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 head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.