Contagious Magazine is a unique quarterly publication, app and online archive focusing on the most effective marketing and original brand ideas from around the world. Contagious covers all aspects of contemporary communication – from social media and retail innovation to new technology and the influence of design. In depth features analyse the factors behind commercial effectiveness and identify the most essential trends, consumer behaviours and the hottest start-ups.
The Contagious video archive features thousands of best-in-class case studies across multiple product categories, in a Challenge / Solution / Results format. Contagious Magazine is recognised as a vital intelligence resource or ‘early warning system’ for agencies and marketers who need to react to rapid change and explore new frontiers. A Contagious subscription creates a perfect storm of knowledge, insight and evidence. It’s an indispensable aid for new business pitches, strategic brainstorms and creative inspiration.
This issue includes a case study on Unilever, whose commitment to sustainability permeates its entire business, influencing strategy at brand level and coming to the fore through advertising.
Our case study on Pantone shows how the 150-person company in New Jersey became synonymous with colour and is breaking into the consumer mainstream.
We discuss ideal user cases for Google's Project Glass with its CMO Ed Sanders , and designer Richard Seymour shares his opinion on invention and The Violence of the New.
Other features include how brands can use the concept of time as a critical part of their creative toolkit, a piece on the rise of Bitcoin and branded currencies and a category focus on health and diet, exploring the brands attempting to form part of the solution.
Each issue comes with an accompanying App (for tablets and desktop) showcasing the most creative and innovative campaigns of the quarter in a Challenge / Solution / Results format. Subscribers can download the app via the links on the right. Note, you will need to login with your Contagious login details to view the content.
We're on the lookout for campaigns to feature in issue 36. As usual we want you to send us your most innovative ideas, latest integrated campaigns and innovative use of emerging technologies.
Deadline: Friday 12 July 2013
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