Archives for November 2006

Proof That $200 In Linkbait Works

Gaebler Ventures is a business incubator and holding company with an emphasis on seed-stage and early-stage investments. The Chicago-based partnership has invested in companies since 1999 and has established numerous innovative and market-leading enterprises. Which is all fine and good, but what will surely be of even more interest to AdPulpers everywhere is the fact […]

A Little Perspective Goes A Long Way (an eve of Thanksgiving story)

In some of the more exclusive advertising creative departments, writers and art diectors are envious of colleagues with a Lion or a Pencil to their credit, knowing they might have been just as lucky if it weren’t for that idiot client/creative director/account guy/director. According to The New York Times there’s a different kind of envy […]

Futbol, You Bet

In this spot, a young girl with mad football skills helps market a bank. The audio bed is motivational hip-hop. “I know I can, be what I want to be” is the work hard message. The bank seems to be saying something about long term investments and scouting opportunity. Or maybe this is a new […]

Workspaces Are Key To Productivity

New York Times is running a story on college presidents with blogs. But I’m more interested in this woman’s desk.

Blue Demon Hispanic Marketing

Responding to growing industry needs brought on by the diversification of the American marketplace, DePaul University’s College of Commerce has launched a new Hispanic marketing major. In addition to core marketing classes, students enrolled in the major will take courses in Latin culture and marketing, integrated communication for Hispanic markets and commercial Spanish language, which […]

World’s Largest Advertising Company Valued At $155 Billion

According to the BBC, Google’s stock is soaring on the strength of online advertising. Shares in the company have surged since it listed at $85 on the Nasdaq in August 2004. The latest price rise means Google has joined a group of only six other firms that trade above that level, including Berkshire Hathaway and […]

Court Protects The Host

The New York Times reports on good news for all who operate message boards and/or blogs that allow discussion. The California Supreme Court said yesterday that Internet publishers could not be held liable if they posted defamatory comments written by others. The court, in a unanimous decision, said those claiming defamation could sue only the […]

Plan Your Black Friday

I’ll admit I get a sadistic pleasure out of going shopping on Black Friday. Not at 5 am, though. I just like to see all the crazy people. But if you’re making a list and checking it twice, many retailers’ sale circulars have already made it online. Here are some sites that feature Black Friday […]