Diversity in the Ad Game

I saw this on my facebook feed and I thought it was great, especially as a minority myself. The diversity, the differences and where those perspectives collide is where the fun is at. I think that the best people who can make a huge impact are the ones that come from completely different background and experiences. …

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Leg Room is not Just an Option via Metal Potential

I found this very funny and damn did that Cab driver have a great seat. LOL Thanks to Rob Schwartz on his blog Metal Potential. Credit: Metal Potential

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The Adobe 21st Century Creative Panel – Everyone is Creative (& Silos Suck) for @AdBuzzCanada

Adobe presented a panel with Steve Nesie, ECD of Deutsch NY, Philippe Meunier, CCO and Founder of Sid Lee, Tom O’Keefe, ECD of Draftfcb North America, Dave Schiff, Group CD of CP+B and Michael Lebowitz Founder and CEO of Big Spaceship. The conversation started with what is a creative and what came out of it …

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As they Try to Get Out of Things (Client/Vendor Relationships)

I love these type of things that show the undercurrents within the ad industry in a hilarious way. It is brutal and it can be so hard to deal with but I am sure many of those in agencies have seen this play out at one point or another. It may be a different circus …

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The Future of Advertising Education

In a fast moving and dynamic industry is school always the best way to break though? Advertising programs were created to help develop the right skills that students needed to be successful in advertising. The focus has always been on agencies but is that right or does that make sense in our constantly changing industry. …

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At the @sidlee thing :) – Opps this is blurry my bad

Sent from my BlackBerry device on the Rogers Wireless Network Posted via email from @clickeric’s posterous

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Checking out the @sidlee thing cheers all

Sent from my BlackBerry device on the Rogers Wireless Network Posted via email from @clickeric’s posterous

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Terence Kawaja’s IAB Networks and Exchanges Keynote from Slideshare

Listening to this to learn more about the mobile space.

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Agencies and What Comes Next? #advertising

I have been trying to get a handle on what I think the future will hold for advertising? Is the current model sustainable? I would say that it will be for the mid-term but in the long-term the ad industry faces a state of erosion. It is not only that digital has leveled the playing …

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Mmmm Ice Cream, AR and Smiles – Sounds Rocking

The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is taking place in France and SapientNitro is testing out their AR vending machines that trades crazy smiles (that it posts to facebook) for ice cream. Not a bad trade indeed. Now when does Toronto get a few of these. A great idea and reminds of the vending machines …

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