The question is who cares? No, that’s unfair. We care. But what do these people (ethnographers) do, what makes them so special, they’ve even got a name that makes people think they’re ethical. Which isn’t right. Our friends over at Blogging Innovation ask ‘who is an ethnographer’ and the answer is simple. Everyone. Everyone observes … Continue reading “What is ethnography?”
Marvellous. If you’re one of these, then we want to speak to you. So keep this page bookmarked and make sure you come back in May. Things will be happening then that you’ll want to be a part of. Trust us.
Really? Oh that is good news (especially for us). Before you think that this is a figure that we made up just to make ourselves feel better, it’s actually a quote from Cisco‘s Chief Futurist, Dave Evans. He did a live Talk2Cisco broadcast at the end of July where he talked about the internet of … Continue reading “By 2012, 90% of data will be video”
Seth struck gold again for us with his piece all about selling the problem. We’ve been talking about that a lot here at watchmethink. As always Seth articulates it slightly better, so I’ll hand over to him to explain the beautiful paradox which is that ‘a lot of people aren’t willing to embrace that they … Continue reading “Sell the problem”
You may or may not have heard of haul videos. Haul videos are essentially people (consumers) uploading videos on what they have bought from the shops – talking about what they bought and why they like it (the benefit of these for the marketer is that they are rarely negative – why would you buy … Continue reading “Haul videos”
Couldn’t have put it better myself. Here at watchmethink we’re all about making things simpler, about getting things done, not just talking about them, about making it easier to understand your customer, easier to get at insight about your customer, easier to digest this insight, making it fun to digest this insight. Accessible, simple, insight. … Continue reading “Strategic planning”
Small people. Not interested Average people. What things? We definitely want to talk to you. Great people. You will want to be with us. Because if you’ll talk about them, we’ll listen to them, and make sure the right people are listening too.
The title of a piece by the team at Made by Many. So many think things to quote from this one. Firstly, ‘what I do know is that in agency-land ‘customer focus’ is too often merely rhetoric. Sometimes it’s not even known who the real customers are (!).’ If this is true, and we believe … Continue reading “What consumers want”
We’ve heard that before. But it’s going to be even more important in the next decade, according to Niklas Zennstrom (co-founder Skype, recently sold for $3.1bn), in the most recent edition of Wired magazine. Zennstrom (who invests in almost 30 other start ups through his London based Atomico fund (which by the way recently raised … Continue reading “The importance of global”
Over at the complete innovator, a fantastic site where they consistently come up with high quality editorial, they recently published a piece on secrets to corporate authenticity. It gives a real insight into how companies should operate. For a business in its infancy (as watchmethink is) this is a ‘must read’ piece. For us here … Continue reading “Cultivate relationships, not transactions”