Advolution – The Printing Press

By Richard Doyle The next part of the Advlotuion series is here! Last time we saw some of the first examples of advertising back in Ancient Rome, this time we will be looking at the creation of the printing press and how it revolutionized advertising!  The printing press was invented in 1440 by Johannes Gutenberg,... Continue Reading →

The Unclear Future of TikTok and its Advertising

By Richard Doyle Tik Tok is one of the fastest growing social networking applications ever made, sitting with over 2 billion users and receiving more downloads in a quarter than any other app in history. However, it could all soon come to an end as the app has been banned in India, Indonesia (temporarily), and... Continue Reading →

In-House vs. Agency – What Suits You?

By: Jessica Prestigiacomo So, you want to work in the advertising industry? But do you know what kinds of employers you want to work for? Let’s make it simple. There are two different types of advertising employers you can work for: in-house and agency. Each comes with potential positives and negatives, depending on your preferences.  ... Continue Reading →

Grand Valley’s NSAC Team is Going to Nationals!

It’s with great excitement to announce that our very own Grand Valley NSAC team will be heading to the National Competition! After placing first in their district, then sailing through the semi-finals, they now go on to compete one final time against the seven other finalists in the nation. Let’s congratulate them on their victories,... Continue Reading →

Really… Bad… Ads…

By Ryan Baldwin Every advertisement can show us the right and wrong way to reach a campaign’s goal. It’s crucial we study and understand how certain advertisements have succeeded to know what’s effective. It’s also important to learn the ways professionals do their jobs, so we can implement the same skills into our future careers.... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Jeff Joanisse

By: Griffin Platto This Thursday, we have the exciting opportunity of welcoming Jeff Joanisse to Room 176 in Lake Ontario Hall. For a brief introduction, Jeff Joanisse is the co-founder, creative director, and executive producer at Th3rd Coast in Grand Haven. To prepare for the meeting, take a look at some of the questions I... Continue Reading →

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