Give us a sign, Hollywood

Friday 19 July 2013, by

The Hollywood sign celebrates its 90th birthday this week.  Not a bad innings for an advert.  Originally intended to promote a housing development called ‘Hollywoodland’ in 1923, the giant letters were left up indefinitely when they became an unexpected …

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The voices behind the Gumtree TV ad (part 1)

Wednesday 11 August 2010, by
A while back, we placed an ad on Gumtree asking for help to voice our TV ad. We thought you'd like to learn a little more about the voices behind the ad. Meet Karla and Soma. They all use Gumtree, like you and me.
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A preview of our first ever TV ad

Friday 6 August 2010, by
Do you remember our tube, bus and newspaper ads? Now, we’re taking over your telly! It’s the first time Gumtree has ever done a TV ad and we’re really excited about it.
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Superheroes needed to protect the neighbourhood

Wednesday 23 June 2010, by
Have you got what it takes to be a superhero? Local Londoner ‘Darkslay’ is vowing to protect his neighbourhood in Southeast London for the general good. He wants to “bring a little hope back to the city” and has an ad out for fellow wannabe superheros to join him on his quest, much like Shadow Hare in the US.
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Forget the hung parliament, it’s Friday

Friday 7 May 2010, by

10downingStrWith all this talk about a hung parliament, Labour being out of the door and what this means for our future, we’ve decided that this is way too serious for a Friday afternoon. Looks like some others think so too, …

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