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You're hired! Are brands really taking on celebrities as staff?

When you arrived at work this morning, did you notice a pop star sitting at a flat-screen, typing away? Was there a movie idol in the kitchen fixing some coffees? Or a minor royal handing out the mail? If not, I'm afraid your firm is way behind the...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Leaders

Should celebrities be plugging advertisers in interviews?

The old adage asserts, 'Word of mouth is the best advertising'. And there's a lot of truth in that. When a satisfied customer recommends a product or service to a potential customer, a form of potent and cost-free advertising has taken place and it's...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Features

I just wanna be adored...

Heralding from the age of creative recruitment, where leads and sales were championed through the art of face to face meetings, the closing phone calls and the golden age old rolodex of contacts, ok, I’m not that old, to embrace the wonders or...

Posted by: Neale@CP Ricotti
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Leaders

Media will eat itself.

Here's a story so bizarre, so post-modern, that it's hard to believe Chris Morris and Armando Iannucci are not involved. They're not though, because this is something that has actually happened; it involves two major television stations attempting to...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Leaders

Cannes Lions announce diverse Celebrity Speaker line-up

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has released the full content programme which will run from 18-25 June, 2016. Talent from all walks of creativity will take to the stages at the Festival, which includes the specialist events...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Ten Japanese TV ads Hollywood's stars wouldn't want you to see

It would be slightly mean to accuse Hollywood's finest actors of greed - but only slightly. You see, not content with the multi-million dollar fees for the movies in which they appear, they flock to a highly lucrative trade in advertising cameos. And...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Leaders

Gravity Road send celebrities on Milk Tray boot camp

London based creative agency Gravity Road has been appointed by global food and beverage conglomerate Mondelēz International to produce, develop and deliver their creative content strategy for some of its brands in the UK. They've chosen mark this...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Trailblazers: Celebrities that look like mattresses

by Jessica Hazel As any Englishman will tell you, life in London is no bed of roses. Virgin tourists stepping off the plane for the Olympics will soon discover that the streets are not lined with gold but in fact, old smelly mattresses. Second only...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

The EPIC untold story behind Fairytale of New York #BehindTheIdea

Over Christmas last year, Irish independent creative agency The Public House launched their ampaign for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum featuring a choir of NYPD veterans, correcting a musical myth at the heart of The Pogues’ classic Fairytale...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Creative Trends That Will Dominate 2024 #YearInReview

We’ve already looked back at the year that was 2023 and what a year it was. But what kind of magazine would we be if we didn’t also cast our sights on the next 12 months? Of course, there are a few trends you can expect to see pop up...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

The most creative campaigns of 2023 #YearInReview

2023 has been a lot of things. It’s been a year that saw great divisions widen and a year that seemed to almost revel in chaos, but it was also a year in which creativity continued to shine, even as it stood on the precipice of potential...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Social Media Trends of 2023 and 2024 #YearInReview

While much of the online discourse this year has surrounded the rise of AI and its increasing relevance, social media remains the engine that keeps the fires of the internet burning. Of course, AI will shape the future of social media but how and why...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

The future of influencer marketing #YearInReview

Keith Foggan, Founder of social agency System, on what 2024 has in store for us across social media and digital marketing. Although many people think that influencer marketing is a relatively new phenomenon, borne out of the social media boom,...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

Should we be aiming to craft "Big Ideas"?

Crafting ideas is what we do at Grand Central. Lately, I've been contemplating what defines a "big creative idea." After all, every agency aims to craft "big ideas." So, what defines a big idea? It must be multi-channel, possess mass appeal, be...

Posted by: Andy Gregory
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Features

Global creative calendar: November 2023

A commitment to lifelong learning promises many prolific returns. Expanding knowledge allows us to better understand the world and our fellow humans while advancing our skills. In a constantly changing world, innovation enhances professional...

Posted by: The Darnell Works Agency
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Features

Has Creativity Killed Toxic Masculinity? #MentalHealthMonth

There’s been a cultural shift weaving its way into our culture in recent years and, while there are always going to be those pushing against it, for the most part it’s one that’s been rightly welcomed with open arms. The...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

Top 10 Celebrity Brand Ambassadors of the 21st Century #MediaMonth

The symbiotic relationship between celebrities and brands is a time-honoured tradition that’s been going back hundreds of years. Indeed, as far back as the late 19th century, West End stage actress Lillie Langtry made a name for herself as the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

From benches to beds – Ad land’s best unconventional campaign stunts

Marketing is an ever-changing field, with new strategies and tactics emerging all the time, particularly in the lightspeed years following the pandemic. In today's highly competitive business landscape, traditional marketing techniques are no longer...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Legends apparel inspires everyone to find their calling | #BehindTheBrand

Los Angeles based apparel brand Legends, owned by celebrities including Quavo, Baker Mayfield and Matt Barnes, has revealed a new brand positioning and identity that focuses on harnessing the power of sport and culture to inspire everyone to find...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

What to expect from Super Bowl LVII 2023

With the Super Bowl less than a week away, System1, the leading ad effectiveness agency, explores what we can expect from the big event this year in terms of the all-important (and increasingly expensive) ad slots. The Super Bowl is TV...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Marilyn Stafford - A life in Photography

Marilyn Stafford is a pioneering American photographer and photojournalist, who celebrated her 96th birthday last year. Her career got off to an incredible start when she was asked to take stills of Albert Einstein in 1948 - at a time when...

Posted by: We Are Tilt
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Industry

Can Twitter clean up its act in the Elon Musk era?

The deal to acquire Twitter is done. Elon Musk has now completed his $44bn takeover of the social media company. But while many of us have been distracted by the ‘will he, won’t he?’ headlines over recent months, perhaps what we...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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