Over the last two years, the world has been reinvented yet again. The proliferation of devices and the advances in the interfaces that run on them have raced forward like an avalanche. Nielsen is predicting that 50 percent of the U.S. market will have smartphones by the end of 2011. Apple introduced the iPad and has since sold more than 15 million of them.
I didn't think it was possible that we could find an infomercial more ridiculous, offensive and as wrong as the one Adam found for Sheet energy strips—until we found this one.
Good taste be damned! Let's drive these bad jokes into the ground until everyone groans. (sorry, I couldn't resist)
I'm proud that Traction has been honored to work with some of the world's greatest brands and that publications like iMedia Connection and BtoB Magazine have recognized us as one of the top advertising agencies in the U.S. But what I'm most proud of is that in the last ten years, less than ten employees have ever chosen to leave our agency.
We do a lot of silly things at Traction and we are proud of almost every single one of them. Our semiannual BBQ competition is just an example of the ridiculous activities that we take just a little too much pride in.
Google keeps the promise of space exploration alive through a new educational venture, the Youtube Space Lab.
Please Louise, pull me a bottle of True Blood...
Recently our receptionist, Kasey found this picture of Traction's main office from 50-60 years ago. It was just a little reminder to us that time marches forward with or without you.
Things change, but things stay the same.
We've had a number of posts on our blog recently about subjects ranging from the suggestive to the profane lately. How do you toe that line without crossing it? Can your brand talk like real people? If you drop an f-bomb, will the world explode?
Weight Watchers doesn't think so.
LinkedIn has recently added Status Updates to Company profile pages. For brands mulling how to improve their social media strategy on the LinkedIn platform, this little feature is a big deal.