via adage.com I think that it is about momentum. Business is so used to traditional agencies that most would never think of going outside those types of arenas. Going to an ethnic owned shop means that you have a strength for a specific audience which also means that you are going to get pigeonholed one …Continue reading "Why Can’t Ethnic-Owned Shops Be Agencies of Record? – The Big Tent – Advertising Age"
If you use a screen-capture or other image representation of the Wordle on this page, you must attribute the image to http://www.wordle.net/. Images of Wordles are licensed . Paste this code into your blog or home page to link to this Wordle: via wordle.net Ahh word clouds how cool is that. I really enjoy how …Continue reading "Wordle – Untitled"
Home Create Gallery Credits News Forum FAQ Advanced Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are …Continue reading "Wordle – Beautiful Word Clouds"
via dailychallenge.org An amazing event to be involved with where I had the chance to volunteer with some amazing people. Darius and Afshin were amazing as usual. Thanks for the amazing people at the Queen and John St. location of Second Cup they were amazing and 1015 people paid it backwards. That is incredible!!! Posted …Continue reading "Pay It Backward Day – September 30th, 2009 | Daily Challenge › The social network for Do Gooders"
When we are out and about we are bombarded with content and a lot of it just sucks with a capital S. There is still a lot of good content out there but sometimes it is hard not to feel like a chimp made some of this stuff. And like a monkey who is going …Continue reading "The monkey made me do it!"
via slideshare.net I love innovative outdoor advertising and there is some good stuff in here. I find that outdoor is great because you see it all the time and when it is innovative you can’t help but notice it. So cheers to all the great outdoor and innovation that is always happening with this specific …Continue reading "Advertising stunts and ideas Q3 2008"
One thing that I know is that it is impossible to keep up with the flood of information, thoughts, opinions and ideas. That is like trying to keep up with infinity. It is just not humanly possible. I am making a hell of a lot of mistakes trying to break into the advertising world …Continue reading "it’s impossible to keep up"
Thanks to the great people at Refresh Events I was able to attend CaseCamp this year. This was my first time and while most people thought it would be about social media it was really about internet culture. All procceeds from the event go to an amazing cause that being SickKids in Toronto. How it …Continue reading "CaseCamp"
I was volunteering on Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The heart of the industry descending on Toronto for 10 days of film, deals and most importantly parties and celebrities. I didn’t work the opening evening but I did get a chance to work at the Visa Screening Room aka the Elgin Theatre one …Continue reading "TIFF – I volunteered and what I saw?"
So the summer may be coming to an end but not before those in social media, the random and the drinkers came out to support a great cause called Meal Exchange. Over 400 including yours truely came by for a boat cruise on the water in the twilight of the summer. The over $6 grand …Continue reading "Twestival Toronto 2009"