We’ve all been in at a meeting or conference where words or phrases start getting thrown around that don’t seem to mean anything, but yet somehow manage to sound smart (most of the time). Here at the Ad Council, because we work with such a wide variety of organizations and industries, we hear advertising / marketing / social media buzzwords constantly. Some of them we start using ourselves, and some of them we say “wait….seriously?!” and laugh about it later.Read More
All your base are belong to us. YTMND. LOLcats. You won’t find any of these phrases in the Oxford Dictionary but they’ve all had their moment of cultural import in […]Read More
This time on the Call to Action Project I decided to take on actions for these campaigns in celebration of summer fun: Food Safety, Fire Adapted Communities, Buzzed Driving Prevention, […]Read More
I just started working at the Ad Council and I’m thrilled to be here. Working within the Interactive Services department affords me a lot of opportunities to well, interact with […]Read More
The Ad Council is all about spreading awareness of the most pressing issues. One of these issues we choose to highlight is childhood obesity. Since nearly 1 in 3 children […]Read More
Find out how the Ad Council is working to spread the word about road safety. Let’s take a look at some of my favorite On the Road video PSAs.Read More
Hi all, your resident last minute gift-giving guide here. We all know Mother’s Day is around the corner and if you, like me, are looking for that perfect, meaningful gift, […]Read More
Since 1942 the Ad Council has been inspiring change and improving lives. This would not be possible without the efforts of a tireless staff.
That’s why we thought it would be a good idea to pull the curtain back and take you Inside the Ad Council! Armed with iPhones and Flip Cams we plan to make Inside the Ad Council an ongoing video series highlighting staff across each department. We hope you find our silly little videos fun and informative.Read More
Facebook’s recent acquisition of Instagram has been the talk of the town in the past week. The fun and quirky little app and social network has been gaining serious momentum, yet there are still a lot of folks that aren’t familiar with it. So what makes it so different than other image sharing networks? There’s definitely something resonating with users to warrant a $1 billion price tag!
Early adopting brands are already using Instagram in a variety of ways. The question is, should your nonprofit or organization jump on the bandwagon? Now that the goliath Facebook is in Instagram’s corner, it looks like it could be here to stay.Read More
Apparently, I’m not the only one more than a little excited about the return of Mad Men on Sunday. Out this week, Newsweek created a whole retro-modern issue inspired by […]Read More