I’ve been on a Theodore Roosevelt kick lately – I read The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on vacation in Mexico and now I’m on the sequel, with a third book in the series still to go – that’s over 2,000 pages of Teddy. And it’s got me thinking – what can United States Presidents teach us... Read more
AAFKC.com has been specifically created as a communication vehicle for you, our members. We even built in all those new-fangled web gizmos that make these sorts of sites hum: commenting features, social sharing links to Twitter and Facebook, RSS feeds, the ability to post video and photos...we've got it all. So don... Read more
Hey Ad Wars competitors! Head over to the AAF-KC page and enter the Ad Wars Wrestler Photo Challenge! Upload an image (photo, drawing, sketch, finger painting, etc.) of you or your team to our wall. The image with the most "likes" wins 10 drink tickets for the event! So be creative and get your friends to vote.... Read more
This week's Monday Morning Links is all about site launches for a number of local agencies. While we're all busy working on client work, sometimes it's easy to forget about what needs to be taken care of a little closer to home. And of course, it makes total sense when you consider that on average, agencies are... Read more
If you haven't noticed, things have been a little hectic around the Ad Club for the past week or so. "Why?" you ask? Our fearless and oh-so-vital director Sarah Pikul got married last week to her sweetheart Andrew Dyserson and is currently enjoying a few weeks of downtime as the newlyweds are on their honeymoon.... Read more
Working as a creative professional I find it easy to slip into bad habits. Here are three tips I rely on.
Don't create in a closet. Creatives are only as strong as their community, which is why it is helpful to be involved in organizations like AAF so you get to know the best in town. Your industry peers don't have to... Read more
Okay, okay. We’ve heard it before, dude.
Thursday nights are reserved for NBC comedies. Your tree nut allergy doesn’t mix well with certain Kansas City bars that share their namesakes with tree nuts. Something about “the economy.”
But this is your calling! No, not advertising. Your other calling.... Read more
Looking for a job? Here’s our latest compilation of articles, research, blog posts, links and other information that you may find useful. And don’t forget to check out our job postings – lots of great jobs from awesome firms for a variety of positions are available!
Advertising Identified as One... Read more
Attendees from across the US are making their way to Kansas City next week to join renowned industry analyst Jeremiah Owyang at the Social Business Summit on April 26. The event will be held at the newly-renovated Embassy Suites Kansas City, located just 5 minutes from Kansas City International Airport. Once there, they... Read more
Watch a presentation go from awesome to awkward in 20 seconds. Or the other way around. Twenty slides. Twenty seconds. Twenty chances to make your presentation an epic win. And twenty chances to make hundreds of people feel more uncomfortable than watching The Situation roast Donald Trump. (Look it up.)
It’s the 3rd... Read more