Tag Archives: Vodafone

Vodafone drops the ball in hapless Steve Smith cricket ad

What is it about Vodafone? It’s one of the biggest companies in the UK and a world player but, in its advertising anyway, it seems tone deaf. Here’s another howler: disgraced Australian cricket captain Steve Smith speaking up for mental ...

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Freeman campaign fails to deliver Xmas for Vodafone

Why don’t we ever like Vodafone ads? Over the years a succession of capable marketing execs and top of the range agencies have had a crack at it and the ads are always – well, not on a par with ...

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Ogilvy wins UK export drive and more from Vodafone

WPP’s Ogilvy & Mather is reported by The Times to have won a big new assignment from the UK’s department of international trade to devise and run a campaign – “Exporting is great” – to try to boost exports by ...

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Vodafone tries to mix hard sell and likeability in Ogilvy debut

We haven’t always been kind about Vodafone’s UK advertising efforts – so why start now? Here’s its big new campaign from new agency Ogilvy & Mather, starring Martin Freeman of Hobbit and Sherlock fame, who’s apparently signed up for the ...

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