Rare is truly a world-changing organization that could teach anyone a thing or two about global grassroots marketing. To borrow a phrase from Rare Trustee and bestselling author Dan Heath, they know “how to change things when change is hard.” With support from DIGO in the form of an ad campaign and a social marketing push, and from Ericho public relations, Rare is getting out the message about World Animal Day. The message, “Animals don’t need to evolve. We do.” To learn more please visit EvolveHumanity.com.
Website Absorbs Atmospheric Jolt. We’re going offline for Yom Kippur, but digobrands.com will be up and running. However, we were down overnight after last night’s freak storms. As of this morning, we’re back up and denizens of the Internet can now go back to their usual routine. No kidding, we’re one of the most trafficked agency websites, so we figure there are a number of you who make us part of your regular surfing routine. Have we told you we love you. W-E L-O-V-E Y-O-U. And not in a Platonic way. In a juicy, enthusiastic, smile when we see you and warm hugs sort of way. We’re sorry we weren’t there for you last night. But we’re back. Want a back rub?
There’s not really much more to say here… the mustaches have an eloquence beyond our poor power to add or detract. But I suppose I will add that it’s not everyday that you can fight prostate cancer with something you grow on your face. So, when the opportunity came along, (more…)
“The reality is that good agencies are a dime a dozen. But great agencies – the kind that transform the way we see, buy and experience things – are few and far between. The World-Changing Agencies described below deserve credit, because what they do each and every day moves the market and improves people’s lives for the better. Their passion and purpose, their goals and strategies, their mediums and messages, encourage each of us to step back and see the bigger picture.
World-Changing Agencies encourage people to think twice before they buy. Through their work, we can redefine ourselves:” (more…)
Traders are an elusive and coveted audience. Yet these epitomes of self-directed consumers have broken many a marketer.
Whether retail or pro, the key to making it with traders is understanding the trader psyche’, tapping into the trader myth, and speaking trader language.
Here are some winning examples from the DIGO archives, (more…)
If you launch a public-awareness campaign about an important environmental cause – and then generate $6 million in sales from it — are you a greedy entrepreneur or a selfless environmentalist? Or both of the above?
That’s the question Mark DiMassimo and Eric Yaverbaum are asking.
But just like health care, the environmental industry is a business sector – one of the few these recessionary days with growth potential. And those toiling in it hope not only to do some social good, but also to make money in the process.
Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Or is there?
A Web poll last week tried to gauge public sentiment on the greening of capitalism. When asked whether two New York marketers who promote the use of tap water and environmentally friendly bottles they sell are “greedy entrepreneurs,” “selfless environmentalists,” or “both,” respondents gave mixed reviews. (more…)