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Why do ad agencies suck at advertising themselves?
Ad agencies have, seriously, ONE JOB: make ads. It is why they exist. So: ONE would THINK that they’d be—at the very fucking least—competent at making ads for their own ad-making services.
ONE, would be, nearly 100% WRONG.
Starting on November 27th (Monday after Thanks-Taking), I’ll be posting a three-article compilation of terrible ad agency ads from the last 20 years. Some hilariously terrible, some amazingly terrible, some, just terribly terrible. I got lots of em archived.
And yes, these articles will be for paid subscribers only. Buy your subscription here.
Here’s a tease of what’s coming, via Chicago’s The Unger Group, tagline: “Marketing solutions for people with spines”.
V/O: “Advertising should be simple. And surprising (laughs). Involving. (ominously) IS YOURS”.
Ours is. Cause threatening a kitten with a .357 Magnum sells the fuck out our “creativity”, you spineless pussies.