PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC GalleyCat TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes

19 Things Advertising Can Look Forward To In 2009

recessioncomic.jpg

The problem right now? A crisis of confidence. The markets is still in a slump and really, what is there to look forward to in 2009? AdAge has assembled a list of 19 things for you to find a little solace in as we head into the new year of business. “Ad Age decided to go digging for some areas that might provide opportunities for the marketing and media industries to not only survive, but even thrive in 2009.” It’s a nice list. I would include Muslim Marketing and Gaming, but that’s me. Do you think they left anything off?

1. Washington
2. Package Goods
3. DRTV
4. Beer
5. Online Video
6. Hispanics
7. E-Books
8. Public Relations
9. Cable TV, Marketing Consultancy
10. Digital Out Of Home
11. Mobile
12. Pet Care
13. Marketing Analytics
14. CBS
15. Luxury Recycling
16. China
17. Package and Fast Food
18. Online Coupons
19. Gun Sales

More:Square Pegs: Innovating Advertising Agency Hiring Practices In A Recession
[image source]

Mediabistro Course

Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing

Copywriting: Creative Ad WritingWork with a freelance copywriter to build your advertising portfolio and land more copywriting jobs! Starting January 12, Kim Taylor will teach you how to make a complete ad using graphics and photos, write strong headlines and body copy for various advertising media, work from a creative brief, and jumpstart your ad portfolio. Register now!