David Ogilvy

The 10 Best David Ogilvy Quotes According to Brio

Nikkee Boyle Advertising, Branding, Fifteen Minute Read, Inspiration, Quote, Sociology, Top 10, Writing

David Ogilvy was a pretty smart dude. Often called the father of advertising, he’s responsible for some of the most successful advertising campaigns of all time – success he attributes to his meticulous research into consumer habits. His philosophies on creativity and brand identity are legend, and many believe he …

Creativity versus Your Smartphone Addiction

Nikkee Boyle Behaviour Change, Communication, Fifteen Minute Read, Gen Y, Link, Sociology, Technology, TEDtalk, Uncategorised, Web, YouTube

I recently read this post by Ogilvy’s David Long, espousing the creative benefits of using a pen and notebook over purely digital means. Call me an old fuddy duddy, but I’ve always felt my best work comes from putting pen to paper. Reading David’s first point (“digital is distracting”) I …

Putting the “FUN” back into theory

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising, Gen Y, Incentives, Inspiration, marketing, Marketing Strategy Plan, Politics, public relations, social media, Sociology, Trends, TV Commercials, Viral Campaigns, Web, YouTube

The Fun Theory (a Volkswagen Initiative) argues, “fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better”.  They held a competition for people who had fun ways of encouraging good behaviour.  For example: a ‘bottle bank arcade’ to encourage recycling, ‘piano stairs’ to encourage exercise, ‘the world’s deepest bin’ …

Gruen Planet’s first episode airs tonight

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising, Advertising Campaign, Branding, Business, Communication, Design, Design Resources, Digital Marketing, Digital Solutions, entertainment, Events, Finance, Inspiration, marketing, Politics, public relations, Reviews, social media, Sociology, Technology, Trends, TV Commercials, Uncategorized, Viral Campaigns, Web Leave a Comment

  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 …