Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Grok launched “Money” for marketing software company CallidusCloud (video above). 

BREAKING: Ad Contrarian Bob Hoffman reveals that he doesn’t hate everything…just most things.

-Digiday takes “A peek at Spanish creativity.”


Deutsch and Taco Bell attempt to troll BuzzFeed with new Instagram campaign

-Creative agency, specialty coffee shop and event space Rally opened in in Philadelphia’s Bella Vista neighborhood.

-Adweek explains “What Instagram’s New Algorithm Could Mean for Agencies and Brands.”

-SMUGGLER added Peaky Blinders director Otto Bathurst to its directorial roster

In case you needed further proof that surveys are worthless, YouGov released its annual St. Patrick’s day beer poll.

-Adweek lists “5 Experiential Marketing Activations From SXSW That You Need to See.”