Creating meaningful experiences and events with Julian Hay (MDE257)

Julian Hay is founder and CEO of iMedia Group, which covers iMedia, iMediaSport as well as some other interesting initiatives including The Wondr Academy and Wondrlust. Julian has embedded in everything he does his WHY. It’s a purpose led organisation, … Continue reading

How To Use Social Media For Event Marketing or How To Get People To An Event!

Having now produced around 50 events in four countries (US, Canada, France and England) to screen my new documentary film, The Last Ring Home, I took a step back to harvest some lessons learned in the realm of event marketing and … Continue reading

How To Find Real Value In A Short Film?

In the film business, it’s well-known that documentaries are no way to make money. Furthermore, a short film is not only near impossible to make money with, it’s very difficult to distribute, too. Then why, might you ask, would anyone … Continue reading

Review of A Pop-Up Experience – Ebay’s “Do Good, Feel Good” Shop

If the high street is flagging and Cyber Monday sales continue to grow, the issue seems patently clear that consumers would rather the convenience and comfort of a couch than the hassle and ouch of visiting a brick and mortar store. … Continue reading

How To Make Your Next Talk A Great Speech

Have you ever thought about how to make a dazzling, knock-it-out-of-the-park speech? Making a rockstar speech — where you get a standing ovation — may be something you aspire to do as part of your bucket list? I know that is something … Continue reading

Insights and Secrets for Pokemon Go! Marketing Lessons for Business

By now, you’ve surely heard of the Pokemon Go (PG) craze, right? If you haven’t, I suspect that means that (a) you’ve been on holidays in the boondocks, (b) you don’t have kids or (c) perhaps you snub all things … Continue reading

Interview with Brian Solis, Author of X: The Experience When Business Meets Design (MDE187)

Minter Dialogue Episode #187 This interview is with Brian Solis, principal analyst at Altimeter. Brian is an anthropologist, futurist, author, speaker and bona fide global influencer in the world of digital. Brian has just published his latest book, “X: The … Continue reading

The Difference Between Branding And Brand Building – Listens From The Vault

In a conversation I had with Employer Brand maestro, Simon Barrow, we talked about the different between employer brand management and employer branding. Similarly, for brands as a whole, there is a radical rift between branding and brand building. The former … Continue reading

Engaging Influencers – The Challenge Of “Influencer Marketing”

The world of influencer marketing is evolving… at last. A while back, I had an assignment to conduct a search for new tech influencers around the world. The challenge was titanesque in that I needed to try to find an equal … Continue reading

A Digital Silver Economy – The Silver Lining Of Digital For The Baby Boomers

For many years, I have been carrying a message about how marketing must evolve to include the 5E’s. The new model looks like this:   But maybe I’ve been getting it wrong? I have been encouraging brands to focus on these 5E’s, … Continue reading