Brand activation

below-the-line marketing

Summer Brands are Made in Winter: The Importance of Below-the-Line Marketing in Winter

It’s reported that consumers are bombarded with up to 10,000 marketing messages per day. Competing for their attention amidst the noise is one of the biggest challenges facing brand and marketing managers today. Rather than ‘shouting the loudest, finding ‘quiet’ marketing periods can present sizable opportunities to maximise market share for brands willing to question …

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Alcohol Consumer Trends for Promotional Marketing

Alcohol Consumption Trends Moving the Market | How to Create Connected Consumers with Responsive Promotional Marketing.

Between flavour exploration, an explosion of independent and craft brands, premiumisation, and health-conscious options, consumers of alcohol are spoilt for choice. Understanding what motivates consumers at point of sale – in-store, online or on consumption – is key to building effective promotional marketing strategies in an increasingly competitive market. Leveraging the expertise of an experienced …

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The Power of Partnerships with Promotions agencies

Activate the Power of Partnerships: How to Maximise Value with your Promotions Agencies.

By Andreas Smit | Executive Consultant and Executive Business Development Director…read more SUMMARY Productive channel partnerships (with promotions agencies and beyond) have the power to amplify results, and transform brands and careers. BUT average client-agency relationship tenures are getting shorter and don’t allow time-to-value. Understanding The Value Creation J-Curve and the link between Return-on-Investment and committed relationships …

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what to expect this black friday and the peak beyond

The Power of Promotions: Maximise Brand Awareness this Black Friday and Beyond.

What can we expect from this year’s peak trading season, and how do brands looking to maximise reach, brand awareness and sales this Black Friday and beyond appeal to price-sensitive consumers?

1. Peak Trade is expected to improve on last year’s performance but still fall short of 2019’s figures.
2. Spend on FMCG necessities and staples is likely to remain high.
3. Online-only Retailers will capture just 16-20% of Peak trade promotion sales.
4. Brand loyalty is ripe for disruption among price-sensitive consumers.
5. Local retail giants are evolving to meet changing consumer behaviour and demands.

When co-branding is a great idea for your brand activation campaign

Brand activation strategies can include everything from immersive storytelling and virtual reality to experiential marketing campaigns. In some instances, however, co-branding is definitely the way to go. What makes co-branding a compelling idea is the fact that it’s usually very memorable, unique and it pairs together two brands that are targeting the same niche group …

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Brand activation strategies: what it is and why you need it

For many people, the term ‘brand activation strategy’ might sound like another marketing buzzword that doesn’t really add value. Upon investigation, however, you will probably come to see that this type of marketing strategy can have a profound effect on your achieving your branding goals. Brand activation is the process of increasing awareness and engagement …

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