//Tag:Platforms

Tools For Maintaining The Brand Heat

One of the challenges any Marketing (and specifically the digital team) run into is the education of the entire staff about what's new and exciting.  It's even more challenging to move beyond the listing and explanation of platforms to how the brand is meant to utilize each. The Campbell's soup team is getting some press [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:34:31+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Core|0 Comments

Lacking Vision and Strategy, Everyone Witnessed the Hemmorhaging While Waiting For Others To Act

On the heels of Advertising Week and all of the feel-good excitement it generates, the feeling intensified that there's too much mis-directed emphasis in digital media.  The reasons for this could be due to digital media's "youth," but I'm worried it's based more on lack of vision or creativity. Far too often, the take-aways from large events or [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:39:19+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Core|0 Comments

It Sucks When You Stop Showing Up To The Party And Nobody Cares

After a ten-day blackout of Viacom-owned cable networks on DirecTV, the sides finally announced this morning that they have come to an agreement. It may be a while before it is absolutely clear what the real impact of this standoff was. During the blackout, there were measurable elements that fluctuated but the real ramifications could be [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:39:49+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments

The Game of Cracking the Mobile Media

Yet another company has entered the scene promising points and chances to attain higher levels by interacting with advertisements - this time by former Apple exec Lars Albright and his company, SessionM.  There are a number of benefits for a consumer in the way of virtual goods, extra play or pride rewards by these types [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:43:28+00:00 March 7th, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments

The Future Landscapes and New Economics of Original Content

Amid the beginning of the dot-com lunacy at the turn of the millennium, a company called Digital Entertainment Network (den.net) formed as an online channel for original content.  They were positioning themselves to be a form of competition for the traditional broadcast and cable outlets - programming niche original content for youth to access through their computers.  [...]

By | 2016-10-12T21:04:31+00:00 January 20th, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments