Posts tagged "awards"
'Inappropriate' Ads - Is This Advert Worse Than Barnados?

‘Inappropriate’ Ads – Is This Advert Worse Than Barnados?

The advert above just won a Silver Lion at the Cannes Lions International Festival. And I have to say, it's memorable. But it's memorable for all the wrong reasons.

The Manchester Blog Awards are Here Again

Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s that time of year again – The Manchester Blog Awards are here and there’s less than 24 hours before voting closes. Unfortunately, I’ve not had a chance to go over all of the nominations this year (unlike the 2009 Manchester Blog Awards), but there’s one blog in particular that I think...

The Best (and Worst) Marketing Ploys of the Noughties

The most tragic thing about the Sea Kittens campaign is that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall showed campaigners how to make people think about where their food comes from with his anti-battery chicken crusade. Wouldn't farmed salmon swimming in their own shit have made a more effective image than this?

The Manchester Blog Awards Shortlist Announced

My nomination for best writing on a blog was My Shitty Twenties, the blog of a single mother, writer, librarian and travel consultant who's probably the most engaging blogger within a thirty mile radius.