Tag Archives: DIGITAL

Juggernaut digital reading with my Rules.

Juggernaut, Digital Book Reading Vs. The Real Experience.  It is still taking me time. I am slowly getting there with help from Juggernaut. The Kindle-wielding population may not see what is exciting about this. It is just another app. I never liked reading books digitally. Somehow I miss the feeling that comes with holding a… Read More »

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India Needs GDPR; Because A No Should Mean No.

Seeing the message ‘You have been unsubscribed’ gives that momentarily feeling of Moksha. You think you have won the battle against spams and personalised unwarranted e-mails. It is Maya, an illusion. The same domain rises like a phoenix and starts spamming you sooner than you can say ‘Om Namah Shivaya’. Visiting ant banking, insurance or… Read More »

#DoYourBit to control the Digital Faultlines.

If one starts framing the digital faultlines of fake news and offensive content, one sees the impossibility of the task. And here I am not referring to the Dark Net. Nevertheless, a solution must exist. Human memory is short, and the default reaction is to forget and forgive. However, the marketing memory is based on ‘Law… Read More »

Gold Standard In Digital Advertising; No High Expectation

The digital industry ad sales is under tremendous focus and pressure. Fake clicks and counts are dominating with fake ads. It is too little too late. The advertiser and audience experience has worsened over time. The consumer is frustrated with the digital invasive advertising and has no where to complain. Hence, it is no surprise… Read More »

DARKNET- the other side of digital highway !

I had my brush with Darknet (or Deepnet) by mistake on clicking some links that sent me on a trail that I quickly terminated. It was enough for me to ask Google Chacha for his advice. I have time and again thought about such a possibility, parallel universe, good vs evil, anti net, mysterious net… Read More »

Stop writing the print epitaph.

Last week, newspapers were in focus. I read this article ‘What If the Newspaper Industry Made a Colossal Mistake?’ by Jack Shafer, POLITICO’s senior media writer and ‘The Slow, Painful Death of the Media’s Cash Cow’ by Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View columnist. They made some valid points. The inference was too simplistic. According to them… Read More »

Do you have a combat strategy for a completely naked market?

This is a time of great anxiety for the marketers. The traditional synchronised product development process that they so wisely learnt and understood was never a complex process. It was a seamless choreographed process. The collaborating teams from verticals like research, manufacturing, marketing, communication and sales found their unique ways to formulate benefit claims to… Read More »

The Indian Express’ soft touch to rejuvenate newspapers… but does it work?

On June 13 when I boarded my flight to Nagpur, I was in for a small surprise. There was Indian Express placed on the aisle seats. The surprise was short as the cover was Jet Airways proudly selling its services. And then the last two pages of the wrap had the ad from Indian Express.… Read More »