We make brands braver

Fear stifles creativity. We equip clients with the knowledge and insight to sign off groundbreaking ideas with greater confidence.

Focussing only on best practice stops true innovation. We assess both proven past campaigns and ‘first light of dawn’ innovation that will impact your business in the immediate future.

Actions speak louder than PowerPoint. We unlock your team’s innate potential to implement ideas. And do it fast.

Our Approach

Marketing

For the past decade we have documented the most disruptive period in the marketing industry since television was invented. We’ve helped agencies and brands manage the transition from mass to fragmented media, from brand broadcasting towards consumer conversation.

Technology

A relentless curiosity about new technology underpins everything we do. Yet our primary concern is how brands should be using technology to deliver genuine benefit to the everyday lives of their audience.

Consumer Culture

Even the smartest marketing ideas are meaningless without cultural resonance. We balance a focus on innovation against an expert understanding of the nuanced patterns and shifts in audience behaviour.

Our Clients

bbc worldwide
diageo
google
heineken
mw worldwide
nike
mondelez
jwt
razorfish2
razor
shell
FHnewlogoZ

At a glance

2004

Year we started

4

continents we have offices on

35

Team members

News & views

Growing Pains

by Louise Potter

What happens when the plethora of cash-rich, profit-poor start-ups start to grow up?

‘It’s a fucking start-up’, proclaimed Fab co-creator Jason Goldberg in a recent (and even more recently retracted) rant to his employees on the company blog. Six times, in fact. The former flash sale site, which began its life as a gay dating app before making an about turn into interiors, just had to sack several hundred employees after a disastrous financial year. These volte-faces away from defeat are known as pivots in Silicon Valley, which makes Goldberg’s shifts of investors’ cash and employees’ effort into new directions resemble a lawn sprinkler. But scampering toward the Promised Land is natural with the borrowed-time business model, and is a symptom of a bigger problem with Goldberg’s protestations.

Where to see us next

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September

Sports Matters Asia

Head of Contagious Insider Asia Pacific, Tara Hirebet, joins the panel on sports in the millennial age.

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September

Crystal Apple Festival of Creativity

Contagious Insider's Director of Content & Strategy, Will Sansom, takes the stage at Turkey's largest advertising festival.

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October

Engage 2014

Join Contagious I/O editor, Alex Jenkins.

Contact Us

London

Contagious Head Office

Dunstan House

14a St Cross Street

London EC1N 8XA

UK

+44 (0)20 3206 9277

LDN@contagious.com

New York

Contagious Communications

435 Hudson Street

8th Floor

New York NY 10014

USA

+1 (212) 931-0931

NYC@contagious.com

Singapore

Contagious Communications

237 South Bridge Road

Singapore 058786

 

 

+65 9725 1775

SGP@contagious.com