STOP BUYING REACH AND START EARNING IT

Media is slowly suffocating social media. The relentless optimisation towards media efficiency and mass reach is resulting in shorter, less effective social banner adverts. This is disrupting people’s experience of social and not shifting brand metrics. It is time marketeers shifted their focus away from paid reach and towards organic resonance, writes Jack Colchester, Senior

WHY NEEDY BRANDS WILL NEVER MAKE GREAT ENTERTAINMENT

Great entertainment is transgressive. It breaks the rules and provokes your emotions. Brands must overcome their need to

What’s love got to do with it?

By Thomas Wagner Brand love should be dead. Byron Sharp and the Ehrenberg Bass Institute should have seen

Labs goes global

A few months ago we asked ourselves what might come next for BBH Labs. Well, it might have taken

Just Build an App and They Will Come – Busting the Myth

So, you’ve built an awesome app. People love it and they even tell their friends to download (as you’ve

FEELING GOOD ABOUT MARKETING’S FUTURE

Written by: Lilli English & Will Lion (Heads of Strategy, BBH London) Here’s a useful squiggle. It’s a model of how things change. For the last few years it’s felt like we’ve been in the cauldron: a bubbling, unpleasant mix of low client and marketing confidence; a procurement culture that sees our services in the same

HOW TO GET CHIPPED UP. A CRASH COURSE IN BIOHACKING.

It’s a rainy Tuesday afternoon in Soho. I am at a cafe, waiting to interview a guy called Lee Porte. We have never met before, but I immediately recognise him. Lee immediately strikes you as as the archetypical geek – long hair, big beard, Mr. Robot T-shirt, an extremely nice guy. He also has a

Making the Right Magic Win

A BBH LA POV on Trump’s America and the post-truth media world. If you’ve read Paul Feldwick’s latest book retracing the history of our industry, you’ll know that the debate on whether logic or magic is best at building successful brands has been raging ever since the lights were turned on on Madison Avenue. The hard cold facts or the emotional

What’s next?

That is the question that BBH Labs has always asked. When I walked into the office this morning,

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