I recently attended the Digital Day Out (DDO) and noted that pretty much every speaker spoke about the need to be authentic. Speakers included a Google exec, a panel of social influencers, an AR/VR specialist and an online e-sports gaming marketer. I couldn’t help but laugh at the irony of a whole bunch of people making money by distorting reality espousing the virtues of authenticity. It made me question my own interpretation of what authenticity is.
Author Steven Giannoulis
OK, so I’ve put on a bit of weight lately but I still took exception to the recent description of me as a Hippo. Turns out they were right – I have been throwing a bit too much weight around when it comes to generating ideas. So I’ve put myself on a tight leash and I’m learning to tame my natural instincts.
Client-agency partnerships are often love/hate relationships that leave both sides delighted and frustrated all at the same time. Insight Creative’s CEO, Steven Giannoulis, shares his experience on both sides and dishes up advice on working better together.
Insight Creative chief executive Steven Giannoulis has no qualms about participating in pitches. All he asks is that clients stick to a few simple guidelines.
Marketers could be excused for thinking that not-for-profit sector brands learn from commercial consumer brands, not the other way around. But Insight’s Steven Giannoulis says developing a new brand for a long-established NFP organisation has been a salient reminder of the wider, strategic roles that a brand can play.