The Future according to Mike Walsh

Belinda Vesey-Brown Brisbane, Business, Communication, Digital Marketing, Digital Solutions, gamification, social media, Technology, Trends, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Mike Walsh, author of ‘Futuretainment’, presented at a recent AIMIA Brisbane event: “Yesterday the world changed. Now it is your turn” which I attended. For the one-hour session I felt Mike covered a lot of ground, but not once did I feel “overwhelmed” by the information being given to us. …

Spare Ticket announced as AMI National Finalist

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Ok shameless plug warning! We’re super excited to see our client Spare Ticket announced as a National Finalist for the Australian Marketing Institute’s Awards for Marketing Excellence in the ‘New Brand’ category. We’re up against some ‘stiff’ competition: Warnie’s underwear brand Spinners; Simplot’s Quorn and Queensland winner Mater Mother’s Private Redland; so …

Brio Reads #1

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Welcome to what we hope will become a regular Friday fixture on Brio Daily – Brio Reads. Each day our team stumble upon the cool, quirky, inspirational and creative online. This is our opportunity to share those finds with you. Enjoy! This week the technology, creative and business worlds lost …

Gruen Planet’s first episode airs tonight

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  The Gruen Transfer is my favourite show. Hands down. It’s required reading (or watching) for those in our industry and gives the rest of the world an insight into what we advertisers do each day. So naturally I’m busting with excitement for Gruen Planet which airs tonight on ABC1 …

New social network to rival Facebook, Twitter and Google

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I was reading the Brisbane Courier Mail on Friday and came across this story by Alex Dickinson about “the next big” social network, created right here in Brisbane. Kondoot – a social network based around live streaming video – was quietly launched last month by a small Brisbane team of …

‘Anti-endorsement’ – the clever, new marketing tactic

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  It’s no secret that our world is full of product placement and celebrity endorsement. Brands pay big bucks to have their products interwoven into TV shows and movies and throw wads of cash at celebrities to wear their gear at public events. Usually things go to plan and the …

Gamification: How Games are Transforming Marketing

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Gamificiation: introducing the new buzz word for a marketing direction that takes cues from games.  Gamification in its basic form is introducing the mechanics of games and combining them with technology to deliver a unique brand experience for the consumer. These ideas are starting to be used by savvy marketers …

Rebecca MacKinnon – Let’s Take back the Internet

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In this powerful talk from TEDGlobal, Rebecca MacKinnon describes the expanding struggle for freedom and control in cyberspace, and asks: How do we design the next phase of the Internet with accountability and freedom at its core, rather than control? She believes the internet is headed for a “Magna Carta” …