About Shawn Hartley

Creative technologist by day. VP at Corporate 3 Design in Omaha. Proud father and husband.

Saying Goodbye

After 11 years and 8 months, it is time for a change. I’m stepping down as Publisher of AdPulp.com today and leaving it in the capable hands of our co-founder and editor, David Burn. David has been mostly hands-off for the past few years, in order to focus on building his content practice, but has recently […]

How To Improve Your Small Retail Business’s Cash Flow

Cashflow is more about regularity than amount. What you want is money going out of the business at about the same rate as it comes in. If your money goes out too quickly, you may find yourself with a shortfall even if you are expecting more money later that would cover it. If it goes […]

Minor King

Advertising, and especially copywriting, has been the entry point of quite a few authors in the past. Clive Cussler, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Salman Rushdie, et. al. Since we like to highlight the modern day people who come from the industry, let me direct your attention to Jim Mitchem. Jim Mitchem is the author of the […]

Fantastic Drug Commercial

Nature Rx is a grassroots movement dedicated to entertaining and informing people about the healing and humorous aspects of nature.

How To Sell Beer: “Dogs and Horses, Horses and Dogs”

Mason City Brewing in small-town Mason, Iowa decided to have some fun parodying “Big Beer.” The result is a low-tech spot featuring the things that those other beer companies use to advertise their product. Humorous and light hearted, yet in no way lives up to <sarcasm>the quality we demand as fine ad folk.</sarcasm> By the way, […]

Jordan Brand Salutes Derek Jeter with RE2PECT

Derek Jeter is on his farewell tour, and the Jordan brand gives him a salute filled with celebrity cameos showing their #RE2PECT (respect for those not numerically hip) Jordan is the product division for Michael Jordan from Nike, which has formerly had life under the Jumpman moniker.

Twitter To Launch Mobile App Advertising Product

According to story from Bloomberg, citing people close to the project, Twitter is about to launch a new mobile advertising product aimed directly at mobile app developers. The format is being called an App-Install Ad. Mobile App developers are increasingly struggling to gain exposure for their products as the mobile app stores continue to grow […]

What is Online Traffic Costing You? Six Tips To Maximize Your ROI

“When you’re planning on getting online traffic, you have to do a cost-benefit analysis in order to understand your current standings to work towards a maximized ROI,” says online marketing expert and author of 90% Of All Internet Businesses Will Fail Danny DeMichele. A cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is a systematic way of thinking about whether […]