A few years back, I wrote about airline marketing. And at the time, I suggested that advertising may not always be the answer to promote an airline’s brand, especially now that many flying-related hassles are largely out of an airline’s control. Now I’m happy to say that AirTran and their agency Cramer-Krasselt are doing a […]
Archives for May 2009
The New York Times reports that media buyers are jumping on abandoned retail storefronts and refashioning them into elaborate outdoor adverts. Ads for Intel that went up on Monday capitalized on the bankruptcies of stores like the Disney Store, Domain Home and Comp-USA. The retail vacancy rate rose to 11.2 percent in the first quarter, […]
“I See,” a new short commissioned by Museum of Modern Art was written and created by Paul Lavoie, chairman and cofounder of the advertising agency TAXI New York. It was directed by Azazel Jacobs.
We recently asked AdPulp readers to explain their vision for the future of the Web in 100 words or less. Doing so qualified each participant to win free admission to WebVisions ’09 in Portland, May 20-22. First Place Winner: Noel Franus Vision: My vision for the web is that of the everything-connected present — not […]
Murphy-Goode Winery in Sonoma is offering someone A Really Goode Job. But first, that special someone needs to display amazing powers of Web 2.0hness. Something along these lines might do it: If you like how Dirty South Wine rolls, you can Vote for Hardy and help put him in his dream job.
The book I’ve been reading, The Ten Commandments for Business Failure, by Don Keough is a pleasant read for a business book. After a spectacular career at Coca-Cola, Keough kindly offers those who might follow in leadership roles some sage advice, not just about business but about life. His business thesis boils down to this: […]
Jon and Adam invite you to steal their ideas. And it might not be a bad idea to do so. For instance, should you need a new pro-bono campaign for Greenpeace, or some other ocean saving organization, Jon and Adam have you covered. And their ideas are not limited to ads, which I love. Jon […]
The spot above is new work from Biscuit’s Tim Godsall and DDB/Chicago.
Consumed columnist, Rob Walker is wigged about the introduction of over-sized Cheetos. The bag describes its contents as “Dangerously cheesy taste in a dangerously cheesy ball!” The phrase “dangerously cheesy” has a trademark next to it. To me, the contents do look dangerous. But then even my inner 12-year-old finds Cheetos a little frightening, with […]
If you already have your WebVisions conference pass it’s time to start planning which panels to attend. If you don’t have your pass yet, it’s time to pop for a pass–it might be the best $250 you spend this month. Here’s what I’m looking at this morning–11 days out from the start of the conference: […]