Target recently launched a new digital coupon app called Cartwheel that is supposed to make shopping more social. It begins with a great idea; personalized digital coupons but from there, the wheel gets a little wobbly. Here’s how it works. First, you have to log on to the Cartwheel site and sign-up using your Facebook [...]
Today, it's all about the hump. No, not that hump. Hump Day. As in Wednesday. Created by The Martin Agency -- on Hump Day -- and featuring a witty camel (you see where this is going now?), the ad is part of the brand's Happier Than campaign.
This new ad for Samsung televisions is precipitating foul rumblings across the cyberverse for depicting men as gassy, unkempt, couch-bound louts. Sounds like truth in advertising to me. Especially the flatulence. The spot touts the Evolution Kit, which turns any Samsung television into a smart TV. Show More Summary
Yahoo’s had a busy week. First, they took over Tumblr and then they redesigned their old photo storage service Flickr. (Or was it the other way around?) Flickr’s an interesting beast. Like many aging websites, there was a time when everyone knew it and used it. But in the last few years, people have slowly [...]
-Detroit-based design firm Skidmore Studio has hired former Y&R Chicago exec Michael Hill as its VP/director of business development. -Deadspin has an ongoing rundown of the mass layoffs today at ESPN. link -BBDO Atlanta and Tool teach “babysitting basics” for the American Red Cross (above). Show More Summary
Being stressed is not fun. Never achieving your goals is discouraging. Life is short, and it is flying by, so it's time to take control and make things happen. Other people are doing it, and so can you...
The Mark Hotel in NYC has entered an exclusive partnership with Bergdorf Goodman to provide additional amenities to travelers.
Details are vague on this one, but we have received confirmation that IPG-owned, West Hollywood, CA-based agency Dailey has had to cut some staff in the wake of longtime client TurboTax launching a creative review earlier this monthShow More Summary
Send to Kindle This is a guest post courtesy of Kathryn Weber with tips from her new ebook Living Space: Simple Tips to Transform Your Home and how the same concepts can help you keep your office a productive space. Ya’ll know I have no shame in sharing my own struggles with productivity and work flow. [...]Show More Summary
If you’re looking for advice on business, management, leadership, and personal development, one person you will want to consult is American Express CEO, Ken Chenault. Regardless of which industry you’re in, he can provide some excellent advice. Chenault has decades of experience, but he isn’t your typical businessman. He didn’t start a business in high [...]
From Apple and TBWA/Media Arts Lab comes the spiritual sequel to last month’s “Photos Every Day” spot for the iPhone. “Music Every Day” uses the exact same formula as its predecessor, with similarly excellent execution. We’ve come a long way from Apple’s original iPod commercials. Show More Summary
While this Pure Storage video follows Dollar Shave Club fairly closely, it's really two minutes of waiting for something that's actually funny to happen. Sadly, it never really happens. Which doesn't necessarily make it bad. It's just not as good as it could be. Capiche?
Publicis Brussels has created an ad for the Belgian suicide prevention line, Centre du Prevention de Suicide, that makes creative use of the pre-roll skip ad feature. The work aims to recruit good listeners for the prevention line. Those who don't listen to the woman in the ad and hit "skip ad" are shown a scene that results in suicide. Show More Summary
In a new BBDO New York-created PSA for the It Can Wait campaign, we meet Xzavier, a boy who, while in a crosswalk, was hit by a driver who was texting. His mother explains what happened to her son and wonders whether the text, "Im on...Show More Summary
Microsoft says a mouthful in this ad from Crispin Porter + Boguksy. And—surprise!—those words are spoken by Siri, Apple's voice assistant, from an iPad sitting next to a Windows 8 tablet. As the latter wordlessly flips through various features, Siri apologies for being unable to run those programs and perform the same functions. Show More Summary
-Here’s Jeff Goodby’s Memo Regarding Today’s Cuts -Yes, BBDO NY Has Made Some ‘Significant’ Cuts -And Now, It’s Over: C-K Retains Porsche -Your Porsche Update, Part Deux: It’s Down to Two -SF-Based Heat Gets New Logo, Website, Goes a...Show More Summary
Guest post by Danna Vetter, VP, Consumer Strategies, ARAMARK You’ve heard it all before. You do your research. You write the strategy. You set the goals and objectives. You train your community managers. You go live in two weeks. Facebook announces Timeline. You kick [insert EVERYTHING]. There is only one thing that can be done [...]
Bite Beauty opens pop-up shop where customers can create their own lip colors, textures and scents.
Today in weird, leechy Justin Bieber news, we have this new billboard that just went up in Los Angeles speculating on the cause of the young pop star's dramatic descent into sadness, as seen in pretty much everything he does these days. Show More Summary