Browsing: Simon Pound

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 2 August
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Carin Hercock swaps APN for Nielsen, the Red Bulletin takes a new approach, Sim Ahmed and Simon Pound join start-up Vend HQ, Damien Shatford signs with the Sweet Shop, Republik gets some Aussie biz, Big Mobile gets bigger, Rose Matafeo changes channels, Stefan Korn takes Creative HQ reins and APN Outdoor heads to Broadway.

News
At the marcomms altar we bow down and give thanks to…
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…new PR accounts, the success of an ex-Telecom employee, an attempt to inspire some enthusiasm for the local body elections, New Zealand’s biggest free concert, digital braaaaiiinnnnns, the dynamic international retail market, MTV keepin’ on truckin’ (kind of), the country’s most popular tech websites and videos of tiny humans.

Opinion
Walk, canter, Cindy Gallop
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In this edition of Wammo Pound and Mash, Mr Pound chats about the work of Cindy Gallop, advertising genius turned charitable mistress, on www.makelovenotporn.com and www.ifwerantheworld.com.

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Thems were the days
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On this week’s Ad Show we have a 50 Years of TV Advertising Long Lunch special. Shot at Clooney restaurant, the nostalgia-fest included industry legends Mike Hutcheson, one of the founders of Colenso, who has a 40-year sweep of the industry, Neil Livingstone of 99, who’s spent more …

Opinion
Experiential as anything
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In this week’s instalment of Wammo Pound and Mash, come with us on a spiritual journey as we delve into the murky yet increasingly popular realm of experiential advertising.

Opinion
Heineken trickery! Ridley Scott! Google pace! Print ads!
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The second dose of ‘linkspiration’ we call Wammo, Pound and Mash is upon us once more. So feast your eyes and ears on the Adshow’s Simon Pound as he gives his weekly multi-media run down of the weird, wonderful, glorious and creative world of advertising to Kiwi FM’s breakfast show host Glenn Williams. 

Opinion
Hark! It’s Wammo, Pound and Mash
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Every week, Kiwi FM’s breakfast show host Glenn ‘Wammo’ Williams checks in with The Adshow’s reporter/researcher Simon Pound via Skype to find out about the ads, issues, trends and humans (both local and international) that have recently been tickling his various advertising fancies. The pair already mix radio, video and the interweb, and now we’ve got some good old fashioned words to complete the multi-media circle. So StopPress readers, meet the weekly adstravaganza we like to call The Wammo, Pound and Mash Ad Roundup. This week, the burgeoning realm of branded content.

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Ad-free TVNZ7 to screen new show about ads
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Annoyed by the dearth of commercials on TVNZ7? Well, be annoyed no more ad lovers, because Top Shelf, the production company behind Media 7, is remedying the shortage by making a show that focuses on the advertising industry.

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New fish in The Pond
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Simon PoundHadleigh Averill

How is creative consultant agency The Pond gonna surf the social media wave? By launching a specialised social networking creative team for companies wishing to get profile in those hard-to-reach digital places.

Enter Simon Pound and Hadleigh Averill. Pound is a writer, director and self-confessed troublemaker …