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Our First Book: “Digital Advertising: Past, Present and Future”

#CSBOOK Digital Advertising: Past, Present, and Future is a collection of essays from 24 Digital Creative Directors and business leaders, curated and edited by Patrick Burgoyne, editor of Creative Review, […]


Our Second Book: “The Best Piece of Advice Ever”

It was born of a simple yet fantastic question during one of our events, Creative Social Paris 2010. We were deep in the Marais, huddled around the legendary Jim Haynes, […]

A Blast from the Past from the Future

The final essay from the book, comes from Gavin Gordon-Rogers, now Interactive Creative Director at Wieden & Kennedy and Gemma Butler, Creative Director of Agency Republic (now freelance), who were […]

Agency of the Future (revisited)

When I initially wrote my essay for our book, I was in the midst of running a digital marketing agency and there is no doubt that this influenced the content. […]

Being Good

Today’s essay from our book, comes from Johnny Vulkan, Co-founder and Partner, Anomaly – New York: “Pass the milk please, dear,” replied the woman while deftly sidestepping the seemingly easy […]

Behavioural Economics and What Lies Beyond

Mark Earls, Founder of HERD consulting, was not in the original line-up of the book but once he had joined us at Creative Social Paris and ran one of the […]

Brands as People

Our latest essay from our book, is from Benjamin Palmer, Co-Founder and CEO of The Barbarian Group: I’ve got a secret plan. I would like to make brands act as […]

Get Involved: How You Can Shape the Future of Digital Advertising

One of the nicest emails I have ever received was from a woman who had read my chapter in the creative social book. She said that it had encouraged her […]

The Filter (revisited) #csbook

I had lunch the other day with a friend who told me how he sometimes walks into WHSmith’s and buys obscure magazines just for the heck of it – no, […]

Is Peep Culture the New Pop Culture?

Since I wrote my essay for the book 12 months ago, we have been working at Tribal DDB Amsterdam to find a better framework to explain social media campaigns (which […]