2015

Year In Review

Top 5 News Stories of 2015

Best Marketed Companies of 2015

Apple

They released multiple products in 2015 such as the Apple Watch and iPhone 6s and marketed itself through commericals and ads in magazines and newspapers

Progressive

Progressive Insurance marketed itself by making many memorable commericals featuring the popular Flo as their spokesperson.

2 Best Products of 2015

Apple Watch

Drones

2 Worst Products of 2015

Hoverboard

Watermelon Oreos

Top 2 Movies of 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron

They marketed very heavily with trailers on TV and movie posters in the mall. They also had a partnership with Dr. Pepper to advertise their characters on the can.

Jurassic World

They marketed this movie with trailers on TV, partnerships with Dairy Queen and their Frosty cups, and on various social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Top 2 Musical Artists of 2015

Adele

She released her album, 25, on October 23 and sold at least 1 million copies in the first week. The marketing was kept to a minimum but was very strategic by leaving little teasers on social media to interest fans after a three year hiatus of the artist.

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber released his album, Purpose, on November 13 and sold 522,000 albums in the first week. He promoted a single from the song "What do you mean" by having many other celebrities post on social media doing a countdown and released a title of each song off of the album on twitter each day after announcing the album.

5 Influential Figures of 2015

New Year's Resolutions

Personal Improvement: Be more consistent in my workout routine

Family and Friends: Work on personal relationships more and try to work out conflicts

School and the Outside World: Work harder especially in senior year and during college applications.