Stop straining to come up with new ad ideas. Just choose from this list of six. Advertising creatives spend all their time trying to come up with ideas that have never been done before, but some ad experts … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: The Six Kinds of Advertising
FUNNIES BLOG POSTS
These presentation tips can mean the difference between a client’s thumbs up or down Good work always carries the day, right? Not so fast, Mr. or Ms. Idealist. In these competitive times, you can’t leave … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: How to Show Your Work
Clients can afford to be fashionably late to a presentation. The rest of us better be on time. Do a search on punctuality and you’ll find plenty of quotes. Our favorite is from veteran ad and PR guy Franklin … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: Schedule, Schmedule
Advertising is a business that’s powered by ideas. Even ones like these. The light bulb is the go-to graphic symbol for a bright idea, born when Thomas Edison invented the first commercially practical … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: A Dozen Off-the-Wall Advertising Ideas
From Twitter to Vine, the Web keeps giving us less time to talk about ourselves. Should we be offended? Once we had entire websites to share our personal stories and opinions on the Internet. Now we have … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: The Internet is Trying to Tell Us Something
It hurts when you throw your heart into a creative, and the client tap-dances all over it. It’s also educational. Drawing Ad Land cartoons isn’t David T. Jones’ only gig. David’s been a creative for his … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: When Clients Break Your Creative Heart
When chocolate collided with peanut butter, a legendary ad was born. This week’s Ad Land cartoon pays homage to some classic advertising that anyone over age 30 should appreciate. Remember those long-running … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: Happy Accidents Can Make Great Ad Ideas
With 200 million active twitterholics out there, it’s bound to happen It seems like everything is being made into a musical these days, says our David T. Jones, so why not Twitter? He’s got a point. If … More »New Ad Land: Twitter, the Musical!
Enough with the cubes, lions, and little heads … we need some new ad awards that are easier to win What are advertising awards but little Lucite-and-metal affirmations of your hard work and dedication? … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: How About Some New Advertising Awards?
When retailers can’t adapt to the online revolution, don’t blame innocent building materials It’s sad to see your local Borders turn into a mattress store or a once-bustling Blockbuster become an empty … More »New Ad Land Cartoon: Bricks and Mortar Are Tired of Being Dissed