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Yours truly is happy to be included on a list from Forbes — “The Top 100 Global Agencies That Know Social Media and Google.” Full disclosure, however. Am no longer a global agency. Sad to report the closing of heywhipple.com’s Auckland, Amsterdam, Berlin and London  offices. Just the one office here in Savannah now. Had […]

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I am not a huge NBA fan, but when Kobe Bryant’s agent calls and says “Mr. Bryant would like to speak with you,” you take the call. He’d read my advertising book Hey Whipple, Squeeze This and just wanted some advice about some marketing stuff. Turns out he’s as nice and normal a guy as […]

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An excerpt from the the upcoming 4th edition of “Hey Whipple, Squeeze This.” It’s got a cool new cover drawn, shot, retouched, and designed entirely by a marvelous art director, Keli Linehan, from GSD&M. (She won’t like the way the cover’s reproducing here. It’s all done on a chalkboard, for reals, and it looks way […]

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A friend from New York sent me this picture, snapped while on board a New York City subway. I don’t know who the woman is, but obviously she has great taste in books and I have every reason to believe she’d love a free signed copy of my second book, Thirty Rooms To Hide In: […]

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I want you to read something my old friend, Jelly Helm, posted in his blog back in June of ‘09. He’d attended a conference and had this observation: “Also interesting to me about the conference is the role technology and Attention Deficit Disorder play. Everyone tweeting and multitasking and blogging. Does it add more value […]

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Well, I went 50-50 on my predictions for what would show up in the Top 10 of USA Today’s Ad Meter. I guessed kinda right that a Bud Light spot would make it in. I guessed that another user-generated Doritos spot would make the top 10. That Weiden would a cool spot for Coke. That […]

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How I Use Twitter.

If we were to meet at a party, the first thing you would notice is that I am not there, because I never go to parties. I am an introvert and I never “do things.” I also take great pains to avoid ever having to “chat.” I find small talk makes me uncomfortable. In fact, […]

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I was born in the year 1954 when stamps were three cents. If you thought, “Wow, three cents??” you’re a digital immigrant like me. You’re a digital native if you thought, “What are stamps?” Unfortunately, there is a third group: digital rejectors — you’ve met them. The eye-rollers; the shoulder-shruggers; the print and TV addicts […]

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Thanks for coming to see Damon Webster and me at SxSW Interactive in March of 2010. As promised, we’ve posted this list of some really cool inspiration websites to get your digital brain thinking. (The descriptions below each link were all lifted off the “About” buttons on the sites.) THE LIST: Edward Boches Site Creativity […]

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