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In a Divided Country, How Agencies Can Use Their Reach to Rebuild Trust and Inspire

Our agency is no different than yours. Tough, sensitive. Young, old. Black and white. Full of usually hopeful, sometimes brilliant, mostly crazy storytellers.And like many of you, on the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of America, we don't know what the hell is about to happen.

Why Brands Should Include Social Video in Their Super Bowl Ad Spend

With brands shelling out north of $5 million for 30-second spots during the Super Bowl, this must be the year that they invest their time and energy into social media videos.

Why Media Agencies Have to Shed Tradition as Fast as Possible

Albert Einstein once said "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." It's clear that media agencies are at a crossroads, so for those of us in the industry, as we begin 2017, it's great time to reassess our role so we can continue to, as Einstein

An Unexpected Journey With Werner Herzog

In the rainforest. Wearing a bandana and a loincloth, and wielding a chainsaw instead of a machete, he knew exactly what to do." Werner paused and took a sip of wine.

3 Trends From CES That Marketers Really Need to Pay Attention To

I work at an ad agency, and I went to CES with clients. As a strategist, it's safe to say I'm not necessarily the typical CES attendee. I'm much more intrigued by shifts in behavior brought on by tech than by its mere existence.

Why the Most Important Word in 2017 Will Be ‘Experience’

The new year always brings promise and hope with a big dash of anxiety, and my anticipation for a sneak peek at the "new" in Las Vegas for CES is usually a mix of those three feelings.

Adweek Unveils 3 Departments Featuring Insights, Data and Future-Forward Businesses

In this age of inexorable disruption the embrace of rapid change has moved well beyond table stakes to become the basis for any chance of survival.

Why CES Is a Key Incubator for Marketing Execs

CES has become the place for companies to showcase new, innovative and promising technology.

Why Seeking Untapped ‘White Space’ Is a Dangerous Trap for Marketers

Even if you've only been working in advertising for a week, you've probably heard, or maybe even said, "What we need to do is find the white space."

Here’s How an Agency Can Make Its Staff Performance Reviews Less Arbitrary

Two years ago, we weren't able to give everyone at The Media Kitchen a meaningful year-end bonus, which was always our tradition. I had to decide if I wanted to give a few people a good bonus or everyone a token.