Archive for October, 2014

McDonald's burger real vs. ad
October 7, 2014

Advertising, Behind the Scenes

Before it gets juicy, lets start off with some statistics. The average American watches two million television commercials by the age of 65. The first newspaper ad was in 1650 to offer a reward for 12 stolen horses.Advertising first became an academic discipline in 1900 at Northwestern. Here it comes, brace yourself. Here’s how ads […]

Kevin Spacey quote
October 3, 2014

Let the Learning Begin: Appleton Takes on Mentees

Ad 2 Orlando is the local, young professional division of the American Advertising Federation. Appleton’s own communication coordinator, Erin Pearlman, sits on the Ad 2 Orlando Education Committee which is tasked with aiding students and young individuals in pursuing careers in advertising. With the help of the professional organizations, students are given the tools to […]

Women of Distinction Awards
October 1, 2014

27th Annual Girl Scouts of Citrus Women of Distinction Awards

One of Central Florida’s most prestigious awards for women, the Girl Scouts of Citrus’ Women of Distinction Awards, pays tribute to women leaders who serve as role models in the community. Paula Pell, writer and producer, known for her work on Saturday Night Live, hosted the 27th annual gala. As their premier fundraiser, money raised […]