Does this make you think of the Ad Industry?

It’s so true about TV news stories. They are formulaic, highly scripted and structured and easily predictable. The same formula applies to the majority of advertisements we see today. There are, of course, variations. The ‘funny ad‘. The ‘sad ad‘. The ‘dramatic ad‘. The ‘sell you stuff ad‘. And, my personal favorite, the ‘I want … Continue reading

Recession? I ain’t afraid of no recession.

By all accounts national GDP growth in the US is expected to be the lowest it has been since 2002. Current predictions have the growth to come in around 2%. In 2002 the economy was emerging from a recession and the sluggish 1.6% growth rate was a welcome sign of good things to come. Five … Continue reading

AdAge Power 150 Rankings

So we submitted AdJoke to the AdAge Power 150 Blog rankings. I am excited about our score of 13/15 from Todd’s score. That is where the man in charge ranks our blog based on content, recent posts and relevancy. Only 28 blogs out of 500 scored higher than us in this category. I am not … Continue reading