nissan vs. volkswagen

or better tbwa france vs. ddb london: “alright, this is just very strange to me. i was checking out the tbwa blog, and came across this ad (top image) from tbwa france. once i saw this ad titled “cops”, i immediately thought of the cannes grand prix winner for vw by ddb london (bottom image). what is tbwa trying to…

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eurobestlive 2005

see the winners of the eurobestlive 2005 – the european awards for creative excellence. we’ve seen already a lot of them in the advertising-blogosphere, but there are also some nice ones i didn’t knew before. just click through the six categories of “print, tv/cinema, radio, outdoor, interactive and agency of the year” and watch some of the best commercials of…

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risking our rebel reputation

the new york times recently wrote that bloggers might risk their rebel reputation while accepting ads. “once a vehicle for anti-establishment, non-commercial writers, many internet blogs have been accepting money from u.s. corporations. no one tracks how much advertising money is flowing to web logs, but charlene li, an analyst at forrester research, a company that studies the impact of…

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get rid of annoying tv ads

yesterday i met a friend, who brought a nice gadget from shanghai – the tv-b-gone universal remote control. this small remote control turns off virtually any television around you (17 meters range) by just pressing one button. when activated, it spends over a minute flashing out 209 different codes to turn off televisions, the most popular brands first. “tv-b-gone universal…

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forget the hype and build cool stuff

like andy budd pointed out in his web 2.0 presentation. here is one of this cool stuff! max antoni recently launched his website and products after two years of development. many of you heard about ajax (asynchronous javascript and xml) and some other “web 2.0 technologies”, which offer completely new potentials to the web as we know it. “the evaserver…

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autocrat google

maybe i should open a new category only for google, but like blogs are also a personal compilation of your tour through the web and somehow a personal bookmark list, i will post this incredible collection of google services as well: Add to Google lets publishers create a custom

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i have no idea

what if you are an advertiser and you have absolutely no idea how to promote your customer in a tv ad? just ask all the young ambitious advertisers around there to pass you a real cool idea for your tv ad. make a microsite, let them send you their ideas and just pick the best (like the customer normally does)…

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search engine experiment

webmasterbrain recently launched a search engine experiment: “a blind test you can take to find out which search engine is best for you. you type in a search term and it looks up the results on the top three search engines: msn, yahoo and of course google and reports back the results. however what it does is show the results…

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huge run at google analytics

in the past few days nearly every web user (or better every blogger) came across the new google analytics. the run at their service was as huge, that they had to halt new users from registering: “according to the google analytics ‘sign up’ page, they have temporarily disallowed people from signing up. they also removed the “add new profile” link…

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sex sells

you all know how much time reading blogs and blogging can cost you every day. it is a little bit like an addiction, cause you don’t want to miss something what has recently happened in the blogosphere and your business respectively. but especially if you are not earning money while blogging, it is getting difficult to read all the nice…

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