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Top 11 Things Your Account Executive is doing instead of taking your call

Searching conference rooms for leftover bagels. Relaxing at the coffee station, re-living drunken highlights from the agency bar crawl at the coffee station. Scrubbing podcasts of Mad Men for vintage catch phrases. Renewing subscription to American Speed Boat. Customizing an Evite for an Ice Loves Coco marathon. Learning how to push fantasy football stats to…

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Top 11 Ad Agency Phrases That Can Blow Your Budget

Apparently, talk isn’t so cheap after all. But then, what is these days? That’s what makes your budget more precious than ever. So, yeah – we’d LOVE to shoot your next “helicopter explosion” commercial, but we understand it may not be the most effective use of your advertising dollars.

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TOP 11 REAL WORLD PROBLEMS CREATED BY THE VIRTUAL WORLD

LinkedOut: Anti-social behavior ironically caused by an addiction to social media Snopes Fodder: “News” created by citizen journalists (i.e. bloggers) who liberally mix fact with opinion, enthusiastically spread by armchair editors who can’t tell the difference Textonitis: Carpal Tunnel from years of hyperactively thumbing at handheld devices EmBareAssment: Accidentally sexting everyone in your address book…

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From top advertising tidbits to our well-traveled Top 11 campaign to whatever’s on top of our minds, welcome to Plan B: The Blog.

We’re a busy bunch and we like it that way. But never too busy to put a few words to paper when something of note comes to mind. We invite you to browse our inspired assortment of musings, observations, and insights – all sprung from the oft over-active minds of the folks behind the creative curtain at Chicago-based full-service ad agency, Plan B.

Curious about what makes the ‘agency alternative’ tick? Or, perhaps you’re just a fan of our Top 11 collection stopping by to uncover the latest. Or maybe you just stumbled upon us during a late night caffeine-induced blog-surfing binge.

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