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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Retailers check out the ‘sound of their brand’

August 20th, 2014|

It would seem that many retail shops on the high road have been pumping out music into their stores for years without having any real understanding of what effect it has been having on their customers’ behaviour. Have too many shops been relying on playlists that are from their store manager’s iTunes playlist?

Will.I.Am serenades Lexus in new video

August 11th, 2014|

Will.I.Am has been outspoken of his support for partnering with as many brands as possible, advertising the likes of Coca-Cola, Budweiser and now Lexus. The Black Eyed Peas star has also been involved in the design process of the new Lexus NX, due for release later this year.

Sound branding is a bastard…

May 15th, 2014|

Sound Branding is a bastard. I know it is not very PC but ten years after conception it still sits outside the branding family. The Academy of Audio Branding (the official body for ‘sound branders’) does not have the same title as the work of its members.

Cornelius Ringer, Kai Bronner and Rainer Hirt have done an […]

Why Bob Dylan fell in love with corporate America

April 10th, 2014|

In the 60's, the synchronisation of popular music used in advertising were seen by bands as 'selling out' or 'getting into bed with the man'. But this perception and moral positioning has changed beyond all recognition in recent years as musicians realise both the promotional and financial benefits of advertising partnerships.

J.C. Penny launches new interactive Christmas campaign

December 2nd, 2013|

This holiday season, J.C. Penney is looking to bring their brand back to the forefront and reclaim consumers who may have gone astray through a music-driven “Jingle More Bells”  campaign. The campaign comes about under new marketing leadership, with the former Kraft Foods executive Debra Berman now taking charge at the corporation as their VP […]

Music in commercials: a new brand portal

October 17th, 2013|

Shazam is no longer just a music identification feature, but a brand builder. Nowadays, hardly anyone is focusing solely on the TV screen while they’re watching TV. Dual-screening, or multi-tasking on electronic devices, has become a very common practice. Shazam is capitalizing on this by working with brands to pull consumers away from Candy Crushing […]

Fans and brands

October 17th, 2013|

Demographics and psychographics are vital to marketers. Knowing the age, gender, race, interests, and more of a consumer lead companies’ one step closer to finding the perfect target audience. However, basic demographics are deemed as ancient news to data-mining companies, who are taking their focus elsewhere. Brands are now using the music interests of consumers […]

Bite-size music marketing for bands and brands

October 11th, 2013|

When we think of marketing music, or marketing anything for that matter, we want something that sticks with consumers. Yet Snapchat, known for its self-destructing photos that stick around for mere seconds, is increasing its value in the marketing and brand-building world with the new Snapchat Stories feature.

The update allows users to thread snaps together […]

Gillette turns track training into a training track

October 3rd, 2013|

If you were to predict who was going to go ahead and get all brilliantly artsy on us next, I bet big, buff NFL players wouldn’t be your first guess. But alas, Gillette has thrown us all a curveball (wait, wrong sport…) and teamed up with some American football greats to bring us their latest […]

Nokia shows brand sound is the writing on the wall

September 27th, 2013|

One of the beautiful things about today’s music industry is that the ways in which we discover and consume our tunes are just about endless. Take Nokia’s latest endeavor, for instance; Nokia Music and Sony Music Entertainment have joined together to make New York City’s nightclub and concert venue Webster Hall even more musical

Posters, displays, […]