How To Start A Creative Agency: 13 Important Steps That Can Change Your Life

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Tired of all the crap that goes on in your agency? Why not go the entrepreneurial route and show them how it's done. Here's a 13-step definitive guide to starting your own creative agency. This handy graphic was created by designer/photographer Ben Horsley, after hours of extensive research on all the successful agencies in the industry. From naming and staffing to marketing … [Read more...]

50 Common Words You Use Everyday That Are Actually Trademarked Brand Names

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Did you know that Band-Aid, Jacuzzi, Jet Ski, Memory Stick, Post-It, Super Glue, Taser, Vaseline, Velcro and Xerox are all legally protected trademarks? They might be used generically by consumers but cannot be used by their competitors. Here's a list of marks that have been registered as trademarks and are actively enforced by their trademark owners. … [Read more...]

This Glow-In-The-Dark Spray Paint By Volvo Helps Keep Cyclists Safe At Night

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Every year in the UK, over 19,000 cyclists are involved in accidents. Volvo, being an advocate of road safety, wanted to go beyond just their drivers and reach out to people who share the road with them. They collaborated with Swedish startup Albedo100 and came up with Lifepaint, a unique reflective safety spray that's invisible in the day but glows at night in the glare of car … [Read more...]

Creative Pick Up Lines To Use On Designers And Filmmakers

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Conventional pick up lines are for conventional people. We creative types are different. To celebrate Valentine's Day this year, Mumbai-based digital production company Supari Studios came up with "Filmmaker's Pick Up Lines" - a series of five illustrations featuring clever one-liners that can be used on/by directors, cinematographers, graphic designers, editors and animators. … [Read more...]

Android’s Latest Ad Shows Unlikely Animal Friendships And Is Absolutely Adorable

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In less than a week, Android's latest ad titled "Friends Furever" has amassed over 7.8 million views and 330k Facebook shares. The 1:02 spot is a mashup of video clips that show unlikely animal pairings (dog-dolphin, hippo-sheep, monkey-horse, etc.) with 'Oo-De-Lally' from Disney’s Robin Hood playing in the background. The tagline at the end reminds you to "Be Together. Not the … [Read more...]

40 Funny And Creative Bar Signs That’ll Make You Step In And Grab A Drink

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Clever advertising doesn’t always originate from fancy agencies hired by Fortune 500 companies. You’ll find the catchiest slogans and wittiest taglines outside small shops and businesses aiming to increase footfalls and sales. Today’s post showcases 40 hilariously creative chalkboards/signboards used by street pubs and bars to entice customers to step in and grab a drink. Check … [Read more...]

21 Funny Illustrations That Show What Annoying Clients Say In Bed

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Ever wondered how your typical clients would be in atypical situations? Mumbai-based marketing agency Chimp&z Inc has come up with #ClientsInBed - a series of humorous illustrations that imagine what hard-to-please clients would say when they're "doing it". What kind of feedback would they give before, during and after their performance. Check it out below. … [Read more...]