Man On A Horse Gallops In To Twitter Town, Takes Engagement To Another Place

Agency: Wieden+Kennedy

Can Advertising Solve The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Saatchi & Saatchi’s Tel Aviv office is hoping there’s wisdom in the crowds. They’re looking for suggestions to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict via The Impossible Brief. Visitors to the site are encouraged to upload their ideas for a chance to win a trip to Cannes next year. The requisite Facebook page already has some suggestions, […]

Have Web Show Will Travel

Hollywood producer and award winning casting director, Lauren Lloyd, wants to get her some of this Webvertainment thing that everyone’s so hopped up on. So she created BigTV, which airs shows like “The Unemployment Chronicles.” “We’re about ultra-passionate people, who want to host their own shows,” says Lloyd. BigTV is presently looking for hosts with […]

All Hands On The Technology

According to The New York Times, Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners and Popular Science are teamed up in an experiment meant to educate the agency and its clients on advances in communications technology. The Test Kitchen is housed in a 350-square-foot former conference room in the offices of the Media Kitchen and Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal […]

Clients At Cannes

According to Adweek, the increased presence of clients at Cannes is leading the festival to consider the launch of a Creative Effectiveness Lion next year. This year, reps from 400 client organizations attended, accounting for 15 percent of the delegate base, an amount expected to double within five years, according to Phil Thomas, CEO, Cannes […]

Run A Small Business? A Great Big One Wants To Cheer You On And Lend You Money

You don’t have to be Ronald Reagan to say It’s Morning Again in America.” You just need a horn player and Crispin Porter & Bogusky on your side. “While there are certainly people who continue to find the current economy challenging, there are entrepreneurs who are not only thriving but also building a road map […]

First Sweden, Now Canada: CPB Likes Blondes

Toronto agency, Zig, is now CPB Canada. “CPB has always been about change, forward motion and talent, and this move embraces all of those values,” said Chuck Porter, chairman of CPB and chief strategist of MDC. This “forward motion” is also neatly timed to draw attention away from the departure of Alex Bogusky, which was […]

Digital Disruption: How’s It Going For You?

“The ad business is going through a change not seen in three decades.” – Judy Shapiro Judy Shapiro is a veteran marketing exec and Chief Brand Strategist at CloudLinux, a Linux-based OS for technology service providers. In her latest piece for Ad Age, she argues that we’re moving from a one:many web to a many:many […]

Cleveland’s Sports News Becomes Front Page Ad

[via Columbia Journalism Review]

Curated Word-of-Mouth Used To Inspire North of the Border Vacations

One of the things I love about digital is how well it supports experiential marketing. Digital can drive you to the brand experience, welcome you at the desired destination and archive the activities for follow up at a later time. The Canadian Tourism Commission is on the right page with their interactive mural installations. They […]