Compensation for services is a topic we rarely bring up here. Maybe because talking about how much one makes is totally taboo. Given that it is mostly unspoken and absolutely off-the-record when spoken makes this find at footnoted.org sort of interesting. It seems newspaperman Paul Bonaiuto, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Journal […]
Archives for December 2008
Portland Twitters is a live feed from Portland area residents making updates on current snow conditions. Any “Tweet” mentioning “snow”, “ice” or “#pdxtst” from someone whose location is within 100 miles of Portland shows up in the live stream. The Oregonian is using Monitter to capture and dispense the data.
Welcome to the first installment of Ask AdPulp. The question came in anonymously and the answer here comes to us from a marketing veteran who wishes to remain anonymous. In the future, I’d like to spread the best incoming questions around to “Friends of AdPulp,” so we have a variety of voices adding value in […]
If you’re looking for tips on how to be a lean, mean marketing machine in the current downturn, who better to provide that advice than a global agency that’s owned by a conglomerate? A new website, Ogilvy On Recession, offers downloadable booklets and advice on what companies need to do to survive in tough times. […]
Was that fun for you? If so, head over to Esquire where Daniel Murphy has complied “The Five Most Terrifying Local TV Christmas Commercials.” [via Daniel Pink]
Strongbow: Urban orchardby hourigan Jeremy at Post Advertising has an interesting take on the Strongbow Cider ad above. He blames Malcolm Gladwell and his book The Tipping Point for marketers’ insatiable desire to appeal to hipsters and he draws a line from that theory to this spot. I’d say the spot appeals more to daydreamers […]