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Need an EVP of Brand Safety? You’ve Got a Problem!

It took a second read of the “Lets Talk About The Brand Safety Tax” column in AdExchanger last Tuesday to catch this: It’s a small price to pay, said John Montgomery, global EVP of brand safety at GroupM, running somewhere … Continue reading

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When Nobody Cares About Your Brand…

…marketing gets easier. Wait, how can that be? As Bob Hoffman reminded us today and as I’ve been saying for years, nobody cares about the vast majority of the products or categories in which they buy. When you dismiss the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let MBAs Mess With Bourbon

I’m a fan of Maker’s Mark bourbon and usually drink the stuff mixed with Diet Coke, so I wasn’t terribly upset when I heard they were lowering the alcohol volume to 84 proof from 90. I’d never notice the difference. … Continue reading

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The Best $2 Kimpton Could Spend

I’ve been in Boston and staying at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge. It’s a terrific hotel and the rates for Boston aren’t too bad. I’ve been impressed with the Marlowe and Kimpton hotels because of two simple things they did. … Continue reading

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