27 August 2009

Brands have big screen ambitions

Psst! Wanna be in the movies? A growing number of consumer businesses are getting involved in a new wave of documentary-style films to communicate their values and engage customers.

Strong content needs a flexible best friend

“Why are you so crazy about this Twittering thing? I don’t get it,” claims Simon Clift, global chief marketer for Unilever, in the extended online version of his regular column (page 11) on Marketingweek.co.uk. While I suspect he knows more than he is letting on, he poses this question to set up a debate about the value of the microblogging service to marketers.

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