via ted.com A talk by Rory Sutherland and it is funny. I especially like the fact that he used the diamond shreddies campaign done by Ogilvy Toronto. That is what we need more of in the business. It is all about perception as it is anything else and it is always great to make things …Continue reading "Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man"
via ihaveanidea.org So anyone in advertising, I am sort of, still trying to make my way through it and still looking to break in. This is a great global community that was founded in my home turf. For all those creative people and all still trying to make it in. Great people and some cool …Continue reading "ihaveanidea"
Lowe Brand to Be Erased in U.S. Following Merger With Deutsch Combination of Interpublic Shops Said to Be a Fait Accompli; Creative Head Mark Wnek to Depart Lowe Posted by Rupal Parekh on 10.14.09 @ 11:34 PM NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Interpublic Group of Cos. is about to pull the trigger on a merger of …Continue reading "Advertising Agency Lowe Likely to be Erased in U.S. in Merger – Agency News – Advertising Age"
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"