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Blend in with the scene to get maximum ad stand-out

Lou Cooper

Social media sites may offer serious reach but research shows that ads on these sites are being largely ignored. Choosing sites with content relevant to your product is the best way to get clickthrough. It seems that marketers can’t get enough of social media. Brands have been falling over each other to set up a […]

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Mark Ritson: Why Stella and cider is not a good mix

Mark Ritson

Stella Artois is about to launch a cider. Last week the brand’s senior management team announced that British drinkers would get their first look at Stella Cidre in April. File it next to Levi’s suits, Pond’s toothpaste, Harley-Davidson cake decorations and Aston Martin’s economy car. It’s going to be a clunker.

Making a contribution in the age of cuts and compromise

After drastic cuts in ad spend, the government is again targeting our sector. But it’s up to us to turn adversity into opportunity. The short-term consumer outlook for 2011 looks pretty scary: the VAT increase this month, tax rises in April and public spending cuts thereafter. After a 2010 that was better than we all […]