Category: Quotes

Earn Less to Survive Advertising Slump?

Earn Less to Survive Advertising Slump?

I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. ~ David Ogilvy That’s certainly understandable. However, how many advertising agencies and design firms will actually do that right now? Once upon a …

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New Products need People to Survive

New Products need People to Survive

It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive. ~Nicholas Johnson Not surprising, with consumerism being the norm these days. I used to have a green fan sitting on my desk. I remember my father used to take it apart every fortnight to give it a thorough wipe …

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Marketing is more than just advertising

Marketing is more than just advertising

“If the circus is coming to town and you paint a sign saying “Circus Coming to the Fairground Saturday,” that’s advertising. If you put the sign on the back of an elephant and walk it into town, that’s promotion. If the elephant walks through the mayor’s flower bed, that’s publicity. And if you get the …

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