Feel the Burn

Burger King continues to do some crazy stuff. Take a look at this. https://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/burger-kings-app-lets-fans-in-b...

Finding Your Unique Voice

A recent article by Forbes shared its thoughts on the 2019 trends in content marketing. One of these was the need for authenticity. Does...

A Story to Tell – My Own

Once upon a time, there was an ad guy who started in the business way back before Al Gore "invented" the internet. Back then we had...

Words matter

Content is king. At least that seems to be the prevalent opinion in the world of marketing these days. As a content manager working on...

Egg on my face

This morning started like most – after feeding the dogs, I began the task of feeding myself. My go-to of late usually consists of a fried...

magic bullet?

there is no such thing. you can’t take a pill and wake up the next morning skinny. you can’t download an app and you’re suddenly in...

Finding Emo

It’s not uncommon to find yourself at a crossroad in your career path. Sometimes, you’re trodding along and that path may veer on its...

shadowy subjects

It was just last week that a certain rodent allegedly popped its head up to predict the weather. According to the “experts” they’re...

Hello?

As 2015 gets up to running speed, these are a few of the questions that have been bouncing around my head for the past few weeks. I spent...

Baby, it’s cold outside

This is my first holiday season as an “entrepreneur” (read: salesperson, i.e. “independent contractor”), which means this is the first...

the curse of the blinking cursor

Despite utilizing mind melding techniques, the blinking cursor on this page doesn’t do anything but keep the beat of some imaginary...

on deaf ears

T minus 8 days and counting before the onslaught of political ads finally cease and desist. Personally, I wish they didn’t exist at all....

Rising Tides

Having spent a few months now on the “other side of the fence” (at least from an agency POV), I am experiencing some of the same...

location vs. vocation

We all know that for years it has not been a favorable job market. For every open position, there are usually hundreds – if not thousands...

rant control

In the past couple of days, there has been lots of talk about certain people ranting in the heat of the moment. While I am in no way in...

snowy days and thursdays

Karen Carpenter was singing Christmas songs to me the other night at dinner. Despite only being the 2nd day in December, the holiday...

out of thin air

There are times that I’m proud to be part of the advertising industry. Especially when I see out-of-the-box thinking that actually does...

reinvention is just so…hard

Ask any ad agency and you’ll find that creating their own website is so much harder than building ones for their clients. Sure, part of...

when all else fails…jump!

Am I where I imagined I would be at this age? Did I ever really give much thought to that question in the first place? What is becoming...