Social Media and other forms of consumer generated data disrupted the status quo but also presented new opportunities. Once vaunted as the death of the research industry, it may be the re-birth of the power of consumer insights.
Post-Millennial Marketing is based on six pillars, which are not steps to be followed one after another, but activities to be conducted together: Post-Millennial Marketing is more than a process, it is almost a mantra.
Are we living in the age of the connected consumer, or are our actions and decisions guided or made for us by technology?
Brands are scrambling to shift from macro-influencers to micro-influencers, but the full potential of this trend has yet to fully unfold.
Advertising plays a key role in shaping people’s perceptions and opinions about a brand. This impacts their decisions at the moment of purchase across all platforms and media.
Too many brands get stuck in a ‘comfort zone’ that prevents them from achieving growth. Read how Consumer Insight plays a big role in helping brands compete today.
The challenge in developing strong multichannel campaigns is to create enough familiarity in each element so it instantly links to the overall campaign, but enough novelty to create engagement independently.
With the rise of Artificial intelligence, machine learning, Blockchain and voice integration, the opportunities for brands to connect with consumers are huge.
If ‘Made in China’ makes you think of inexpensive, low quality goods, think again. Today’s young generation of global consumers – especially those in established markets – are becoming more positive.
What determines that todays strong brands will be strong brands in the future? Learn what a recent “Brands Ahead” study from Kantar TNS and Grey tells us in this article by Hartmut Scheffer, Kantar TNS.
Reliability, Self-similarity and Iconography, and Substance over Appearance are three key properties that sets the German market apart from any other. Read the article by Christoph Prox, Kantar Added Value.
Budget brands may have an advantage over their premium priced competitors but they should stay focused on brand building. Read more to learn how low-cost brands can use brand experience to demonstrate their purpose, and grow value.
Gen Z is the digital generation but brands shouldn’t allocate 100 percent of budgets to digital – they need to find a balance and synergies between both digital and traditional
Ads that are emotionally engaging and build memorable and lasting impressions are more effective than ads that merely deliver an explicit message. Deliver functional brand benefits creatively, and integrate the brand throughout the ad.
The film, Blade Runner 2049 provides an interesting vision for marketing and brand communications in the not-so-far-off future.
Both large and small brands are demonstrating the benefits of taking calculated risks. These can fail but in the long term what is more dangerous for your business? Moving forward or standing still?
Brands are under increasing pressure to have a strong point of view on world events, but what should they consider before taking a side?
Top tips for marketers to maximise the effectiveness of their communications across channels.
In a world of 24/7 data, marketers can make fast and knowledgeable brand decisions to gain competitive advantage. Learn more.