Blog Profile / Copyranter


URL :http://copyranter.blogspot.com
Filed Under:Marketing / Advertising
Posts on Regator:1500
Posts / Week:5.9
Archived Since:July 1, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Worst Ads Of 2016, So Far.

Including a print ad for a hoo-hah moisturizer with the headline: "Va-dry-na?" LINK, on Digiday.

The Most Insufferable Vodka Ad Ever Produced.

Six disaffected rich assholes take a ride on a French Blimp. Unfortunately, a passing German ME-106 doesn't blast it out of the sky. Brand: Grey Goose. LINK: copyranter on Digiday.

Nine New Ways To Be More "Creative" in 2016.

Many many creative "experts" have recently posted their "secret" methods for improving creative thought. I sifted through them and created this brilliantly curated list post. Plus I added a couple of my own, including "Put dead things on your desk like a human skull, your father's ashes, bad taxidermy". I promise if you read this, you will become more "creative." LINK.

Why Chevy's Prince "Tribute" Ad Was Awful In Every Way.

It wasn't just an unethical ad. It was creatively tasteless. copyranter on Digiday—LINK.

"Death" Is Selling A Lot Of Product These Days.

From shoes to snowboards to contacts to bottled water, etc.See all the ads here— LINK.

Who The Hell's Responsible For The Linguistic Destruction Of Advertising?

I'll tell you who, but if "scare" quotes scare you, maybe don't click— LINK.

REPORT: Inside The McDonald's Tagline Bunker.

McDonald's is desperately trying to come up with a tagline to appeal to Millennials.They're not doing so well. copyranter on Digiday—LINK.

The Go-To Ad Joke Is—Still—The White Male Moron.

The hyper-laziness of the ad industry continues...( LINK ).

The Best (And Worst) Things Ever Said About Advertising.

I've been collecting ad quotes for 11 years.Here's eight good ones— LINK, copyranter on Digiday.

The Lost Art Of The Billboard.

If Brands took a small part of their big, useless social media advertising budget and put up ONE great billboard in a high visibility area, that baby would be shared online like the clap. Big ROI. LINK: copyranter on Digiday.

The Secret To Great Advertising...

...is simple, but to hard to create well. LINK, on Digiday.

Today, All Brands MUST Take On Issues.

Gone are the days of simply selling the “benefits” of your product or service. Gone are the days of decades-long advertising campaigns hammering home the same successful selling message over and over. And (mostly) gone are the days of CMOs buying summer homes with agency kickbacks on these big media big campaigns. Show More Summary

How To Get Your First Copywriting Job...If You're A Female.

Get a sex change, and other more reasonable tips from someone with inside info (me). LINK, copyranter on Digiday.

What If Adblockers Advertised?

See all five ads I created here— copyranter on Digiday.

Real-Life Ads are the Best Ads.

Last week, the world's largest drug trafficker accidentally became the worldwide spokesmodel for Barabas' hideous men's shirts. Read about this, plus four other excellent real-life ads from the last few months. Copyranter on Digiday—LINK.

The Definitive Guide To Making A "Viral" Video.

Yes. It's finally here. An expert's (me) easy-to-follow six-step guide to making your very own "viral" brand video. Simply click here and reap. You're welcome.

Biggest Digital Dipshits of 2015.

Was it Jet Blue's Twitter feed manager (probably ex-manager), who obviously doesn't possess basic knowledge about the history of flight? Click here to pick your favorite 2015 digital dipshit—copyranter on Digiday.

The 5 Best Ads You Didn't See This Year.

Curated by me, the best ad critic in all dimensions across all universes. LINK.

The 6 Most "Punchable" Ads of 2015.

Fuck all those other bullshit year-end advertising lists. This is the only one that matters. These ads aren't just bad; these ads are asking to be punched in the fucking face. LINK—on Digiday.

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