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Top 30 Commercial Ideas in October

From Viral Kid Campaigns to Pet Focus Group Ads

— October 27, 2014 — Marketing
These October 2014 commercial ideas range from viral kid campaigns to pet focus group ads that personify man's best friend. Whether appealing to one's sense of humor or stirring up a sea of emotions, these commercials illustrate a brand's values and marketing strategy.

As more and more kids become internet sensations, companies are taking note and taking advantage of a viral advertising tactic. When they're not visiting daytime television shows, these memorable kids are becoming spokespeople for household brands. This connection to youth and the internet shows consumers that a brand is aware of pop culture and illustrates their relevance to today's younger market.

In addition to humor-infused ads, these October 2014 commercial ideas are also based on emotional themes. Whether illustrating alcohol's devastating effects on a newborn or inspiring one to follow their dreams, these sentimental campaigns pull at one's heart strings.
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Deceptive Park Advertisements
Deceptive Park Advertisements
Nightmare Realm Has People Describe Their 'First Time'
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28
Poignant Baseball Player Commercials
Poignant Baseball Player Commercials
The Derek Jeter Farewell Campaign for Gatorade is Emotional
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27
Comedic Cookbook Commercials
Comedic Cookbook Commercials
The Thug Kitchen Cookbook Trailer Promotes the Tumblrs Latest Venture
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26
Inspiring Tennis Star Ads
Inspiring Tennis Star Ads
This Serena Williams Ad for Beats By Dre Will Inspire and Motivate You
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25
Envious Smartphone Ads
Envious Smartphone Ads
This Samsung Ad Pokes Fun at the iPhone 6's Bigger Display
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24
8-Bit Action Videos
8-Bit Action Videos
Redbull's Jason Paul Arcade Run Plays Super Mario in Real Life
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23
Spoof Football Campaigns
Spoof Football Campaigns
This Ad Spoofs NFL Star Richard Sherman's Relationship With the Media
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22
Bizarre Chewing Gum Ads
Bizarre Chewing Gum Ads
This Lotte Fit's Chewing Gum Ad Stars a Giant Cat
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21
Tech-Obsessed Holiday Ads
Tech-Obsessed Holiday Ads
Apple's Holiday Commercial Shows Why Kids Are Always on Their Phones
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20
Smartphone Comparison Commercials
Smartphone Comparison Commercials
Between the Galaxy vs iPhone 6, Samsung Shows Who Came First
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19
Candy Workout Ads
Candy Workout Ads
This Marshawn Lynch Skittles Commercial Turns Candies into Workout Equipment
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18
Inspiring Sports Campaigns
Inspiring Sports Campaigns
Nike's South Korean 'Just Do It' Campaign Promotes Sport Among Youth
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17
Devoted Football Fan Ads
Devoted Football Fan Ads
This NFL Ticket Exchange Ad Stars Longtime Season Ticket Holders
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Adorable Child Pet Campaigns
Adorable Child Pet Campaigns
The Apparently Kid Stars in His First Ever Television Commercial
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15
Surprising Anti-Smoking Ads
Surprising Anti-Smoking Ads
This Anti-Smoking Commercial Shows a Kid Trying Not to Breathe
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Satirical Smartwatch Ads
Satirical Smartwatch Ads
Samsung's 'It Doesn't Take a Genius' Pokes Fun at the Apple Watch
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13
Power Tool Rebranding
Power Tool Rebranding
The New Black+Decker Logo Includes a New Spelling and Modern Design
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12
Bizarre Football Ads
Bizarre Football Ads
This NFL on Fox Ad Features TV Broadcasters Leading Alternate Lives
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11
App-Connected Commercials
App-Connected Commercials
McDonald's Fruit Match Commercial Plays a Game with Smartphones
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10
Outrageous Lighting Ads
Outrageous Lighting Ads
This Cheesy Infomercial-Style Lighting Commercial Stars Jeff Goldblum
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9
Surreal Supermarket Ads
Surreal Supermarket Ads
This Grocery Store Ad Takes a Meat Eater into a Whole New World
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8
Beer-Submerged Phone Tests
Beer-Submerged Phone Tests
Reviveaphone Shows That iPhone 6 Dropped into Beer Doesn't Phase It
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Deceptive Texting Ads
Deceptive Texting Ads
Starbucks' Coffee Commercial Shows That Chatting Face-to-Face Wins
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6
Alcohol-Free Pregnancy Campaigns
Alcohol-Free Pregnancy Campaigns
The 'Too Young to Drink' Campaign Promotes Alcohol-Free Pregnancy
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Rube Goldberg Machines
Rube Goldberg Machines
Au Hikari's Power of Optics Campaign Revolves Around a Single Beam of Light
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4
Valet Parking Pranks
Valet Parking Pranks
Volvo's Car Prank Preys on a New Valet on His First Day on the Job
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3
Un-Christmas Commercials
Un-Christmas Commercials
Kmart's 'Not a Christmas Commercial' Celebrates a Merry Birthday Instead
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2
DIY-Promoting Football Ads
DIY-Promoting Football Ads
This NFL Ad Campaign Urges People to Finish Home Improvement Projects
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Beautiful Birthday Campaigns
Beautiful Birthday Campaigns
Dove's 50th Anniversary Campaign Celebrates Beauty at Every Age
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