Opera to Unveil a “Very Aggressive” Advertising Campaign

By | February 11, 2009 | 7 Comments


It looks like Opera Software has finally started to focus more on its products advertising. Opera will unveil a “very aggressive” advertising campaign designed to promote Opera for mobile phones. “Over our history, we’ve spent zero [on advertising], so it’s a huge shift” Opera’s Software SVP Rod Hamlin said.

And if that’s not enough, Opera has also placed the following message on a billboard near Microsoft Redmond campus: “Be a Real Internet explorer…Opera.com.” Sadly, there are no pictures yet.

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  • DeclinedDoomed

    Be a Real Internet explorer…

    Awesome. I’m liking the change in tone from Opera lately. I’ve been using Firefox as my default browser for a while now, but maybe I should look at Opera again.

  • http://b39.cal.pl Skracanie linków

    It should be said: finally! But if product is really good “needs no promotion” and that should be Opera Software slogan. Maybe not too aggressive but very catchy, provocative and confident.

  • http://nocontinues.net Tiago Sá

    Did firefox have any money spent on advertising before the Fx3 release?

  • hello

    “if product is really good “needs no promotion””

    Complete and utter nonsense. How do you think Firefox achieved its current massive success? Massive PR and advertising campaigns, that’s how.

  • shadowfox87

    Finally!! But I don’t think it should focus just on mobile phones, it needs to advertise all of its products especially the opera browser.

  • http://b39.cal.pl Skracanie linków

    Complete and utter nonsense.

    It seems to me that you can’t read…
    I heavan’t wrote that O.S. shouldn’t do ANY campaign. What I meant was the new Opera campaign should be more provocative less aggressive. Times where aggressive promotion was trendy just gone. It’s not enough now.

  • mabdul

    mozilla made a big newspaper campain in germany for the ff 1.0 release! many people donated money.