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AdFreak: Apple Get a Mac: The Complete Campaign

AdFreak: Apple Get a Mac: The Complete Campaign
Steve Jobs could sell. He did it in person, he did it on stage, and he did it on television—in the form of advertising campaigns that were often the envy of the business. Among the most beloved was the long-running "Get a Mac" series with John Hodgman and Justin Long as the bumbling PC and the hip, unflappable Mac—an odd couple who would entertain viewers for years with their quips, barbs, sight gags, and one-liners. In 2010, Adweek declared "Get a Mac" to be the best advertising campaign of the first decade of the new century. Below are all 66 TV spots (plus the long version of 2008's "Sad Song") that aired during the campaign's run, from May 2006 to October 2009. All 66 ads were directed by Phil Morrison of Epoch Films for TBWA Media Arts Lab.

Apple, Adobe, and Flash Monday, 25 January 2010 In my “Tablet Musings” piece two weeks ago, I speculated that Apple’s imminent tablet probably won’t support Flash, for all the same reasons the iPhone doesn’t. Reaction to this was polarized — typically either “duh, of course it won’t” or “no way, it has to support Flash”.

Defining Your Brand via 6 Traits that Make You a Leader I finished reading Lisa Orrell’s Millennials Into Leadership: The Ultimate Guide for Gen Y’s Aspiring to Be Effective, Respected, Young Leaders at Work this week. Wow! What a great resource for tomorrow’s leaders. In Millennials Into Leadership, Orrell discusses “defining your brand by documenting the traits that you believe define your leadership style.” Creative Advertising for Creative People - Hooked On Ads - Part 9 It looks like this channel just never stops. Here’s another very creative campaign from 13th Street. For those who doesn’t know yet, 13th Street is a television channel which runs in Germany and France and specializes in action and suspense shows and movies. The one with the phone is the best one, while the last one is least convincing, but not too bad also. Simplicity and a clear message – thumbs up for the advertising agency.

Innovation 2.0 - table ronde - web 3.0: l'internet des objets - PARIS 2.0, TABLE RONDE DU 23 SEPTEMBRE 2009 A 10h00 : LES SERVICES DE L'INTERNET 3.0 WEB 3.0 : L'INTERNET DES OBJETS QUI VA CONNECTER LES FLUX D'INFORMATION A NOS IDENTITEES REELES POUR FAVORISER NOS ECHANGES. Pour répondre à l'invitation à participer à ce tournage, veuillez sélectionner l'option appropriée ci-dessous. I confirm my response, and also send a word to the organizers: Below, I explain my motivation to the organizers: You have no friends that are available to join this webcast.

Chinese iPad clone released Without stealing Apple’s hard needed thunder, we’d like to point out that a Chinese hardware manufacturer made an iPad clone three months ago. In what may be the first case of a manufacturer trying to clone a product that doesn’t even exist yet, China company Shenzhen Dragon Brother Industrial has introduced their own ‘P88′ “Apple Style” tablet last October. Now that the product is realeased, we see that the product resembles the real deal in a lot of ways. P88 doesn’t sound cool, neither does iPadIt actually comes with three USB ports, so no clunking around with docksIt supports multitaskingIt’s cheaper160GB disk drive instead of a max 64GB diskWith a little bit of hacking, it might even be able to run OSX or Android The specs side by side Who am I kidding, I’m probably going to buy an iPad as well, the iPad has 10 hour battery life, Apple’s UI is slick and Apple has and extensive app store.

45 Inspirational Vcard Designs « Designussion: Design discussion Taking your business card to the next level has become the latest craze on the web. Started by Tim Van Damme, Vcards are electronic business cards that allow a company or individual to display basic information online in a minimalistic manner. Most have decided on a simple, one page design that focuses its design around the Vcard content.

12 Cool Stickers for your iPad Unusual sticker can separate you from other iPad owners. This post features the most creative Apple iPad vinyl decals and stickers. Iron Man iPad Sticker This awesome Apple iPad sticker is perfect for the fans of Iron Man. [link] We are removing Flash support f This is an important new change. But in the near future we will be removing support for Flash from our OS X operating system. This is for all the same reasons that I cited in my essay, “Thoughts on Flash.” Those reasons apply to OS X as well as to iPhone.

Compare the 2010 Personal Branding Predictions of @HajjFlemings, Let’s take a look at the 2010 Personal branding predictions from some of the industries top minds. I thought it would be interesting to do a blog post and include two of my colleagues Dan Schawbel and William Arruda both of which are well respected in the personal branding industry. Take a look at the world the way we see it and add your thoughts, comments and predictions. 2010 Personal Branding Predictions: Top-10 (A New Decade) (by Hajj E. Flemings) Predictions: Video Version

Basic facts (Gay money: The truth about lesbian & gay economics ¶ Joe Clark) Basic facts I spent six months in 2010 reading and summarizing every article on lesbian and gay economics published since the 1990s. I took on this project to counter a myth. “Myth” in this case means “falsehood” or “lie,” not just “tale” or “story.” Myth: Gays are rich How to Build Your Brand Through Blog Comments When you leave blog comments, do you have a goal in mind? Believe it or not, blog comments are an excellent way to build relationships with key people in your field (find them on AllTop and Technorati), create positive touchpoints for your personal brand, and demonstrate your ability to synthesize information, provide insight and draw on past experiences. Commenting on blogs demonstrates that you’re an active member of your niche, you’re passionate enough to participate in conversations related to your area of expertise, and you’re intelligent enough to add value to conversations in your space. When commenting on blogs, here’s a checklist that will ensure you’re leaving as strong an impression as possible.

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