Online marketing

Making mobile the heart of multichannel marketing in next planning cycle

Published 30th September I just read this great article by Thom Kennon and thought it would be worthwhile to re-publish it on my blog to spread the word. This is an absolute must read for every marketer. It is a wake-up call for all those who still think that mobile marketing can be “the fifth wheel” of a marketing strategy or, worse still,…

The incomplete ad – combining print and mobile media

Published 28th September A truely clever integration of traditional print marketing and digital marketing. Ok not everyones cup of tea but used to great effect in this execution. To launch a new deodorant in Uruguay, the Lowe Ginkgo agency in Montevideo have combined traditional print media with mobile. So how does it work? You open up a magazine, browse as normal, flickering…

Mobile advertising needs to recognise communication and social aspects

Published 10th September Today the overwhelming majority of people with mobile phones use it to communicate with each other. Interactive communication is the most predominant, most consistent, and most active use of the mobile today. The mobile phone is a communication and social tool. The mobile has given a freedom to the consumer to be contactable, organise, gather knowledge, to…

Impact of Online video on TV advertising – the future of online marketing

Published 14th August Having recently read about the raging debate at Marketing Week on the potential impact online video will have on television advertising. Yesterday the bus waiting experience came true. Nothing for a while then a couple come a long at the same time. Online video as a promotional medium – broadcasters may well be worried. Ok. YouTube has been around for…