In the three years that we have been contributing to Mobile Opinions in Marketing Week, there has been phenomenal growth in mobile video consumption. The number of viewers in the UK alone will increase 29% by 2016 to more than 22 million viewers, according to eMarketer.
While appearances can gain consumers’ attention, many more senses create genuine engagement. By using rigorous processes such as sensory brand engineering brands will be able to understand and exploit opportunities, says DCA’s Garen Kouyoumjian.
Ancient beasts show it is in our nature to stereotype, says JDO Brand & Design’s Crispin Reed. But what challenges does this instinctive behaviour present for design and how can it be used to the industry’s advantage?
You only get one shot at launching a product successfully, says Spring’s Erika Clegg. To ensure it is a successful one, brands should aim to work with design agencies that embrace the core launch principles: people, vision and craft.
Research shows that there are different kinds of trust and they have varying effects on how people make buying decisions. Understanding the dynamics of trust is key to reversing consumer cynicism and disengagement.
Students become independent consumers for the first time when they go to university so brands that communicate with them in the right way stand to forge long-term relationships with this hard to reach group.