Mind Your Marketing #27 – Where’s The Frozen Beef?

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Welcome to another episode of Mind Your Marketing – the weekly podcast that covers all of the latest marketing news and trending ad spots. Show notes are below! 

This week we’re discussing:

-Mattel’s new Barbies

-Bumble is sponsoring an NBA team and banning guns in profile pictures

-Why the ratings for the Oscars were terrible, and why they’ve been slipping

-Whether or not Amazon could get into finance

-McDonald’s is switching to fresh burgers and Wendy’s doesn’t like it at all

-Lacoste is changing its famous alligator logo

PLUS, Ad Campaigns:

-Apple’s latest ad by Spike Jonze

-Coors Light tries to capture outdoorsy beer drinkers

-Nest shows some respect on prom night

-The Walmart Box Series

-Google’s smart speaker campaign, “Make Google Do It”

-Snickers is back with a twist on an old campaign

-Heinz brings in a hostage negotiator

-Delta drops Justin’s favorite airline ad in the last year


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As always, thanks for watching. Find the ads we discussed below, and be sure to subscribe to Mind Your Marketing wherever you listen to podcasts.


Show Notes

Ad spots (and news) we covered:


1. Apple HomePod – Welcome Home by Spike Jonze



2. Coors Light – Refresh for What’s Next



3. Google Nest – Prom Night



4. Walmart – The Walmart Box – Dee Rees (1/3)



Walmart – The Walmart Box – Melissa McCarthy (2/3)



Walmart – The Walmart Box – Nancy Meyers (3/3)



5. Google – A Million Things Made Easier



6. SNICKERS – Ahmend



7. Heinz Ketchup – The Dinnertime Negotiator



8. Delta – Runways



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Posted on March 9, 2018 in In The Cave

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My name is Justin and I help companies grow their revenue. Some fun facts about me: My nickname is Juice. I write for Adweek and Fast Company. I conquered the world's highest bungee jump. I host the "Mind Your Marketing" podcast. I swam with great white sharks in South Africa. I'm a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
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