List of the best advertising and design blogs and books (according to me)

Hi there! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I really enjoy reading your articles. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same topics? Thanks a lot!

Here’s a list of my personal go to blogs, sites, and books about the industry, make sure you bookmark them 😉


Confessions of a creative recruiter:
Cecilia is the best. I think I read her entire blog in one sitting one day, her advice is very spot on.

Baby food for creatives:
Neisha is a copywriter so you’re in for a treat, her posts are so fun to read and very helpful.

Hello you creatives:
Great source of inspiration.

Another great source for news and inspiration, and the people behind this are awesome.

WTF Creatives:
A blog about getting (and keeping) your foot in the door in the ad industry. (Not just for juniors)

Breaking in Book:
Hear it from the CDs themselves.

Ad Teachings:
Great inspiration and advice from the amazing Suzanne Pope.

Pick Me (book)
Breaking in advertising and staying there. (One of my favorites)
By Nancy Vonk and Janet Kestin

Seth Godin’s Blog:
Very smart and interesting posts. His blog is like exercise for your brain.

Hilarious Ad posts.

Agency Spy:
Industry News

The Dieline:
Package Design inspiration

Everything Design
Great source of sites about the industry all over the world (this one’s a gem)

Brand New
All about Identity Design.

Steal like an artist (Book)
A must read for every creative.

Hey Whipple Squeeze This (Book)
The bible of creative advertising.

The useless web
Real fun way to waste time.

Of course there are many more to add to this list, if you know of a gem, please add it in the comments!!





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