We reported earlier on the Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG the band Nine Inch Nails (NIN) is using to promote it's latest album. For a full overview of all the (brilliantly conceived) activities that have taken place, a Wiki has been set up. I suggest to take a look.
Dell lately really seems to get it. After their Direct2Dell blog was launched last year, helping to ease a lot of the DellHell pain, now Dell Ideastorm has been launched. Ideastorm allows visitors to make suggestions to improve the Dell experience.
This video was shot as an internal commercial, to stir up things a bit at Kodak. Due to it's popularity with employees, Kodak decided to release it, and it's burning up the numbers on Youtube - and rightfully so. I can't remember the last time I laughed this hard at a commercial.
Over on The Marketing Minute I found a very creative, and impressive, political ad. Yes, I know, we don't do politics here, but dont worry. It's not about the political message, it's the very clever execution of the ad that triggered me. As Drew says, I wish I had written this.
Another innovative use of technology - the branded Skypecast.
Simply put, a Skypecast allows a host to broadcast audiocontent to 100 users at a time. It reminds me of the analyst call Wall Street companies hold regularly. For instance Gizmodo has used it for interviews with tech execs.