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Post-game Ad Roundup

The first topic in our weekly all-staff meeting this morning was, of course, Super Bowl ads! When asked for favorites, responses included “Melissa McCarthy!” “Honda!” “Audi!” and “Justin Timberlake!” (my fav for life). So, let’s get right down to business … Read more


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Spoiler Alert: Pregame Ads

The Super Bowl isn’t just football’s biggest night, it’s also TV advertising’s. People gather for the game year after year, regardless of who’s playing, to ooh and ahh over the entertainment and commercials. (If it were up to me, the … Read more


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Two Thumbs Up for Emojis

The other day, someone sent me a detailed text about when and where to meet for pizza…primarily using emojis. I use emojis ALL the time and so do most of the people I communicate with – parents, grandparents, kids, and … Read more


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Marketing Trends to Know in 2017

2016 was a big year for digital, social, and mobile marketing, but 2017 is said to be even bigger. With 2016 on the way out and a fresh-faced 2017 on the way in, marketing trend predictions say we’ve got a … Read more


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Way to Give Back this Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, we hear a lot about giving back. In some cases, it’s thanks to family tradition. In others, perhaps just the warm fuzzies that come along with the holiday spirit. Or, perhaps the realization of how … Read more


Facebook page or Facebook Page?

In the past month, I’ve come across two separate businesses with Facebook pages…which is normally great, but these guys are doing it all wrong. They have standard profiles; in other words, you have to add them as a friend in … Read more


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“Chance Favors the Prepared Mind”

Among my ad mentors is Luke Sullivan’s book, Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This, a rite of passage for anyone entering the ad field. I keep a copy at my desk and often find myself paging through, pulling out seemingly new tidbits … Read more


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Info, Graphic-Style

The other day, I was Googling “when to take vitamins” (just bear with my nerdiness here for a min.), when Google politely suggested “when to take vitamins infographic”. Of course I clicked on it! “There’s an infographic for everything!” I … Read more


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Brainstorming!

Brainstorm: an ancient word, which means, “to storm the brain”……….or something like that. Brainstorming done right can be a very useful tool for ideation. Whether you’re ‘storming alone or with a group, here are a few tips for your next … Read more


AFFIRM Adds Vang as Assistant Account Executive

(Pewaukee, Wis…September 12, 2016) AFFIRM (www.affirmagency.com), an award-winning full-service marketing firm in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, has hired Dena Vang as Assistant Account Executive. A May 2016 graduate of Marquette University with a degree in public relations and communications studies, Dena was … Read more


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