The first thing that a savvy marketer will say when answering this question is to tell us that this is nothing new. Leaks have been a crucial part of public relations since the invention of public relations. Governments use them to shift public sentiment. Companies use them to build buzz. Even celebrity publicists use them… Continue reading Are leaks becoming the new free publicity stunt?
There’s but one episode remaining in the fourth season of the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. You may use social media to post about recent episodes. Now, what if social networks played Game of Thrones? Which families or characters would they be? It’s fairly obvious that Google+ would be Petyr Baelish. Baelish has quietly… Continue reading Social is coming: what if social media played the Game of Thrones?
Twitter and Facebook exploded this past Sunday night with tweets and statuses surrounding the shocking ending of this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. I missed the episode and watched it a day later, so I cut myself off from the social media world to avoid any spoilers. However, after watching the episode, I saw… Continue reading Why ‘Game Of Thrones’ characters should have used social media
There are many videos, both parodies and serious ones, that give a particular angle or treatment to the exceedingly-popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. As the start of season three nears, we’ve already broken down the real trailer, laughed at the mashup with The Princess Bride, and been blown away by the stunning Minecraft treatment.… Continue reading Game of Thrones intro re-imagined in 1995 is absolutely brilliant
“I brought you a special present,” Peter Falk tells a tiny Fred Savage. There haven’t been many shows that have as passionate of a fan base as Game of Thrones. With season 3 coming in two weeks, the promos, speculation, and anticipation have been almost as annoying as the weeks leading up to an Apple… Continue reading Game of Thrones as told by Peter Falk to Fred Savage
There are shows that have more viewers and shows that have more buzz, but few shows demand the absolute loyalty of its fans the way that Game of Thrones commands. As we approach season 3, the first 1-minute trailer for the upcoming season is loaded with enough cool-sounding statements that even someone like myself who… Continue reading 8 profound lines from the Game of Thrones trailer interpreted by someone who’s never watched it
There have been some pretty amazing creations with Minecraft over the years. The wildly popular world-building game may be simply a batch of blocks and grazing sheep to the casual explorer, but to those dedicated to the art that can be drawn from the tools, the results can prove that the hard work was an… Continue reading The Minecraft treatment of King’s Landing from Game of Thrones is absolutely mind-blowing