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The Friday Round-Up (from Fun with Numbers to Video Marketing Tips)

Claude Harrington 11.06.2015

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:


Monday: 9 Eye-Opening Digital Marketing Stats (via Adweek)

Tuesday: 12 Awesome Examples of Whiteboard Animation

Wednesday: PICK OF THE WEEK: A Brief History of Fast Food

Thursday: Greetings From Ad:Tech!

ICYMI: Whiteboard Animation + The Worldwide Leader in Sports


FROM THE VAULT: Whiteboard Animation: Learn Physics 

“From RSA style whiteboard animation to motion graphics, some of the best animated explainer videos out there aren’t for a product or business – they’re for an idea. Enjoy these great examples from the likes of National Geographic, novelist Amy Rosenthal, physicist Henry Reich, and something about money…”


Animation News:

Moonbot’s The Numberly’s Pilot Debuts on Amazon (via Cartoon Brew)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Time-Travel to Jurassic Era (via AWN)

The Peanuts Movie: An Essential Reading/Viewing Recommendation Guide (via Rotoscopers)


New Trailer Hits for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight (via Rolling Stone)

5 Secrets from Upcoming Fantastic Beasts (via Entertainment Weekly)

Aziz Ansari is Masters of None (via HitFix)



Escort’s New Radar Detector Spots Cops and Red-Light Cameras (via WIRED)

The Robot Takeover will be Worse than we Realized (via Tech Insider)

Facebook Speeds Past 1.55 Billion Users And Q3 Estimates With $4.5B Revenue (via Tech Crunch)



18 of Your Favorite Pop Culture Icons Turned Into Kids Book Covers (via io9)

Ben Carson Admits he was Never Accepted to West Point (via The New York Times)

Video Marketing Lessons From People Who Have Been There, Done That (via Marketing Land)

Excerpt: Looking to step up your video marketing strategy? Columnist Michael Litt highlights several successful video campaigns and offers some takeaways on what you can learn from them…

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