Archives for February 2010

The Google Is Coming. The Google Is Coming.

Google is coming to your city or a city near you, and when they arrive the Internet in said city is going to be extremely fast. According to Washington Post, by showcasing an ultra-fast broadband network, the company highlights its push for better consumer applications and shows support for the Obama administration’s proposal to bring […]

Soloist Backed By Martin’s Full Orchestra

According to Adweek, creative veteran Jonathan Cranin has taken his yearlong working relationship with The Martin Agency to the next level, by joining the IPG shop’s New York office under the aegis of a one-man practice called Cranin@Martin. Cranin said the deal with Martin “gives me the chance to scratch my entrepreneurial itch while still […]

Snickers Making Expert Use Of Celebs In New Campaign

The Ability To Make A Lasting Impression In 140 Characters Is Part Of The Job

BFG Communications in Savannah is once again looking to hire an Assistant Content Manager. Last time BFG did that, they asked prospects to contact them via Twitter. Doing so led to a storm of publicity for the company and a new employee in Hal Thomas. Now there’s another opening and again BFG wants to hear […]

Palmetto Staters For Unfettered Capitalism

Unleashing Capitalism, a campaign from SC Policy Council and Atlanta’s Huey + Partners, claims to be a prescription for economic prosperity in South Carolina–the state with the 4th highest unemployment rate and the 3rd highest student drop out rate in the nation. SC Policy Council is pushing an agenda of limited government, free enterprise and […]

Video’s A Performer

Tod Sacerdoti, CEO & Founder of BrightRoll, the world’s largest video advertising network, is offering his company’s POV on the video advertising category, one of the few growth areas in the advertising business today. POV: Point of Video View more presentations from Tod Sacerdoti. According to Wikipedia, BrightRoll offers an array of video advertising unit […]

Walgreens Wants To Celebrate Your Love

Walgreens is asking consumers to send in photos of themselves kissing as part of the chain’s Valentine’s Day promotion. Starting today, couples can upload their best kissing photo online at, or get their picture taken in-person at One Times Square. The image will then appear for all to see in Times Square. The billboard […]

Request For Fairness (RFF)

Agencies and clients are peas in a pod. Right? Uh, not always. Jennifer Modarelli, president of White Horse in Portland, writing on Ad Age says the request for proposal process is messed up. Even though RFPs precede an actual business relationship, they contain an implied transaction: We’ll invest heavily in time, brainpower and, yes, emotion […]