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Category Archives: Craft
“Mobile Advertising Lags China’s Smartphone Explosion“ Angela Doland Advertising Age January 24, 2014 Reporting from Shanghai, AdAge’s Angela Doland writes a thought-provoking piece on how mobile e-commerce continues to outpace the growth of mobile advertising in the world’s largest smartphone … Continue reading
“Brazil leads in BRICS’s brands” Jerry Clode Added Value – Source March 17, 2013 In a thought-provoking article in AddedValue’s Source blog, Jerry Clode notes that Brazil’s brands are going global while China and India’s brands seem mired at home. … Continue reading
In the Hutong Surrounded by snow 1721 hrs. I am usually suspicious about “thought leadership” pieces on marketing that come out of the major management consultancies. These firms have proven strengths in organizational design, operations, production, logistics, and strategy, but … Continue reading
Hutong West Caffinated 1015 hrs. There is a growing cohort of public relations firms that are opening practices focused on helping Chinese companies build better reputations among global audiences. This is a good thing: heaven knows, no group of companies … Continue reading
Hutong West Afternoon sunshine 1250 hrs. One of the book projects for which I have been gathering string for years is a book on disinformation, so I have been following the issue of corporate disinformation and deception in China with … Continue reading
In the Hutong Thinking about my phone 1445 hrs. In my day job as a corporate communications strategist, I work with companies who want other people to think good things about them and their products. As a rule, the companies … Continue reading