Super Bowl 50 Advertising Winners and Losers


Maybe for the first time in many years, I was more excited about the football than the advertising. There were questions about why the advertisers seem not to understand the value of integrating social media and digital with their $5 million thirty-second advertisements.

How Technology is Changing the Promotional Landscape


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Innovation Sighting: Task Unification in Cars That Advertise

Innovation in Practice

are in the process of developing strategies to maximize wireless capabilities in vehicles for advertising purposes. Visualize the new (or changed) products or services. Imagine pulling out of the driveway for your regular jaunt to the grocery store.

What the #*&! is a Hybrid Creative? Advertising mumbo jumbo.


Google “advertising hybrid creative” and you’ll find shiny phrases like “rare breed,” “next-generation,” “shaking things up,” “the future.” Nowadays, if you write, shoot, edit and design, you’re revolutionizing the world of advertising. What’s changed? Exciting! Scary. Scary? Not too long ago people talked about “hybrids” the way they talk about mutants in X-Men. But more disdainfully, as if we lacked focus: Mixed-up. Uncommitted. Dilettantes.

Smart and connected devices change everything

Jeffrey Phillips

As 5G and IoT capabilities unfold, and low power or smart power comes into existence, almost any device can become smart and connected, sharing data with an advertiser, a data collection company, the manufacturer, all of the above, or some other company.

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How to Stay Ahead of the Game in a Fast-Changing Industry


At the intersection of modern technology and advertising, digital marketing is one of the fastest changing industries in the world. At Level Up Digital , we help companies navigate this ever-changing landscape of advertising on these platforms.

Virtual Reality and Subliminal Marketing

Daniel Burrus

Subliminal advertising has the capability of wielding a much deeper impact with VR. However, if the masses embrace VR as predicted, should we be concerned that this completely immersive experience could lead us once again down the dark road of sinister subliminal advertising? Applied to VR equipment and other, similar technology, subliminal advertising has the increasing capability of wielding a much deeper impact on the unknowing user.

How Big Brands Move to Brand Journalism

Innovation Excellence

Case Study Change Customers Digital marketing Advertising brand journalism Consumer EngagementThe stories aren’t meant to sell corn flakes. They are meant to inform, entertain and engage in much the same way that articles on any mainstream media site accomplish the same goal.

Marketers Must Learn to Anticipate Content Trends

Daniel Burrus

For a time, Facebook gave advertisers their niche audience of young consumers congregated in one place. As tech-driven change changes direction, it is far more profitable, to change direction with it.

Ditkoff: Storytelling @work

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Feature Of The Week Advertising change Communication community corporate training Information Sharing linguistics marketering messaging Neuroscience Psychology sociology storytelling Teaching theology

Swipe Up: How Social Commerce is Changing an Industry


As eCommerce continues to sky-rocket, social commerce is revving its engines in preparation to change the face of retail as we know it. Facebook’s advertising platform is the main driver for their social commerce business. These changes to the platform will undoubtedly boost FaceBook’s advertising business, which accounted for $14.9 Enables online retailers to reach new markets and audiences with targeted advertising.

Attitude Changes That Will Help You to Get Taken Seriously

The Human Factor

Even running a small business out of your home is exciting, challenging, and life-changing. But you can also change your attitude. If you want other people in business to take you seriously, you need to change your attitude and look at how you are presenting yourself.

Like The Best Tech Companies, Publicis Launches A Great Strategic Pivot

Adam Hartung

Some company pivots are obvious like changing technology while other pivots are more subtle like a strategic acquisition. Current Affairs Disruptions Innovation advertising agency advertising industry cannes innovation publicis sadoun trends USA

Innovative Advances in Pricing

Innovation in Practice

The increasingly digital home is undoubtedly changing the way consumers interact and purchase housewares products, compounded by the change in who is living in the home. Advertising Innovation Strategy Technology Web/Tech

Keep Brand Chaos From Eroding Your Innovation Platform

Innovation in Practice

A sales rep might put an altered brand mark in a presentation, or a marketer might change it slightly to fit on a package. For example, a competitor might begin an advertising campaign telling consumers that the benefits of your brand just aren’t that important.

I Could Live Without Facebook. Could You?


Those of us in the tech world understand that any company that makes its money off advertising is monetizing user data. They would need 400 millions users to pay at least $10 usd per month to make up for all the revenue they make from advertising. Facebook is in hot water right now.

Learn to Gain a New Perspective

Innovation in Practice

Zooming out is when you change your perspective to see the big picture, the whole market from a very wide angle. The photographer sees a completely different view of the subject when the lens is changed by zooming closer in or by zooming far away.

Why Activists Succeed – and Will Change Yahoo

Adam Hartung

It is not shy about seeking action at the Board level to change the direction of a company – by changing the CEO, seeking downsizings and reogranizations, changing dividend policy, seeking share buybacks, recommending asset sales, or changing other resource allocations.

Innovation Sighting: "Sweaty" Billboards That Fight the Zika Virus

Innovation in Practice

Visualize the new (or changed) products or services. Advertising Inside the Box Practitioner Science Task Unification inside the box SIT sweaty billboard task unification zika virusAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Zika virus is a global emergency.

Breaking Taboos – Two Lessons for Innovators

Destination Innovation

Because nothing like it had existed before they had to advertise it – but menstruation was a taboo subject. They advertised in women’s magazines such as Good Housekeeping with the slogan ‘Kotex – Ask for it by Name.’

Behavioral Science & Effective Super Bowl Commercials

Michael Roberto

In scenes evoking the well-known novel "1984," the hammer-wielding young heroine smashing the existing norm heralds the societal sea change promised by the introduction of Apple's Macintosh. advertisements advertising behavioral science commercials Super Bowl

Deliberately Look in a Different Direction

Destination Innovation

These would be regional operations which could offer advertising on TV for the first time. Various companies were interested in this opportunity and they naturally focussed on the regions with the best demographics – it seemed natural that rich regions would generate more advertising revenue.

Declaration of Independence – Here is to the Crazy One’s

Rmukesh Gupta

We believe that it is our right to attempt to change the world – one person, one idea and one day at a time. Lets go change things! Lets go change the world for the better!

How your company strategy may be sabotaging your innovation ambition

Idea to Value

Is it not some kind of aspiration or vision statement handed down by the C-Suite, printed in their annual report or as part of an advertising campaign.

Exploring the Connection between Idea Management and Customer Experience


If you examine the ways brands are researched, marketed, and advertised, all these components affect customers. To do this, you need idea management to invoke positive change. Managing the innovation process can help you improve customer experience with your brand.?.

3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Creating an Innovation Roadmap


In January 1996, two Stanford PhD students started working on a research project that would change the world. Today, that project has become known as Google and its two founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have completely changed the way the world works. Initially, Larry Page and Sergey Brin were opposed to creating an advertising-funded search engine, but after pressure from investors it became clear they needed to embrace the monetization strategy.

15 Great Quotes to Inspire Innovation


Change the world.”. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”. It’s tough when markets change and your people within the company don’t.”. “Advertising is just a tax you pay for lack of innovation” -Jeff Bezos.

Blockchain: A Real-World Example of the Power of Innovation


Some examples of innovation change the world or create industries that never existed before. If someone tries to say the score is something else, they’re going to have a hard time, because they would have to change the minds of every single person participating.

You Never Fail Until You Stop Trying

Gijs Van Wulfen

In no time they had put together a website advertising lodging for overnight guests. Uncategorized change failure innovationOvercoming resistance and managing uncertainty is determining innovation outcomes. Those were Joseph Schumpeter’s, the famous economist, words in 1928.

What are Marketing Dashboards and Why Do They Matter for Marketing Departments?


To do this, business leaders need to be able to effectively market and advertise their products and services to those in their target market. All businesses change over time. How to drive better marketing outcomes through use of a marketing dashboard. By upBOARD. One of the most important parts of any business is selling.

Why You Should Master The Art Of Storytelling


Over two-thirds of marketing professionals responded that branded content is better than press releases, direct mail, or print advertising. If anything, the content streams of modern day social media make people more skeptical than ever to traditional forms of advertising.

Is Facebook the Next AOL?


Companies I’ve led have been active buyers of advertising on Facebook at every stage of its evolution. AOL came to love hammering our screens with advertisements. With so many eyeballs and so little competition they also assaulted advertisers with ever-increasing campaign rates.

Biggest Strategy Mistake: Putting All Your Eggs In One Basket


Businesses have always relied on various forms of advertising to promote themselves. But the internet changes everything because today every business is a digital business or a dead business. I’ve always believed that advertising is the price you pay for being boring.

4 Simple Ways to Get Lucky

Rmukesh Gupta

In an experiment, social scientist Richard Wiseman , placed advertisements in national newspapers and magazines, asking for people who felt consistently lucky or unlucky to contact him. Ideas Build Your resilience muscle Create and notice chance opportunity Get Lucky How to get lucky Listening to Intuitions Luck is a feeling open to new experiences Plan but be open to make changes Podcast Richard Wiseman Take leaps of faith Take risks4 Ways to Get Lucky by Mukesh Gupta.

PBTO40: Transforming Observation into Innovation with Andrea Simon

Rmukesh Gupta

She has won numerous Addy and Aster awards for her marketing and advertising campaigns. Where can you find more info about the guest: You can find more information about Andrea here and you can read her blog Business Change Management.

Innovators in FMCG love Direct to Consumer

Destination Innovation

They have large advertising budgets and close relationships with major retail chains. All that has changed with the internet and the DTC business model. In 2010 the Gillette brand which is owned by Proctor and Gamble held 70% of the US market for razors.

Innovation-Led Transformation: delivering the next, now

Idea to Value

Most Start-ups, design agencies or advertising companies would say that large corporations are just not as creative as they are, leading to them producing iterative new products which the consumers don’t want.

Augmented Reality Ads: Tools to Help with Purchase Decision


As features that provide consumers with more control over their data and restrict advertising continue to roll out, it’s more important than ever for brands to provide a personalized and interactive experience that feels authentic and is useful. The AR trend continues to surge in popularity, especially when it pertains to mobile advertising, and better connecting online and offline experiences for retail.

Business Model Strategies & Tools for Disruptive Digital Innovation


From retailers like Blockbuster and Borders Books to tech giants like Nokia and Blackberry, seemingly untouchable brands have been caught off guard by rapidly changing business landscapes. Microsoft charges for the software, while Google monetizes its data through advertising.

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Don't forget the steak: What Super Bowl ads forget

Jeffrey Phillips

It's as if we are supposed to buy the products because of the really interesting advertising, rather than the benefits they provide. So I have to tread the razor's edge here when I say increasingly corporate innovation looks a lot like Super Bowl advertising. What's missing is the desire to put in the work to change the existing business model, disrupt existing revenue streams and products. There's an old marketing adage that you sell the sizzle, not the steak.

EU is making supermarkets give unwanted food to the needy

Idea to Value

This week, Italy has voted to change the law to make supermarkets donate their waste food to charities and food banks. It’s a sign not only of some industries being disrupted, but also of the changing tastes and values of consumers.

Strengthening the Organization and Accelerating Value – a fresh look at Capability Building


Digital transformation – ‘everything’ is changing and will become automated to the greatest extent, driving new customer expectations and experiences. Changes in companies. With companies changing, what will be the impact to each of us as individuals?

Give us Your Lions!

Idea to Value

Your team has to experience the alchemy of change. If the whole system of your culture rewards incremental thinking and has a bias for data, change the game. Be and signify change. Change, or don’t bother. As it has been said of advertising the same is true in this field: companies get the innovation results they deserve. Command-and-control, top-down organizations have the most trouble innovating.