Art & Copy Trailer [Video]

Filed under: Chirps 1

Not sure how I missed Art & Copy when it was released in late 2009. The film is a documentary about the creative individuals behind some of the most influential advertising campaigns in history. Judging from the reviews on Amazon, it’s well worth a look. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time — people who’ve profoundly impacted our culture, yet are virtually unknown… Read more

The Shady Side of Design Blog Monetisation

Filed under: Branding, Logo Design, Opinion 16

Every now and then I like to throw an opinion out there on Facebook or Twitter, and gauge the reaction from my followers. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they disagree, but it always helps me to achieve some perspective on a particular issue. A few weeks ago, I sent out this Facebook post: While I admit the post was a tad melodramatic, I stand by it. In my opinion, Google AdSense has no place on a design blog. It’s spammy, kills… Read more

HOW TO: Use Facebook Advertising to Get More Clients

Filed under: Social Media 16

If you would like to know how we secured more clients for our business using Facebook advertising – read on. Having become a little bit disgruntled with the rising cost of Google Adwords, I recently ran a 2 week micro-test of Facebook advertising. The rules were simple: 2 weeks, budget of $4 per day – see how many client we could secure. The results were outstanding. Three new clients in 2 weeks – all due to Facebook advertising, at the… Read more

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