R/GA San Francisco names executive creative directors. Mark Shewmaker and Robert Smiley will report to Nick Law, EVP, chief creative officer, North America. They’ll co-lead R/GA’s creative initiative for strategic branding and digital platforms.
Perry Ellis appoints La Comunidad for Original Penguin by Munsingwear. Perry Ellis International makes La Comunidad full-service agency of record for the clothing line. The assignment includes social media, print, email marketing, and in-store events.
Arnold Europe to expand Jack Daniel’s digital presence. Arnold Europe will develop a creative digital platform, focused heavily on social media, for Jack Daniel’s in Europe and Asia-Pacific. A worldwide digital campaign for the spirits brand is expected to launch in May.
The Economist selects Havas Digital. After a review, Havas Digital, the digital media and interactive division of Havas Media, was chosen by the Economist to oversee all digital and social media duties for their circulation acquisition endeavors.
President Trump's digital savvy isn't limited to social media. As it turns out, the Trump Organization owns thousands of domain names, possibly even more than 10,000.
Silicon Valley loves fancy job titles. It’s just something we do, and software and technology lend themselves to it. But it’s not always helpful.
In an often fragmented workplace, where various departments have varying opinions and goals, it can be challenging to get everyone on the same page and make strategy meetings productive.
In part one a few weeks ago, we discussed what brand TLDs (top level domains) are, which brands are applying for them and why they might be important. Today, we’ll take an in-depth look at the potential benefits for brands, and explore the challenges brand TLDs could help solve.