An Intern’s Summer Experience | Velocity Agency | New Orleans, LA

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Upon receiving the news that I would be spending my hot summer days in an advertising agency in New Orleans, my mind began racing what my first day at Velocity would be like. I have to admit I did my fair share of web stalking and even going as far to check out the clients that were scattered all around Velocity’s website. I was impressed but unsure of what the next few months would hold. As an intern you aren’t exactly in a position to request a job in an office, however this company was smart enough to highlight the strengths …

Billboards the Prize in CBS’ Acquisition of Van Wagner

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It seems that every week we hear news about leading tech companies undergoing mergers and acquisitions, whether it is Facebook buying WhatsApp or Apple taking over Beats Electronics. While tech M&A’s practically happen every day, the advertising world rarely sees as big a merger as what occurred on Monday when CBS Outdoor Americas acquired Van Wagner Communications for more than 1,000 billboard displays. Today, billboard ads are an excellent way to strengthen your brand. Learn more about billboard advertising and how you can expand your brand. But what are these mergers really about? In the case of massive social media networks …

World Cup Overview #RiskEverything | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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And it’s another goal! Watching a World Cup game is unlike any other. Every four years, the deafening roar of diehard fans rooting for their home team fills the stadium, and this year’s World Cup in Brazil does not disappoint. The World Cup is an exciting time for everyone, whether you are an avid soccer fan or not. It is unique in the sense that there are no boundaries universally and everyone comes together to cheer their country to the finals. Millions of viewers from around the world tune in everyday to watch their team play and along with the …

#Pantene #SorryNotSorry | Velocity Agency | New Orleans

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Pantene is sorry, they aren’t sorry. Stepping forward with a sequel to last year’s “Shine Strong” campaign, the product line recently produced another attention-grabbing advertisement that leaves its target audience in a standing ovation. In case you haven’t seen it, Pantene’s new commercial features a variety of women in multiple scenarios constantly apologizing for situations that should otherwise be void of a “I’m sorry.” “I’m sorry, this is a stupid question..” a woman says to a group of male co-workers, and a whispered “sorry” as a woman hands a baby to a man as she cooks dinner, are just a …