Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

By Melanie Joe, Consultant – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP ad:tech, the international conference for digital and interactive marketing and communications, saw its India chapter u ...

SxSW 2017: The Future of Intelligent Life

SxSW 2017: The Future of Intelligent Life

After a busy week in Austin, Texas attending SxSW 2017, Carolina Fullen, director of Innovation and Social Engagement at MSLGROUP ANDREOLI recaps her learnings from the final discu ...

SxSW 2017: Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Work & Neuroscience

SxSW 2017: Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Work & Neuroscience

We are in the homestretch of SXSW 2017! In today's bulletin, both Carolina Fullen and Marcelo Minutti, specialists from MSLGROUP Andreoli who are in Texas to attend the biggest cre ...

SxSW 2017: Influence Marketing and Data Analysis

SxSW 2017: Influence Marketing and Data Analysis

Influence marketing for a digital world and data analysis for health and content solutions are today's highlight in biggest creativity events in the world. The South by Southwest F ...

SxSW 2017: Brand Interaction & The World Without Keyboards in Spotlight

SxSW 2017: Brand Interaction & The World Without Keyboards in Spotlight

Third day of sessions at SXSW 2017 and our digital and innovation experts bring to us some news about "Brand Interaction", "The World without Keyboards", "Netflix Customization" an ...

SxSW 2017: Big Data and The Future of Journalism

SxSW 2017: Big Data and The Future of Journalism

Recapping the discussions from the second day of SXSW, our digital, innovation and social engagement experts talk about Recommendation Systems, Big Data and Invisible Influence. In ...

SxSW 2017: Fintech and the Future

SxSW 2017: Fintech and the Future

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP When most people think of SxSW, they think of major consumer brands, innovative technology startups and social, social, social. But there is a powe ...

The Blogger in the Basement: How Social Media Is Transforming the PR Person-Journalist Relationship

[caption id="attachment_492" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Parisian marketers gather to discuss how social media has transformed the relationship between PR people and journalists. Prof. Waddick Doyle, standing, moderated the IABC panel. "][/caption] The French chapter of the International Association of Communicators, in partnership with the American University of Paris, last week held a panel d ...

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MSLGROUP Welcomes Eastwei to the Family

The editors of the MSLGROUP blog would like to send a warm welcome to the employees of Eastwei Relations, one of China’s most respected communications agencies. Publicis Groupe on November 15 announced its investment in Eastwei Relations, now to be called Eastwei MSL. Eastwei MSL will be will be aligned under MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe’s specialty communications, PR and events network. Founded in 1994, Eastw ...

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Walking in the Shoes of a 20-Year-Old

[caption id="attachment_414" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Circa 1789. The conquerors of La Bastille during the French Revolution. Today, French students use Facebook to plan prostest marches to La Bastille against retirement reform."][/caption] MSLGROUP Chief Strategy Officer Pascal Beucler might be "a seasoned professional" but thinks like he is 20. Pascal recently spoke at the 11th Croation Pu ...

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Marketing to the Masses in Asia: Lessons from Brands

This is the second in a series of blogs based on research conducted by Leo Burnett Asia-Pacific on low-income consumers. While the first blog touched on the power and relevance of consumers with as little as $2,000 USD a year, this blog features examples of brands who have successfully and ethically tapped this market: • Heinz Complan Family is a nutritional powdered-milk supplement that has strong equity i ...

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Winning Over Asia’s Majority

This is the third in a series of posts about low-income Asian consumers based on research conducted by Leo Burnett Asia-Pacific. Below are some tips for tapping this market ethically and profitably. Asian consumers, just like their Western counterparts, go for brands that understand their lifestyles: 1. LISTEN • Don't think of the $2,000-a-year income bracket as an oddity. It's the average in Asia. • Unders ...

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Marketing to the Masses in Asia

For decades, the majority of multinational corprations marketing in Asia have focused on the affluent minority, those who tend to live in urban areas and have shopping habits and product needs that are quite similar to those in the West. But by focusing only on the upper-income urbanites, marketers are missing a vast opportunity at the bottom of the economic pyramid. About 4 billion people in the world earn ...

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Paid Content: Can Publishers Pull It Off?

Consulting firm Booz & Company has some terrific thought leadership on media and marketing that we would like to share. The editors of MSLGROUP’s blog have gotten to know the Booz team through the company’s partnership with the Monaco Media Forum, organized by PublicisLive (part of MSLGROUP). As the official knowledge partner of the Monaco Media Forum, Booz & Company produced a microsite with papers ...

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Digital Branding, What Is It and What Do You Need to Do about It?

Gap changed its logo—and then changed it back—after public outcry. Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, will stop using products widely believed to be associated with deforestation after a Greenpeace campaign. The "Smell like a Man, Man” campaign by Old Spice, a 70-year-old brand losing market share, became part of the cultural conversation. Procter & Gamble can’t keep the product in stock. What do these brands have i ...

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Online Comment Sections: How to Speak for Your Brand

As you may have seen from the October 25 post, MSL Boston has produced a paper on online comment sections, what they mean to the media, the public and brands. Here is a follow-up post highlighting the team’s advice for brand managers and corporate communicators who find their company the subject of online comment threads. A Simple Yet Strategic Approach to Online Comment Threads 1. Monitor. Comment sections ...

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Online Comment Sections: Did That Guy Really Say That?

The comment section beneath an online news story can result in some of the most ruthless, reputation-damaging content on the web. “(Comment sections) are the Wild West of the online news environment and have triggered anxiety and handwringing among communicators for brands, businesses and institutions, as well as the media,” says Don Martelli, vice president and director of digital communication at MSL Bost ...

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