The Kleber Critique

The Kleber Critique

Advertisements permeate our lives – from television and radio (and streaming services, if you don’t happen to be a subscriber) to web pages, eblasts and billboards (yes, they still exist). However, not all advertising is created equal. The following articles share K&As take on the good, the bad and the “uncomfortable” when it comes to ads related to home and building products. All opinions are our own.

Campaign Critique: Pella Windows “Surfing for Attention”

Campaign Critique: Pella Windows “Surfing for Attention”

Whether they realize it or not, building products marketers -- like all marketers -- are after one thing. It’s not brand awareness. Customer loyalty. Clicks or views or impressions or engagement. It’s not even sales. All those goals are important, but they can’t be...

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Critique: Are we Offended by this Bidet Brand’s Campaign?

Critique: Are we Offended by this Bidet Brand’s Campaign?

Recently, Joe Rogan lamented the death of comedic movies while talking with a guest on his podcast. In this era of extreme political correctness, being even the slightest bit offensive is a cardinal sin. To prove their point, Rogan and his guest said that a movie like...

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ADT Redeems Itself

ADT Redeems Itself

Earlier this year we were highly critical of ADT’s Super Bowl ads, which featured HGTV personalities Adam and Drew Scott (aka “The Property Brothers”). Perhaps we should have held our criticism in abeyance while they rolled out the rest of the campaign. Though we can...

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