Putting the “FUN” back into theory

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising, Gen Y, Incentives, Inspiration, marketing, Marketing Strategy Plan, Politics, public relations, social media, Sociology, Trends, TV Commercials, Viral Campaigns, Web, YouTube

The Fun Theory (a Volkswagen Initiative) argues, “fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better”.  They held a competition for people who had fun ways of encouraging good behaviour.  For example: a ‘bottle bank arcade’ to encourage recycling, ‘piano stairs’ to encourage exercise, ‘the world’s deepest bin’ …

Carlsberg Cinema Bikers Stunt

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising, Advertising Campaign, TV Commercials, Viral Campaigns Leave a Comment

Carlsberg and advertising agency Duval Guillaume put together a brilliant viral commercial, by pulling a prank on unsuspecting movie goers. They filled a cinema with 148 of the baddest biker boys they could find and only left two seats left, smack bang in the middle. The reactions are priceless, as …