In February of 2010, (Yes, years ago but it was a great interview!) I had the chance to chat with author and former Ogilvy & Mather CEO, Ken Roman, at the invitation of my friend, Byrne Hobart. (I'm reposting with some edits in January of … [Continue reading] about Interview With Former Ogilvy & Mather CEO, Ken Roman
Here is another ad in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Series -- perhaps one of the most effective business development advertising campaigns ever devised. Why Puerto Rico is the most profitable of Omark Industries' 14 plant sites in 5 … [Continue reading] about Ogilvy Ad from Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Series
Why do some ads hit the white hot center of a market and become the control ads remembered years later, while others fall by the wayside? This long running ad from the child psychology market sheds some light. Here's the powerful, yet economic … [Continue reading] about Ads That Command: Defiant Child?
He went from the Downtown comedy clubs to the hallowed halls of the J. Walter Thompson ad agency. He started by writing ads and followed his mentor, James Patterson, into the world of writing mysteries, becoming an advertising creative director … [Continue reading] about An Interview with Mystery Writer Chris Grabenstein