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ass gas or grass?

What are some examples of Medium-High Traffic websites that have successfully started to make money and how did they do it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 28, 2009 - 6 answers

Why does this farm field have a C.S.I. logo on it?

Why is there a C.S.I. logo carved into this farmer's field? [more inside]
posted by miyabo on Jul 25, 2009 - 11 answers

Should I just send away for 6 phone books and sit down with some post-its?

I would like to find an internship for next summer at an ad agency in eastern Ontario or somewhere reasonably close by in the US (think NYC, Chicago, etc). Unfortunately, my school doesn't engage in a lot of recruiting partnerships with ad agencies. Is there some type of industry insider directory I could consult for a list of potential ad agencies to call up about information interviews and such? [more inside]
posted by Phire on Jul 6, 2009 - 10 answers

Who decides what's on a movie poster?

Who has the final say when it comes to the content of movie posters and DVD covers? Is the director or writer allowed to protest the advertising for a movie? [more inside]
posted by PM on Jun 13, 2009 - 12 answers

Want to trade ads for ads

Help me plan a mutually beneficial, strategic partnership with a sponsor for my podcast. Details within. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 12, 2009 - 0 answers

Google Ad Manager for multiple sites

How can I best use Google Ad Manager to serve ads on multiple sites? [more inside]
posted by entropic on Jun 11, 2009 - 0 answers

ads with pregnant women smoking cigarettes?

i have just seen this awesome collection of vintage ads featuring brides, in bridal gowns, smoking cigarettes. and now (out of curiosity) i am wondering if there were any print ads, ever, featuring pregnant women smoking.
posted by sdn on Jun 1, 2009 - 12 answers

What comes after 'Ogilvy on advertising'?

I just read 'Ogilvy on advertising' and I'm looking for facts and research about advertising. [more inside]
posted by NekulturnY on May 24, 2009 - 6 answers

Why is there an Intel advert in my downloads folder?

Yesterday I found a mysterious mkv file in my Azureus downloads folder. I opened it and it turned out to be an advert for Intel. I promptly deleted it but it showed up again the next day. Has Intel started putting adverts in bittorrent files?
posted by Andy Harwood on May 22, 2009 - 7 answers

Ads that pay per view

What ad agencies pay you for page impressions vs. clicks? I have an idea for a site that will provide a very useful free service and then present users with a 5 second screen where the service will be delivered - I need to fill that space! [more inside]
posted by xoe26 on May 21, 2009 - 4 answers

Do you need to get licensing agreements for these things?

Image licensing and advertising on the Colbert Report [more inside]
posted by Submiqent on May 14, 2009 - 7 answers

Online Advertising and Marketing

PPC, CPM, SEO, SEM, Ad Buy, Advertising and Marketing Filter: My Company is now making a big push into email marketing and lead and customer nurturing. We bought “Eloqua” to do this, and I am charged with the implementation. Since I want to "add the most value" I can, I am looking for resources (especially blogs, but books are good too) that are well respected, and that can help me get up to speed with my understanding of industry parlance, technique, best practices, theory, and execution of online advertising and marketing in all its forms (We are going to be making a push into search engine marketing as well). So far I have read "The Long Tail" and "Digital Body Language" I am also interested in keeping up with industry news and events, as well as new technologies and implementations.
posted by Ezrie on May 12, 2009 - 7 answers

Wir say OUI?

Have I just witnessed the first pan-European political campaign advert? [more inside]
posted by Sova on May 11, 2009 - 3 answers

Does Don Draper still exist?

Are there still jobs in the creative side of advertising that don't require a path from graphic design/art direction and aren't subordinated to marketing and its modern emphasis on data and metrics? [more inside]
posted by Big Fat Tycoon on May 5, 2009 - 12 answers

Store Window Advertising 2.0

Which hardware and software to use to display ads on screens in store windows? [more inside]
posted by Foci for Analysis on Apr 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Help me pigeonhole people like an advertiser!

Demographer/Marketer-Filter: I'm seeking an exhaustive list/explanation of all the acronyms and mnemonics like DINK, BOBO, buppie, yuppie, slackers, boomers, etc., especially if it includes information on marketing demographics that focuses on lifestyle and consumption habits by zipcode. Free online resources (including journal articles available through university libraries) are much preferred, as are complete typologies over ad hoc descriptions. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Apr 15, 2009 - 6 answers

How to get an Online Ad Sales job?

How do you get job in the Online Ad Sales industry? [more inside]
posted by mspisces on Apr 14, 2009 - 1 answer

What's my next move?

Looking for digital ad strategy graduate programs in NYC. I've worked for almost 2 years (graduated college in the summer of 07) in web analytics/market research, and while I was laid off a few weeks ago, what I think I really want to do is make a career out of digital strategy (kind of a combo of both from what I understand). [more inside]
posted by jourman2 on Apr 12, 2009 - 4 answers

Statistical relevance test for A/B testing?

StatisticsFilter: I want to implement A/B testing on my website. What is the relevance test to determine at what point I'm getting valid results? [more inside]
posted by Muffy on Apr 8, 2009 - 6 answers

Babies Looking in Diapers "There Is a Difference! Advertising What?"

There is a drawing of a boy and a girl baby looking into their diapers. It's an advertisement w/ heading, "There IS a difference!" Does anyone remember what product/ service this ad was for??
posted by mickeefynn on Mar 30, 2009 - 14 answers

infrastructure brand advertising? why?

Why do infrastructure / commodity brands need to advertise to the general public? [more inside]
posted by capnsue on Mar 16, 2009 - 10 answers

Intranet advertising?

Is there a good way to sell advertising on a password-protected intranet? If so, what is it? [more inside]
posted by scottreynen on Mar 14, 2009 - 6 answers

Commission for an ad agent?

What commission should I charge for an agent that's finding me advertising gigs? [more inside]
posted by Idiot Mittens on Mar 4, 2009 - 3 answers

How to promote companies product with zero dollars online?

Having trouble getting promotional traction for new webservice, despite being an avid blog reader, possibly because of split audiences. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by UMDirector on Feb 22, 2009 - 19 answers

How to edit feeds in Wordpress 2.7?

I use Wordpress 2.7. How do I edit the RSS feed(s)? Please help me troubleshoot my situation ... [more inside]
posted by kmel on Feb 19, 2009 - 8 answers

Marketing a great website before it's copied

Recently I've thought of a great idea for a website which I'm planning on developing soon. I believe the site has the potential of something like YouTube or Facebook. Due to my paranoia and low budget, I've decided to develop the site myself. I believe no one has the capacity or resources to copy the site for at least a fortnight. Due to the low budget Im having to resort to spreading the word over the net. Unfortunetly I cannot reveal what the site is about :( I was just wondering if anyone knows of any descent sites or forums that are pretty general, where I could post my idea? so i can reach as many people as possible within a fortnight. P.S. Please don't say Youtube or Facebook... lol
posted by jakubsnm on Feb 8, 2009 - 17 answers

How do I run dynamic ads inside an ebook?

Dynamic Advertising: How do I put it in an ebook? I'd like to 1) put advertising that is a) dynamic (and changeable from a script on my site) and b) CPM (paid per exposure, rather than per action) into 2) an ebook, either pdf or exe. Any suggestions on the best way to do this? Thanks!
posted by darth_tedious on Feb 4, 2009 - 6 answers

Graphic design jobs that aren't in advertising?

How can I be a successful designer without working in advertising? [more inside]
posted by emily37 on Jan 26, 2009 - 12 answers

Any courses on internet marketing in San Diego?

I am looking for some good basic classes/courses in or near San Diego, California on interactive/internet marketing (metrics, e-commerce, channels, website usability, SEO, etc.). Can anyone recommend anything that ends before August '09?
posted by carofowler on Jan 26, 2009 - 2 answers

Who gets arrested when our "urban outdoorsman" sign holders break the law?

What are the legalities of utilizing a homeless person/vagrant/urban outdoorsman for marketing purposes? I've read up on "Bumvertising", but other than some negative feedback from homeless persons advocates (wikipedia) what happens when one of these "employees" happens to do something illegal? [more inside]
posted by whiskey point on Jan 23, 2009 - 6 answers

Marmite? Gitarope?

PossiblyBeenGoneTooLongFilter: What's up with all the videos of Americans trying Marmite on YouTube? [more inside]
posted by Grrlscout on Jan 20, 2009 - 8 answers

Down's syndrom : do they know what money is ?

Down's syndrom : do they know what money is ? [more inside]
posted by Baud on Jan 17, 2009 - 18 answers

UK advertising blog recommendations.

Can anyone recommend any decent advertising blogs, preferably with a UK slant. [more inside]
posted by daveyt on Jan 13, 2009 - 2 answers

I want you to beg me to take your money.

I walk into your store with a suit and a desire to sell you online ad space. What can I do to guarantee myself success? I want to give you the feeling that if you don't buy now, you'll never get the chance again. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 12, 2009 - 30 answers

I don't know why, but I really want to see this ad again

Can you help me find a specific Wendy's commercial? (Not the banned one, and certainly not the "where's the beef" one.) [more inside]
posted by dreamphone on Jan 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Brazil Social Media 2009

I am looking for examples for how businesses IN BRAZIL use social media to sell products and services. I am especially interested in how businesses are using Orkut, Twitter and other social networking websites to accomplish this. Thank you. I sincerely appreciate your help.
posted by quiverandquill on Jan 7, 2009 - 2 answers

Adwords and SEO tips?

What do I need to know to start and run my company's Adwords and SEO campaigns? [more inside]
posted by AceRock on Dec 27, 2008 - 1 answer

Ad design inspiration, please

Suggestions for website galleries of Advertising Design (print and/or web) ala CSS Drive and similar sites. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Dec 12, 2008 - 2 answers

Young creative trying to break into advertising, wondering how to get by in Chicago!

How can a young creative break into the world of advertising? What does it take to live in Chicago and go to Chicago Portfolio School? [more inside]
posted by designbyme on Dec 7, 2008 - 12 answers

Help me find a print version of a famous ad

Where can I find a high DPI print-quality version of this famous offensive coffee ad? [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Nov 29, 2008 - 10 answers

Ideas for effective brainstorming session?

Help me come up with some fun brainstorming exercises and tools for my company's new software product messaging! [more inside]
posted by Elminster24 on Nov 12, 2008 - 5 answers

Top 5 tips for a Google Adwords newbie?

I'm going to start offer my services in iPhone and Ruby on Rails development via online ads, and have pretty much decided on the Google AdWords program. Thought I'd ask the hive mind to come back to me with a few helpful tips.
posted by avocade on Nov 6, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me name my marketing consulting business!

Help me name my marketing consulting business! [more inside]
posted by mireille on Oct 28, 2008 - 14 answers

Is Citysearch effective?

Should I pay to advertise on Citysearch? [more inside]
posted by vito90 on Oct 19, 2008 - 4 answers

Can a website generate $1.7billion per year via advertising?

Maximum online ad revenue? -newspapers can not sell an infinite amount of ads in their print newspaper because of a realistic maximum page count and circulation. are websites beholden to any such caveats? [more inside]
posted by Paleoindian on Oct 19, 2008 - 12 answers

Call 1-900-Help-Me!

Please help me find video online of your typical cheesy late night phone-sex ads or sexy chat line ads. Not looking for parodies, I'd love to find the real thing, and am coming up empty. [more inside]
posted by BillBishop on Oct 14, 2008 - 5 answers

But... how new is it? And IS it truly "improved"?

Contemporary reading on ethics in marketing? [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Oct 7, 2008 - 4 answers

I need information & insight about being a strategic planner at a digital agency.

Advertising folks: So, you’re a strategic planner! Or, you work at a digital agency! I’d like to get some thoughts and advice from you. I’m not extraordinarily unhappy in my current job. But I’ve been offered the chance to jump to a potentially fantastic new job (as a planner at a digital agency), that I happen to know very little about. So, I’m hoping some of you can answer some questions that will help make this decision easier. [more inside]
posted by Kololo on Oct 1, 2008 - 4 answers

What price should I sell text links from my website?

What price should I sell text links from my website? [more inside]
posted by jrholt on Sep 25, 2008 - 2 answers

Side effect may include braintooth

I have noticed that TV ads for prescription drugs that feature actors directly addressing you always (?) have the voice track lip-synched. The audio is obviously different from what would have been recorded originally, and this seems to be consistent. Why is this? A friend suggested this somehow avoids some FDA regulation about endorsing drugs. This is in the USA.
posted by adamrice on Sep 18, 2008 - 9 answers

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