Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Attention founder/CEO Curtis Hougland talks mobile social marketing. link

-Omnicom’s Siegel+Gale appointed Michael A. Hultberg as COO.


-A Chicago operation called lonelybrand released a 10-page white paper called “Agency Growth Blueprint 2012.” link

-Buddy Media is among the small handful of third-party companies picked by Google to participate in a trial for the Google+ Pages launch. link

-GSD&M has already gotten in the holiday spirit with a new campaign for Marshall’s/T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods that includes a spot (above) as well a caroling component that uses Google Street View. link

-Speaking of holiday adverts, should Smiths fans cry because one of the band’s classic tracks is covered in a department store spot? link

-Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi was named Iberoamerican Agency of the year at El Ojo de Iberoamérica awards.

-It’s just not looking good for the U.S. Postal Service. link

-Ford and Zynga (with the help of Jenny McCarthy–obviously) are teaming up to launch the “Words with Friends” game tomorrow. link

-Psyop/Brand New School alum Alex Postelnicu joined the roster of Gravity as a creative director.