Day 6 - Dafina “Schick Xtreme Commercial”-Schick Companies such as Schick and Gillette have managed to turn a mundane task such as shaving into great material for commercials. This commercial keeps the tradition alive by delivering a funny twist at the end. #advertising #advertisingstrategy #brandawareness #commercials #marketing #media #TV
Day 5 - Mrs. Bertha “Car Insurance Squirrel Commercial” – Geico Sometimes, commercials are so memorable that they stay with us for a long time. Mrs. Bertha still finds this Geico commercial funny years after its debut. As a treasured member of the Octagon team, we’ll waive the “Best of 2015” requirement. After all, with YouTube, no video (or ad) ever truly dies. #advertising #advertisingstrategy #brandloyalty #brandawareness #commercials #marketing #marketingstrategy #media #
Day 3 - Maranda “Peter Pan Reunion: It’s What You Do” – Geico The Boy Who Never Grew Up had our CEO laughing like a kid again in Geico’s commercial: “Peter Pan Reunion: It’s What You Do.” Throw in one of literature’s greatest symbols of childhood and a little Sinatra, and you’ve got some real magic. #advertising #advertisingstrategy #brandloyalty #brandawareness #commercial #marketing #marketingstrategy #media #TV
Day 4 - Mr. Bill “John Edwards: The Choice” Louisiana is known for it’s colorful, political history. This year’s gubernatorial race featured classic, mudslinging commercials from both John Bel Edwards and David Vitter—a race that ended in victory for Edwards. This pro-John Edwards commercial positioned Vitter as an unfit governor for the State of Louisiana. #advertising #advertisingstrategy #brandawareness #TV #media #marketingstrategy #commercials
Day 2 - Kaitlyn Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser #2 “As a lifelong, diehard Star Wars fan (thanks dad), my favorite ad for 2015 is without doubt the Star Wars: The Force Awakens second official teaser. I avoided the video like the plague until the movie premiered, but when I finally went back to watch it, there was no denying it. From the visuals, to the music, to the dialogue, it was the perfect combination of nostalgia, action and intrigue ...May the force be with you.”
With the year coming to a close, “Best of 2015” lists are popping up all over the place. The Octagon team thought we’d throw in our two cents with “Octagon Media’s Best Ads of 2015.” Over the next six days, our team will reveal their favorite ads from 2015.
Day 1- Nick “The Special Man Plan” – New Orleans Pelicans “Of all the commercials I sat through this year, this one stuck with me the most because three of the Pelicans’ most important players (Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderso