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Top 50 Ads and Marketing Trends in 2009

— July 1, 2009 — Marketing
This attention grabbing list features the most captivating ads and marketing trends in 2009, so far. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our marketing trend database, which now has more than 2,000 marketing trends.

If you are looking for professional marketing trend research and trend clusters, check out our 2009 Trend Reports.

Implications - While browsing the featured ads and marketing trends of 2009, you will come across some amazing things such as high-profile spokesdogs, earthwide eco statements, femme fatale swimwear and punk Hello Kitty couture. Whether you are into fashion or food, you will surely find something here that will pique your interest.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
47
Obama Ice Cream
Obama Ice Cream
Russia's Duet Ice-Cream Ad Features Cartoon Obama and Tons of Rainbows
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46
One-Second Ads
One-Second Ads
2009 Super Bowl Commercials Will Include Minimercial From Miller High Life
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45
Parodying The Financial Crisis
Parodying The Financial Crisis
Bianco Footwear Have a Stimulus Package of Their Own
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44
Detached and Distant Ad Campaigns
Detached and Distant Ad Campaigns
Is Kate Moss Bored with Justin Gaston?
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43
Earthwide Eco Statements
Earthwide Eco Statements
829 Landmarks Around the World Switch Off Power for Earth Hour 2009
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42
Selling Cars with Drag Queens
Selling Cars with Drag Queens
Renault Twingo Cross-Dressing Commercial
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41
Guerrilla Graffiti Film Promos
Guerrilla Graffiti Film Promos
"Watchmen" Street Art Pops Up All Over NYC, Toronto & London
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40
Ad Longevity Through Humor
Ad Longevity Through Humor
Hilarious Marketing Photos Still Make Us Laugh Years Later
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39
Clever Adtography
Clever Adtography
Ken Anderson's Amusing Photographic Campaigns
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38
Advertising With Childhood Trauma
Advertising With Childhood Trauma
Tylenol Eases These Headache Inducing Questions
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37
Floating Signs
Floating Signs
Sky Clutter Advertisements That Have No Visible Means of Support
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36
Starbucks on the Runway
Starbucks on the Runway
Dsquared Fall 2009 Show Had Runways Clinging to Branded Cups
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35
Turning Athletes into Smurfs
Turning Athletes into Smurfs
Nike ‘V is for Victory' Campaign
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34
Girl-On-Girl Supermodel Ads
Girl-On-Girl Supermodel Ads
Longchamp Campaign Evokes Lesbianism (UPDATE)
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33
Hamster Wheel Car Ads
Hamster Wheel Car Ads
Kia Soul Commercial Uses Pet Rodents to Show a New Way to Roll
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32
Imaginative Alcoholic Ads
Imaginative Alcoholic Ads
Creative Campaigns to Make Booze Irresistible
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31
Brunette vs. Blonde Fashion Ads
Brunette vs. Blonde Fashion Ads
Daria Werbowy Goes for Both in Roberto Cavalli S/S '09
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30
Celebrating High School Stereotypes
Celebrating High School Stereotypes
2009 Standard Staff Calendar
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29
Recession-Era Self-Marketing
Recession-Era Self-Marketing
Cardsofchange Emphasizes the Positive Side of Downsizing
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28
High-Profile Spokesdogs
High-Profile Spokesdogs
Despite Buzz Over Portuguese Water Dog, Milk-Bone Picks Great Dane
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27
Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Mammoth Mountain Ski Uses Bill(snow)boarding For Attention
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26
Brainy Beauty Pageants
Brainy Beauty Pageants
Nuclear Energy Hotties Enter Russia's "Miss Atom" Contest
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25
19 Coca-Cola Innovations
19 Coca-Cola Innovations
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24
Copywriting Conundrums
Copywriting Conundrums
Gaviscon Ad Released With Unintentional Double-Entendre
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23
Punk Hello Kitty Couture
Punk Hello Kitty Couture
Fashion Designer Couture To Promote MAC Hello Kitty Cosmetics
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22
Human Vending Machines
Human Vending Machines
Kit Kat's Man-Powered Promo at London Victoria
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21
Vintage Badvertising
Vintage Badvertising
Hilarious Dated Slogans to Inspire Contemporary Mad Men
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20
Somber Movie Posters
Somber Movie Posters
Authentic 'New Moon' Promos Play Up the Gloom & Doom
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19
Inked Brand Loyalty
Inked Brand Loyalty
Designer Label Tattoos Make Brand Allegiance a Permanent Affair
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18
Crowdsourcing Billboards
Crowdsourcing Billboards
American Apparel Wants You to Vote on Storefront Sign
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17
Overexposed Fashion Ads
Overexposed Fashion Ads
Super-Sunny Calvin Klein Spring ‘09 Campaign
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16
Russian Crassvertising
Russian Crassvertising
Alena Nikiforov Gets a Milk Facial to Promote Dairy
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15
Bromance Fashion Ads
Bromance Fashion Ads
Armani Jeans F/W 08-09 Shows Physical Male Bonding
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14
Sinister Hotel Room Fashion
Sinister Hotel Room Fashion
Rock & Republic's Forbidden Love in S/S 2009
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13
Summertime Lounging Ads
Summertime Lounging Ads
Sizzling Guess by Marciano S/S 2009 Campaign
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12
Moody Vampire Posters
Moody Vampire Posters
‘New Moon' Official Poster Shows Love Conflict
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11
Controversial Criminal Ad Campaigns
Controversial Criminal Ad Campaigns
'Thelma & Louise' Relish Ad Promotes Violence Against Women?
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10
Beach Fun Ads
Beach Fun Ads
Allen Cox Gets Aquatic For Spring/Summer 2009
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9
Guerrilla Adbusting
Guerrilla Adbusting
Street Artists FTW-Crew Add Photoshop Toolbox to Subway Ads
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8
Breakable Packages
Breakable Packages
MoevereJean Underwear Encourage You to ‘Break The Rules'
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7
Visually Disturbing PSAs
Visually Disturbing PSAs
Juvenile Protective Association Ads Show Effect of Verbal Abuse
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6
Creating Buzz on Low Budgets
Creating Buzz on Low Budgets
10 Clever Examples of Cheap Guerrilla Marketing
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5
Femme Fatale Swimwear
Femme Fatale Swimwear
Guess Goes For The Kill With Irina Shayk For S/S 09
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4
‘300'-Inspired Underwear Calendars
‘300'-Inspired Underwear Calendars
Spartan Warriors Promote ‘Macho' Undies
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3
Self-Hurting Shoe Ads
Self-Hurting Shoe Ads
Jimmy Choo Showcase The Killer High Heels of S/S 09
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2
Beach Romance Ads
Beach Romance Ads
Sizzling Seaside Fun in Armani Exchange S/S ‘09
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1
Passionate Accessories Ads
Passionate Accessories Ads
Sizzling Guess Accessories & Watches Fall & Spring 09 Campaigns
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