Magneto: 12 years of looking out windows…and producing some really great work, too

September 13, 2013  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

To celebrate our twelfth birthday as a Portland ad agency, we here at Magneto put together a time-lapse video of photos from our awesome hot-tub wielding patio and some of our favorite work, past and present. Take a look!

Magneto turns 12 as a Portland ad agency!



Magneto turns 12!

September 10, 2013  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

Today is a sunny September 10 and Magneto has been around for 12 years. 12 glorious years. Looking back, our timing in opening this ad agency could not have been worse given that the 9/11 attacks occurred the following morning. Yet through that horrendous time, the Great Recession and many...

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From the desk of Buzz Winkle

August 29, 2013  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:07 a.m. Journal, Woke up early again today. Couldn’t get back to sleep so I came to work around six. Been having trouble with words. Mental block. Trying to think up words that rhyme with “natural.” It’s a real zinger, like "orange." That's a bad one, too. Speaking of words,...

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Pinterest vs. Tumblr: the case for each

August 15, 2013  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

Pinterest vs. Tumblr. Tumblr vs. Pinterest. At first glance, both of these sites seem overtly similar, but digging deeper, no two social media sites are the same – there is a time and a place for each. Here at Magneto, we use both. In our industry, sites like Pinterest and Tumblr...

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Ben & Jerry’s visits Magneto!

August 6, 2013  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

Excerpt from a real-life conversation held at Magneto last week: Account Coordinator: So…how do you feel about Ben & Jerry’s? Creative Director: As in the brand? Their marketing? The ice cream itself? Account Coordinator: All of that. But let’s start with the ice cream. Creative Director: I like it. Why? Account Coordinator: So it’s cool...

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Buzz Winkle, Icon

August 20, 2012  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  No Comments

Today is a day for celebration, for we have received our first shipment of Buzz Winkle magnets from the Magneto Fulfillment Center. To spread the Word of Winkle, we are offering this collector's set of four magnets to Buzz's dedicated followers. We know, you are wondering how to obtain a...

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Presenting: Magneto’s New Website

August 10, 2012  |  by Magneto Brand Advertising  |  2 comments

After nearly 1000 years of toil by laborers bound by indentured servitude, the ALL NEW Magneto website is complete. Like the Taj Mahal, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Hoover Dam before it, the ALL NEW Magneto website stands as a testament to the power of perseverance. A near modern miracle,...

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