Write Your Own, and Vote for Your Favorite SAP HANA Ad Headline
Have you seen Mad Men, the hit TV show that features advertising executives from Madison Avenue in the 1960’s? Now is your chance to take on a new role as an advertising executive! You choose whether to personify Don Draper, Peggy Olson, Pete Campbell, Joan Harris, Roger Sterling, or anyone else.
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Facts versus FUD
As you know from the massive communications effort around SAP HANA this week, SAP and its ecosystem of customers, partners, employees, bloggers, community members, analysts, and others are reacting aggressively to counter mis-information and factual errors that were spread by Larry Ellison at Oracle Open World (OOW) several days ago.
Our fresh new ad even made the rounds at Moscone Center in San Francisco where OOW is taking place!
A previous SAP HANA ad focused on the cutting-edge nature of SAP HANA as a 21st Century database, in stark contrast to old, 1970’s technology upon which much the market is currently running. This one ran in the WSJ last week:
In creating the latest ad, our experts came up with three headline options (actually, there is a rumored fourth headline, but it supposedly contains material suitable only for mature audiences). The three include:
- “EXEDATA, EXALYTICS, EXALOGIC. EXA-LOTTA HYPE.”
- “APPARENTLY, ORACLE NEEDS TO FACT-CHECK THEIR FACT-CHECKERS.”
- “THE ONE CHART THEY DIDN’T SHARE AT ORACLE OPENWORLD”
That last one refers to this as “the one chart” they forgot to share:
Obviously, of the three options, we chose this headline:
Also: write your own: Feel free to access your creativity as “Mad Men ad director for a day” and offer your headline in the comments section below.
Watch for More SAP HANA Buzz
Watch for other SAP HANA ads to appear in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Der Spiegel, and elsewhere.
And, watch for them to include happy SAP HANA customers!