Contagious Magazine

The definitive record of bravery in marketing

In an industry struggling to separate the signal from the noise, Contagious Magazine provides a curated, measured review of the most important developments driving marketing, technology and business creativity each quarter.

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A journal of big ideas /

For the time-poor leader or ambitious team looking to raise its game, Contagious Magazine quizzes the industry’s brightest minds and makes connections from their smart thinking to your brand planning.

Ones to watch /

Wildfire introduces need-to-know projects in technology, design and consumer culture, while Small But Perfectly Formed features little brands with big thinking - both designed to help you stay ahead, rather than just keep up.

Case studies /

In depth, interview-based features that deconstruct the world’s most contagious brands. We unearth their insights, explain their strategies, and chart their business impact.


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Current Issue

Contagious 47 / 2nd Quarter 2016

Snapchat’s expansion into content has opened up new avenues for brands to reach over 100 million super-engaged young people. But how can they join the party? Our Brand Spotlight on the social network investigates.

Our other Brand Spotlight on Åhléns looks at how the Swedish department store has started standing up for social and environmental issues in ways the public can’t ignore.

The importance of an organisation’s culture is a recurring theme in this issue. We speak to Contagious Pioneer agencies to get under the skin of the world’s best and bravest agencies to learn how they consistently deliver exceptional work.

Dan Gardener, author of Superforecasting, explains the attitudes and habits that anyone can adopt to come up with incredibly accurate forecasts and in Peak Performance we look at how businesses are using technology to improve internal communications and collaboration.

Preview Contagious Issue 47 here.