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.
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 →
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 →
Last week I talked about why brands must master storytelling and take their lead from Hollywood with Click2View's Simon Kearney for their inaugural podcast. The podcast is available on iTunes here. You can also play it below: https://soundcloud.com/simon-kearney-1/the-click2view-content-hour-episode-1
What to expect when you frequently criticize President Duterte's government on Twitter If you follow politics in the Philippines today, you will find a country deeply divided along political lines. Much of the conflict centers on how you feel about the extremely popular but controversial President Rodrigo Duterte. Regardless of where you stand in the political... Continue Reading →
Combining an influencer outreach programme, traditional PR and an initial burst of paid media can give your content that boost it needs to get an audience’s attention and get that Share snowball rolling.
Great content in the hands of an empowered team mean social media marketing success Events unfold on social media in real time. That means your social media marketing team needs to have the know-how, the creativity and the authority to take advantage of events as they happen to create relevance and excitement around your brand.... Continue Reading →
"If your social media is to be anything more than a sideshow, it needs to be embraced and championed by the company's senior leadership ... Many social media "purists" will argue that great social media doesn't need paid advertising and that content and creativity alone should drive audience engagement. Personally, I find this point of view both narrow and naive."