Yearly Archives: 2017

Smart Marketing

Smart Marketing Is A Good Thing Our Goal = Run Smart Marketing. If you were an advertising agency client of mine in 2017, we would have sharpened your positioning; created a plan to deliver brand-building thinking via a content program and then wrapped all that in a marketing plan led by the critically important objective […]

On Being Smart

Smart Is A Good Thing (For 2018) Hey, I like being smart. Yeah, I just said that. I bet you like being smart too. In fact, as you know, being smart is an essential element in driving brilliant marketing. This includes being curious. So, without further ado, here are a couple of smart places to help you get […]

2017 Advertising Predictions

The Art Of Advertising: 2017 Advertising Predictions Huh, 2017 advertising predictions? No, I am not one year behind. This is just a redirect of a post I wrote in early 2017 about, yup, my predictions for 2017. I wanted to share it with you simply to show where my thinking was one year ago. So, […]

Giving to win: Strategic Philanthropy and Advertising Agency Smiles

Strategic Philanthropy Way back in 2013, I wrote about advertising agencies and philanthropy. I haven’t changed my mind… Intelligent giving, or better, strategic philanthropy, is a smart move for you and your clients. I urge you to read my earlier post. Since its the holiday season, I thought that your agency might want to consider giving to […]

How To Win Advertising Awards Like LONDON Advertising @ The Drum Awards

LONDON Advertising Kills The Drum Awards Plus An Interview With LONDON’s CEO To Help Your Agency Win Too Imagine an advertising agency that has a stand out, highly competitive  brand positioning (“One Brilliant Idea”); owns the name of its home city; beats much larger international agencies in pitches for global accounts; makes lovely and impossible […]