White Elephant Beach Cafe: A working review

One of my favourite places to go for a bite to eat and look longingly at the blue waters of the Indian Ocean is the White Elephant Beach Cafe at Gnarabup, near Prevelly. While most of the seating is outside under umbrellas, the owners had built an inside space with couches, tables and fireplace so … Continue reading White Elephant Beach Cafe: A working review

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Advertising: It’s not rocket science. 10 Advertising mistakes and how to avoid them. Part 3.

So here it is, the final instalment, 8 - 10. Wanting the ad to sound or look like an ad. Advertising clichés can be the death knell of any advertising campaign, yet many businesses, and worryingly many copywriters, insist on including them in their commercials. Why? It’s because it’s what they’re familiar with. People see … Continue reading Advertising: It’s not rocket science. 10 Advertising mistakes and how to avoid them. Part 3.

Wise words about advertising from radio Guru Dan O’Day

I thought I’d share this quick clip that a client actually sent to an Account Manager about radio ads. Even though in the  Youtube clip, radio guru Dan O'Day is talking about restaurants, the principles can be applied to all radio ads. Takeaway points: 1. It's all about the listener. 2. Don't put too much … Continue reading Wise words about advertising from radio Guru Dan O’Day