Mary Maddever

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Articles by Mary Maddever
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How to find the next (real) big thing

Publisher Mary Maddever on authenticity fatigue, and going beyond wows and likes.

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Fall TV: Strap in

Publisher Mary Maddever on brand-creator collaboration and the future of Canada’s TVscape.

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Cannes 2015: Building a better world with branding

Strategy’s Mary Maddever on the buzz about cause in Cannes.

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Advertising gets no respect

Anyone who still sees marketing as just an expense is not following the plot, says publisher Mary Maddever.

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Perk wars

Publisher Mary Maddever on how shopper marketing today straddles two worlds, and award-winning tactics in the space.

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Content 360: everything is a story

A whimsical tale about dragonfruit, perhaps? Publisher Mary Maddever asserts the value of storytelling in our April issue.

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Are brands set up for the long haul?

Publisher Mary Maddever noticed a trend among the award-winning campaigns of the past year. Are we thinking too short-term?

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2015: Hack at it

From our year-end issue, publisher Mary Maddever on reinvention and a 2015 wishlist.

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Why failure is good

Strategy publisher Mary Maddever on advice from Kevin Spacey and Agency of the Year winners.

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What’s behind the Canadian sweep?

From our October issue, publisher Mary Maddever gets patriotic and tackles the push to use global creative.

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Ad Week: Making the case for a new model of planning

Mark Tomblin, CSO of Taxi, on why agencies need to update a model that hasn’t changed in 50 years to keep up with consumers.

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Ad Week: Why failure is necessary – and good

Storytelling lessons from Kevin Spacey, the new internet-giant era for agencies and the need for bravery all around.

Embrace the chaos

From our September issue, publisher Mary Maddever treads down memory lane.

It’s a whole new throne game

From our July/August issue, publisher Mary Maddever on the contemporary battles for eyeballs and ad dollars.

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Picturing a gender-equal future

Take a peek into an invite-only Cannes session with Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, hunting for a way to get more women at the top.