Tag Archives: advertising

3 Thoughts On Advertising

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 […]

Buy These Advertising Books Today

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 […]

A Marketing Email Program With Personality

Yup, Your Email Program Can Have Personality Boring is bad. Personality is good. Me-Too is bad. Different is good. Getting unsubscribed sucks. How many marketing or information emails do you get? I get a lot. To be clear, I am talking about both direct marketing emails (the unsolicited kind) and email newsletters that I have […]

Inbound Marketing Works

Inbound Marketing Delivers Inbound New Business OK, not big news here: inbound marketing works. But, in the interest of sharing, I’d just like to say it works for me big time and how it does that. A couple of weeks ago I sensed that the number of high-octane inbound inquiries was falling off. I usually […]

How to Build A Winning Advertising Agency New Business Program

This is an UPDATE of 2016’s “How to Build A Winning Advertising Agency New Business Program” blog post. By the way, this post currently has over 28,000 views. The post’s popularity is due to, I think three key reasons: 1. It meets a major advertising agency need – how to build a winning new business plan; 2. […]