Tag Archives: Advertising
By Jerry Mcruer | Published: April 16, 2011
Direct communication can be effective brand communication. In today’s environment where enlightened brand managers seek integration across all consumer touch points, the role of direct as a tool to build brand equity is accepted, albeit at times condescendingly, by even the most dyed-in-the-wool general advertising professionals. But try this one: For many brands, direct communication can be the most effective brand communication...
By Eric Wegerbauer | Published: November 4, 2010
How can a single image stick out of the crowd?
By Melanie Moser | Published: February 18, 2010
The Saints weren’t the only winners in this year’s Super Bowl XLIV. Even with celebrities like Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, John Travolta, and an additional 74,000 in the stadium, the real audience seemed to be the record-breaking 153.4 million viewers. Every year, the commercials are always strongly anticipated. As marketers, we too, at Direct Partners excitedly await the Super Bowl commercials. Not only do we have our own opinions, but we have some questions too? How do the most liked ads compare with the most viewed ads? How do those compare with the most recalled ads? And how do they compare with our personal favorites?
By Jonathan Rouse | Published: December 21, 2009
When I tell people at swanky Hollywood gatherings that I work on glamorous high profile CRM campaigns for the world’s top brands, the universal response I hear is inevitably “oh, I wish I could do that, but I’m sure it’s too complicated for my tiny brain.” To which I say, “nonsense, just because you’re a famous supermodel/crimefighter known only for your looks, I’m sure you’d do just fine.” Then I fix us another drink and we see where the evening goes.