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2013's viral chaos condensed into one clip

By , 2013-12-12 10:06:34

A six-minute summary of all the viral madness that pervaded 2013. If ever there was a reason to fear for the future of humanity, this might be it.

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SkyGo app puts Sky in your pocket—UPDATED

By , 2013-12-11 18:49:08

SkyTV, one of New Zealand's biggest broadcasters, has followed in TVNZ’s footsteps by launching SkyGo, an iOS app that enables Sky subscribers to stream content on compatible laptops, mobiles or tablets. But rather than including an on-demand streaming feature, the new app limits viewers to pre-recorded content and live channels. While this is sure to be hit with sports fans, it will do little to appease those who want an on-demand mobile option.

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The comical collegiality continues in Axis call for entries campaign, as The Beacons takes aim at media innovation

By , 2013-12-11 16:42:26

The bar for call for entries campaigns has risen significantly in recent years, with the likes of DraftFCB's 'The real judge of advertising is the consumer' campaign for the 2011 Effies and TBWA\'s 'Results Don't Lie' effort this year standing out. And there are a couple more good ones bubbling away at the moment for the Axis Awards and the newly rejigged Beacon Awards.

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All modern conveniences

By , 2013-12-11 16:19:07

Century 21 has done some seriously clever online marketing lately — there was the supposedly haunted houses for sale during Halloween and for Thanksgiving, the very strange psychadelic slow jam for your turkey feast. Now it's joined Waterstones in the UK in taking the mickey out of Amazon's plans for product delivery by drone.

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.99 keeps online fundraising simple for complex disease

By , 2013-12-11 16:13:37

Sometimes the simplest creative ideas are the most powerful, and that's the premise of searchforacure.co.nz, a new site that capitalises on the ubiquity of Google as a home page for quick search.

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'A brand is a sack on a sleigh of belief'

By , 2013-12-11 15:35:14

When Coca-Cola stuck Santa on its products to inspire more brown beverage consumption in winter (and in so doing largely created the image of the fat, red-faced man we now know), it obviously realised the commercial power of old Saint Nick. But things have come a long way since then. And anyone with such a high-profile deserves a sophisticated brand identity. Thankfully, UK writing shop Quiet Room is here to help and has created this brilliant, jargon-filled festive brandbook for the jolly old chap.

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Shopping reaps awards at the Moas – UPDATED

By , 2013-12-11 11:02:45

By the time the curtains had been drawn at the end of New Zealand Film Awards, those sitting at the 'Shopping' table had seven awards to carry home, making the film, which was released in New Zealand in May, the biggest winner of the night.

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Will it chip? Retailer spits out infomercial with Kiwi twist

By , 2013-12-11 10:50:14

Kiwi online hardware store Trade Tested has taken to YouTube with its own version of the cheesy informercial genre. A woodchipper at the company's warehouse near Auckland International Airport is one of the stars of the videos, modelled on infomercials like the US series Will It Blend, by blender firm Blendtec.

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In with the new: Trade Me gets Colmar Brunton award for message it's not just about used goods

By , 2013-12-11 10:04:04

Trade Me has won the October Colmar Brunton Ad Impact Award for its New or Used campaign, which it says highlighted the range of new products available while staying true to the "Kiwi tone" of its brand. And it seems the bike seat, burdened in the TVC by a large naked man, attracted the most curiosity.

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Smell the dongle

By , 2013-12-11 09:13:45

There's nothing new about the dimension of smell in video games, but there is about a crazy looking character that plugs into your phone and emits the delicious scent of hot, buttery popcorn.

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Rush Munro's and Dow Design bring the orchard to the freezer with new brand

By , 2013-12-11 09:07:41

With a new co-owner on board and a desire to differentiate, Rush Munro's ice cream has lifted the lid on a new look from Dow Design that's pumped up the colour and personality.

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The ABCs of gTLDs

By , 2013-12-11 08:49:27

New top level domains are a unique opportunity to register an address that aligns perfectly with a brand or company's personality. But we'll have to wait and see if the release of the domains will be a land grab or an insurance policy for brand IP, says Anthony Gardiner.

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Action aplenty

By , 2013-12-11 08:38:39

As you sit there staring forlornly at your screen, thinking about all the boring things you need to get done before the end of the year, here's something that will either make you feel completely inadequate or inspire you to get out there, switch on the GoPro and try something ridiculous.

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Christmas knits get another casting call

By , 2013-12-11 08:32:52

Hard on the heels of Coke Zero's website that put the ugly yuletide jersey in the spotlight, beer brand Budweiser is doing the same, but this time it's for a serious cause. The Knitbot supports and rewards designated drivers using tweet power.

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Software startup is 96black's new pitch to agencies

By , 2013-12-10 16:41:48

Tristan Marris and Mark Osborne tried a raft of products to manage their digital creative agency 96black since establishing it about three years ago. In true startup style, frustration with what was available drove them to create something that better suited their needs and they want small agencies to give it a try.

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