About Jamie Neal

Jamie follows all things digital marketing, with a primary focus on consumer behaviour, branding and creative content. Jamie also keeps a close eye on new developments in the evolving world of social media.

Your 2018 Guide To Influencer Marketing: Theory & Practice

Influencer Marketing was a big talking point in 2017. And as Google's search data illustrates, it's global popularity is at it's highest level since records began. As brands continue to look for new ways to grab our attention, it makes sense that Influencer Marketing has taken a front-seat in 2017. In this article, we'll take a [...]

Bud Light Parodies Cliché Millennial Lifestyle With Latest Ad Campaign

Bud Light has artfully trolled the cliché aspirations of 21st-century Millennials with their latest TV ad - and it's hilariously accurate. The ad, which was apparently filmed on a beach in the UK, features a group of hipsters living their so-called 'bohemian' lifestyles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o57XyzUA-5Q 🎵 Super cool girl, aspirational friends Lifestyle ad with bud light at [...]

Office Logic: Part 4

It's time for Part 4 of Office Logic, an on-going series of marketing satire and office jokes. This week, we'll be offering our advice on how to get out of sticky situations with your boss, the perils of clandestine cyber-hackers, buzzwords, and virtual reality. Splendid. THE REBUTTAL It's been a hectic morning at work. The phone [...]

Properganda: Russian State Media Disrupts The Morning Commute With Provocative Ad Campaign

Russia Today, also known as RT, has caused controversy yet again by putting a series of 'provocative' adverts on the London Underground. Launched in 2005, the Kremlin-backed news network was founded primarily as a public relations effort to improve the image of Russia on the global stage. RT position themselves as an 'alternative' news network that [...]

By | 2017-11-08T23:08:25+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Advertising, Branding, Content Marketing, Marketing, Propaganda|0 Comments

Mr Robot Holds ‘Ecoin Launch Party’ To Promote Latest Series

Earlier this month, the marketing team behind Mr Robot surprised fans with an immersive experience to promote the latest series of the popular American drama. Mr Robot tells the story of a dystopian society that's ruled by the hidden hand of corporatocracy whilst being entrenched in cyber warfare. Season 3 premiered to the public on the 11th October, 5 days [...]

Famous ‘Ozzy Man Reviews’ Does Voice-Over For Samsung S8 Advert

Ethan Marrell, AKA Ozzy Man is one of the internets favourite comedians. Popular for his hilarious 'Ozzy Man Review' videos, Ethan has gained over 6 million Facebook followers and 1.6 million YouTube subscriptions since starting a few years ago. Ozzy Man makes a living by posting videos of his satirical commentary on everything from funny animal [...]

Redefining Networking: An Exclusive Interview With Shapr CEO

Since the advent of the internet, the world of business networking has changed drastically. Advanced connectivity in the form of social media and mobile applications has allowed us to reach out to people who share similar interests in ways that were simply not possible before. Among the pioneers who are shaping this new world we live in is [...]

By | 2017-10-17T14:24:46+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Freelancing, Interviews, Marketing, Social Media, Technology|0 Comments

Office Logic: Part 3

It's time for Part 3 of Office Logic, an on-going series of marketing satire and office jokes. This week, we'll be offering our advice on how honesty is the best policy, the culture of automation and the office workhorse. THE EXCUSE It's 4 pm on a Friday. Everyone has been ready for the weekend since Monday. [...]

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Creative Marketing Roles

Is marketing a science or an art? The age-old debate has continued to divide opinion over the years. Creatives will claim that it's an art. Data-driven analysts will insist that it's a science. The truth is somewhere in the middle; marketing is both a science and an art. But thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, [...]

Minds.com: A New Realm Of Social Media

For many people, the thought of a new social media platform competing with the legacy networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube is somewhat unimaginable. But for others, there’s now a new realm of social media on the horizon - and it looks very promising. Enter the room, Minds.com. An open source social network that was launched [...]

By | 2017-09-08T14:06:53+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Marketing, Social Media, Technology|0 Comments

Exclusive Interview with On The Tools CEO Lee Wilcox

How many times have you had a drunken business idea with your mates that you never actually followed through with? For Lee Wilcox, his big idea didn't only survive the hangover, it's fast becoming a reality. In July 2014, Lee and his best mate Adam started what would soon turn out to be one of the [...]

By | 2017-08-08T16:46:08+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Interviews|1 Comment

The Brand Personality Model: A Modern Case Study

  It's been 20 years since Jennifer Aaker published her 1997 study 'Dimensions of brand personality' in the Journal of Marketing Research. Unlike a lot of theoretical marketing concepts born out of the 20th century, Aaker's model has somewhat stood the test of time. So what are the dimensions of brand personality? In a nutshell, it's [...]

By | 2017-10-02T12:28:04+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Branding, Marketing, Social Media|0 Comments

An Interview With Illustrator Marcus Marritt

Just the other day, I was browsing through Instagram and I came across some eye-catching work from up-and-coming illustrator Marcus Marritt. Despite only being an illustrator for three years, Marcus has done some impressive work for a number of high profile names including Chelsea FC, JP Morgan and WIRED Magazine. Marcus' eye for vibrant colours, subtle [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:15:12+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Graphic Design, Illustration, Interviews|0 Comments

Why We’re Partially To Blame For Echo Chambers on Social Media

Social media has helped to create a more connected, yet disconnected world than ever before. In wake of the political upsets in 2016, it became more apparent that social media companies are primarily responsible for creating pockets of polarised echo chambers amongst online communities. An echo chamber is a metaphorical description (derived from an acoustic echo [...]

By | 2017-09-30T10:58:50+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Social Media, Technology|0 Comments

Brand Strategy on Social Media: 6 Things to Consider

Devising your brand strategy on social media is a fundamental part of building profitable, sustainable and meaningful relationships with your audience. Your brand gives your product or service a meaning in the world. It’s a lot more than just a logo or a slogan; your brand may represent a set of values, a promise, a personality, [...]

By | 2017-09-29T10:31:42+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing, Social Media|0 Comments

Is Facebook’s Move To Combat ‘Fake News’ A Step Towards Mass Censorship?

Most people would agree that 2016 was an unpredictable year to say the least. Amongst all the surprises came Facebook's move to combat so-called 'fake news' articles on their site. In mid-December, the tech giant announced that it would start to filter and censor what they deem to be ‘fake news’ from people’s News Feeds in [...]

By | 2017-10-20T13:48:15+00:00 January 8th, 2017|Social Media|2 Comments
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