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Advertising Jobs: Verso Advertising, SERINO/COYNE, The Ad Council

This week, Verso Advertising is hiring an art director, while SERINO/COYNE needs a digital media planner/buyer. The Ad Council is seeking a project manager, and Wells Fargo & Co. is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. Get the scoopShow More Summary

Weekend Favs October Twenty Five

Weekend Favs October Twenty Five written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. Show More Summary

The dorm-room startup mindset

"Selling enough records to make another record." Rick Rubin started DefJam in his NYU dorm. Steve and I built TSR in Curtis Hall, and I went on to build my publishing business in my wife's dorm at NYU. It happens...        

Lost in Translation: How to Drive Traffic to Your Website When You Go International

A few months ago, Gal Nissani published an article about converting your international audience. The article makes the point that translation is the most important step you can take to attract potential clients. Translation also makes browsing your website more convenient for visitors. I would like to go further and explain how to drive traffic […]

The Single Most Important Concept In Making More Money (Finish)

Bill Gates. Warren Buffett. Steve Jobs. The Google Guys. What do they all have in common? Ok, they are all rich. We know that. What else? They're all smart? Also true, but less important than you might think. Plus, they are all smart in different ways. So what is it? It's simple: they all understand [...]

Biggest Posts of the Past 7 Days

Infiniti May Have Chosen CP+B We Hear: Cuts at Translation Little Girls Drop F-Bombs for FCKH8 Blind Item: They Stole Our Deck! Grey NY Gets Painfully Awkward with Rob Lowe for DirecTV GSP Director of Talent Heads to Google Olson Acquired; No Real Changes to Report New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Friday Odds and Ends

-BBH Singapore released this parody of The Shining for IKEA (video above). -These vintage ads are super misogynistic, disturbing and often creepy. -J.C. Penney to launch media agency review. -Haberman launches “Modern Storytellers” for...Show More Summary

Tumblr announces 40 percent growth and a fancy new video player

You’ve heard of Pop-Up Video? Tumblr now has Pop-Out Video! I know that sounds like they’ve perfected an incredible 3D video player but no....  What it really means is that you can pop the video out of any Tumblr stream so you can watch on a continuous loop while you skim your […]

Friday social round-up: LinkedIn, Pandora and Twitter Halloween

It’s the Friday round-up: this time, it’s social! A Very Twitter Halloween October 31 is only a week away but Twitter says it’s not too late to get your piece of the $7 billion dollar Halloween pie. One of the great things about social is that you can jump on a trend at the last […]

Here's The Avengers 2 Trailer, Recut as a Super Ominous Ad for Pinocchio

Late at night, when Wes Craven and David Cronenberg sit around trying to scare each other at the Horror Movie Directors' Spooky Mansion of Fear (look it up, it's a thing), I'm pretty sure the most frightening movie either of them can think of is Disney's disturbing 1940 classic, Pinocchio. Show More Summary

adam&eveDDB Shows Beauty of ‘Ice Bubbles’ for Sony

adam&eveDDB has a new broadcast spot promoting Sony’s 4K Ultra HD TV with a new spot called “Ice Bubbles.” The 60-second spot takes a look at the majestic beauty of bubbles freezing in mid-air. As the bubbles freeze, intricate crystalline...Show More Summary

Sony Advertises Its 'Most Beautiful' TV Picture With One of Its Most Beautiful Ads Ever

adam&eveDDB and directors Leila and Damien de Blinkk headed to Canada to film this remarkable new spot for Sony's 4K Ultra HD TV. And indeed, not since Jean-Claude Van Damme and Coors Light have we seen such a noteworthy ad about frozen balls. Show More Summary

Friday Fotos | Edition 30

That’s where we meat.  Photographic inception Fall has fallen in #yeahTHATgreenville Sugar, sweetness and smiles. That’s our Emily. And Lu was all, “Whoa. There’s a mouse in the house! Wait. No. It’s just a tiny cat.” The post Friday Fotos | Edition 30 appeared first on Brains on Fire.

Wanted: Spring Intern (2015)

The first flakes haven’t even fallen and we’ve already got our sights set on spring. Yep. It’s that time again. We’re on the hunt for our next great intern. Could it be you? (Heck yes, it could.) Before you dive into the details, take...Show More Summary

Friday Fotos | Edition 29

  The newest addition to our Brains on Fire family. Meet Luna Spainhour! Patrick Byrd the mini model. Magic from the hands of Ram. The post Friday Fotos | Edition 29 appeared first on Brains on Fire.

The Container Store Super Fan

As a kid growing up in Dallas I can remember going to a local shop that sold boxes and bins. That seemed odd to me but not to my mom, who was the CEO of household operations at the Moore family. She wanted to make sure every room was organized and The Container Store was […] The post The Container Store Super Fan appeared first on Brains on Fire.

W+K New York and Jordan Go West Looking for Sketch Comedy

Here’s some new work from Wieden+Kennedy New York for a client listed as “Jordan” (note the lack of “Air” there). The story: Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, both of whom happen to play for the LA Clippers and both of whom happen to be launching new shoes around the same time, have scored a couple of sketch comedy shorts on Adult Swim. Show More Summary

How to Persuade Customers to Convert on a High-Priced SaaS Product

At some point, you’re going to be selling a big-ticket item. Stuff that is more expensive is harder to sell. This isn’t the McDonald’s dollar menu. It’s more like Masa, in New York City. People won’t convert in the same way. But you’ve still got to sell. Here’s how it’s done. 1. Raise the price, […]

GSD&M Targets Wedding Season for Southwest Airlines

GSD&M is launching its fall campaign for Southwest Airlines with a new spot, entitled “Wedding,” which debuts this Sunday during NFL programming. The ad touts Southwest Airlines as the perfect partner for wedding season. While it may...Show More Summary

Everything You Hate About Advertising Comes to Video With the Onion-Like 'Advertising Insider!'

The advertising trade parody site Adweak.com made quite a slash when it debuted way back in 2001, even meriting mention in an Adweek column. The site itself hasn't been updated since 2005, but Adweak (pronounced Adwee-YAK, or at least...Show More Summary

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