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Durante el 2015, he tenido la suerte de hablar con bastante gente y conocer varias marcas y projectos que me han gustado mucho. He experiementado con todos ellos.

1- GIN MARE

Una ginebra de claro carácter mediterráneo.Para su elaboración se utilizan diferentes elementos aromáticos muy típicos del mediterráneo como son la oliva arbequina, el tomillo, la albahaca o el romero. Todo infusionados en una base de cebada y destilado en una alambique de origen florentino

Gin Mare

QUE ME APASIONA:
– Todo el branding y packaging
– El aprovechamiento de una super tendencia en el mercado (El Gin&Tonic)
– Su marketing de diferenciación y premium approach
– En principio vienen a mi boda en Junio 🙂

UN CONSEJO:
– Keep it Premium! y no olvidéis la esencia mediterranéa

2- CALM

Meditation app. Muy sencilla, muy chula y con varios programas y opciones. He estado mirando otras varias y puedo asegurar que es mi preferida. De hecho, me he registrado en la versión de pago.

Algunos de vosotros me habréis visto compartir alguna sesión en social media. Estoy convencido que es ka nejor solución para aquellos que se inician y buscan sesiones de meditación sencillas, eficaces, anywhere, anytime.

Calm meditation

QUE ME APASIONA:
– Todo el branding. El nombre y claim es perfecto!
– Poder hacer tracking de todas las sesiones que relizas
– Muy visual, con varias opciones de backgrounds que realmente te relajan
– Su perfil de Instagram, aunque creo que deberian seguir publicando texto en las imágenes 🙂

UN CONSEJO:
– Keep it simple! La meditación es el futuro. Intentar ofrecer los servicios o branded sessions a empresas.

3- BOUTIQUERS

Marketplace curated de productos mediterráneos.

De la nostalgia por esa época en la que el tiempo transcurría más lento y las cosas se hacían con cariño y dedicación, nace este proyecto inspirado en los artesanos y diseñadores que sienten verdadera pasión por lo que hacen. Boutiquers es una delicada selección de Boutiques, o tiendas de productos selectos, que reúne el exquisito trabajo confeccionado en pequeños talleres del Mediterráneo.

Productos mediterraneos

QUE ME APASIONA:
– Todo el branding, la idea, la web, todos los materiales de marketing son genuinos.
– Ver como han ido creciendo poco a poco y añadiendo nuevos productos
– Me encanta lo claro de como se definen y los beneficios del proyecto

Boutiquers que es

UN CONSEJO:
– Keep it auténtico! Expandir la oferta de productos pero seguid fiel al Med!

4- DIGIMIND

Plataforma de Social listening con soluciones para analítica y Business Intelligence. Llevo como 2 años usando sus servicios en la agencia.

digimind dashboard

QUE ME APASIONA:
– El dashboard. Es muy intuitivo y sencillo. What, Who, Where, How and When!
– El servicio

UN CONSEJO:
– No tengo muy claro lo del icono animal hehehe, aunque me comentan que se trata de un suricato que en la sabana africana están siempre “alerta” de lo que pasa en su entorno 🙂

5- MELLERBRAND

Marca de gafas de sol low cost pero muy cómodas de con lentes polarizadas. Bueno ahora tambien relojes!

Meller low cost gafas de sol

QUE ME APASIONA:
– Los diseños son muy chulos
– Las gafas son muy cómodas
– Creo que es una gran idea porque el mercado de gafas de sol necesitaba un low cost que ofreciera gran valor. Uno no puede gastarse 200 euros en gafas que tiene que cambiar acda año debido a la moda.
– Su Instagram!

UN CONSEJO:
– Cuidado que hay bastante otros productos muy similares: WolfNoir, Cerodoscinco, pero sobre todo Curetbrand … Yo invertiria en crear un diferenciador fuerte y entraría en Asia!

6- TRIP.ME

Trip.me es una plataforma de Internet donde los viajeros que buscan experiencias únicas pueden seleccionar, personalizar sus viajes directamente con las agencias locales en todo el mundo. Nadie conoce mejor los destinos que ellos.

Trip.me

QUE ME APASIONA:
– La idea, creo que el sector del travel necesita otro nuevo gran cambio
– Todo lo relacionado con viajar creo que tiene negocio
– El business model. Sencillo y con (comision a negocios locales)
– The power of LOCAL

UN CONSEJO:
– Creo que la customización de los viajes que ofrecen no es tan genial. Me da que la idea supera en bastante a la implementación.
– Competencia está aumentando
– El branding en este caso no es mi favorito.

This is a very interesting TED talk that shows that you don’t need a perfect English accent to receive a loud series of applauses.

I do really like how Yves Morieux destroys the myth of the big 3: Clarity, Accountability and Measurement

Digital Disruption business models

Digital Disruption business models

  • The Subscription Model (Netflix, Dollar Shave Club, Apple Music) Disrupts through “lock-in” by taking a product or service that is traditionally purchased on an ad hoc basis,  and locking-in repeat custom by charging a subscription fee for continued access to the product/service
  • The Freemium Model (Spotify, LinkedIn, Dropbox) Disrupts through digital sampling, where users pay for a basic service or product with their data or ‘eyeballs’, rather than money, and then charging to upgrade to the full offer.  Works where marginal cost for extra units and distribution are lower than advertising revenue or the sale of personal data
  • The Free Model (Google, Facebook) Disrupts with an ‘if-you’re-not-paying-for-the-product-you-are-the-product’ model that involves selling personal data or ‘advertising eyeballs’ harvested by offering consumers a ‘free’ product or service that captures their data/attention
  • The Marketplace Model (eBay, iTunes, App Store, Uber, AirBnB) Disrupts with the provision of a digital marketplace that brings together buyers and sellers directly, in return for a transaction or placement fee or commission
  • The Access-over-Ownership Model (Zipcar, Peerbuy, AirBnB) Disrupts by providing temporary access to goods and services traditionally only available through purchase. Includes ‘Sharing Economy’ disruptors, which takes a commission from people monetising their assets (home, car, capital) by lending them to ‘borrowers’
  • The Hypermarket Model (Amazon, Apple) Disrupts by ‘brand bombing’ using sheer market power and scale to crush competition, often by selling below cost price
  • The Experience Model (Tesla, Apple) Disrupts by providing a superior experience, for which people are prepared to pay
  • The Pyramid Model (Amazon, Microsoft, Dropbox) Disrupts by recruiting an army of resellers and affiliates who are often paid on a commission-only model
  • The On-Demand Model (Uber, Operator, Taskrabbit) Disrupts by monetising time and selling instant-access at a premium.  Includes taking a commission from people with money but no time who pay for goods and services delivered or fulfilled by people with time but no money
  • The Ecosystem Model (Apple, Google) Disrupts by selling an interlocking and interdependent suite of products and services that increase in value as more are purchased. Creates consumer dependency

What business model does inspire you the most?

Everybody is talking about branded content and social currency but sometimes I wonder if we are truly right or we are just ending calling everything the same.

I was surfing on Facebook the other day and this piece of content got my attention. Actually, the visual is a Rolex but it wasn’t released by a brand from its Facebook page as we usually see. Instead it was posted by a user to make a funny joke while saying happy birthday to a friend. Look at it! It’s brilliant!

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Branded content is not about a brand creating content and pushing out to people potentially interested as Facebook’s new strategy seems to proclaim. I believe more in brand creating pieces of content worth sharing that are used by people to spread the word. Virality, earned content, buzz and all these words I used to fall in love with should leverage on the users as a key channel to drive reach and engagement.

What do you think? Should we rethink what we are doing on Facebook? Is this example of Rolex a smart strategy or pure coincidence?

Yep, there is a new cool product out there and it feels it’s becoming a sensation!

Trunkster is basicaslly a Zipperless Luggage with GPS + Battery + Scale. I think the idea is genius as it covers a real need for the target audience, the travelers!

In an industry defined by the same old zipper and flap luggage, Trunkster’s sexy silhouette, impeccable construction, and intelligent features define a new standard for the discerning traveler, bidding farewell to the brittle zippers, cumbersome flaps, flimsy handles, and unreliable wheels we’ve been forced to accept as the norm.

After barely 1 day they have surpassed all expectations and they are here to revolutionize the travel lugagge industry.

Here below you can check its top features:

Smart lugagge

Smart lugagge

The founders are friends which keeps me even more excited.

If you want to know more, feel free to check the Kickstarter page here

Good luck guys!

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What is Brand Utility is one of the top questions marketers are asking themselves over the last 2-3 years. Nowadays, brand must go beyond promotions and bring a real value to the consumer.

Here is a very USEFUL presentation about brand utility with very interesting examples. Enjoy it!

To finish my post I would like to bring closer this excelent campaign by Coca Cola which for me represent the essence of brand utility somehow. What do you think?

Now that a New Year has started you might be looking for a good summary of 2013’s best social media and digital campaigns. Our friend Greg has launched his popular compilation and we are happy to share it!

Any campaign you would like to add in? I still think that there is no other like Oreo’s!

Best campaigns social media

Best campaigns social media

Check best social and digital campaigns of 2011

Check best social and digital campaigns of 2012

Since social media and all the big guys like Facebook, Twitter, etc. arrived, I felt like the amount of creative and crazy actions had decreased. However, it seems that the quality has yet even improved. The TBWA Paris guys have come up with this campaign called SNCF “Europe. It’s Just Next Door”, for me, one of the best things I’ve seen in a lot of time.

SCNF Europe is netx door

SCNF Europe is netx door

This Guerrilla action is besides its greatness a very innovative idea because all that happens behind this unexpected door is in Real Time. Welcome to Europe!

In a moment when everybody is talking about technology, networks, social, internet, etc. There is a smart brand who is taking advantage of it but in a different way. This brand is not using the same argument but the oppositive narrative. The result is a simple but great concept which fits perfectly into its positioning. Welcome to Free No Wifi by Kit Kat.

Kit Kat: Free No-WiFi Zone from Fethi Uluak on Vimeo.

“Free WiFi is available everywhere we go. People are constantly online, busy with their electronic gadgets all the time. As Kit Kat we saw that as an opportunity to give people a break. So instead of offering Free WiFi like every other brand, we created a Free No-WiFi Zone. A big sign with a small WiFi jammer that blocked all signals within a five meter radius. By doing that we encouraged people to read a newspaper, a real book or have a genuine conversation again. All while munching on a Kit Kat.”

Kit Kat Free No-WiFi Zone

Kit Kat Free No-WiFi Zone

Social innovation is taking businesses to the next level and if you thought that everything was invented, I have to say, you were wrong 🙂

FaceDeals is a deal platform and hardware solution combined to deliver check-in deals based of facial recognition detection when customers walk through the doors, automatically checking them into the location, and texting them a deal to claim at the point of sale

http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/facedeals-facial-recognition-activated-deals-on-facebook/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DigitalBuzzBlog+%28Digital+Buzz+Blog%29&utm_content=Netvibes

facedeals

facedeals

If you want to know more about it, see more here

Via: Digital Buzz