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Friday Social Round-up: Facebook Media, Pinterest Halloween and More

It’s Friday. Time for another round-up for stories that were too late or too small to digitally print. I hear the weekend calling my name, so let’s get to it. Facebook Media Facebook thinks celebrities can use some help getting started on Facebook, so they’ve created a new portal called Facebook Media. The portal is […]

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Friday Odds and Ends

-Guiness takes you inside its Dublin brewery in new ad (video above). -The CLIO awards announced their 2014 Grand CLIO Award winners. -Media veteran Mark Speciale has emerged from retirement to bring more than 30 years of experienceShow More Summary

Facebook ad revenue: more money for less time

A lot of people spend a lot of time on Facebook. That’s a given. But when eMarketer broke down the numbers, they found something very interesting. When you compare time spent on site and ad dollars as a percentage of the whole, it simply doesn’t add up. Looking at all digital activity in a day, […]

Advertising Jobs: Argus, KSV, McMurry/TMG

This week, Argus is hiring an account executive, while KSV needs a senior copywriter. McMurry/TMG is seeking an interactive marketing manager, and iCrossing is on the hunt for a senior media manager/associate director. Get the scoopShow More Summary

Friday Fotos | Edition 26

  Like photography? Join several of the BOFers tomorrow (Saturday, September 20) at Furman for the #YeahTHATInstameet guided photo walk around campus. More details here Treating our clients to 128 ounces of organic juice- all in a day’s work at #brainsonfire. Book buds. Ramsey’s desk is a wonderland. The post Friday Fotos | Edition 26 appeared first on Brains on Fire.

DDB Canada Appoints Cosmo Campbell as CCO

David Leonard, national president and chief operating officer of DDB Canada announced today that the agency has appointed 17-year DDB veteran Cosmo Campbell as its new chief creative officer. Campbell replaces Kevin Drew Davis, who is...Show More Summary

We Hear: New CEO at TracyLocke?

Three months ago we broke the news that Beth Ann Kaminkow, CEO of Dallas-based Omnicom shop TracyLocke, was leaving her position to serve as global CMO of shopping center company Westfield Group. We heard nothing more on the subjectShow More Summary

JNA Advertising Dreams Big for Kansas Lottery

Overland Park, Kansas agency JNA Advertising teamed up with Superlounge directing duo Jacob/Slade in a new campaign for Kansas Lottery aggressively telling viewers to “Dream Big.” In the spot, “Big TV,” a man tells his wife he’s dreaming of a bigger TV. Show More Summary

Merchants Who Sell Through Affiliates Are 4X More Likely to Make A Sale

In the next 12 months, global eCommerce sales are expected to hit $1.4 trillion as more and more consumers increasingly use mobile and tablet devices to shop. But the future is not just about online shopping. Shoppers are demanding,Show More Summary

McCann Rolls Out More ‘Priceless Surprises’ with Justin Timberlake for Mastercard

McCann has rolled out the latest extension of the “Priceless Surprises” campaign for Mastercard featuring Justin Timberlake surprising card-holding fans, which debuted back in January for the Grammys. The latest iteration of the campaign comes via an online spot for MasterCard Canada, courtesy of MacLaren McCann, Toronto. Show More Summary

Mekanism Goes All the Way to The White House to Prevent Sexual Assault

This newly released PSA created by Mekanism for a tiny, no-name client known as the United States government includes quite a few famous faces aligned behind a single cause: reducing sexual assault rates via personal responsibility. In...Show More Summary

Four Words of Ecommerce Wisdom That Will Waste Your Time

A lot of ecommerce advice is useless. I’ve experienced an uphill battle trying to persuade ecommerce retailers to forsake these cherished bits of “wisdom.” You can take these bits of advice, and toss them to the winds. I predict that once you do, your conversion rates will increase. 1. Provide coupon codes. Actually, don’t provide […]

TV Watching Now a Sign of Quaintness

Summary: If you watch a lot of TV, you may be simply be quaint. That's not the thing to be doing any longer. First it was newspapers, now it's TV (which itself helped kill newspapers) -- the Internet and the digital revolution generally are directing society's attention span to...devices, electronic portholes of one type or another. Show More Summary

Cheerios Tugs at the Heartstrings Again With a Dad Working the Third Shift

Oh man, grumpy dad who's working weird hours in this new Cheerios ad from Saatchi & Saatchi. Don't get mad at your kid. Take a lesson from Peanut Butter Cheerios dad, and be cool. Hang out for a minute and laugh with Junior. It'll be nice before you head off for however many grueling hours of whatever it is you do. Show More Summary

Oops! One of the First People in the World With an iPhone 6 Drops It on Live TV

Unless you're living under a rock, you know the iPhone 6 hits stores today. And if you're one of the souls brave enough to endure insane lines to get your new bleeding-edge item—congratulations on your achievement! Since AustraliansShow More Summary

Carmichael Lynch Strolls Down ‘Memory Lane’ for Subaru

For its latest campaign for Subaru, promoting the 2015 Outback, agency-of-record Carmichael Lynch teamed up with director Lance Acord (best known for his cinematography on films such as Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, and Lost In Translation)...Show More Summary

All Those People Who Slept on the Street Waiting For the New iPhone Will Go Home Today, 600,000 Homeless Americans Will Not

Brilliantly taking advantage of the First World Problem of waiting in line to get the new iPhone, this video for the National Coalition of the Homeless both pokes fun and sends a strong message about sleeping on the streets. Some people waiting for the new iPhone have slept on the streets for days. Show More Summary

twofifteenmccann Invites You to ‘Leave Your Limits’ for Forza Horizon 2

wofifteenmccann has released a live action trailer for Xbox One open-world racing game Forza Horizon 2. Like a lot of live action trailers for games, the 90-second spot attempts to capture the feeling and excitement of the title in a live action format that captures viewers attention. Show More Summary

Guinness Takes You Inside Its Storied Dublin Brewery in Almost Mystical New Ad

By celebrating its Irish roots, Guinness subtly sails into the mystic with "In Pursuit of More," a campaign that bows with this 90-second spot from Philadelphia agency Quaker City Mercantile. St. James's Gate, the brand's 255-year-old Dublin brewery, is the inspiration for a meditation on its heritage. Show More Summary

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