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.
Browsing: Simon Pound
…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.
The yMedia awards are set to be dished out tonight. And Simon Pound is fighting the good fight on the frontlines.
Wonderful pearls of Wammo, Pound and Mash marcomms wisdom that have been carefully harvested from the oyster of ignorance especially for you.
This week the big news is all about the Cannes International Advertising Festival. So here are a few of the Lion winning campaigns you might not have seen. The big theme this year seems to be finding a way for technology and participation to come together for brand nirvana—and if it’s for a good cause well, gold.
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 …
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.
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.
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 …