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[video] Buy A DSC Wireless Home Security System, Get A Mossburg Shotgun. Seriously.

Here’s a video I wrote and produced for a new client of mine, “Extreme Systems”. They’re preparing to launch this product. First, please watch the video, and I’ll tell afterwards why I jumped at the chance to do a video … Continue reading

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“Dirt Cheap Fun Fun” Commercial Contest (St Louis, MO) – Mistaken Guideline Directive – Advertising Expert Tim Burt Explains

There’s a local chain of tobacco shops here in St. Louis, Missouri called “Dirt Cheap Fun Fun”. In your city they may be called “C-Stores”, “Sin Stores”, etc. They were formerly known as simply “Dirt Cheap”, but through ownership changes, … Continue reading

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TV Commercial Fail: FedEx “Auto Repair Shop”. Tim Burt Critiques

When you absolutely, positively have to have a misguided, lame advertisement….watch this 2011 commercial for FedEx: The first time I saw this my initial reaction was it was for Google or another search engine company. THE ISSUE When the “shop … Continue reading

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