Archive for November, 2009

Nov 21 2009

My Monthly Media Musings

Don’t you just love what’s happening across the media world these days?! What with the crazy characters lighting up various media channels and the massive changes wrought by technology and changing consumer tastes, these are certainly interesting times to be involved in the media space. In that spirit, I thought I’d share some of my [...]

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Nov 14 2009

Are Crowds Really So Smart?

A pretty interesting discussion (some might even call it a food fight!) has sprung up on various blogs regarding the subject of "crowdsourcing" in the advertising/marketing agency business. The spirited discussion was catalyzed by the launch of a new ad agency called Victors & Spoils, which has been trumpeting the following rather dubious claim (pulled [...]

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Nov 07 2009

The Future of Football Takes a Serious Blow to the Head

In my most recent post I wrote that the "future of advertising" was pretty much assured because of the deeply symbiotic relationship between advertising and football. As long as football continued to command such fanatical devotion in the USA, there will be need for agencies (like mine) to create the advertising that accompanies and supports [...]

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