The game kicks off in about one hour and we have already seen some of the high-priced ads. Here are my comments on how the big guys do it.
#1. Pepsi. Pepsi has an outside-the-box ad. The ad is done by two deaf guys trying to find out where Bob’s house is. It is done completely in sign with sub-titles. This is a first. We will see if this is labeled “offensive” even if the National Association of the Deaf approved it.
#2. Budweiser. A perennial mainstay. Wouldnt be a Super Bowl without Bud and all of their commercials.
#3. Miller Lite. Bud’s main competition that seems to always be poking fun at Bud.
#4. GoDaddy. GoDaddy is always controversial which gets them the most publicity. You may see racier ads at their web site.
#5. P&G. Proctor and Gamble will air its first ever Super Bowl commercial featuring Tide.
#6. Vitoria’s Secret. Marketing lingerie with hot chicks to guys makes sense to me.
There are more and I will post another article after the game.
Some comments in general.
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