Entries by Billy Mitchell

B2B Word on the Street: Strategy

This Week’s B2B Word on the Street is: STRATEGY I have long considered myself an accomplished marketing strategist, but several years ago I worked on a project that taught me I still had a lot to learn. As a board member of Genesis Shelter, a local non-profit organization, I had the good fortune to be […]

Mad Men Memos: Character Bios

Ever since it hit the airwaves last summer, AMC’s “Mad Men” has had both the ad world and audiences at large abuzz over its seductive style, arresting performances and – perhaps more than anything else – its delicately nuanced, endlessly engrossing storylines. Sure, it isn’t the first time the industry has been depicted in prime […]

The Beat Begins

Welcome to the Man On the Street Beat, an advertising and marketing blog with an insider’s eye on the industry. Here you’ll find personal observations on the ever changing nature of marketing, as well as insightful commentary on the best (and worst) ads we’ve seen lately. Every day, we’ll be here to entertain, inform, inquire […]