’s football.

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The Best Graphic Tablets from Wacom

Best Graphic Tablets Wacom

In the world of graphic design, a graphic tablet it’s a must. We bring you a list of the best Wacom graphics tablets.

Wacom graphics tablets are the most popular on the market. The Japanese company based in the prefecture of Saitama (Otone) is one of the largest and most important manufacturers of graphics tablets. Their products are in high demand among designers, artists, draughtsmen or architects.

These Wacom tablets use a digital pen technology, without cable or batteries that varies according to the pressure and position of the pen. Thanks to this, they allow multiple levels of sensitivity when performing a task.

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The Sony Walkman celebrates 40 years reviewing its history

Sony Walkman celebra 40 años

The Sony Walkman celebrates 40 years of innovation.

Before Apple and Samsung, the technology was dominated by other companies. An era where hardware predominated over software, and companies fought to bring to the market the most innovative product possible. Thus, their competence made them evolve in order to reach the technological products we have now, where software dominates before hardware. Along the way have been overshadowed brands such as Panasonic, Sanyo, Phillips and Sony in favor of new players such as Apple, Samsung or Xiaomi.

One of these iconic and revolutionary products was the Sony Walkman. Its impact is only comparable to that of the iPhone in the smartphone sector. Now, the Walkman turns 40 with a nostalgic video of the popular Japanese gadget.

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Ikea typography made with sofas: “Soffa Sans”

Tipografia de Ikea | Soffa Sans

The Ikea typography made with sofas aims to demonstrate the new sofa planning tool.

We’ve been saying for some time that Ikea is becoming one of the best advertisers. The total freedom granted to the different creative departments and advertising agencies provide memorable campaigns. Not only are you analyzing the best Ikea commercials, but also seeing the best marketing campaigns of the Swedish multinational.

Now from Ikea London they surprise us with the creation of a typography made with sofas: The “Soffa Sans”.

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The McDonald’s picnic blanket to order food wherever you are

Manta de picnic de McDonald's

The McDonald’s picnic blanket is a smart blanket that brings you food wherever you are.

McDonald’s continues its line of presenting innovative and original products. Although many of these actions do not stop being ephemeral campaigns in specific countries to present in contests, it’s always nice to see them. McDonald’s recently presented a restaurant for bees and Burger King brought us our order for free if we were stuck in a traffic jam. Original ideas but with a clear operative: its diffusion and virality through the network.

Following this path, McDonald’s presents a picnic blanket with which you can place an order wherever you are. An idea that wants to promote the McDelivery service of the restaurant chain.

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