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Aiden closes $750,000 seed round in its quest to amplify marketers

Aiden closes $750,000 seed round in its quest to amplify marketers

Slovenia is honoring its beloved Melania Trump with her own wine

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While Americans are whining about the first lady’s controversial magazine covers and museum visits, Slovenians are busy naming a wine after her.

Yes, it’s true — following a tourism boost, producers near Melania Trump’s hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia are honoring the first lady with an exclusive “First Lady” line of goodies, including salami, chocolates, beauty creams and a prestigious red wine.

Slovenia is honoring its beloved Melania Trump with her own wine

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While Americans are whining about the first lady’s controversial magazine covers and museum visits, Slovenians are busy naming a wine after her.

Yes, it’s true — following a tourism boost, producers near Melania Trump’s hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia are honoring the first lady with an exclusive “First Lady” line of goodies, including salami, chocolates, beauty creams and a prestigious red wine.

Ed Sheeran will sing about going 90 mph, but doesn’t condone driving that fast

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Ed Sheeran’s latest album features an ode to his home of Suffolk called “Castle on a Hill.” In it, the singer reminisces about friendship, coming of age, and drives down open country roads.

One of his lyrics goes, “I’m on my way, driving at 90 down those country lanes.”

In response to the new hit, Sgt. Chris Harris of the Norfolk Police tweeted a clever message to Sheeran and anyone listening to…

Government recruitment video is yeah, pretty cringeworthy

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Government advertisements usually fall into two different categories: They’re either forgettable, or they’re really, really bad.

This ad for Australia’s Department of Finance falls into the latter category. It’s to promote its graduate program, but we can’t help feel that some people might delete their applications after watching the video.

It features staffers from the organisation, hampered by a terribly…

How corporate giving can go beyond the blank check

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Corporate giving has become a fundamental part of company culture around the globe. While it’s true that funding is a critical part of keeping charities operating, just throwing cash at causes isn’t enough if companies want to truly maximize these partnerships. Real partnership comes from companies investing their people’s time, energy and passion on the ground, as well.

Companies showing up to do real work opens opportunity for meaningful connections and bonds between people and partner…

Somebody left their cucumber behind after this ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ screening

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Look, you’ve probably figured out by now that the new Fifty Shades Darker film hasn’t received the most positive reactions from critics. But it seems some people rate it rather highly.

See, a cinema staffer randomly found a cucumber lying in an aisle following a Fifty Shades Darker screening.

The folks at the Hayden Orpheum in Sydney, Australia found the veg, snapping the photo and posted it on Facebook. “That…

Go behind-the-scenes of ‘Scamalot’ with funnyman James Veitch

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It’s the one year anniversary since the premiere of Scamalot. James sure went on many adventures over the course of two seasons and now as a special treat for the fans we’ve put together this behind-the-scenes look at season 2′s taping. And yes, James is as wacky in person as you would imagine.

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Cheetos ad meeting on ‘SNL’ mocks marketing in the age of Trump

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Donald Trump isn’t ever mentioned by name in this Saturday Night Live sketch about a pitch meeting with Cheetos, but his presence looms large.

Riffing on Lumber 84′s political Super Bowl LI commercial — which delivered a strong message on the importance of an immigrant workforce — the SNL bit mulls the thought process behind politically motivated advertising. Are companies concerned about the issues or do they just see politics as another marketing tool?