3, OK, 4 Thoughts On Advertising Here are some thoughts on advertising driven by three recent reads. What If There Was No Advertising? Imagine a world where all advertising was erased from the environment. That means no more urinal or bathroom stall ads; no more behavioral retargeting; movies and tv shows without commercials (oh, that’s […]
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Get Past Local. Go Global. If you are a Melbourne, Dallas, Cardiff, Charlotte or Boise ad agency you just might be stuck herding smallish clients in your regional market. Becoming a global advertising agency is simply not going to be an option if you position yourself as a generic full-service or digital agency. Bottom line, […]
Advice: Buy These “Advertising” Books I first met Paul Arden when I moved to Saatchi & Saatchi London in 1991 to run the J&J account and business development across Europe. Paul was one of Saatchi’s most famous creative directors, had worked on major agency accounts like British Airways, Silk Cut (a cigarette brand) and Fuji. He was […]
Content Marketing Delivers London’s #1 Restaurant This week, please watch this crazy video from Vice. Content marketing at its finest or, maybe, worst. Funny and scary. Nonetheless, wowzer! BIG QUESTION… If this guy can market (ok, with a bit of cheek) his way to number one, why can’t you market your agency to be perceived […]
Watch, Please I hope you pay attention to L2. Great thinking, delivery and they got bought. There is learning here for any advertising agency that has something of value to share, wants to grow, make good bucks, stand out and get bought someday. Here are L2’s 2018 predictions. Advertising is in there about 1/2 way.