With the Republican National Convention now underway in Tampa, we figured it’s rather timely and appropriate to shine a light on Twitter-centric effort dubbed “Smack a Candidate.” We’ve been told this hashtag-driven battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama is a little side project launched last week by L.A.-based creatives Michael Miller and Marcus Wesson, whose days jobs are at IPG shop, Dailey. Anyhow, as the trailer shows you above, “Smack a Candidate” encourages you to tweet #smackobama or #smackromney and let the presidential candidates (or amusing likenesses of them, at least) go at it. According to the “Smack” calendar on the site, today marks round 1 of 3 in honor of the RNC and goes down starting at 12pm PST. If only they punched harder, though…
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We’ve received confirmation that Michael Miller, who somehow mysteriously disappeared from the MRM ranks about two months ago, has joined the recently formed SolutionSet MediaWhiz partnership as its CMO. Prior to joining the Partnership, Miller spent over three years at MRM and was eventually promoted to EVP/global chief growth officer in early 2010. We’re awaiting more details on when he’s starting, etc. so sit tight.
A few tips came in this week regarding the status of Michael Miller, who was promoted to EVP, global chief growth officer at MRM Worldwide about 18 months ago. But now we’ve been hearing from spies that Miller is no longer at MRM and when reached, the agency said “no comment.” Consider our interest piqued.
Anyhow, Miller has been with MRM for well over three years and spent nearly four prior to that as senior partner, director of business development at G2. We’re digging into this and will let you know if we find out anything more.