The New York Times is running an interesting essay by author Tony Perrottet, about the need for self-promotion in today’s literary realms. In this era when most writers are expected to do everything but run the printing presses, self-promotion is so accepted that we hardly give it a second thought. And yet, whenever I have […]
With so many people and companies vying for attention at SXSW, how can an agency formed in the 19th century possibly stand out and promote its brand? With famous local food, that’s free—that’s how! Oh, with a twisted animated video, as well (vegans please look away): Tonight and tomorrow night from 10:00 pm to 2:00 […]
We’ve all heard, and maybe told, stories about how horrible the agency Web site is. Of course, it need not be that way, but all too often it is. Thankfully, that’s not the case at DDB Canada. DDB Canada’s self-promo site is featured in this year’s CA Interactive Annual. Josh Fehr, an art director on […]
At this time of year I like to look back and also look forward. A year ago, I set some lofty goals for myself and the site. As I look them over now, I see that many of them were not met. Not by a long shot. I could feel bad about this or I […]
I’d like to offer a public thank you to Judah Johns of London for expressing his devotion. And yes, Mr. Johns a few other people do read AdPulp.
JWT has a new agency Web site. Try to contain your excitement. Here’s the thing that makes this agency self-promo site different: users can keep scrolling down and down and down, and more content appears. Like the new Twitter. The scale of the site is a good match for a global company as large as […]
Here’s my friend and AdPulp brand ambassador, DK, sporting one hell of a nice t-shirt on his recent trip to Australia. We only produced a couple dozen of these juice carton t-shirts, and as I glance over at my bookshelf, I see there are only three left (two XLs and one Medium). Would you, or […]
Ad agencies like to send holiday cards, and I like to receive them. Today, I received a truly excellent card from Colle+McVoy. The card came in a packet of eight greeting cards that I can now send to friends and family. Each one is artfully crafted and the insides are blank, making them that much […]