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.
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
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 →
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 →
"The Red Stain" demonstrates everything I like to talk about when it comes to excellent brand storytelling.