Top 11 Advertising Agency Expenses Buried in Your Invoice

Rush charges for creative that was two days late. Motivational lecture on “creativity” by that MTV Jackass guy. Agency barista’s holiday bonus. Senior VP’s rehab stint in Greece. Advanced aeration kit to maintain the winding 10,000 gallon Koi pond in the lobby. Legal retainer to mitigate the Executive CD’s messy relationships with “talent”. Bail fund…

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Top 11 Indications the Economy May Be Improving

Fewer engagement rings for sale on eBay Suddenly there’s a line at the valet parking station There’s a live person fielding calls again at your ad agency You’ve stopped taking business advice from Breaking Bad Beards are no longer just for the fashionably unemployed Fewer Google searches for “kidney market value” Your ad agency’s invoices…

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TOP 11 REASONS TO QUIT BEING ANTI-SOCIAL

Their Facebook profile picture is the default silhouette head. You ask if they would advise getting an in-house tweeter and they recommend Bose. Their agency blog has just one post (outlining tips on “how to prepare for Y2K”). Every time you ask for some social integration ideas they invite you out for drinks. Their LinkedIn…

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