Budget Concerns Are One Thing, Innovative Thinking Is Another.

Here’s the headline I’m seeing this morning in The Wall Street Journal:
With a headline like that, I don’t see much point in digesting the story. But I did so for you dear reader. The Journal refers to “experimental” budgets hitting the cutting-room floor.
News flash: all marketing is experimental. Kind of like fishing.
I will agree with this notion, however:

“I can’t see us selling virtual worlds to anybody right now,” says Lars Bastholm, an executive creative director at independent digital marketing shop AKQA.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.