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So, when’s the last time a client…”Pulled a Knife on YOU”?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Advertising, Advertising Agency, Entertainment, Experience, Thrills, Uncategorized, Work | 0 comments

Cotton Candy @ The Amusement Park – It was a very cold winter day, the kind that you tuck our chin into your chest as you walk down the narrow city streets on a bone chilling grey day. There were many a day like that, but this one was about to be tagged as one that would forever become folklore in our tight knit ad community. Our agency had a...

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Don’t sell…”Present”.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 in Advertising, Advertising Agency, Brand Building, Client Relationships, Client Respect, Entertainment, Ethics, Experience, Park Management, Park Policies, Park Services, Partnerships, Portfolio, Uncategorized, Work | 0 comments

Cotton Candy @ The Amusement Park – We all have been in new business pitches where we were either made it through to round two of an RFP or were asked to introduce our company and brand to a CEO, CMO or company representative that was looking for marketing help on their brand(s). I love those opportunities, because it forces you to think about what...

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OMG! It’s… “The Eddie Haskell of Advertising!”

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Advertising, Advertising Agency, Brand Building, Client Respect, Content Creation, Entertainment, Ethics, Park Management, Partnerships, Uncategorized, Work |

Cotton Candy @ The Amusement Park – “That’s a lovely dress you’re wearing, Mrs. Cleaver.” “Your smile lights up the room.” “You hair is so beautiful.” That is called an Eddie Haskell, a character, from the TV sitcom “Leave it to Beaver” played by Ken Osmond. His unctuous politeness to...

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The employees morale was in the tank, so I gave them what they deserved. “Respect”

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Advertising, Advertising Agency, Brand Building, Entertainment, Experience, Park Management, Partnerships, Work | 0 comments

Cotton Candy @ The Amusement Park – I accepted a position as Principal Partner/ECD of an agency that needed a complete overhaul philosophically, creatively and culturally. I saw it as an opportunity to implement my point of view and to help grow the agency’s billings by delivering an exciting creative product. In the advertising and marketing...

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The Power of Jordache Jeans… “And a Really Smart Client”

The Power of Jordache Jeans… “And a Really Smart Client”

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Advertising, Entertainment, Frozen Food, New Product, Package Goods, Park Announcements & News, Pizza, retail | 0 comments

Cotton Candy @ The Amusement Park- I had been out of school for about three years and was working my way through the creative shops when I landed in one the larger agencies in town with the opportunity to work on a premier piece of business. It was a client that had moved its business from Ketchum McCloud and Grove, to another one right up the street...

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