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 [...]

Leveraging YouTube to Create Brand Awareness | Chapman Guitars

Guitarists are a unique kind of people. Instead of seeking out the latest guitar shapes, brands or parts, they lust after the classic combinations from already well established companies with a rich, long-standing heritage. Brands such as Fender and Gibson dominate the guitar world and have done for decades. This makes complete sense considering that during [...]

By | 2017-10-20T08:21:19+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Content Marketing, Marketing, Music Marketing|0 Comments

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, [...]

Office Logic: Part 2

It's time for Part 3 of Office Logic, an on-going series of marketing satire and office jokes. This week, we'll be exploring undemanding managers, social media strategy and thought leadership. A marvellous combination. THE DEADLINE You've just been given a big project. It feels like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. The pressure [...]

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 OP-ED: Has The Golden Age Gone?

When first asked to write this piece regarding the developments in marketing and advertising over recent decades, I thought it would be a jolly romp through the recent history of these two honourable professions sprinkled with a few lively anecdotes and ‘must hear’ stories but the more I pondered the possible content the more a darker [...]

By | 2017-10-20T14:17:47+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Advertising, Content Marketing, Marketing, Op-Ed|0 Comments

Office Logic: Part 1

Today marks the beginning of 'Office Logic' - a new series of marketing and office satire that we'll be periodically releasing as part of our ironic take on the marketing world and office work in general. Each sketch is based on our real life (perhaps slightly dramatised) experiences of working with some rather typical, interesting and [...]

Ling Valentine: Dragons Den, Nuclear Arms & Car Leasing

Ling Valentine is the enigmatic founder of LingsCars.com, a car leasing site that has been called “one of the best websites ever made” by The Independant yet “quite possibly the worst & weirdest website on the internet” by The Metro. A controversial and disruptive figure that is both adored as well as scored, LingsCars has been compared [...]

By | 2017-07-27T16:51:58+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Branding, Interviews, Marketing|0 Comments

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
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