Adrants Overview

Adrants, published by Adrants Publishing LLC, provides marketing and advertising news. It provides insightful, informed, experiential, no holds barred commentary on the state of the advertising and media industries. Editorial covers emerging marketing and advertising trends, cultural and demographic shifts affecting advertising strategies, new campaign launches, viral and buzz marketing, the rise of social media, useful industry research and the examination of the industry's shift from old paradigms to new.

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Adrants is published by Steve Hall who's done time in media, account management and new business at, among others, Leo Burnett, Starcom/Mediavest, BlackSheep Marketing, and Bozell, where he managed marketing budgets for both consumer and business-to-business clients including Reebok, Sperry Topsider,, Tyco, Marriott Hotels and Marshmallow Fluff.

Steve has written about and spoken for industry associations on topics such as the advertising's role in consumer-controlled media, the integration of public relations and advertising, the future convergence of media, the decline of traditional media and, yes, the rise of social media. He is co-founder of MarketingVOX, an online marketing publication, co-founder of the ad:tech industry trade show weblog and creator of the advertising social network AdGabber.

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Adrants is occassionally co-edited by Angela Natividad. If you ask her, she will tell you that advertising swaddled her, raised her and is currently guiding her through adulthood -- with perplexing results. Angela also writes for Culture Buzz, Live and Uncensored and hosts the AdVerve podcast.


Murray Newlands is an occassional contributor to Adrants, an entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional. In 2013 Murray founded He is the U.S. correspondent for

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