Analysis & Opinion

How to win the BrandBowl

Doritos, Google and Focus on the Family. They were the three brands left standing on the podium at the conclusion of BrandBowl2010. Why you ask? Isn’t it obvious, I say? Simplicity. Buzz. And dialogue. Of course, we all know pulling off effective campaigns is a lot harder than it looks. It’s much easier to be… Read More
Analysis & Opinion, Work

Doritos wins the BrandBowl. Budweiser Select 55 is biggest loser.

According to the 63,000+ Twitter users whose comments were captured in BrandBowl2010, Doritos was the most effective brand to advertise on the Super Bowl telecast on CBS this year. Budweiser Select55 was the least effective brand.   Mullen, and Radian6, a leader in social media measurement, created BrandBowl2010, a Twitter/Super Bowl experience that combined tweeting,… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Convergence isn’t coming…it’s here

One API to rule them all. Consumers, especially PC–bred Gen Y-ers and younger, no longer draw a distinction between the real and virtual. The world is one big data stream and you are only as cool, as powerful, as smart as the gadgets you have that allow you to capture and use that data. The… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Headed for a breakup with your best customers?

They’re looking for someone who gets them. Think of it as a personal ad … from one of your best customers. For most service marketers, it’s a pretty chilling message, one that reflects an important truth that we uncovered in our recent study, Service Marketing in the Era of Brand Vulnerability. More than ever, the… Read More