Attack of the Belly Fat Ads

They're the ads that ate the internet....more

Got Sexism? The California Milk Processor Board's New Milk Campaign

The California Milk Processor Board wanted to breathe life back into Got Milk by tying in findings about calcium's ability to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, but is their new campaign funny or just plain alienating for the women they claim to want to help? ...more

I think the new spin on Got Milk is cute. We know PMS is real. We know how it feels to have it ...more

Zappos' New Ads Dehumanize Women

This is a guest blog from Imran Siddiquee, Social Media and Communications Manager at just posted an official blog in support of the Zappos petition. Check it out! ...more

School of Hard Knocks

I am not totally sure my husband is going to be o.k. with this post.Which means, you should definitely keep reading.As many of you know, LG's law practice was a huge trial of our faith.LG was able to help a lot of people and do some amazing things,but it never paid out like it needed to.In fact, The State of Tennessee was so bad about payingtheir court appointments, that many times we waited over 6 monthsfor LG to be paid for his work.That is 6 months, after he submitted his claims.When you do juvenile work,...more

A Women's Sports Marketing Win?: My Thoughts on the WTA Strong is Beautiful Campaign

I am pretty sure that I am going to take a lot of heat for this blog post from some of my regular followers but I cannot help it. I love the WTA's Strong is Beautiful campaign. Unlike other women's sports marketing campaigns that come across as cheap, poorly planned and unartistic, this advertising campaign by the WTA is very professionally done, sends a very strong and potent message and focuses on the elite players of the game....more
Help bring the Women's Professional Racquetball Organization to light. You have every sport BUT ...more

Adopting a Social Media Mindset for Web Success

Web Success Team contributors Bob Speyer and Justin Delos Reyes discuss how to adopt a social media mindset so technology doesn't inhibit your success. ...more

Ads Targeting Monkeys: Sex Sells!

So, two ad execs walk into a bar, order drinks and meet a primatologist. "Hey," one says, "How do we make effective ads to market Jell-O to monkeys?" It's one of those rare jokes that includes its own punchline. Admittedly, I added the saloon setting but the rest is all true, proving once again that sciency news bits are often ripe for comedic picking, as The Colbert Report can attest....more

The whole thing is giving me nightmares - not so much about giant billboards filled with ...more

Why Does Justin Bieber's Perfume Look Like It's Been Vajazzled?

Justin Bieber's new perfume for young ladies, called "Someday," is taking his young fans by storm, as does everything Bieber bestows upon the world. After catching wind of this news after the craziness at his Macy's appearance blew up on Twitter, I've been a bit baffled that reporters aren't mentioning the obvious....more
If that perfume bottle looks like a vagina, any flower ever looks like one. While I don't ...more

Victory! Dos Equis to Drop Sexist Ad. (Like, Really Sexist.)

Dos Equis has agreed to stop running an ad that appeared to advise men on hunting women (as in hunting with spears).  No, really. Last month I wrote about a sexist ad Dos Equis was running that advised men to: “[a]pproach women like you do wild animals, with caution and a soothing voice.”   ...more
Good job. This person doesn't seem to be trying to change laws or constrict the press, rather, ...more

Flee Dos Equis: Its Manufacturers Want to Shoot You

"Approach women like you do wild animals, with caution and a soothing voice." I encountered this ad for Dos Equis beer on the side of a bus stop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. So women are nonhumans to be hunted? Good to know: if a man holding a Dos Equis gets anywhere near me I will run for my life.To ice this cake, the picture under the caption is racist. Have a look....more