Here is an introduction and link to an article written by Geoffrey James for for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here.
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A good advertisement needs to be entertaining, so that people will watch it. One of the most powerful ways to make an ad entertaining is to make it funny.
That’s especially true when the economy is bad. When people are hurting, they want escape, and there are few emotions that provide a better escape than laughter.
With that in mind, here are the ten funniest TV ads of 2010, based largely upon how many people have viewed them. If you haven’t seen them, you’re in a good chuckle…and some of them are definitely ROLF fodder.
Please click here to see the first.
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Geoffrey James has sold and written hundreds of features, articles and columns for national publications including Wired, Men’s Health, Business 2.0, SellingPower, Brand World, Computer Gaming World, CIO, The New York Times and (of course) BNET. He is the author of seven books, including Business Wisdom of the Electronic Elite (translated into seven languages and selected by four book clubs), and The Tao of Programming (widely quoted on the Web as a “canonical book of computer humor”.) He was also co-host of Funny Business, a program on New England’s largest all-talk radio station.