Daily Dish: Sandy vs. Ad Industry, Six Questions with Eric Johnson, and Movember Mustache Manifesto

Analyst: Hurricane Sandy to Cost Ad Industry $500 Million

By Rupal Parekh – Ad Age

The storm that hit the Northeast this week — and with it many companies in the media and ad space — has prompted the yanking of ads and a slowdown for many U.S. marketers in a key area of the country. Read more…

Also…

Hurricane Sandy Impacts Online Marketing, Mobile Budgets

By Laurie Sullivan – MediaPost

While some brands continue to increase online budgets, especially mobile, others put campaigns on hold. The storm could create mixed revenue results for search engines Google, Bing and Yahoo when they report Q4 2012 earnings.  Read more…

And this…

Downtown Ad Agencies Set Up ‘Pop-Up’ Shops to Prep for Pitches

By Alexandra Bruell and Rupal Parekh – Ad Age

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The hurricane shut down many things — electricity, subways, schools — but in advertising, pitches may have gotten postponed, but not canceled. For Project, the hotel’s lobby doubles as a conference room. Read more…


5 Surprising Facts About Facebook for Brands

By Giselle Abromovich – Digiday

Facebook analytics provider PageLever has provided Digiday with data to help marketers to make the best of their Facebook marketing. Some of the data is rather surprising, but the implications are simple: Content is king on Facebook. Your content could make or break you.  Read more…


thinkLA Corporate Member: Ignited

Adweek: Six Questions: Eric Johnson

Adweek sits down with thinkLA co-president and Ignited president for a quick chat.


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The Movember Mustache Manifesto

By Sam Laird – Mashable

“Kissing a man without a mustache is like eating an egg without salt,” says a variation of a quote widely attributed to writer Rudyard Kipling. Just what type of mustache fits you best, however, is a tricky science. Click here or on the image to see the full moustache style guide…

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