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Blackberry vs Apple: The Ad That Did Not Run



applerimad Call me crazy, but I wish we’d see more advertising chutzpah like this when it comes to countering Apple’s marketing mastery. I’m not against Apple or its products at all, but I think too many companies let Apple define them allow Cupertino to dominate unnecessarily (Hello, Microsoft).

Well at least the folks at RIM show they have the chutzpah to create ads that strike back. Unfortunately, this one didn’t run, but the maybe there is a secret YouTube strategy that will work better than dumping dollars in the conventional media. Check out the video after the jump.

Via BoingBoing Gadgets



  1. FlyingShawn

    02/27/2009 at 11:42 am

    I really wish they had run that ad. I thought it was creative and had the kind of spunk needed to counter Apple in a way consumers would find entertaining.

  2. Clayton

    02/27/2009 at 12:43 pm

    Sweet ad.

  3. M

    02/27/2009 at 1:02 pm

    I wish they ran that ad too…it’s was a really well done ad. And would have given people something to talk about.

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