Hot tips on blog marketing? We got ’em. Hot buzzed-about online video creation? We got that, too. In fact, our weekly list of five things you might have missed has a little something for everybody. Let’s get started, shall we?
1.) Do it Like a Bluth: So much Arrested Development hype, so little time. One could barely turn on their favorite electronic device without being bombarded with news, opinions and reviews surrounding the return of the cult sitcom on Netflix. Yet this blog post from Kristin Kovner for ClickZ is worth checking out if you missed it. In it, she gives four Bluth-inspired marketing lessons sure to satisfy Arrested Development fans and marketing gurus alike.
2.) Share a Coke: Coca-Cola is pretty much tops when it comes to creating terrific digital content and memorable videos for a global audience. Each of the soda giant’s recent videos perfectly capture the brand’s sense of fun while cleverly playing with the viral marketing platform. This recent little bit of ambient advertising goodness features the first sharable can of Coke and is sure to put a smile on your face.
3.) Blog Title Badassery: Having a hard time getting folks to care about your latest blog posts? Maybe you need to start with creating eye-catching titles to get folks to stop and read. After all, how many times have you personally slowed down and read something just because the title piqued your interest? Lucky for you, Business2Community.com has 6 must-have tips for writing awesome blog titles in this great post you might have missed.
4.) Dance to the Brainwaves: Smirnoff Vodka has a new campaign doing something unexpected: using brainwaves to make music. Working with a brainwave expert and an electronic music producer, Smirnoff helped folks with disabilities who cannot play musical instruments to make music with their mind by controlling musical software. The song created with brainwaves can be purchased online and the proceeds go to Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People.
5.) Have You Heard the One About the Hitler Tea Pot: And finally, no recap of the week’s biggest marketing stories would be complete without mentioning the silly kerfuffle that swelled up around a tea kettle folks said looked like Hitler. The kettle in question, which was featured on a billboard for JC Penny, became a social media phenomenon and sold out online in a matter of days.