Digital Marketing

Is TV Advertising still a relevant medium?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Digital Marketing, Marketing, Opinion Piece
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When did you last watch a TV ad? I’ve been asking around and most people need to really think, before they can answer. When asked to name 3 ads they’d seen in the last month, a few mumbled about insurance and that was it. And who can blame consumers? With Netflix, PVR and smart phone …

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7 Step Framework for Influencer Marketing

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Digital Marketing, Framework, Influencer Marketing, Marketing
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One of the explosive, marketing trends in 2017 is the influencer. Essentially, influencer marketing is leveraging the influence of specific social media users to gain coveted access to niche communities, create meaningful conversations and achieve targeted reach and exposure for your brand. However, it can prove challenging. Marketers struggle to integrate influencers into their marketing …

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Ad Campaign: Nike celebrates Arab female athletes

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Advert, Digital Marketing, Marketing
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Brand: Nike Ad Campaign: Nike Women, #justdoit Sadly I can’t speak Arabic, but even so, this Nike advert that celebrates female, Arab athletes is incredibly inspirational. Even though the Nike logo is visible throughout the spot, it is still an empowering tribute to what these women have achieved in the face of rigid, traditional gender …

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KFC #CleanEating Burger Prank

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Advert, Digital Marketing, Marketing
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Brand: KFC Campaign: #CleanEating Burger This is just a great piece of content. Nice departure from their usual “smile, laugh, eat a chicken pop, glance at the camera and everything is right with the world” style. It’s ballsy for a fast-food brand, but “the Scandinavian chopping boards” will give you a giggle.  In terms of …

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Paper: The Changing Structure of Marketing Departments in the Age of Disruption

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Digital Marketing, Marketing
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Interesting and fairly recent (2016) paper on how digital is transforming the structure of the marketing department. It’s shifting to a centralized, customer-centric organisation with digital embedded throughout everything. Good and insightful read. There’s an infographic if you’re pushed for time, but highly recommend reading the paper on The Changing Structure of Marketing Departments in the …

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