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Honesty Now Selling Advertising and Coffee

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Last week we received our first batch of Honesty Roast coffee, the first in our series of Honesty-products. We felt that the pod-coffee that we had before, while practical and ok-tasting, was soulless and dull and that we needed to do something about it. We set out in search for the best brewing equipment on [...]

Big Screen TV Just Took on a New Meaning

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I have this space in the office where I thought it would be great with a big projector screen. I figured we might as well get a really big one so that we’d have a really nice backdrop for presentations, lectures, cinema nights and, of course, XBOX-sessions! Since we have a beautiful piece of graffiti [...]

The State of Honesty

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It’s been a while since I gave you an update about the progress of Honesty. In fact I haven’t written much over the course of the past year at all. But it’s been one crazy year. First, and most importantly, I’ve become a father of a little boy called Marc. That, of course, changed everything [...]

Honesty New Nordic Lead Agency For Scandic

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Those of you who have followed this blog for a while know about my love for hotels like Ace and Michelberger, and hotels in general for that matter. And now, finally, I and my agency Honesty get to work with an entire chain of hotels! After a demanding pitch, the hotel chain Scandic selected Honesty [...]

Learn All The Secrets of Honesty in 30 Hours

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  Tomorrow, I’m going back to school heading our new 30 hour-course “Honesty in a Box”, a course which contains all the secrets of Honesty’s journey from being literally nothing to sailing up as Sweden’s most rapidly growing agency. I’ve always loved packaging knowledge and I’m really excited about this course. It really wasn’t that [...]

Honesty Part 4 – The Secret Recipe of Honesty

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From starting Honesty AB on Valentine’s Day 2009, I worked alone for 8 months before the first new partners came into the agency. During that time I conducted what I think today is the most important work I’ve done at the agency: finding the right people to run it. An advertising agency is made up [...]

A Year of Love and Two Years of Honesty

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When I founded Honesty AB on Valentine’s Day 2009, I had just started on a brand new relationship with an amazing girl. It’s somewhat telling I guess that I am now, two years later, celebrating Valentines Day on my own with tacos and a movie. I don’t want to blame it on work, but there [...]

Baba is Back!

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Last friday we rolled out the the first christmas film for Halebop. After the first film with Baba, the dancing boy throwing a Halebop gang sign, Baba became an instant Halebop hero and in this new film he plays super serious drums over a super naive song about “Surfing in california”. My personal favorite. Check [...]

 
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This blog is written by Walter Naeslund and has been around since 2007. The blog is about the journey of starting an advertising agency and a sneak peek behind the scenes of what goes on at the Honesty HQ in SoFo, Södermalm. It is also a blog about communication & technology. The blog has gathered almost a thousand posts over the years with several longer and shorter breaks. Welcome and enjoy.
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