Ad Poop: Don’t Kill the Copywriter (via AdPulp)
By now, it’s (hopefully) not a surprise that I pay my cat vet bills and keep Siggy in rhinestones by working in marketing and advertising. Ad Poop is concerned with good, the bad, and the less-than-flattering aspects of the ad world. Got an idea for Ad Poop? Let me know.
Don’t Kill the Copywriter (via AdPulp)
“Don’t be evil.” Google’s motto is equal parts simple and spiritual (and a curious proverb for a company flirting with world domination). Still, even the most progressive companies make the occasional “you have the right to let us read your email” flap. And thanks to a perpetual news machine, we hear about it every twelve hours or so. What doesn’t trend, doesn’t get the bad press, or the clicks, are the day-to-day offenses perpetrated on a company’s creative freelancers — those lonely writers, designers, and programmers, workers without benefits, contractors sans contract.