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Linkness. What we’ve been reading | June 28, 2013

by Nextness published June 28, 2013 posted in Linkness

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If you only read one thing.

  • How to get important people to respond to your emails | Quartz


  • Quiet doesn’t work in ad agencies | TalentZoo.com
  • How to get ahead at work: Say ‘yeah’ | The Week
  • Three types of deadlines and what they teach us | Scott Belsky
  • Using advertising solely as a means to drive short-term sales is a dangerous strategy | Campaign
  • How adland’s vicious billing cycle is costing everyone | Advertising Age (US)


  • Experience slows you down | Medium

Data and technology.

  • At its heart, web design should be about words | Justin Jackson
  • IBM on digital transformation | exitcreative
  • Post-process: why the smartphone camera changed photography forever | The Verge


  • Rethink the way you live: a popular design blogger asks How many times will I promote excessive spending in the name of “inspiration?” | Design For Mankind
  • Voters don’t care how women in politics look | Washington Post


  • In ‘Mad Men,’ Don Draper “operates like a real modern artist, without numbers, graphs, or computers limiting or guiding him in any way” | Medium
  • Want to be more creative? Stop burning the midnight oil, rock star. You’re better off and maybe more creative keeping unglamorous, 8-hours-of-sleep hours. | Co.Create
  • Ambivalence: conflicted feelings cause discomfort and creativity | Slate Magazine

STW Group news.

  • “The reason I will choose one product or one brand over another is that I want cool stuff, new experiences, smooth relationships, no hassles, the cheapest and the best – because my loyalty is, if I’m honest, easily bought with any of this.” | The White Agency
  • Ogilvy Melbourne continues winning streak; wins essastone brand campaign | Campaign Asia
  • Ikon wins Stockland Residential account | mUmBRELLA
  • Ogilvy PR wins Mercer account | mUmBRELLA


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