To those who have pitched and lost.

by / March 15, 2017 /

I’m in a fug. I’m sluggish. I’m agitated. I’m like a lovelorn teenager who’s just been dumped.

Yes, I’m in the midst of that pitch-loss after-glow. Can I get some compassionate leave? It’s hard to shake. There’s no easy way out of it. Unless the client changes their mind, which they never do. Except that time when they did. Unfortunately, that time we were the initial winners and the top guy decided to give it to his mate’s agency after all.

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On Behalf of Offline Community

by / November 3, 2016 /

Originally Posted on the St. Louis Egotist

There’s a blurb on theegotistnetwork.com—this site's parent site urges the ambitious to start their own civic Egotist sites as a means of supplemental income—under the icon with one genderless pictogram representing loneliness and two genderless pictograms representing community that states, “Create Community: Because of their convenience and 24/7 accessibility, online communities have r[Read More]

Advertising Has a Part To Play In America’s Gun Violence

by / October 9, 2015 /

A big part actually.

I already hear people bitching, whining, cocking shotguns in my general direction, and that’s to be expected when you start pointing the finger; especially when the finger is pointed our way.

But hold on. This thought may not be as ridiculous as it first appears. In fact, the more I talk to people about it (and I mean people who are actually open to debate, not the uber-right wing, NRA extremists who refuse to acknowledge the fault of guns in any mass sh[Read More]

Last Minute Local Father’s Day Guide

by / June 18, 2015 /

Yeah it's been too hot to shop and you've been busy catching up with Game of Thrones and whatnot but time to brave the warm elements and grab something for your old man. Here's a handful of local resources to grab something rad for dad!

 

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#AgencyLife – The Big Agency Lie

by / March 27, 2015 /

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We saw this piece posted by a friend on Facebook. It's by Mike Stopforth who runs a social media agency Cerebra in Johannesburg.

We must confess, we hadn't heard of Mike or Cerebra before, so rather than reputation, what drew us to his post was the brutal unvarnished hon[Read More]