Tag Archives: ad agency

Harley Davidson And Ad Agencies

Let’s Start With Ad Agencies It is nice to see that ad agencies are willing to pivot. I read today that Cal McAllister of Seatle’s now closed Wexley School For Girls is starting a new agency. Having visited Wexley in the now distant goodish old days, I am not surprised that Cal has shifted from […]

My Advertising Agency Blog Post Archive

600+ Advertising Agency Blog Posts… I’ve been thinking about publishing my ‘best’, most ‘informative’ advertising agency new business blog posts in a book. Frankly, the task seems daunting as I have been writing since 2012. I’m working through this opportunity/issue. In the meantime, I’ve found Simple Yearly Archive, a great WP plugin that lists all of […]

What’s After Advertising?

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 […]

Ted Leonsis, The Capitals and My Advertising Career

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 […]

Marketing Technology LUMAscape = Insane

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 […]