After Advertising I am often asked by advertising agency people… what do people do after they leave advertising (or at least, a stay-put advertising job)? Well, to be more specific, what have I done after advertising as in, since I sold my Portland agency six years ago? I live in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico […]
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Must Have Business Travel Resources Traveling for ad agency business can suck these days (um, duh). Beyond the obvious: getting to the airport at rush hour; waiting in the TSA line; getting through TSA; gate hassling (“boarding group 9”); carry on stuffing and anxiety; being scrunched in a no-legroom seat; your late booked middle seat; […]
Ted’s Digital Advertising Advice I don’t usually talk about career development on this website. But, last night’s Washington Capital’s hockey game and their owner Ted Leonsis made me think of my own advertising career. More on this later. Watching Ted Leonsis’s Washington Capitals win the Stanly Cup was exhilarating for two reasons (for my international […]
La Gente – La Belleza de Mexico I’ve been working on La Gente – a 210 portrait photo series in San Miguel de Allende for 18 months. More to come soon.
The Insane Marketing Technology LUMAscape I’m laughing a bit. Clarity is not exactly what I get from this Marketing Technology LUMAscape chart. Clearly, LUMAscape provides a great organized overview. However, the marketing tech landscape is insane – especially when shown in aggregate. Insane due to its complexity, competing platforms, the time that is required for any ad agency to […]