Anti-Social Is A Non-Persuasive Position

MGH in Baltimore has an active social media presence and the agency is now using this fact against its local competition. This full page ad ran in the Baltimore Sun on Monday: Normally, I’d say number of followers is not the right metric, but for this self-promo ad it is. The numbers indicate a passion […]

These Guys Make The Best Commercials In The World, Yes These Guys

How freaking San Francisco is this? I love it. [via The San Francisco Egotist] Share

Sent From My iPhone: Year-End Micro Media Meditations

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 […]

Vanity Post

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. Share

Look At The Size Of That Search Bar

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 […]

Just Three Stocking Stuffers Remaining

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 […]

Colle+McVoy Knows How To Create Spreadable Content

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 […]

If You’re Interested In Cigarette Work, Here’s A List Of Agencies That Do It Well…

If you’re a fan of AMC’s Mad Men, you might be wondering if Sterling Cooper Draper & Price will be able to hold it together after the loss of the Lucky Strike account and Don’s public purge of a self-promo ad in The Times. Last week, I thought Sterling was going to jump from a […]

Employ Kyle (Or Someone Else Will)

Sadly there are way too many pitches in way too many digital places for me to pay close attention to anything but the most persuasive and original appeals. Sadly again, well-crafted appeals are all too rare. Which is why I perked up this morning when I saw the above Tweet addressed to me. It looked […]

Talking Shop With Bill And Angela Of AdVerve

I had a great time on Tuesday talking to Bill Green and Angela Natavidad of AdVerve, a podcast about advertising and marketing. I’ve appeared on several shows of late, but this one turned out really well, at least to my ears. Bill, Angela and I covered a lot of ground in a short period of […]