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Goodwill Advertising

Goodwill Advertising

Earlier this week I tweeted "Is it just me, or are twitter ads getting better?"  I said this because (not once but) twice that day I clicked on a Twitter ad ... and liked it!  This never happens, so I was pleasantly surprised.  One ad was for HipChat and the other was, of course, for the iWatch.  As is often the case, this got me thinking.

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Who Won Best 2015 Super Bowl Commercial

Who Won Best 2015 Super Bowl Commercial

There was a time when a good advertisement was measured by how much it increased profit.  Actually, that may not be true; it's probably too utopian.  Perhaps there have always been false indicators of the successfulness of an ad campaign.  In the year 2015, that indicator is (you guess it) social media.  And with the biggest and most coveted commercial spots just behind us, let's take a look at how some of the most successful advertisement fared.  Perhaps we will be able to glean something from these ad giants.  (Please read the sarcasm with which that was typed.)

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Where to Take Your Company Photo

It's almost Thanksgiving which means all anyone is thinking about is Christmas.  (Poor old Thanksgiving.)  Christmas, of course, means Christmas cards, which means photography, which means proper scenery, which means location scouting.  It can be pretty tough.  The style of your pictures will drastically alter where you take your pictures.  The challenge is that you often don't know what kind of picture you really want until you see them.  What is the solution to this age-old dilemma?  Got me.  But, what I suggest is this: take your pictures in Downtown Albany, GA.  In downtown Albany you have a plethora of different picture perfect sceneries all within walking distance.  Don't believe me?  I'll prove it!

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