I want to send out a very special thank to Bob Knorpp of The Beancast for a live read on his 2009 Year End Show. He, and guests George Parker and Bill Green have some terribly nice things to say about us. If a Web site could blush… Knorpp frames our content as “considered commentaries” […]
Serial entrepreneur Patricia Handschiegel is looking forward to 2010. She says it’s going to be “a cool year for the internet.” She also sees some interesting challenges on the horizon and what the response to those challenges might be. Launching ideas in the not far away future will require much more investment, effort and strategy. […]
I can’t recall the last time I ordered a Domino’s pizza. But I do recall the feeling it left me with. Namely, that it was adequate. Of course, adequate isn’t exactly what a food company wants to hear about its signature product. And Domino’s has been hearing a lot of like sentiments from its customers, […]
Today, Adweek reported that the AFLAC account, long held at Kaplan Thaler Group, would be going into review. Of course, there’s all sorts of reader comments on the site about KTG’s campaign, pro and con. While I can’t say I was a big fan of the duck campaign, it put AFLAC on the map. And […]
I’ve experimented with ads on Google AdWords a time or two, and it’s a bit tricky to figure out. But it is big business, and it’s critical to many small businesses, as the New York Times reports: For more than one million businesses, Google’s search advertising system is like a hose inundating Web sites with […]
At least they’re up front about it.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has a nice roundup of new business wins and news for Twin Cities ad agencies, such as Risdall Marketing Group, Olson, Periscope, Mono, and Colle + McVoy. Here’s just a sample: New business at Minneapolis-based Periscope also is all about food. The agency just added the Red Robin restaurant chain, gas-grill giant […]
This ad keeps popping up next to my Yahoo Mail page. Someone wrote and approved this ad. And someone’s paying for it. WTF?