For a century, Marketers have been in the business of interruption. That is, inserting their brand messages in between the consumer and the content he is actually trying to get to.
Equipped only with a marker pen and a wristwatch, with some help from his buddy on the radio, Gordo Cooper landed his spacecraft with relative pinpoint accuracy.
When I ask someone, "Why aren't you more active on LinkedIn?" a very common response is, "If my boss saw me posting or editing my LinkedIn profile, or speaking at a conference, he will think I am looking for a new job."
Last year, while working as Vice President of Digital Marketing & Audience Development at Mediacorp, I was part of a panel of digital transformation experts at an event called "Engaging the Workforce of the Future" hosted by Workday. I share some of my thoughts in this series of videos from the panel discussion. In this... Continue Reading →
In this three-part video series, I discuss how brands must harness the power of storytelling and #contentmarketing to succeed in this new era of new digital media. In this first video, I talk about how digital media has changed consumer expectations and Brands must no longer rely on interruption to reach audiences. https://youtu.be/WhZheHdKfxQ In this... Continue Reading →
In the age of on-demand digital media and ad blocking, Brands must move away from interruption-based marketing and instead develop content that audiences want to consume. That means learning how to think like media companies. https://youtu.be/CRzZ9Te5Rqg
Earlier this week, at the Asean CMO Experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I got the chance to talk about my favorite topics: Star Wars, Marvel superheroes and Content Marketing. In my presentation Why Brands Must Think and Behave Like Media Companies: Rethinking Marketing with Lessons from Hollywood, I discuss why consumers in the digital media... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/WhZheHdKfxQ Digital media has changed consumer expectations and tolerances. We live in a world of unprecedented consumer choice. Consumers expect to be able to consume content whenever and wherever they want, on the device of their own choosing. In such a world, consumers prefer to pay a subscription fee for quality content – whether news, music or... Continue Reading →