What credentials does someone need to start up an advertising agency?
I remember seeing a really cool Photoshop project a while ago that took pictures of street scenes, removed all the text from the image, then created a second image consisting only of the removed text, with font and placement preserved. Who did it and where can I find it?
Why do I see ads for U.S. companies on British sites (like guardian.co.uk)?
My wife recently took her home-based and internet-based candle/incense/etc business into the bricks-and-mortar stage. We have a good idea on what to do for internet advertising, but need suggestions for effective local business promotion. [more inside]
Medical Journal Advertising: need recommendations on firms or independant designers to create our advertisment. [more inside]
My girlfriend would like to have a copy of Keira Knightley's new Chanel Mademoiselle advert. Where can we find a poster? The usual poster sites don't seem to have it (yet?). Europe preferred, but North America is ok too.
How the fuck do they make those DirectTV ads? [more inside]
Does anyone have any suggestions/ideas on how to get my patent pending invention known to the public besides my website? This invention is for home improvement/decorating, no other product is available to the public that even comes close to what I have and it resolves a problem that all most every home uses for a window treatment. I am "financially challenged" so money is a huge issue. I welcome all replies!
Help me come up with a snappy way to refer to a drummer besides as a "seasoned skin-pounder." [more inside]
Where, other than on the BlogAds network, can I run an online banner campaign for a less than $5 CPM? I'm talking about large/established sites, networks, and portals. Also, I'm not looking for CPC, CPA, or any kind of text advertising. This question is about cheap CPM banner advertising.
[AdvertisingFilter] I am looking for the most effective way to advertise for a massage therapist living in the DFW area. [more inside]
I am looking for free or very low cost online or print advertising opportunities in Rhode Island for my home-based Noah's Ark Workshop birthday party / group workshop business. I could also use some creative (and free!) promotional ideas to get the word out.
Marketing vs. Sales vs. advertising vs. PR -- help me find a great illustration that breaks down the difference between mktg sales PR etc. by showing different perspectives of a guy saying he's a good lover (advertising) or women describing the guy as a good lover (PR)... it was featured in DIgg or Lifehacker or boingboing a while back but I can't find it!
I've got some friends who have recently started a porn store, but they need a way to advertise. [more inside]
What's the cultural history behind car dealerships in the US flying massive flags? [more inside]
How Many People Will Watch Tomorrow's Champions League Final (Worldwide est.)? Just wondering how it compares with the Super Bowl.
What does "Direct" in Google Analytics mean? [more inside]
So Energizer or Duracell? Or some other brand? I'm confused. Apparently they are both 5 times more powerful than the other. I'm looking for the best value-for-money AA battery on the market (i.e. battery hours per dollar). I understand it depends to some extent on the device. Let's say two devices - the TV remote control - and a digital camerra. Anyone have a link to the definitive report? [more inside]
Is there academic research that claims that viewing of advertising material a ritual of genderization? [more inside]
What are some examples of small or mid-sized brands that succeeded in significantly increasing awareness of their brand through viral advertising?
How much should I charge for my freelance design services? Have to give a quote by tomorrow, and I don't know how to determine what my time/my skills/the job/etc. is worth in order to quote them fairly. [more inside]
Designer/Flash developer salaries in Austin, Tx? I need help to *not* lowball myself when looking for a new job! [more inside]
What's the best way to implement non-Adsense advertising on my website? [more inside]
I'm trying to win a free iPhone from an annoying website. Is this possible? What precautions should I take. [more inside]
Newbie SEM question: .I want to launch a search campaign on google, yahoo, ask, msn, and aol. Since Google & AOL work together, do I only launch one campaign--on Google, or can I run separate campaigns on Google and AOL? Same question for MSN, Ask, etc. Also, aside from Gather.com, can you recommend other PPC site? Thank you! (any recommendations much appreciated)
PresentationFilter: One pitch. Two concepts. A great one and a good one. Which one do we lead with? [more inside]
I’d like to see examples of really creative Flash-based advertising or marketing. [more inside]
How do I output random blocks of text in a JSP include? I am not in any way a java/jsp programmer. [more inside]
Moral dilemma. Can I patronize a business I'm 99.9% sure is lying/cheating, when it's the only business that fits what I need? [more inside]
Creative type recruiters/job counselors in Chicago? [more inside]
How do I advertise my open job positions within the Native American community? [more inside]
This is kinda (really) obscure, but what the hell. Does anyone know where they got the collar that is being worn here? [more inside]
I'm looking for recommendations for firms or individuals located in or near Vancouver Canada that can help where I work refine current recruitment advertising strategy. [more inside]
Can anyone help me find some advertising oriented media literacy videos? [more inside]
Is the price you pay for Google Sponsored links determined by simple supply-and-demand or is it determined by the the service/product being offered?
Do you remember those "It's the Cheese" billboards from the late 90s? They attributed various qualities of California to its cheese? Well I'm trying to find an image of one specific one, or at least remember exactly what it said. I know the term "excellent body" was part of the board, and I believe there was an image of two aging male dairy farmers. Google image and regular searches have not prooven helpful.
affiliate marketing program: white label vs. roll-your-own? [more inside]
Is the Wii marketing campaign the first game console campaign to make such a big deal about its Japanese heritage? (In the U.S., anyway.) [more inside]
Question regarding the way TV commercials are aired on local cable systems. [more inside]
Imagine a world with no TV advertising, and no sponsorship with TV shows being view on demand and funded by pay-per-view by the viewer. How much would (or should) a TV show actually cost? [more inside]
I would love some examples of high end print design workflows, especially database driven ones. Store circulars, flyers, etc. The more complete the workflow you can describe, the better. [more inside]
I run AdSense on my blog, and burn my feed with FeedBurner. I would love to advertise within my feed with AdSense for Feeds (AFF) rather than the Feedburner Ad Network but AFF seems to have dropped off the face of the earth. Does it still run, and how can I get into the program?
What is this documentary?: High flying advertising executive tragically becomes a homeless due to mental illness. [more inside]
How advanced are Google Ads, really? I thought we were all frightened of Google mining our GMail accounts to serve targeted ads. But when I check the spam folder of my GMail account, all I get is adverts for recipes ("Ginger Spam Salad - serves 1, refrigerate overnight") using the food product Spam! [more inside]
In Archie comics in the 80's (and maybe still today), there was an ad where you copied a sketch and mailed it in, and a company would tell you if you had what it takes to be a cartoonist. Or something like that. What was the company, and can you help me find the sketches or maybe an ad itself? [more inside]
Why don't corporate ad campaigns "go negative" in the manner of political ad campaigns? [more inside]
What do I put into a media packet for print advertising? [more inside]
Looking for a Bill Bernbach quote on the advertising business that was used in an ad in HOW magazine a few years back. [more inside]
Help me find some good resources on the history of Procter & Gamble's advertising. [more inside]