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Personality Crisis! How Semiotics Can Heal Your Brand. Joshua Glenn For a successful brand, it is crucially important to evince a unique, coherent, and winning “personality”—a metaphor borrowed by brand strategists from the field of psychology.

Personality Crisis! How Semiotics Can Heal Your Brand.

Let’s play psychologist for a moment, then, and ask: What if your brand’s key assets or equities aren’t deeply and tightly integrated? Then your brand has a personality crisis… which is confusing and alienating to consumers. Luckily, semiotics offers a remedy. Since I got started in this business, in the late 1990s, it’s been my experience that the semiotician’s role is primarily that of a troubleshooter—an expert summoned into a crisis situation in order to play the role of healer and transformer.

For example, consider the case of an American automotive marque to whose metaphorical bedside I was summoned a couple of years ago. Semioticians aren’t cool-hunters. All of the codes just mentioned were deemed “dominant.” Need help with your brand? Charla semioticastudio mar12-final. Clio Awards 2014: Ads from Chipotle, Volvo, Guinness, and more. Still courtesy of Volvo Trucks/YouTube At the 55th annual Clio Awards—held Wednesday evening in Manhattan—the ad industry and its invited guests let their masks drop.

Clio Awards 2014: Ads from Chipotle, Volvo, Guinness, and more.

It felt as though everyone had grown suddenly weary of upholding the ad game’s central façade. So they let it crumble. “I love advertising because I love lying,” announced Jerry Seinfeld, winner of an honorary Clio for his involvement in various ad campaigns. Seinfeld used his three minutes onstage to assure the assembled creatives that “duping people” is “an excellent use of your energies” and that “buying stupid things is a great way of life.”

“OK, he said it,” chimed in emcee Whoopi Goldberg as she reclaimed the microphone. Given the multitude of Clio categories, there simply isn’t time to hail all the winners of gold, silver, and bronze. In the Branded Entertainment category, the Grand Clio went to Chipotle’s Scarecrow” campaign. Laboratory of Virtual Reality and Economic Behavior LAVREB. Description: The main purpose of LAVREB is to investigate economic behavior through virtual reality technologies by using computer simulations and virtual environments.

Laboratory of Virtual Reality and Economic Behavior LAVREB

Computer simulations are “desktop or low-immersive virtual environments” (LIVE) and use computer screen based applications of virtual reality taking many different forms, from renderings of 3-dimensional geometric shapes to interactive, computerized laboratory experiments. Virtual environments are generated by technologies that allow to explore and manipulate computer-generated multimedia environments in real time. These high-immersive virtual environments (HIVE) can be presented on multiple, room-size screens or through a stereoscopic, head-mounted display The Laboratory of Virtual Reality and Economic Behavior will organize and host Conferences, Workshops, Seminars and Research Meetings.

Address: Laboratory of Virtual Reality and Economic Behavior, University of Siena, Italy Italy · lavreb.unisi.it Website: Your class is only a click away... Web 2.0 in Latin America: Why we blew it and what we can do to fix it. Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Juan Pablo Cappello, an investor in more than twenty early stage companies.

Web 2.0 in Latin America: Why we blew it and what we can do to fix it

He will be discussing the issues raised in this article at The Next Web Conference Latin America later this month. Tickets are available now. Having invested in some 20 Latin American focused companies since the dawn of the Web 2.0 in the late 2000’s, I am fairly certain that I am about to lose over $1 million, and perhaps more. And the truth is I probably deserve to lose this money. I deserve to lose this money not because I am a bad guy, a reckless investor, an unhelpful mentor or inactive board member. ¿Sirve para algo la investigación de mercado?

Publicidad del 'marketing sensorial' - Noticias de Salud, Educación, Turismo, Ciencia, Ecología y Vida de hoy. Sorpréndase.

Publicidad del 'marketing sensorial' - Noticias de Salud, Educación, Turismo, Ciencia, Ecología y Vida de hoy

Entre 1.600 y 3.000 anuncios pasan diariamente frente a usted, en la calle, en la radio, por televisión, en Internet... Pero haga memoria. ¿Cuántos recuerda? Tres. Cuatro. ¿Cómo ser una de esas cuatro marcas que se recuerdan? Según Simon Harrop, fundador de la agencia Brand Sense, con sede en Londres, hay un exceso de confianza (de parte de los creativos) en el sentido de la visión. Por ello, en Europa ha empezado a verse la importancia de crear estrategias que tengan en cuenta el tacto, el gusto y, muy especialmente, el olfato, el sentido más poderoso en el terreno de las emociones humanas. El proceso es sencillo: las sensaciones percibidas a través de los sentidos activan nuestro sistema neuronal y generan emociones.

Podría pensarse que olfato y gusto son sentidos reservados para la promoción de productos de limpieza o cosméticos. Beberse una marca SeJuiced es una compañía con sede en Londres especializada en la creación de bebidas para campañas de marketing sensorial. Why I Hate Insights — IIeX Sao Paulo.