Look Before You Leap Into Corporate Lawsuits

You’d probably recognize the Run-DMC trademark brand whether you were a fan of their music or not. A well-known group from the 1980’s, Run-DMC were the second rap group to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, superseded only by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. The Run-DMC brand has become … 

 

Smart or Sinister? 5 Ad Campaigns That Blur the Lines

Companies often lean on social and political movements to evoke an emotional response in their viewers. A number of recent ads have capitalized on political and humanitarian events to make a sale. For example, powerful brands like JEEP and Audi have aired commercials that reference the refugee crisis and other topical events. Emotional advertisements are … 

 

The Next .SUCKS Domain of the Month Award Goes To…

Need some inspiration for how to use a .SUCKS domain to market your product or ideas? From anti-Trumpers to anti-decaffers, these sites are doing activism and marketing right. Whether they’re speaking out against a rogue president, venting frustrations at a company, selling a product or taking down a whole darn industry, these .SUCKS domains are … 

 

Going Rogue? Get a .SUCKS Domain

The resistance to the Trump administration is visible everywhere, particularly online. Rogue Twitter accounts have been springing up left, right and center (literally: members on all sides of the political spectrum have had enough of Trump and his croonies.) For starters, an anonymous Bureau of Land Management employee started the @blm_alt Twitter account to speak …