Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Holiday Inn has that dude from the Lexus ad build a literal house of cards as part of its re-branding campaign. link

-Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are putting on the full-court press to convince brands about behavioral targeting. link


-Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson and his sturdy hair promote positive tailgating in a PSA for Diageo/Crown Royal. link

-FADER Media announced an ad/merchandising partnership with Insound. link

-AOL hired Shashi Seth as senior VP of global advertising. link

-Starbucks ads for its Via Ready Brew instant coffee outshine Megan Fox’s SNL hosting debut. link

-Is it time for managed service providers to start testing Bing paid search ads? link

-Booz and Company and Naked Communications go on a search to find out what marketers really want. link

-Mary Jo Romeo was named VP of Ad Sales at Mochila. link

-CNN’s iPhone should appease both citizen journalists and advertisers. link

-DJ/producer Diplo talks his label’s mash-up work in a new set of spots for W+K Amsterdam and Turkish mobile carrier Turkcell. link

-Bethesda, MD-based agency Frost Miller Group promoted David Irish to senior VP, operations, Evan Mann to VP, creative and Eileen White to VP, finance. link

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