Even after 15 years of being in business, not many people had heard of Wpromote because, like most search advertising agencies, it operates in stealth mode for high-profile clients such as Toyota and Marriott.
If you took a trip to Bulambuli Valley in Uganda, you would stumble upon a small town filled with entrepreneurs. The people there are not unlike those you would find in Silicon Valley—hardworking, innovative individuals risking everything to bring their brilliant ideas to life.
What would you do with fame, if you had it? Would you simply enjoy all the perks and pay that come with it, or would you use it as a launching pad for your creative passions?
Gawker was just handed another loss in court this afternoon, when a Florida state court judge upheld the jury verdict rendered two months ago in the lawsuit from Hulk Hogan.
This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting glowing sneaker clip-ons, a denim trucker jacket and an umbrella that syncs with your smartphone. Take a look!
If there's anything that HBO's Silicon Valley does well, it's deriding the tech world's faux altruistic attitude. While it's easy to applaud the show for the way it perfectly navigates the weird social dynamics in an environment where employees and creators believe an app invention could possibly change the world—it likely won't—it also knows exactly how that world would advertise itself. Case in point: The show released three posters, by creative agencies Arsonal and Buster Ink, at its activation within the Mashable House at South by Southwest in Austin today.
Specs Current gig Managing partner, chief digital officer at David&Goliath Previous gig President and chief integration officer at JWT North America
Those who follow tech startups may have noticed a peculiar trend lately: traditional ads created by traditional agencies to promote some of Silicon Valley's favorite "unicorns."
Specs Coco Age 36 Claim to fame Model, actress, founder of Licious apparel and lingerie Twitter @cocosworld
Even Don Draper meditates. And when he does, the fictional ad titan comes up with a seminal feel-good commercial for Coca-Cola that teaches the world to sing in perfect harmony. Should everybody be saying oooooommmmm?