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The rise of the internet class

Lately, I have been followed. The man who is following me has good hair and dead eyes. It would seem wherever I go on the internet, he pops up. He is young, very young, but is constantly telling me that he has the wisdom and the secret stuff that can help me...

By Damon Stapleton 26 Sep 2018

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Warc releases Effective Innovation Report 2018

Warc has released the Effective Innovation Report 2018, highlighting key trends of the world's most original marketing thinking...

20 Sep 2018

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#BehindtheSelfie with... Damon Stapleton

This week, we got behind the selfie with SA export Damon Stapleton, now chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Sep 2018

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The role of memory and media in converting consumers for brand growth

At Spark Media's annual event, a top marketing scientist from the Australia-based Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, Dr Virginia Beal got attendees thinking and rethinking the role of memory in reaching consumers. While there's no one-size-fits-all approach, you'll do well to factor in light media buyers and light media users...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Sep 2018

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#FairnessFirst: How Nike inspires others to 'just do it' with commodity activism

What do Colin Kaepernick, Serena Williams and Caster Semenya have in common? Despite each facing controversy in their sporting careers, they're all stars in Nike's inspirational 30th-anniversary campaign, filled with fiery new words to live by...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Sep 2018

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What do you want creativity to do?

"What can creativity do?" Last week, I was asked this simple question. I have been asked this four-word puzzle a few times in my career. It is a strange question...

By Damon Stapleton 22 Aug 2018

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The One Club and the 3% Movement call for entries for Next Creative Leaders

The One Club for Creativity and the 3% Movement opens global call for entries for their joint Next Creative Leaders programme...

24 Jul 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Not-so-secretly supporting Pride Month with Russia's #thehiddenflag

The Fifa World Cup settled the global gaze on Russia for the past few weeks. While July 2018 has been a time of football celebration, it's also Pride Month. So while 'gay propaganda' is still banned in Russia, that doesn't mean there's been a lack of rainbow support - where there's will, there's a way...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

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New study reveals CMO's hesitant to fully embrace revenue strategy leadership

CMO Council and Deloitte Study finds hesitation to embrace analytics skills, forge new C-Suite partnerships and extend strategic role beyond short-term acquisition goals...

1 Jun 2018

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CMOs struggling to fully optimise routes to revenue

Joint study reveals marketers are spending more time in meetings about collaboration than growing relationships with customers looking to more deeply engage with brands...

16 May 2018

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A priest and a psychic walk into a New York bar...

This is one of my favourite pictures of New York. It shows the density of the place. As I am taking a picture of the graffiti, in that split second of focusing, a yellow cab and a man on a motorised wheelchair drifted into frame...

By Damon Stapleton 9 May 2018

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Effective Content Strategy shortlist for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards released a shortlist for the Effective Content Strategy category - a search for branded content strategies that can demonstrate a business outcome...

2 May 2018

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Marketing leaders say level of media spend will be linked to reporting accuracy

CMO Council Member Study reveals many will boost spend in online video advertising and voice willingness to pay premiums for guaranteed views and deep customer insights...

26 Apr 2018

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