Here is a book that no creative professional should be without. Written by one of the worlds leading advertising men, it contains over four decades of wisdom and insight from the man who put Nick Kamen into a laundrette for Levi Strauss and gave Audi the immortal Vorsprung durch Technik, amongst many, many other highly successful campaigns for major brands. Hegarty on Advertising represents the 21st centurys answer to David Ogilvys bestselling Confessions of an Advertising Man and provides both John Hegartys advice on the elements of advertising, from pitching to the effects of new technology, and the story of his career from his early days at Saatchi and Saatchi to the global force that Bartle, Bogle, Hegarty is today.
Anyone interested in learning about advertising throughout the world will enjoy reading this book. —Choice What makes a great idea? How do you make the best pitch to a prospective client? What effect will new technology have on advertising? Written by one of the world’s leading advertising creatives, Hegarty on Advertising contains over four decades of wisdom and insight from the man behind hugely effective and influential campaigns for brands such as Levi Strauss, Audi, and Unilever. The book is both an advertising credo and a brilliantly entertaining memoir, divided into two parts. The first offers John Hegarty’s personal insights and advice on the advertising business: Ideas, Brands, The Agency, Briefs, Pitching, Storytelling, and Technology. In the second, Hegarty talks about his own career and experiences, from his early days working with Charles Saatchi to the founding of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) in 1982 and its rise to global renown with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Sao Paulo. This essential addition to any advertising executive’s shelf is now fully revised and ready to inspire a new generation of marketers.
For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the The "Advertising Age" Encyclopedia of Advertising website. Featuring nearly 600 extensively illustrated entries, The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising provides detailed historic surveys of the world's leading agencies and major advertisers, as well as brand and market histories; it also profiles the influential men and women in advertising, overviews advertising in the major countries of the world, covers important issues affecting the field, and discusses the key aspects of methodology, practice, strategy, and theory. Also includes a color insert.
A look into what lies behind creativity from one of the advertising industry's leading players Creativity isn’t an occupation; it’s a preoccupation. It is challenge for everyone in the modern world—from business and advertising to education and beyond. Here, the world-famous advertising creative John Hegarty offers a pocket bible of creative thinking, aimed at provoking, challenging, and inspiring greater heights of innovation. From Renaissance art to rock ‘n’ roll, Hegarty takes a wide-angle view of creativity as he sets out to demystify the many ups-and-downs that can arise during the creative process. Paralyzed by the blank page? Daunted by cynics in the workplace? Money leading you astray? Hegarty combines personal experience and anecdotes along with clear, pragmatic, and good-humored insight into tackling all creative challenges head on. Over fifty entries, including “Good is the Enemy of Great,” “Respect Don’t Revere,” “Get Angry,” and “Bad Weather” relay useful and generous advice on how best to improve, sustain, and nurture creativity in any profession. Accompanied by copious irreverent line drawings from Hegarty’s own sketchpad, Hegarty on Creativity is concise, accessible, and richly rewarding.
‘A no-holds-barred overview of the very competitive but ultimately rewarding industry that is advertising. Insightful, well-informed, frank and honest. An inspirational eye-opener for all Adland wannabes’ – Gyles Lingwood, Course Leader, Creative Advertising, University of Lincoln, UK 'Like the advertising business, Tibbs' book is dynamic, edgy, and challenging. It captures the industry's excitement, energy, intellect, and creativity. The book is an inspiration and should be standard reading for all practitioners, students, and faculty of advertising, marketing, and communications'– Pamela Morris, Loyola University Chicago, USA ‘Tibbs’ insights turn the advertising agency from a mythical wonderland to a realistic career choice. Through reading this book and taking note of his advice, students will be one step closer to walking through its doors’ – Helen Powell, Senior Lecturer, Media and Advertising, University of East London, UK Advertising does not need another graduate! Whether you are an aspiring advertising creative, designer, account manager, PR / publicity consultant or marketing manager, Advertising is an engaging source of inspiration for those dark, idea-less days and a motivator when those job interviews or placements seem in short supply. Its Companion Website at: www.routledge.com/textbooks/advertising supports the book with further examples and ideas to inspire as well as offering up-to-date advice. This book is filled with numerous visual examples of advertising thinking. With words of advice and guidance from some of the industry’s most respected practitioners and insights from graduates who faced the same challenges you will soon encounter in securing that elusive first job. Add to that, an extensive supply of hints and tips to enhance the creative thinking processes, take the work you do beyond what you think you are capable of and, crucially, gain an edge at job interviews. Maybe advertising doesn’t need another graduate, but then you won’t be just another graduate will you?
Based on real research with real people this guide helps you to find ways to keep your good people motivated without just paying them more money. Practical ideas to help managers and small business owners.
How to Create the World's Best Print for Brands in the 21st Century
Author: Jim Aitchison
Publisher: Pearson P T R
Category: Business & Economics
"Cutting Edge Advertising" offers a step-by-step plan for creating outstanding 21st century print advertising. Along the way, Aitchison presents more than 300 of the world's best ads--each discussed, analyzed and critiqued, frankly and provocatively, by the people responsible for them. This book is a goldmine for every advertising agency copywriter, art director, and account supervisor; in-house agency; and for every newcomer to the field.