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.
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.
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 →
At least three times in my career, while being hired to join the "digital transformation" team, I have heard the following analogy: "We want you and your team to be the virus that infects the rest of the organization." The analogy always sounds great. But the success of a virus is always determined by the... Continue Reading →
Why I have managed to constantly adapt to different industries and reinvent my career over more than two decades is because I find there is always something new to learn. And more often than not, those lessons come from people much younger than myself.
The magical 90-120 sec video formula is a myth propagated by companies who want to sell you 90-120 sec videos (and the platforms that carry them). What most consumers are unwilling to watch for longer than a couple of minutes...is bad content.