The on-Demand Brand: 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success in an Anytime, Everywhere World

The on-Demand Brand: 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success in an Anytime, Everywhere World

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by Rick Mathieson
     
 

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Call it the digital generation. The iPhone-toting, Facebook-hopping, Twitter-tapping, I-want-what-I-want, how-I-want-it generation. By whatever name, marketers are discovering that connecting with today's elusive, ad-resistant consumer means saying goodbye to "new media," and hello "now media." Featuring exclusive insights and inspiration from today's top marketers-as… See more details below

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Call it the digital generation. The iPhone-toting, Facebook-hopping, Twitter-tapping, I-want-what-I-want, how-I-want-it generation. By whatever name, marketers are discovering that connecting with today's elusive, ad-resistant consumer means saying goodbye to "new media," and hello "now media." Featuring exclusive insights and inspiration from today's top marketers-as well as lessons from some of the world's most successful digital marketing initiatives-this eye-opening book reveals how readers can deliver the kind of blockbuster experiences that 21st century consumers demand. Spanning social networking, augmented reality, advergames, virtual worlds, digital outdoor mobile marketing, and more, this book presents an inside look at digital strategies being deployed by brands like Coca-Cola, Burger King, BMW, Axe Deodorant, NBC Universal, Doritos, and many others. Revealing ten essential secrets for capitalizing on the right mix of digital channels and experiences for any brand, this book reveals how to demand attention . . . before the audience hits the snooze button.

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Publishers Weekly
The consumers of yesteryear—a captive audience glued to “mandatory” commercials during a weekday sitcom—are long gone. Today's consumers dodge ads whenever they can, watching streaming video, immersing themselves in online content, and becoming more and more removed from traditional advertising. And today's marketers are desperate to connect with this elusive, increasingly ad-resistant consumer republic. Madison Avenue has had to struggle to keep up, and Mathieson (Branding Unbound) has excellent ideas for how it can. A brand is a story, and it's a company's job to find a way to make it compelling. Advertisers need to start thinking more like programmers, considering more creative content for their audiences. The most successful campaigns of late have spoken to consumers in a way that's interesting and engaging beyond the scope of the product itself (e.g., Burger King's Subservient Chicken site) or possess shock-value (e.g., Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty) or provide entertainment beyond the scope of the hard sell. Through persuasive arguments and q&a's with the major players in advertising, Mathieson makes an excellent case for greater creativity and outside-the-box thinking backed up with solid ideas. (Apr.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814415740
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
3 MB

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