Illustrators in Advertisements

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3 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Business at Low Cost

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Writing a Great Headline for Your Advertisement!

Strategy Driven

There is no denying the fact that the success of an advertisement lies mostly in the headline. The headline should grab the reader by the collar and make him want to read the rest of the advertisement. Words in headlines should act as tags for the advertisement.

When Advertisements Blunder

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Althouse has the Dove ad which is stunning in its failure to recognize its racial aspects. She asks, "How does an ad like this happen?" Good question. My guess is that, as with many other ads, the focus on a clever aspect misses the unintended negative messages. Another possible reason: put bright people in a room and they may assume that the other bright people will notice any problems. When no one else says anything, that means it must not be a problem. Not a sound assumption

Passion in Advertising

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Back by popular demand: " Flea Market Montgomery

Brilliant or False Advertising?

CEO Blog

I pass a nursery on the way home that has a "U Pick Pumpkin" sign out. I know what a U Pick is. You go into the field where the pumpkins grow and pick your own pumpkin. This one is hilarious though. The U Pick is you go into a parking lot and choose from the dozens of sorted pumpkins.

Advertising the Zoo

Execupundit

BusinessPundit has " 15 wildly imaginative zoo ads." The one for the Copenhagen zoo is hard to beat but I''d put Calgary''s in second place

Great Moments in Advertising

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From Arrested Development : The ad for Bob Loblaw

Great Moments in Advertising

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From 1965: Edie Adams and Stan Gertz for Muriel cigars. How times have changed

BBC Job, No Make that Training, Advertisement

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The Telegraph : The BBC advertises for a weather presenter

Russian Advertising

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A common event in Russian strawberry fields. [HT: HT: Adrants

Reality and Advertising

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Commentary by James Lileks at Lint : See the advertisement here That’s the look of a woman who just realized that if she shot him, she would lose 145 pounds just like that.

Great Moments in Advertising

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FutureLawyer has the sign from Jeff Foxworthy

Great Moments in Advertising

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Sydney Greenstreet discusses the marketing biz with Clark Gable

PC vs. Mac: Advertising Genius Remembered

Chris Brady

I stumbled across this compilation of the entire 66 commercials of the famous "PC vs. Mac" days. To me, this is some of the cleverest marketing ever. Notice the subtlety with which the Mac guy wins. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Great Moments in Legal Advertising

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Because when you get hit by a car, you don''t need an ambulance, you need a lawyer who happens to stroll by. Click here for the story

From the World of Advertising

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The memorable Joe Isuzu

When Lawyers Advertise

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"That vermin you call a spouse": A divorce attorney with an unconventional ad

Great Advertising Slogan Series

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For a doctor's office: "We don't weigh you in

Great Moments in Advertising

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This is not your average beer commercial. [I I think I saw some bloggers in the audience

Advertising Rule: Sex Sells

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From Adfreak : Proof that sales pitches can always go back to the basics

Hugh MacLeod on “The Trouble with Advertising”

First Friday Book Synopsis

I worked in advertising for many years. In practice there is” filling up the cultural ether Hollywood Hugh MacLeod on “The Trouble with Advertising” William Goldman Yogi BerraHere’s a recent post from one of my favorite social commentators and artists, Hugh MacLeod. My opinion of Madison Avenue is the same as the famous one held by the screenwriter, William Goldman, to describe Hollywood: “Nobody knows anything&#. No matter how clever you are or how much [.].

Advertising: How to Sell a Lincoln

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Jalopnik reviews a commercial for the 1961 Lincoln Continental. I thought it was a very effective ad. Of course, a key selling feature is that the car, unlike so many of today's models, had a distinctive and appealing appearance. Jalopnik's comments about the warranty are also spot-on

Encouraging the Heart – Thai advertising campaign

Talent Technologies

Being a Friday we would like to share this clever Thai advertising campaign which captures one of the Encouraging the Heart practices in the middle of the range - that of Celebrating Small Successes.

21 Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising

Women on Business

A new list of the 21 most important women in mobile advertising is now available to try to fix that glaring mistake, but even Business Insider admits there are flaws which go way beyond its list: “While there are plenty of influential women in the business, most of them have CEOs above them who are male. ” Read the Full Story: The Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising – Business Insider via www.businessinsider.com.

21 Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising

Women on Business

A new list of the 21 most important women in mobile advertising is now available to try to fix that glaring mistake, but even Business Insider admits there are flaws which go way beyond its list: “While there are plenty of influential women in the business, most of them have CEOs above them who are male. ” Read the Full Story: The Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising – Business Insider via www.businessinsider.com.

Not as Easy as Advertised

Next Level Blog

A few weeks ago, New York Times Columnist Nick Kristof was arguing for the imposition of a no fly zone over Libya and cited a quote from retired Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill McPeak to. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs Leadership

Advertising: The Right Book Will Always.

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View From the Ledge discusses the ad campaign

Watch Super Bowl XLV For Its Advertisers' Social Media Plays

Eric Jacobson

As you watch Super Bowl XLV today, watch particularly for how advertisers integrate their social media with their TV commercials. Some advertisers have already started their pre-game, social media play to build brand buzz and attract viewers to watch their Super Bowl commercials.

Great Moments in Advertising: Banned Ads

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At Business Pundit : 10 ads that were banned for sexual content. I would have posted this earlier but I had to go buy a new Renault

Important Factors to Consider Before Hiring a PPC Management Company

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How to improve the effectiveness of your online advertising with a focused landing page

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} So you have decided to pay for online advertising to attract more leads and traffic to your website where you are promoting your services, programmes or products.

How to improve the effectiveness of your online advertising with a focused landing page

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} So you have decided to pay for online advertising to attract more leads and traffic to your website where you are promoting your services, programmes or products.

5 PPC Tips to Put You Ahead Of Your Competitors

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Advertising's Big Data Dilemma

Harvard Business Review

The proposed merger of ad industry giants Omnicom and Publicis, forming the world''s largest advertising firm, promises to change the face of Madison Avenue forever. Traditionally, the heart of any successful advertising agency has always been its creative department. Advertising

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising

Rapid BI

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising We all experience it everyday, but do we really appreciate just how easily we are swayed and influenced in our opinions For example - what company do you associate with which of these log.

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising

Rapid BI

The Sneaky Psychology of Influence (selling) and Advertising We all experience it everyday, but do we really appreciate just how easily we are swayed and influenced in our opinions For example - what colour do you associate with which of these logo.

Advertisers Must Be Inventors

Harvard Business Review

Outside of live televised events, advertising is easy to avoid. Advertisers have to imagine more and more scenarios in which traditional ads just don't have a place anymore. That's an important thing in advertising, because our timelines are notoriously short.

Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? | Rajesh Setty

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About Portfolio Resources eBuzz Blog Home Blog Compelling Offers Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? RSS Feed Wachovia Advertisement: Want your gas money back? By Rajesh Setty on Thu 18 Dec 2008, 7:32 PM - View Comments I saw this advertisement from Wachovia Bank at a gas Station in Santa Clara. HELLO THERE AND WELCOME. You are a new visitor to this blog.

What Kind of Company Do You Want?

Kevin Eikenberry

David Ogilvy is perhaps the most famous advertising executive of all time. His book, Ogilvy on Advertising, is a classic, and many of his ads have been often copied. Leadership Learning Quotations Advertising company of giants David Ogilvy hiring marketing middle manager