A lot of big-time consumer brands are jumping all over the viral bandwagon. From a creative standpoint, I think it’s a good thing. From a media buying standpoint, it’s exceptional. But, I’d like to make one point of clarification
I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am now head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.