These Awesome Post-it Banners Can Be Used As Sticky Notes While You Surf Websites

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You might have come across those 'stalking' banner ads that follow you around on every website, showing products and deals that you might have searched for previously. Post-it® decided to use this behavioural retargeting technology (yes, that's what it's called) for something that you purposely stick in front of your eyes - reminders. Using cookies and scripts, they came up … [Read more...]

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...]