The Internet is the worst thing that ever happened to marketing!

We all agree the World Wide Web is the most significant change to mass communication since the printing press, but I accuse the Internet of creating HUGE interference to the evolution of the craft of marketing. Like bees to honey, any new innovation attracts an unruly bunch of vocal profiteers and, in this case, ‘cowboys’,Continue reading “The Internet is the worst thing that ever happened to marketing!”

Lost Marketing Craftsmanship is tipping balance of power from seller to buyer

In the zenith of the years of excellence in advertising and marketing, the seller controlled the balance of power. Taking the empirical science of “Marketing” revealed by diligent and breakthrough academic work, with open and dedicated support from industry, sellers were industrious about applying the newly discovered “Marketing Concept” – finding out what consumers wantedContinue reading “Lost Marketing Craftsmanship is tipping balance of power from seller to buyer”

Why free-to-air TV stations are dying & taking TV advertising to extinction

Ideally, of all industries, TV SHOULD be one that embraces ‘marketing’ with a passion… not only to best understand their clients, but it SHOULD be their business to understand the element of PROMOTION, which they are key to supplying,12.5% to 25 % of the marketing mix, and, in B2C marketing, sometimes over 25% of totalContinue reading “Why free-to-air TV stations are dying & taking TV advertising to extinction”