CREATIVITY & INNOVATION

Your brand doesn’t exist

Your brand doesn’t exist

In fact no brands exist… not even the most famous ones.Let’s look more closely at what that means. A brand is just what’s called a social construct. That means it's a concept that we, as a society, invent to help make sense of things. They are ideas, stories if you...

The postman knocks once more for direct mail.

The postman knocks once more for direct mail.

Are we ready for the new age of direct mail? You may have also noticed an increase in direct mail received over recent months. Certainly my postman's been making more frequent visits. It was predicted Direct mail would enjoy a resurgence following the introduction of...

Video marketing – if it moves – shoot it

Video marketing – if it moves – shoot it

In my early days in advertising, before video marketing, we used to have a saying, “Nothing  sells like TV.” It was true… and there was sound reasoning behind it. Firstly, the medium had tremendous reach, and of course, TV is a major medium. However, the overriding...