• The latest in nostalgia from 3 iconic brands – 2 big brand anniversary campaigns plus football flashbacks

    The latest in nostalgia from 3 iconic brands – 2 big brand anniversary campaigns plus football flashbacks

    Research shows we're more likely to spend money when we're feeling nostalgic. And marketers must believe the research, because the nostalgia trend is still proving popular - particularly for brand anniversary campaigns. Here's the 'latest in nostalgia' from KFC, McDonald's and Powerade: (Top image: Scene from McDonald's '50 years of Big Mac') Time travelling brand anniversary TVCs [caption id="attachment_1624" align="alignnone" width="759"] Scene from KFC's 'Finger lickin' good for 50 years'[/caption] Both KFC and McDonald's have...

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  • Why you should digitise video, tape and film assets now

    Why you should digitise video, tape and film assets now

    The photo above tells a story. Unfortunately, it's not the story it was originally meant to tell. That story has been lost. Forever. In its place, there's a story about how your precious legacy content may be at risk. Do you have video, audio or multimedia content stored on film or magnetic tape? The longer you leave it in the original format, the greater the risk you will lose it. Two main risks of legacy...

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  • How to make nostalgia marketing work for you

    How to make nostalgia marketing work for you

    Many marketers seem to agree with the Journal of Consumer Research study that showed nostalgic feelings lower the barriers to spending money. Why does nostalgia marketing work? Perhaps the best comment we’ve seen on this is from Hubspot: "Nostalgia marketing is the advertising equivalent of comfort food." We all know that comfort food makes us feel good. So does nostalgia. For marketers, that means you can make your brand experience feel good by association. Build on...

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