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Intricately Crafted Paper Advertising Briefs Inspired By South African Job Bags - PSFK

Intricately Crafted Paper Advertising Briefs Inspired By South African Job Bags - PSFK | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
TBWA design team revamps the client brief process
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Tinder-Like App Helps Clients Find and Fall in Love With New Agencies

Tinder-Like App Helps Clients Find and Fall in Love With New Agencies | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Relationship with your agency on the rocks? Looking for love with a new one? Just want to check out the playing field? A just-released app is like Tinder for clients seeking a connection with some of the best agencies in Amsterdam. It's called Pitcher.
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What a Twitter algorithm could mean for brands, publishers - Digiday

What a Twitter algorithm could mean for brands, publishers - Digiday | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Twitter is looking to introduce an algorithm in 2015, a change that could drastically affect the platform for both advertisers and users.
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43.5 Socks Removed from Dog's Stomach During Surgery

43.5 Socks Removed from Dog's Stomach During Surgery | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The dog came in only second in a contest for the strangest objects eaten by pets
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The 'God' Of Oil Trading Warns America's Shale Boom Will Fizzle And That Oil Prices Will Hit $150

The 'God' Of Oil Trading Warns America's Shale Boom Will Fizzle And That Oil Prices Will Hit $150 | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
One of the most successful oil traders alive thinks America's shale renaissance will prove to be a dud and that crude prices will hit $150 within five years.
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Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records

Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The crackle of a vinyl revival has been getting louder this year as dropping the needle on a record becomes ever more in vogue. But what has been championed as a victory for music purists is putting a strain on a creaking industry.
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Artist Ivan Orama Explains His Kanye West McDonald Street Art

Artist Ivan Orama Explains His Kanye West McDonald Street Art | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
An interview with the street artist pasting Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, and Michael Jackson images in the style of McDonald's workers.
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[Infographic] The Mobile Marketer’s Guide to Back-to-School Shopping

[Infographic] The Mobile Marketer’s Guide to Back-to-School Shopping | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
With the end of the summer many kids are back in school. Let MobileFOMO provide information about mobile shopping.
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For many brands, social media 'conversations' are only whispers

For many brands, social media 'conversations' are only whispers | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Without much notice, evidence is accumulating to dispel the idea that brands' comments and other content can organically generate conversations by engaging customers or would-be customers.
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When Does Uber Become Cheaper Than Owning A Car? | TechCrunch

When Does Uber Become Cheaper Than Owning A Car? | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Thanks to the proliferation of local transportation services like Uber, we’re entering a world in which people have less reason to drive everywhere they..
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How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling

How to Be an Educated Consumer of Infographics: David Byrne on the Art-Science of Visual Storytelling | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Cultivating the ability to experience the “geeky rapture” of metaphorical thinking and pattern recognition.

As an appreciator of the
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How Once-Cool Urban Outfitters Lost Its Mojo

How Once-Cool Urban Outfitters Lost Its Mojo | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The namesake brand of Urban Outfitters continues to struggle, based on results that the Philadelphia-based specialty retailer released last week. Following a 5.2 percent tumble in Q1, Urban Outfitters’ sales fell another 2.4 percent for Q2.
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House Hunting Season: 6 Key Trends That Search Reveals – Think with Google

House Hunting Season: 6 Key Trends That Search Reveals – Think with Google | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Summer is peak season for home buying. This means businesses—from realtors to retailers—must be relevant and useful by understanding modern home buyers. What are they looking for? How do they find it? As real estate searching hit a high this year, we took a look at Google and YouTube data to see what we could unlock.
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Illinois State launches Social Media Analytics Command Center - Illinois State University Stories

Illinois State launches Social Media Analytics Command Center - Illinois State University Stories | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The buzzword that really matters in social media is analytics. That’s one of the reasons the School of Communication just opened the doors on its new Social Media Analytics Command Center in Fell Hall.
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The Guardian and WSJ's different spins on membership - Digiday

The Guardian and WSJ's different spins on membership - Digiday | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
The Guardian and Wall Street Journal both have new membership programs -- but they're taking vastly different approaches.
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Why Esurance Quickly Took Down This Billboard, Even Though It Looks Fine

Why Esurance Quickly Took Down This Billboard, Even Though It Looks Fine | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Esurance learned an fun lesson this week: Always take a few hundred steps back and see how your billboard looks from a distance. The Chicago board above, which carries the seemingly innocuous headline "Cover your home in a click," apparently looked mildly obscene to anyone who spotted it from afar.
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Scarosso Aims To Be The Warby Parker Of Shoes With $11M From NEO, DN Capital | TechCrunch

Scarosso Aims To Be The Warby Parker Of Shoes With $11M From NEO, DN Capital | TechCrunch | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Warby Parker has made a name for itself, first in the US and now globally, as a purveyor of tailor-made glasses. Vertically integration - where a company..
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Ad of the Day: Ikea Hilariously Pitches Its 2015 Catalog as the Coolest Gadget Ever

Ad of the Day: Ikea Hilariously Pitches Its 2015 Catalog as the Coolest Gadget Ever | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Is print really dying? Not according to Ikea, which has good reason to still believe in dead trees. After all, the company prints around 200 million copies of its catalog every year in 27 languages for 38 countries. That's more than twice the number of bibles produced in a given year. But is a print catalog too low-fi for the high-tech age?
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Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
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APPLE STATEMENT ON CELEBRITY HACKING: Our Systems Weren't Breached

APPLE STATEMENT ON CELEBRITY HACKING: Our Systems Weren't Breached | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
"None of the cases we have investigated has resulted from any breach in any of Apple’s systems including iCloud or Find my iPhone."
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Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows

Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Despite claims of an increase in "drugged drivers," Colorado's roads have gotten safer.
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50 Things You Didn't Know About adidas

50 Things You Didn't Know About adidas | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
To celebrate adidas' 65th anniversary, here are 50 things you didn't know about the German brand.
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Clothing Retailer Apologizes For Inadvertent Holocaust-Themed Shirts

Clothing Retailer Apologizes For Inadvertent Holocaust-Themed Shirts | Scott's Linkorama | Scoop.it
Zara has gotten into an online brouhaha today over a striped children’s shirt featuring an emblem that looks a whole lot like a yellow Star of David.
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