Advertising agency

an agency employed by advertisers to plan, design, place, and supervise their advertisements or advertising campaigns.
Contemporary Examples

Where did the idea for “Guy Walks into an advertising agency” come from?
Mad Men Postmortem, Part 2 Jace Lacob November 22, 2009

She crafted her language with enough nuance to fool an advertising agency.
How Hillary Won Over India M.J. Akbar July 26, 2009

Historical Examples

Here you are, Peterson, run down to the advertising agency, and have this put in the evening papers.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes A. Conan Doyle

“See you at the lift in about an hour,” he said and headed for the advertising agency where Janith was employed.
Second Sight Basil Eugene Wells

Two mornings later he knocked at the president’s door at Bascome and Barlow’s advertising agency.
This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald

A little later I organized a news bureau as an adjunct of the advertising agency.
My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice

The Council would enlist the aid of some advertising agency.
The Invisible Government Dan Smoot

A job undertaken by an advertising agency for a rubber manufacturer supplies a case in point.
The Knack of Managing Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson

The advertising agency and the sampler of public opinion can supply the groundwork of a flexible propaganda method.
Proclaim Liberty! Gilbert Seldes

He had been humiliated enough by the actions of one of the heads of an advertising agency.
Operation: Outer Space William Fitzgerald Jenkins

an organization that creates advertising material, contracts for publication space, and sometimes undertakes market research on behalf of its clients


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