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Introducing a newsletter

Whohoo! As from this week we’ve launched a newsletter. Originally we thought newsletters were old school, but we changed our minds. The most important reason for doing so is Facebook. Over the past year it has changed its algorithm so that the organic reach of… More.

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24Festival; Will it blend?

On October 7th the yearly 24Festival (previously 24 Hours of Advertising) – organised by the VEA (representing Advertising Agencies) and BVA (representing Advertisers) – takes place at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. The central theme of the festival is ‘Will it blend?” Or, in different wording: how effective… More.

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1000 posts

Today Amsterdam Ad Blog has reached the magical number of a 1000 posts, reviewing ads, creative initiatives, and agencies in Amsterdam – this does not include our Capital posts, Interviews, Columns, and Inspiration. We wrote the first blog post on the 27th of June 2008, about StrawberryFrog… More.

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We want you!

Though Amsterdam Ad Blog is about Amsterdam advertising, we are upscaling the blog content-wise and want to become more international. That’s why we are looking for international reporters who want to write a post every once in a while – under their own name –… More.

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New feature on AAB; Inspiration

After having introduced our new columnists last week, this week we’re introducing a new item called ‘Inspiration’; Amsterdam creatives sharing their inspiration on a weekly basis. In order of future appearance we found the following posse willing to show us what they like, what fascinates… More.

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New columnists

We’re very pleased to announce a brand new set of columnists. Before we worked with ‘Viewpoints’, allowing our readers to contribute on a casual basis, but we’ve discovered that deadlines work better than ‘whenever you like’. So we recruited a bunch of ad folk willing… More.

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What was and what will be?

The last day of the year, a good day for reflection. What did 2011 bring Amsterdam Ad Blog. A redesign implemented in the beginning of this year. A lot more traffic and followers on Twitter and Facebook. The traffic came from 168 countries – in… More.

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Amsterdam Ad Blog redesigned

As you can see our new design is live. We hope you like it. What is new? The 3D logo, wider posts (640 pixels, instead of 560), and a more elaborate sidebar. Please note that there are still many technical and visual bugs to fix… More.

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Amsterdam Ad Blog in self-reflection mode…

For most people this time of year is a time for self-reflection; what went well in 2010 and what not? What should go better in 2011? We’ve asked ourselves the same questions. What went well? Traffic! The amount of absolute visitors grew 375% What went… More.

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Happy holidays!

This is Amsterdam Ad Blog’s second X-mas since it was founded in the summer of 2008. 2009 was great year for us and we certainly hope for you too. We grew in terms of content as well as traffic – this of course often goes… More.

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