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AdWeek Portrait: Door Number 3 »

Agency profile from October 17, 2011. Click here for a larger version.

The Power and Glory of Cheesy TV Commercials »

by MP MUELLER, The New York Times
August 28, 2011, 3:16 pm The Power and Glory of Cheesy TV Commercials By MP MUELLER Branded An insider’s guide to small-business marketing. I recently saw a list of cheesy local TV commercials that got me laughing and thinking. Why exactly do these spots have such a time-honored place in our culture? In Corpus Christi, Tex., where I grew up, the high priest of the... Read More »

Door Number 3 Scores With Dallas Cowboys Stadium »

Agency launches “Access Granted” campaign
Austin, TX (September 7, 2011) Door Number 3, a nationally-respected boutique branding agency, has launched “Access Granted”, an advertising campaign for the Dallas Cowboys Stadium Tours. The campaign is designed to promote and further brand the Cowboys Stadium’s VIP, Self-guided, Group, and Art tours. Cowboys Stadium, the world’s largest domed sports and entertainment facility, and home to the NFL’s... Read More »

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Challenger Bill White Have a Hair-off with Cow Wow »

Liquid Compost Maker Asks Public to Vote for Candidate with Best “Hair” In Its “Heads of State” Campaign
Austin, TX (9.17.10) – While Texas gubernatorial candidates Rick Perry and Bill White sling mud at each other from their respective campaign headquarters, a small Georgetown, Texas company, Cow Wow, decided to unite the two politicians – and mount them on the back of a 16-foot trailer. Cow Wow, a liquid compost product, is launching a “Moovement,” called the “Heads of State” campaign, featuring six... Read More »

Communication Arts features Door Number 3’s campaign for The Alamo »

The Alamo was the site of a historic thirteen-day siege in the quest for Texas’s independence from Mexico in 1836. Nearly 200 Texans and Tejanos defended the San Antonio mission from more than 2,000 Mexican soldiers, culminating in a battle on March 6, 1836 during which all the defenders lost their lives. Today, it’s a symbol of heroic struggle against impossible odds—a place where people made the... Read More »

Without ads, you'd quickly forget the Alamo »

by Mark Oliver “Remember the Alamo” is one of the oldest slogans in American life. As such, it’d be pretty embarrassing for the people who now run the Alamo as a historical attraction if people forgot about the place. A campaign by Austin, Texas-based agency Door Number 3 aims to generate fresh interest in it. Created on behalf of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, the volunteer... Read More »

Heading off a financial siege at the Alamo »

Editorial Board It’s time maybe the last time, and this time with the admirable input of an Austin ad agency for another shot at finding a way to keep Texas’ most hallowed shrine an admission-free attraction under the sometimes questionable oversight of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The Alamo needs your help. “Bowie defended it with a knife. Now all you need is a ballpoint... Read More »