Mind Your Marketing Episode #08 – Wendy’s and Wingstop Rap Battle

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

This week we’re discussing:

-How FOX wasted $200 million
-A rap battle between Wendy’s and Wingstop
-Carnival Cruise’s new digital streaming channel

PLUS, Ad Campaigns:

-McDonald’s is giving Grandma her life back with…chicken tenders?
-Facebook’s cringe-worthy promotion of their VR capabilities
-YMCA’s new spot soliciting donations
-And much, much more!

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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. Wendy’s and Wingstop Rap Battle

Here’s a full rundown from the Daily Mail of the epic rap-battle between Wendy’s and Wingstop. It’s pretty awesome.


2. Dove’s campaign that received serious backlash (coverage from GMA)

3. Facebook’s cringe-worthy display of their virtual reality capabilities

4. Uniqlo – The Welcome Store


5. McDonald’s – Dinner at Grandmas (2 spots below)



6. YMCA – Y US


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Posted on October 11, 2017 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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