Do awards really matter?

No, this isn’t just a shameless opportunity to let our moms know we won two gold National ADDYs last week. (p.s. – Mom, could you please forward this to dad? Thanks, love you.) Or to brag about winning just as many golds as agency giants like Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson, GSD&M, Arnold, and Publicis, despite […]

Some Show or Other

A quick recap on the ADDY Show: Emily almost broke her ankle on the steps outside of the show. Tiny almost punched some jerk during the show. Timmy almost got stabbed by some crazy guy after the show. And, oh yeah, our agency almost won our 9th straight Best of Show. Yeah, overall it was […]

12 Kinds of Ads

Donald Gunn’s 12 Kinds of Ads In 1978, a Creative Director at Leo Burnett by the name of Donald Gunn took a year sabbatical to try and develop a proven formula for creating great ads. And after studying the best advertising he could find, he determined that nearly all good ads fall into one of […]

Brokaw and Horton Team Up to Win International Trophy

The Communication Arts Advertising Annual competition is one of the most exclusive advertising competitions in the world. This year CA received 11,265 entries from around the globe; only 243 were accepted. Of those, one was a consumer magazine ad for Horton Crossbows, crafted by Brokaw. No other agency in Ohio (and only a select few […]