An industry that was once famously described as 'a dog that barks at every passing car', must yet again face some inconvenient truths
We have beaten new paths these past few weeks and many will serve us well in the future.
Do you let your strategic disquiet temper your respect for the creative ambition?
We have to address advertising 's image problem and restore trust.
We must remember that truth is our strategic sword and maybe even our creative answer.
A great example of standing out in a world of lookalike communications.
It's better for brands to be infamous than completely forgotten.
The people at Ehrenberg-Bass has provided a powerful argument for channelling our resources back to the imaginative end.
It may be no bad thing for our industry if the big-budget Christmas ad is no longer with us.
The most precious commodity that advertisers can shower on their agency and their ideas isn't money.
Next month will bring the latest roll call of advertising industry legends, when the IPA Effectiveness Awards winners for 2018 are declared.
Don't over-complicate your creative vision by taking on board too many suggestions from consumers, clients and colleagues. Keep the idea simple and give it space to flourish.
This case study is about a simple insight that has transformed not only how a brand is seen by its audience, but how it sees itself.
We owe it to our ideas, to ourselves and even to the gods of business efficiency that we cultivate and nourish a more productive brand of feedback, writes MullenLowe's executive partner.
It may hail from the past but there's one particular soundbite that resonates in today's marketing landscape, says the MullenLowe London executive partner.
The new Cadbury spot isn't pitch perfect, but it establishes a platform that can run and run, writes one of the brains behind the brand's most acclaimed campaign.
We can learn so much about the power of good ideas by looking back, says the executive partner of MullenLowe London.
Don't let data destroy advertising's ability to let the shots fly from downtown, says the MullenLowe London executive partner.
A move away from its organic heritage could have a negative effect on the Green & Black's brand, according to the 101 London founding partner.
If it's just better execution brand owners want, it might be wiser to focus on that. By the founding partner of 101.