Many have said then-Senator Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election as a result of his campaign’s social media engagement, but Rev. Jesse Jackson begs to differ. During this year’s annual Rainbow Push Coalition Conference, Rev. Jackson said Pres. Obama’s win in 2008 was a result of his 1988 run for the White House. Jackson explained Obama […]

The WNBA is launching a new campaign to target lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered fans. According to reports, the new marketing efforts mark the first time a professional sports league has specifically targeted the LGBT community. MUST READ: Michael Sam’s Documentary Is A No-Go, OWN Puts Series On Hold The campaign will include team participation […]

Hillary Clinton finally revealed that she’s thinking about running for president in the 2016. The former First Lady and Secretary of State confirmed the unsurprising news at a marketing conference in San Francisco earlier this week. When asked: “What’s your plan? Are you going to do it?” Clinton replied, “I am obviously flattered and deeply […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Positively Cleveland’s new promotional video could catch even the most cynical Clevelander’s eye and make them say, “Where’s that?  I wanna go there,” but maybe that’s the point. “There’s a lot of people that don’t even venture downtown and are like, ‘Why would I want to do that?'” says Mike […]

  DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Positively Cleveland, the convention and visitors bureau for Cleveland, announced a new destination brand Wednesday, presented new plans for its destination development initiatives, unveiled a local social media movement and highlighted a series of organizational accomplishments. Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Positively Cleveland President & CEO David Gilbert were among those […]

The Obama administration continues its push toward uninsured Americans to sign up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act. With the popular NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament set to take place, today the White House will launch a multi-layered effort tied with “March Madness” in order to appeal to those who have yet to enroll. […]

  D.L. Hughley took time on his show to honor Cayden Taipalus, an 8-year-old boy who’s raised over $27K to help his fellow students enjoy a hot lunch in the cafeteria. When a fellow student at Challenger Elementary School in Michigan received a sandwich instead of a hot meal, because he didn’t have enough money his […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Being the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of fame, it seems a natural fit for Cleveland’s marketing slogan to be “Cleveland Rocks” right? Groups, Positively Cleveland and the Downtown Alliance don’t think that slogan sells. They don’t believe it reflects a young hip attitude that will attract a […]

  Kmart has released a taboo commercial for Joe Boxer. The “#ShowYourJoe” ad is part of Kmart’s holiday-themed Joe Boxer items being sold at their store and online. In the commercial, you see men who are playing the bells place their hand-held bells down and start playing another tune…with a different set of bells. Must […]

  *As we reported about ten days ago or so Spike Lee announced that he was creating a campaign to finance his next independent film. Financing an independent film via Kickstarter is done all the time, but when it’s Spike Lee, let’s just say a lot of folks can’t quite wrap their heads around […]

Poor JC Penney just can’t catch a break. This time, some are accusing it of using Adolf Hitler’s image to boost sales. Two weeks after a consumer investigation found some Penney’s stores placing new higher priced stickers on merchandise, then having a sale on the new higher prices, the troubled chain is now the subject […]

Every time you think you’ve seen everything under the sun, regarding Republican antics over President Barack Obama’s re-election last week, someone else does something that takes the bellyaching to a whole other level. Enter Florida resident and sun-tanning store owner Henry Hamilton. What could possibly have happened this time? After Hamilton learned that Obama won […]