INTERNET LINKS THAT ARE USEFUL TO MARKETING/ADVERTISING/BUSINESS STUDENTS
Using the INTERNET for papers and projects can seem like a daunting task. In the courses I teach you are required to complete several assignments using the INTERNET. I have provided many Links that I believe will help you to complete those assignments. The Web literally has an almost endless number of destinations and there are many sites not included, of course! If you have an exceptionally good site you would like to share, please email it to me so that I can add it to this ever-expanding list.
ADVERTISING AND MARKETING WEB SITES
This is the web site for Advertising Age magazine. It is an excellent site, one of my personal favorites. It has lots of articles and research material and is updated frequently. I highly recommend this site. (Read it daily)
Mashable is a leading source for news, information & resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's 20 million monthly unique visitors and 6 million social media followers have become one of the most engaged online news communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in
Great list about college freshmen, a must read for anyone in college.
Way Back Machine, you can view old webpages of companies.
A great site for all color trends.
40 years of color, I love this because I remember harvest gold and avocado green!
Faith Popcorn’s Brain Reserve is an excellent site for looking at what’s trending.
JWTIntelligence is a center for provocative thinking that is a part of JWT, the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. We make sense of the chaos in a world of hyper-abundant information and constant innovation—finding quality amid the quantity.
100Things to watch in 2013 – a must read.
Creating and Managing Brands
Ogilvy and Mathers Advertising Agency
Annual awards honoring creative advertising in package design, print, radio and television. Includes past award archive.
Fast Company inspires a new breed of innovative and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future of business.
Speaker and author of Clicks, Bricks and Brands, and
Adweek is a magazine and website that covers media news, including print, technology, advertising, branding and television.
TV information about ratings.
BuzzFeed has the hottest, most social content on the web. We feature breaking buzz and the kinds of things you'd want to pass along to your friends.
Another personal favorite of mine.
Malcolm Gladwell on Choice, Happiness, and Spaghetti Sauce. A must watch for the Marketing 1311 class.
Rory Sutherland has several Ted talks but this is my favorite about advertising.
I especially like his discussion about Shreddies
This is the Shreddies ad that is so spot on.
Resources for web site developers including how-to guides, code libraries, server technologies and authoring resources.
ACNielsen is an excellent site for Web measurements. A must visit. Check out their various sites.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce
US Department of Commerce
Love their review of Mad Men’s fashions
LOCAL ADVERTISING AND MARKETING SITES
SOME LOCAL SITES I LIKE
South by Southwest
Texas Tribune is one of my favorites especially for the salary function below.
Find the annual base salaries of more than 674,000 public employees, including those working at the largest state agencies as well as individual universities, public schools, cities and mass-transit operators. Find salaries by searching for names, or by browsing for a specific agency or job title. Read more about this data, and send us any questions, comments or corrections.
Austin Business Journal
More stats on
Guide to food and bars at
Central Texas Food Culture
Tribeza monthly magazine
http://www.loc.gov/ Library of Congress
http://www.tacc.org Texas Association of Community Colleges
U. S. Two-Year Colleges. This is the most complete list of all Two-Year Campus Links I have found.
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us// The Coordinating Board of Texas
http://www.chronicle.com The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://www.tccta.org/ Texas Community College Teachers Association
http://www.sacs.org/ Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
http://www.league.org/ League for Innovation in the Community Colleges
American Association of Community Colleges
This page is under constant revision, so send me comments, additions, and please let me know if a link to one of these many sites is not working.
This is a great quote from Warhol's 1975 book, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol.
What's great about this country is that
Of course if I wrote this quote Coke would be replaced with Dr. Pepper!
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