Paul Writer

Personalized Marketing for You

Personalized marketing would be super easy if zodiac signs were infallible. I think it is impossible to characterise the diversity of the human race...
13 ways to use social proof for growth

13 ways to use social proof for growth

Last Sunday, a friend was wondering which restaurant to try out in Rome and ended up at a hole-in-a-wall place called Bonci. Why? Because Anthony...

3 Shaving Ads That Discuss Masculinity – Gillette, Old Spice, Harry’s

The brand is leveraging the trending #metoo movement for their own benefit. However, that's what advertising is- talking to your audience about what they're taking about too, finding common ground with them.
Emotion Overplay Is Tech fuelling the fire

Emotion Overplay: Is Tech fuelling the fire?

Some 25 years ago, Bill Gates famously wrote an essay titled ‘Content is King’. He made far-reaching predictions on the subject. One was about...
COVID

Template to map Covid Context of your product portfolio

As discussed in the  article on marketing to be COVID Contextual and Recession Relevant, the world has changed, as have your consumers and clients....
Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth

Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth

Roll over CMO - welcome, CGO! Let’s merge Sales and Marketing for Growth When I joined Infosys in 1998, Marketing and Sales had different bosses. After...
Does it really pay off?

Differentiation: Does it really pay off?

Differentiation – Does it really matters? Till some time I believed the same, however now I think slightly differently. I think we need to think of...
6 Numbers That Can Improve Your Resume

6 Numbers That Can Improve Your Resume

Making sure recruiters shortlist your CV It’s 2021 and time to let go of the one-size-fits-all timeline of career events resume we learned in college. ...
Unlocking the Indian Economy post-COVID The Road Ahead-min

Unlocking the Indian Economy post-COVID: The Road Ahead…

Delicate Balance, Considerations, and Decisions...India has outlined a 2-pronged strategy for phased restarting of economic activities from this week while maintaining its focus on flattening the curve. The...
Primal fears, consumer trends and Covid-19

What is Fear Based Marketing? What marketing trends does it drive?

The fear of being 'rejected' by the opposite sex due to bad breath or pimples is a time-tested trigger used by marketers. Another is the fear of shame also called "Ego death" by Dr. Karl Albrecht. Remember those ads and urging the CIO to buy anti-virus software or a data backup solution to ensure business continuity or face the wrath of his boss?