Kei Serrano takes a look at advertising to millennials and what we can all learn from Amy Odell.
Can you remember the magical era of New Zealand advertising in the 70s and 80s? Mike Isle takes a look back to a time when advertising agencies like Colenso, MacHarman Ayer, and Saatchi and Saatchi ruled the roost.
Few advertising agencies are instantly recognisable by name outside of advertising circles. One that is, is Saatchi & Saatchi.
Starting an advertising agency is difficult even in the best of times. Starting one in the worst of times—the Great Depression of the 1930s—defies belief. Yet in Leo Burnett’s case, that is exactly what it took—belief, and a lot of it.
For most creatives there is always something else out there. Something for which their “gift” could be more usefully employed than simply selling—say—KFC. The holy grail for copywriters is writing a highly successful novel. There’s a legend of Australian advertising who achieved this and so much more.