Tumblr site for Douglas Johnston, marketing professional living in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Avid Sherlockian, DIYPlanner.com founder, outdoor enthusiast, and longbow archer.

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    First 100 Years of Camera Advertising →

    For those who love advertising and the history of photography, this is for you.

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    Does chewing gum make you seem more approachable? Great social experiment.

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Happy birthday, David Ogilvy! Celebrate with the original Mad Man’s timeless principles of creative management

One of my advertising heroes….

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    Happy birthday, David Ogilvy! Celebrate with the original Mad Man’s timeless principles of creative management

    One of my advertising heroes….

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Comedian Bill Hicks's spectacular letter to a complaining priest, shortly before his death, on censorship and what freedom of speech really means

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    Comedian Bill Hicks's spectacular letter to a complaining priest, shortly before his death, on censorship and what freedom of speech really means

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    "Productivity war" begins. Advantage: consumer. →

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    Wrong! Deconstructing 5 Famous History Stories →

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    Can football (and Samsung) save the Earth? →

    Keep your tongue firmly in cheek to watch this CGI-laden sci-fi extravaganza piggybacking on the World Cup. 

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    Can Apple's marketing make it cool again? →

    Builds its own internal agency to 1000 in an effort to do what outside marketing agencies can’t.

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    We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise →

    Beautiful renditions of NASA’s planned faster-than-light starship called Enterprise. (As soon as they figure out how to build one.) Great PR move that can rally geeks and scientists … And perhaps get funding.

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    12 hidden tricks advertisers use to sell you stuff →