ServiceNow TV spot

ServiceNow TV spot may be the closest we’ll get to seeing true love in a B2B environment

Not all of us are huggers, or like to be hugged. But when technology is so powerful it changes every aspect of your work for the better, a new TV commercial from ServiceNow suggests, it’s hard for enterprise employees not to get emotional. Though it’s not exactly Valentine’s Day-themed, the 30-second commercial from the Santa […]

Expensify Super Bowl 2019

Expensify gets in early on the Super Bowl action with an interactive TV commercial

A rapper who travels via teleporter. Dancers clad in tight-fitting gold bodysuits. A convertible made out of ice. If this doesn’t scream “expense management” to you, that’s exactly what Expensify had in mind. The San Francisco-based firm on Tuesday formally launched the its first major TV commercial ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, where it is […]

Cisco bridge logo

Cisco repurposes a key element in its logo to tell stories about technology and people

It’s only represented by a series of nine vertical lines, but the Cisco logo element that invokes the Golden Gate Bridge has become the primary motif in its latest TV ad. “The Power of Purpose” injects the signature bridge — which has evolved considerably from the more literal version of the logo when Cisco was […]

PwC kindness

PwC TV campaign offers advice on how to commit random acts of kindness

Some of the world’s largest organizations come to consulting firm PwC to address high-level enterprise issues such as AI, blockchain, governance and various industry regulations, but its latest TV commercial focuses on something much more basic: making the world a kinder place. In ‘One Random Act of Kindness,’ PwC uses a simple blankdrop where a […]

The Trade Desk Susan Vobejda

The Trade Desk CMO Susan Vobejda tells CES 2019 about the campaign that changed her company

She may have been the lone B2B brand leader sitting in a panel discussion at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, but the Trade Desk CMO Susan Vobejda offered one of the best examples of how to create a marketing campaign whose human elements influenced not only customers but her fellow employees.  […]

Accenture New Applied Now

Accenture commercial shows just how topsy-turvy disruption can make you feel

If you’re at all susceptible to nausea, dizziness or vertigo, watching a new marketing clip from consulting giant Accenture may require considerable stamina. Then again, so does surviving disruption in many established industries. The 30-second spot, which has so far only aired online, follows a female business leader through a fairly ordinary walk through a […]

Smartsheet TV commercial

Smartsheet TV ad depicts a hellish existence for the few firms that don’t use its software

Most B2B TV commercials tend to focus on the amazing things customers are doing with the advertiser’s product, but a recent spot from Smartsheet puts the spotlight on the holdouts instead. In “Work Different,” the SaaS-based provider of project management and collaboration tools boasts that 96 per cent of the Fortune 500 use its product. […]

Deloitte TV spot Make Your Impact

Deloitte TV commercial urges B2B leaders to ‘take charge of the change’ unfolding before them

B2B firms pay consulting companies a lot of money for their advice, but the latest Deloitte TV spot boils its key insight into a single sentence: “take charge of the change.” Using a variety of growth-oriented imagery — from what appear to be atoms and molecules coalescing into shape, a flower’s petals exploding outward and […]

AWS

AWS refuses to take credit for enterprise customers’ innovative ideas in latest TV spot

While many companies are jostling to position themselves as the most innovative firm in their sector, the latest TV commercial from Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes it clear it sees itself as a supporting player in the breakthrough stories of its enterprise customers. In “New Ideas,” AWS marvels at comparison sites that help direct customers […]

Cognizant

Cognizant TV spot destroys the cliché of banks as digital transformation laggards

Financial services firms such as banks and insurance companies often get criticized for failing to keep pace with customers’ digital expectations — including by their own employees, as Cognizant acknowledges in its latest TV commercial. The 30-second spot takes place in a theater where team members of a major institution have gathered for a rousing […]

KPMG TV spot The Entree

KPMG serves sushi and wine to discuss supply chains and capital spending with B2B firms

The road from uncertainty to opportunity could be a pretty daunting journey for a lot of companies, so in KPMG’s latest TV commercial, Joie Chen is making sure her guests have the kind of meal that will sustain them along the way. In ‘Food For Thought,” the consulting giant has the broadcast journalist convene a […]

Workday business caddie

Workday TV spot turns Phil Mickelson into a caddie-cum-CEO whisperer

His nickname on the golf course may be “Lefty,” but in a TV commercial for cloud-based financial and HR application provider Workday, Phil Mickelson has been cast as a busy CEO’s right-hand man. ‘Business Caddie’ also includes Andy Buckley, known for his work on The Office and Jurassic World, in which the leader of a […]

LinkedIn's content marketing approach for B2B

Inside LinkedIn’s content marketing principles for connecting with B2B customers

It may be the world’s de facto social network for B2B professionals, but LinkedIn’s content marketing lead says the company has had to overcome all the same challenges as its customers in creating the right approach to storytelling and engaging an audience. Speaking at Content Marketing World 2018 in Cleveland, Megan Golden said the company […]

FedEx Dream 2.0

FedEx offers a dream-like look at what happens while its B2B customers are sleeping

A TV commercial from FedEx suggests that business professionals who track the delivery of items online aren’t even seeing half of what really going in to getting their orders fulfilled. In ‘Dream 2.0,’ an animated series of commonly-shipped items — including a data center server, a medical monitoring device and a wind turbine — move […]

Mitel MLB

Mitel tells a 30-second case study about Major League Baseball to market its connectivity technology

There are no direct references to Moneyball, the Michael Lewis best-seller about the use of statistical analysis by Billy Beane when he was with the Boston Red Sox, but a new TV commercial from Mitel reinforces how much goes on off the field to make Major League Baseball teams successful. The 30-second spot, dubbed “Game […]

SAP Clive Owen TV spot

‘You’re kind of bumming me out, Clive Owen,’ character tells actor in latest SAP TV spot

His suit is immaculate and his delivery is pitch-perfect, but beyond that, Clive Owen is surrounded by problems in his latest TV commercial for software giant SAP. The star of Croupier, Closer and many other films spends his most recent outing for the enterprise application vendor’s marketing campaign walking through a litany of business and […]

Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks TV commercial takes a swing at winning over the C-Suite with their favorite sport

To some people, golf is just a fun pastime often played by senior execs during the summer heat. To Barracuda Networks, it’s the perfect metaphor for success in business. The Campbell, Calif.-based provider of security, networking and storage products is running a new TV commercial in which the hero could easily pass for the standard […]