Archives for May 2008

The Importance of Hand Gestures

Rosemary Watson, I love you.

Banner Blindness Leads To Lowballing

According to Valleywag, “prices in the online advertising’s world bargain bin are cratering.” Owen Thomas of Valleywag writes: The business of brokering ads is failing advertisers and publishers. Advertisers don’t want to spray their ads across the Web; they want to target them to the right audiences. Publishers, meanwhile, would like to see their products […]

It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Ba-Da Bling

[via Daily Biz, who says he would never stoop to working on a lottery account]

Clarity In Clouds

Noah Brier, a strategist at Naked Communications, is up to something. It looks like this:

Today In Twitterverse: Blog Blocking

Joi Ito is venture capitalist with interest in Creative Commons, Digital Garage, Technorati, WITNESS and Six Apart.

Media Entities Rockin’ The Gold Teeth

Two of the nation’s most prominent African-American media organizations–Radio One (a division of Interactive One) and–today announced a five year deal to create the largest and most scaleable online advertising network targeting African-American consumers. The combined traffic of both entities will give advertisers access to more than 4 million monthly unique visitors and over […]

Big, But Free From Holding Co.’s Clutches

Looking at 2007 earnings reports, Ad Age notes the health of the industry’s top indies—Richards Group, Doner, Wieden + Kennedy, RPA and Cramer-Krasselt in particular. In terms of U.S. revenue, the hardest-charging independent is Chicago-based Cramer-Krasselt, which grew domestic revenue more than 16% last year to $137.2 million, thanks partly to account wins such as […]

Y&R’s New Creative Leader On Reinvention And Other Topics