Just wanted to share a few thoughts today on where things are moving. This isn’t the long-term outlook so much as the direction stuff is shifting today thanks to the growing realization of the power the Web holds to tell stories, engage people, and give them things that are more relevant and useful as far as brands are concerned.
“ [Digital] is the centerpiece of a broader campaign. I think that’s become a real integral part of how we use the web, moving beyond just promoting web addresses in TV spots or print ads to really making them a critical part of the storytelling for the brands.”
Media Director, North America
Source: Advertising Age - http://adage.com/article?article_id=125663
“ Something remarkable is worth talking about. Worth noticing. Exceptional. New. Interesting. It’s a Purple Cow. Boring stuff is invisible. It’s a brown cow. … Remarkable marketing is the art of building things worth noticing right into your product or service.”
ENGAGEMENT No. 1 seller in Personal Grooming category on Amazon.com for the first two months after launch. Source: MediaPost - http://publications.mediapost.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Articles.showArticleHomePage&art_aid=53172
“ [Branded Utility] is where the brand creates a commitment to a relationship. It’s where the brand creates something useful to you, something that’s a utility in your life. The consumer will feel more confident with the relationship if the brand will continue to be part of your life.”
“ Great work comes from insight, and we have always worked from insight. … We have a vision of ourselves becoming the lead agency for the digital age. Insights are going to come in so many different ways. We’d like to pride ourselves on the ability to capitalize on them.”
Source: Advertising Age - http://adage.com/article?article_id=125670
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