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Are Parody Ads the Laziest Form of Advertising? #MarketingMonth

If sarcasm is the lowest form of with then parody surely can’t be fair behind. Parody is a well-tried and tested form of humour used in everything from comedy sketch shows to major motion pictures. It’s an artistic form in and of itself,...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

A Brief History of Diversity in Advertising #DiversityMonth

Adland has not always been known as the bastion of diversity and inclusion it is today… mostly. Indeed, we only have to cast our minds back to the halcyon days of the Mad Men and the regrettable ads that now seem as outdated as blackface and...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

The importance of representation in advertising #DiversityMonth

The broader societal call for diversity and inclusion is an echo that’s been resounding across adland for a while now and, given the way advertising has always acted as society’s mirror, it’s a call that can no longer be ignored if...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

6 Great Hollywood Directors Who Started in Advertising #MediaMonth

When we think of Hollywood directors, we often envision them immersed in the world of film from the get-go. Directors like Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan appear to have been born to entertain us with epic movies that push the boundaries of...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Dream Hacking: The Dystopian Future of Advertising? #FutureMonth

In a world where our homes are filled with smart devices that listen to our every word and our phones have essentially become extensions of ourselves, sleep has been one of the last sanctuaries free from the clutches of advertisers. However, this...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

A Brief History of AI in Advertising #HistoryMonth

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an integral part of our daily lives and it’s happened in a surprisingly slow and incestuous way. While many of us might have only become aware of its influence in recent months, the groundwork has been...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

The Coronation of King Charles III in Advertising #Top10

Regardless of your opinions on the British Monarchy, it’s undeniable that the coronation of King Charles III was something of a historic event and something that deserved chronicling and (of course) parodying. With that in mind, I’ve...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

How to Get a Job in Advertising

There is a lot of competition in the advertising industry. If you want to make a living as a marketing professional, whether as a graphic designer, copywriter, creative director, or something else entirely, you'll need a lot of practice, natural...

Posted by: Creativepool Partner
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow iconoclastic director and advertising legend Thierry Albert

Thierry Albert is a French Director and Creative Director based in Amsterdam who writes and directs music promos, advertising campaigns and documentaries for the likes of The Pet Shop Boys, Dazed, Instagram, Duke Dumont, Format B and Uber. A fan of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Who do 'non-advertising folk' think won the REAL Super Bowl?

On Sunday, Super Bowl LVII glued 200 million eyeballs to screens all around the world as the Chiefs clipped the wings of the Eagles in Phoenix. It was one of those rare moments in time where people from every corner of the world tune in to a sports...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow the Ted Lasso of sports advertising - Josh Green

Josh Green is the Boston-born, London-based Executive Creative Director at sports + culture agency Octagon and sister agency FRUKT. He leads the agency’s creative output across six European offices in London, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Life after Cannes for Audio Advertising | #CannesLions2022

This year at Cannes Lions, we saw a lot of key trends emerge, from the importance of sustainable advertising and steps towards more eco-conscious practices, to our place in the metaverse. But, as expected, audio advertising and the innovation the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Hoarders matter - Why businesses should embrace advertising hoarding

While new forms of advertising are continuously emerging to cater for the technologically advanced consumer, one form of out-of-home (OOH) marketing never goes out of fashion - advertising hoardings. Advertising hoardings are bold, grandiose, and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Legends of Advertising: Mary Wells Lawrence | #HistoryMonth

Last history month, we highlighted Sir Martin Sorrell as our 2021 “legend of advertising.” A divisive figure still operating from the sidelines after stepping down from WPP in 2018, Sorrell is very much the kind of person most people...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Context is queen - The power of contextual advertising

There’s an adage in online media that you’ve probably all heard a thousand times before - “content is king.” But the thing is, content without context is just words and pictures. If content is king then context is...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

Has the disappearance of cookies reignited creative video advertising?

The invention of cookies in 1994 changed the web forever. And with their 'death' in 2023, the fate of the internet hangs in the balance again. The disappearance of cookies has kick-started a new era of innovation in online privacy, and reminded us...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Has Gen Z become too trigger happy for old school advertising?

Does anybody remember actively looking forward to the adverts? I do. We’re talking about the halcyon days of the mid-90’s here, when TV advertisements were proper events that sent shockwaves across the playground. Today, it’s only...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

The big advertising shift towards purpose 

In 2015, audiences on social media platforms hit a critical mass. Brands suddenly needed to find a new way to speak to consumers. It seems unthinkable now that we all create thousands of video formats for single ad campaigns but it was a much simpler...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Blockchain: Solving the media and advertising sector's challenges

There are over 6,500 different cryptocurrencies, all varying in size of market capitalisation, which have different followings and trading volumes. Some of these are meme coins that have a supporting business model flimsier than a house of cards....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Build Your Art Direction Advertising Portfolio From Scratch

Hey all! It's been a while. Anyways, I did a thing! I wrote a book to help aspiring art directors come up with ideas, build their creative portfolio from scratch, and land a job in the advertising industry. You can check out the book on Amazon here!...

Posted by: Kevin Forister

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