Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Dove reinvents advertising for women. Again.

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It is surprising that Dove is a Unilever brand, because the ads that keep coming from this its agencies are so positive and affirming of women. All women. Real women. Take a look… Continue reading

Africa Rising By The Numbers

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I contribute to the AdVantage magazine via a column which is part of the Imbizo feature. For the latest issue of the magazine, April 2013, I did a piece on Africa. Here’s the… Continue reading

“Aint nobody got time for that!”

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No one knew Kimberly Wilkins from Oklahoma City. But now, everyone knows Sweet Brown. Wilkins is Sweet Brown. She was interviewed by news station KFOR News Channel 4 after escaping a fire on… Continue reading

Ad of the Week with Oresti Patricios – the Robot with a Taste for Tea

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Back in the ancient history of the internet (we’re talking 1982 here), four students at Carnegie Mellon University designed the first ‘internet appliance’ – an internet-accessible vending machine. The story goes that these… Continue reading

African Facebook Users in 2013

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To Follow or Unfollow? That is the question

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On October 17, 2012, AOL’s most trusted digital prophet David Shing, announced his predictions for 2013 and beyond. This intelligent man had digital natives and brand owners on the edge of their seats… Continue reading