Innovative Advertising and Marketing Firms

The March 2009 issue of Fast Company magazine features “innovative companies”. The issues contains list upon list of companies in various categories, but we only care about those in marketing and advertising, right? Here’s their lists of “the most innovative companies in Advertising and Marketing”: 1. Crispin Porter + Bogusky – “made Burger King cool”2.… Continue reading Innovative Advertising and Marketing Firms

Who’s Watching Who – 2008 Recap

Here are the top companies that read Adomatica in 2008 (based on my web-logs): 1 WPP Group2 GSD&M3 SpringBox4 Dell5 Core Nap6 National Instruments7 Read Poland8 UT – Austin9 SXSW10 Ogilvy & Mather11 Aquantive12 Clay Finlay13 CSC14 Sympatico15 The Neiman Group16 Mcgarrah Jessee17 Mccann-Erickson18 BBDO19 Omnicom Group20 Crispin Porter & Bogusky21 Digitas22 Group M23 Leo… Continue reading Who’s Watching Who – 2008 Recap

Nike Gives Crispin the Sneaker err Boot

AdAge is reporting that after a 13 month relationship, Nike and Crispin are splitsville. “Just more than a year after widening its roster to include hotshop Crispin Porter & Bogusky, Nike is shifting its running-shoe and Nike-Plus businesses back to lead agency Wieden & Kennedy, a spokesman for the marketer said.” Full AdAge Article Condolences… Continue reading Nike Gives Crispin the Sneaker err Boot

GSD&M Gets Summer School

Adweek recently published its annual report card of US ad agencies and Austin-based GSD&M looks like it might need to use the summer to get itself back in shape: Catagory – GradeNUMBERS – F CREATIVE – BMANAGEMENT – D Overall – D+ Here’s how some other frequent Adomatica readers faired: BBDO: B+CAMPBELL MITHUN: D CRISPIN… Continue reading GSD&M Gets Summer School

Who’s Watching Who #26

Here’s a Who’s-Who of folks that have contacted us and/or checked-out the blog and/or called to praise/complain, and/or any combination thereof over the past week: American Airlines – – Austin, TXMicrosoft – Yes, they read Adomatica too!Powered – Marketing Services – Austin, TX Veteran Visitors who came back for more (and more and more):BBDO… Continue reading Who’s Watching Who #26