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If All Screens Are TVs, What Then?

Last week, the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences announced that they would be awarding prestigious Emmy Awards in an expansion of the short-form series category. The deeper explanation of categories and requirements is: The Emmys has expanded the short-form series awards to four categories: comedy or drama; variety; reality/non-fiction; and animation. Series must have a minimum of six episodes with an average [...]

Is Public Super-Fast WiFi the Poison Apple?

With crazy-high download speeds being provided as an alternative to mobile data while you traverse city blocks, it might seem like the connectivity gods have answered our prayers. Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal found that she could download a 2-hour film weighing 1GB in a mere 45 seconds while standing near one NYC's [...]

Say It Ain’t So! More Great Cup ‘a Joe Tech?

This morning, while putting gas in my car, I pulled out my mobile device and placed a mobile order for a Venti Latte (1% Milk and No Foam) with around 5 button presses on the Starbucks mobile app. When the gas was filled, I jumped in the car and drove 100 yards to the nearest [...]

A New Form Of Superstar Athlete? A Little Bit Of Content Will Do…

It wasn't so long ago that people would provide a quizzical stare when presented the concept of eSports as an industry and an even shorter time since people would laugh at the thought of eSports becoming big business with a huge following. Now, adding to the list of new generational tastes and trends that bucked [...]

Don’t Let Your Brand Name Fall Flat On Your Audience

Often, there's a name that really sticks among the founders of the company. There's a ring to it... It makes people smile... It seems obviously right... Or, frequently, in these times, the cute omission of vowels in a product name is just plain cool. Unfortunately, some of those names get lost in translation. The BBC's [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:32:50+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Marketing|0 Comments

The Best Brand Social Communication

Far too many brands fail by using social as arms of their PR team - where they announce and tell rather than join in a conversation. The reality is that probably less than 10% are doing their brand communication on social effectively. MediaPost's post on Sprout Social's recent study of brand response to their audience [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:07+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Marketing, Social Media, Strategy|0 Comments

The CEO Tool For Driving Company Growth

No matter where you are in your company's evolution, it always helps to step back and evaluate unseen revenue growth opportunities. Most companies grow and evolve by way of executing the next biggest ideas and responding to emergencies – all while going at 1000 mph. Even the strongest of these systems show gaps in their [...]

Defining User Experience Within Audience Development

Audience Development requires a different perspective on User Experience. Traditionally, User Experience relates to what the user or customer will experience when interacting with a product, but the key factor of Audience Development extends the idea to a larger conceit of the experience from all touch-points with a brand or product - what we refer [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:33:19+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Brand Experience, Core, Product Development, Strategy|0 Comments