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Quotes, ideas, links, and more from Cannes 2012. ***** I am still working on the slides. I have only uploaded to ensure the presentation is working well on Slideshare. Check back in a few days for a more updated version, or check out my other presentations in the mean time.

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2. Once an idea is expressed, it belongs to theworld. The challenge is to find an expressionthat immediately resonates with the entireworld. 3. Adoro propaganda, mas a verdade que elacria cada monstrinho egocntrico.. Translation: I love advertising, but the truth isthat it creates every egocentric littlemonster.. 4. Find or create the relevant truth.Communicate it in a fresh and unseen wayand the people will care.* If the client is not scared, your idea is notgood enough The best advertising does not look likeadvertising* Derived from the ideas of William Bernbach 5. "We are fetishizing social. Its time to takestock of what is going viral and why. 6. "You must do work that youd be willing tobet your career on" 7. Brands arent judged by what they promise,but by what they do 8. The more you let go of yourassumptions, the more we do that, the moreyou will get a phenomenal payoff Millennials dont see failure as a blemish butthe opportunity to reinvent themselves 9. Everyone has a voice and everyone wants tobe heard. Its about being relatable and being honestsays - millennials can smell a fake from a mileaway 10. "Were moving from a world where we plancampaigns for the future to one where weadapt campaigns to the moment" 11. When you fail in life you hit rock bottom andthen you have no option but to bloodysucceed 12. There is difference between a viral ad andPR. Both have a value & are not mutuallyexclusive 13. Creativity is not inventing, its combiningtwo things that already exist 14. Is creativity now about one big idea or manylittle ones that add up? #awscchat 15. The world is too interdependent to solveissues in isolation The world, as we know, has a lot of problem. But were fortunate to be alive at this time 16. The 4Ps of the marketing mix are nowPurpose, Presence, Proximity andPartnerships 17. Create socially relevant content - move fromADS to ASSETS that are shareable 18. Key Trends on the Ground Creative Relevance Go Offline Back to Basics Mobile Makes it Easy Youth Crave Connections 19. Harness real passion 20. I dont look at impressions. I look atengagement. That is the yardstick. 21. The main shift has been to actively considerengagement as part of the mix versusfocusing on the more traditional measures ofreach and frequency. 22. Creativity has the power to transformhuman behavior. 23. When the world zigs, zag. 24. "When they look at you and say, Yourecrazy, maybe youve found a good idea.* Having a great idea is not the key. The key isfighting with passion and persistence to bringit to life Dont just think outside the box, create anew box.* Found the quote thanks to (Caren Kelleher) -@Caren Im unsure if she is the one who actually expressed the idea. 25. Combine relevance with emotion. And youget the kind of ideas I like. Adapt the technique to your idea, not youridea to tour technique Don`t be afraid of change, that is the bigmessage 26. Projecet Re:Brief * projectrebrief.com Google Analytics In Real Life - OnlineCheckout http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Sk7cOqB9Dk &feature=youtube_gdata_player* If you are going to click on any of the links, click on this one. 27. Highjack - Ap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH8Br_f3p9E 28. The book that cant wait http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHl8IqCqza8 29. The Most Popular Song Celebration of laziness becomes an anthem forwork ethic. http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/jwt-takes-pr-grand-prix-song-ignited-puerto-rico-141199 30. The Challenge: Getting#SmokedByAWindowsPhone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZlnEAjDUa 4&feature=player_embedded 31. Hotel for international trainees Transformed an empty building next to theiroffice into a hotel: the Mortierbrigade hotel forinternational creative trainees. Trainees start at the ground floor, if they traineesperform well, they move up to the first floor into.If they produce excellent work, they promote toThe Royal Suite. (Worst case scenario: thebasement.) 32. An app that helps friends protecting friendsfrom the evil ex. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_ embedded&v=uFbb0nUHTLw 33. Small Business Saturday - a day devoted 2supporting local economies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBgl4SS1L7Q 34. The Train Time Table http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/mcdonalds-the- train-timetable/ 35. The Invisible Car http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIGzpi9lCck 36. A crash course to shine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMFqSjjnte0 &feature=youtu.be 37. This Pinterest board of things overheard atCannes http://t.co/ADDRZneP 38. 100 Most Awarded Creativeshttp://bit.ly/y34drU 39. History of Cannes Lions http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising- branding/history-cannes-lions-ad-films-carnival- creativity-141183 40. Posted the two best Slideshare presentationsabout Cannes 2012. Check them out: 100+ Bullet Points From Cannes Lions 12http://slidesha.re/LywT0N 100+ Beautiful Slides From Cannes Lions 12http://slidesha.re/MoIgsm * Special thanks to Jesse for introducing me to Slideshare, and for sharing his knowledge and talent.