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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 20:25:15 +0000
Frankly, I’m sick of talk about “storytelling.” All brands and marketers and ad people think they’re now in the business of storytelling, to the point where the word is meaningless. Even worse are people who use the word “story” as a concept the way snotty, wanna-be aristocrats use the word “sport.” Thankfully, we get none […]
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:37:39 +0000
In 2016, it’s impossible to find anyone in marketing who doesn’t believe we’re in a period of rapid transformation. The change is coming from all aspects of business and technology, and everyone is scrambling for their share of the new landscape. Geoffrey Colon attempts to make sense of how it’s all occurring in Disruptive Marketing: […]
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 03:30:43 +0000
Last year, when “Bros” needed saving, Organic Valley and its agency Humanaut was up to the task. It’s a great campaign. Still, not every Bro knows about the dangers of pounding protein shakes with synthetic ingredients and scary chemicals. If you know of a Bro in need of better protein, please go to SaveTheBros.com and […]
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:03:04 +0000
To celebrate its 15th year in business, Portland agency, Roundhouse, is preparing to drop copywriter Lee Kimball along Oregon’s wild and scenic Lower Crooked River. Why would they do that? To see if the writer can survive one week in the wilderness equipped with only the help of the agency’s clients’ products. “All creative agencies […]
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:59:20 +0000
Cotton feels so nice next to the skin. In extraordinary cases, the fabric may even inspire free people to sing and dance. #CoolerInCotton from DDB/NewYork is reminding consumers of cotton’s warm weather benefits in the age of synthetic fibers. After all, cotton is the most breathable, scent repellent, durable, wash-and-go fabric there is, according to […]
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 18:23:20 +0000
I have a soft spot for articles and programs where people get interviewed. Magazine profiles and shows like “Inside the Actors Studio” reveal a lot of insight if you’re fan of whoever the subject is. Which is why I really enjoyed reading Generation Creation: Creativity in the Age of Everything by Bill Green, Angela Natividad […]
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 01:11:50 +0000
Laura Fegley recently left her role as executive creative director of BBH NY to take up the same position at Minneapolis agency Colle + McVoy. The Drum asked her a few questions about the move. One question in particular is worthy of further exploration. What’s the most exciting trend you’re seeing in advertising right now? […]
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 01:31:44 +0000
Wieden+Kennedy has something to say about the rampant violence in our society, and they’re saying it with a homepage takeover on WK.com. I like it when a company takes a strong stand about things that matter in the world. Things beyond the bottom line. Therefore, I see this as a good thing. Thankfully, timid is […]
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Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:27:06 +0000
Creativity is subjective, but that’s not a positive for the ad business. For the industry to function properly, creativity needs to be quantifiable and answers to questions like, “What distinguishes a great creative person from a good one?” and “What distinguishes great work from good work?” must be readily and honestly answered. James Robinson, executive […]
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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:22:29 +0000
Häagen-Dazs UK and Grey London are showcasing the pleasures of championship tennis, accompanied by an ice cream bar. According to Adfreak, the agency hired fashion photographer Adam Katz Sinding, known for his streetside style portraits, to capture courtside fans for the ice cream brand’s Instagram. The idea celebrates the ice cream marketer’s new five-year sponsorship […]
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