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Agency Search Consultants Are Killing The Advertising Business

[credit provider=”Alex Proimos via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/proimos/4045973322/”] With the continuing vice-like grip of the holding companies on virtually all of the major agencies, the inevitable shift to digital media and the accelerating growth of social networking, the advertising business has changed dramatically since the Martini slurping; three pack a day, […]
Agency Search Consultants Are Killing The Advertising Business
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Why Volvo Picked eBay To Launch A Campaign For Its Brand New Big Rig

[credit provider=”Ebay Screengrab” url=”http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/query/300781353312#ht_12002wt_1337″] On Wednesday, the innovative Swedish digital shop Forsman & Bodenfors announced the launch of a breakthrough new product site for the Volvo FH big rig on an unexpected social media site. It’s not Pinterest or Instagram or any of the other en vogue social platforms.Rather, F&B […]
Why Volvo Picked eBay To Launch A Campaign For Its Brand New Big Rig
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Here Are The 7 Best Ads In Google’s New Digital Campaign Showcase

[credit provider=”Google Creative Sandbox Screengrab”] Google recently launched what it hopes will be a hub for creative minds in the advertising world: the Creative Sandbox.According to the site, which was designed by AKQA, agencies have the opportunity to showcase “marketing campaigns that blend creative genius with digital innovation” by uploading […]
Here Are The 7 Best Ads In Google’s New Digital Campaign Showcase
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A Homeland Security Agency Wasted $57 Million Taxpayer Dollars On A Failed Computer Contract

[credit provider=”AP Images”] A scandal involving $57 million in government contract dollars is set to rock the Federal Protective Service, a small agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.Congressional Democrats and Republicans have criticised the service in recent years, and both law enforcement reform organisations and labour unions have excoriated […]
A Homeland Security Agency Wasted $57 Million Taxpayer Dollars On A Failed Computer Contract
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MICROSOFT ADVERTISING LAYOFFS: A Look At The Damage

[credit provider=”Mel Carson” url=”http://www.melcarson.com/sad-face-my-role-at-microsoft-advertising-has-been-eliminated.html”] Microsoft Advertising confirmed that it cut a number of key advertising and marketing positions, underscoring our previous reports that the company may be in large part backing away from the advertising business.Among the victims are seven-year veteran Mel Carson.
MICROSOFT ADVERTISING LAYOFFS: A Look At The Damage
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Alex Bogusky Is Back In The Advertising Game

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=776ZP_wQbVs”] After a two-year break, Alex Bogusky—the man Fast Company dubbed “Advertising’s Elvis” is kind of, sort of, returning to advertising.Bogusky—who is best known for his career at MDC Partners’ Crispin Porter & Bogusky, making ads for Burger King and Microsoft—has been named partner and creative adviser at Made […]
Alex Bogusky Is Back In The Advertising Game
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Here’s How Ad Agencies Are Failing On Instagram

[credit provider=”Instagram”] Although brands have begun to get a handle on cool and visually exciting ways to use Instagram, it seems like advertising agencies themselves are still in the dark about utilising the photo networking service to their advantage. Click here to see the Instagram accounts> Tribal DDB Israel made […]
Here’s How Ad Agencies Are Failing On Instagram
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These 13 Ad Agencies Have The Most Unforgettable Websites In The Business

A lot of agencies have mediocre websites. Some are so complicated it makes them difficult to use. Most of them are just boring. Well-designed, with the right content … but boring.We combed through more than 50 sites and identified the 11 stupidest mistakes that agencies make when promoting themselves online yesterday, […]
These 13 Ad Agencies Have The Most Unforgettable Websites In The Business
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11 Ways That Ad Agencies Screw Up Their Own Websites

[credit provider=”Flickr/CarbonNYC” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/”] Ad industry people frequently gripe that clients get in the way of truly great work. But as it turns out, when ad agencies are in the client seat they can be guilty of the same.Take ad agency websites, for example. 
11 Ways That Ad Agencies Screw Up Their Own Websites