Seasoned creatives explain the art of writing an effective creative brief.
Guides & Inspiration • 11min read
Guides & Inspiration • Written by Matt Perry, Managing Director - North America
2023 has been the perfect storm for marketers. There’s been a collision of new expectations and requirements within the industry. Inflation is reducing available budgets. Economic pressures are making markets nervous. Sustainability is top-of-mind in every boardroom. And frugality has moved up the priority list. So, what’s the impact on marketing and creative?
The in-house agency model delivers enormous value including time and cost efficiencies in developing campaigns. As the creative minds closest to the product and the brand, in-house agencies are also the “ideas engine room” for the companies they support.
The question is, how do you deliver even greater efficiency when it comes to content production? How do you meet the needs of your internal partners as well as external customers? And what exactly are those needs?
It’s important to demonstrate a customer-first mindset—understanding customer expectations, situations and behaviors. If you’re not showing up where your audience hangs out, your engagement rates, brand awareness and eventually sales will suffer.
Seeing different ideas and understanding different ways of thinking from people not in your immediate network is always beneficial to open new avenues. It’s the easiest way to gain an outside-the-box perspective, or better, a fresh set of eyes from the region you’re targeting, which brings me to…
Are you reflecting the real culture of your audience? Working with people who embody the diverse nature of your customer base can unlock new insights and provide a deeper understanding of your target market.
Imagine there’s huge potential for your business in Japan. Truly understanding Tokyo audiences and addressing their needs is almost impossible to do from a U.S. vantage point. Having knowledge of local norms, traditions, pastimes and even places to film your next spot could be your competitive advantage.
Utilizing local creative talent and avoiding flying your team all over the world on a regular basis not only reduces project timelines, it reduces your carbon footprint and increases your…
As budgets tighten, we need to make our dollars go further. Even if your campaign is geared toward the United States, leveraging the strength of the USD by working with professional talent in lower-cost regions can help stretch your dollars without sacrificing quality.
Learn how a few of our clients have taken advantage of our global production capabilities and creative ecosystem to produce incredible campaigns with impressive results.
1. Improving scale and efficiency in response to the rapidly evolving beauty industry with increased demands globally. Read L’Oréal’s story to see how they partnered with Genero to generate thousands of quality social assets, for less.
2. Achieving true production flexibility across multiple markets. Learn how Genero has helped Fitbit augment their agency and internal marketing structure to recreate and localize global campaigns for new audiences.
3. what3words used Genero’s specialized creative production capabilities all over the world to better communicate its benefits. See how we’ve helped the disruptive tech company better communicate their precise location services with global drone content.
To learn more about producing digital content at scale, for less money, faster than ever before, get in touch.
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