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What the Old Spice Guy Videos Lacked: Real Messaging

OPEN HOME MEDICINE CABINET.  OPEN HOME MEDICINE CABINET OVER THE COUNTER MEDSBuzz … Buzz … Buzz. What happened to sales results?

An article late last week on BNET noted that the hilarious viral videos that Old Spice put out recently in tandem with ad/marketing agency Wieden + Kennedy, showcasing The Old Spice Guy (former NFL player Isaiah Mustafa) responding to celebrity and fan tweets, e-mails and other social messages to instantly create one-hit wonder viral videos actually did very, very little in the way of boosting Old Spice’s sagging year-over-year sales.Read the rest of this entry