Ikea Wants You to Pee on This Ad

Swedish agency Åkestam Holst, Adweek’s International Agency of the Year for 2017, has been killing it with the Ikea work in recent years. And it starts out 2018 with a splash (sorry) by creating a magazine ad that women are encouraged to pee on. Sounds a bit gross, and maybe it is—but there’s a fun twist. If you’re pregnant, […]

Why Marketers Can’t Count Out Printed Magazines in 2018

The following article was originally published by Publishing Executive. To read more of their content, subscribe to their newsletter, Reboot. Media pundits like to claim that the magazine industry is failing and that print is an antiquated medium. True or not, the “print is dead” drumbeat inevitably taints the perception media buyers have of print as a […]

We’re Only at the Beginning of the Personalization Revolution

Many consider the Coca-Cola’s ‘Share a Coke’ campaign in 2013 a watershed moment in branding, bringing the versatility of digital print into the mainstream. Since then, personalization has become increasingly widespread with more and more brands jumping on the bandwagon. But when will mass customization give way to a new era of personalization? Elisabeth Skoda […]

12 Ways To Engage Customers With Physical Mail

Nearly every business is focusing on digital marketing these days – as they should. Email, social media, video and blog posts are all effective and viable ways to reach a consumer base that would sooner dictate notes totheir smartphone than whip out a notepad and pen. But this is not to say that traditional marketing […]