Would you bet your brand’s money on TV ads or Print?

Back when the newly-developed metrosexual advertising landscape was evolving at Madison Avenue New York, print advertising was ‘all the rage’. There was a very specific reason for centennial media agencies to switch to print ad volumes for their clients – newspapers and magazines gave them access into people’s lives, as opposed to huge billboards on…

How To Dazzle Viewers With Your First TV Ad

Congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step towards TV advertising. You see, unlike what most advertisers believe, a good campaign on TV doesn’t begin and end with a lot of money in the bank, or a huge marketing budget – it begins when you start asking the right questions.   Like us, you too have…

TV advertising 101 – Everything you need to know

How many times have you seen an ad on YouTube, or on your mobile device, and thought that it could’ve worked well on TV too?   The biggest reason why consumer-friendly brands usually shy away from TV advertising today, is a lack of knowledge about how TV ad-spots (secondages) can be acquired and used. Not…

A year of Reimagination: Snapshot of Amagi 2016’s journey

Yes, it’s time for us to bid adieu to 2016 and welcome a brand-new year with fresh thoughts generating loads of positivity. The year 2016 would go down as the defining year for Amagi with promising product launches and key strategic partnership announcements.  A year of reimagination indeed. Product Launches Amagi has had two major…

AMAGI RAISES US $35 MILLION SERIES D ROUND FUNDING

We recently announced our funding as we raised US$35 million from Emerald Media and Premji Invest, the investment arm of Azim Premji in a combination of primary and secondary series D funding. Emerald Media is backed by global private equity (PE) major KKR and invests in the fast-growing media and entertainment companies in Asia. Prior…

Can TV match binge-watching capabilities of Netflix?

As per a 2016 Nielsen survey, two third of global SVOD viewers watch multiple episodes in a single sitting, highlighting the growing trend of binge watching. Epic small screen sagas such as Game of Thrones are further driving the trend, and new age platforms like Netflix are simply fulfilling the need even more. So apart…

Because it begins with one thought! #BadaSocho

Just last year (August, 13th 2015 to be precise), I was attending one of the most coveted award ceremonies in India, witnessing some of India’s most iconic brands get honored for who they are. All the consumer goliaths were present, including Amul, Colgate, Maggie, Tata Motors, Mahindra, Hero Motor Corp, Cadbury’s, Fair& Lovely, Brooke Bond, Infosys…

Want to advertise in Delhi? Here’s a cracker campaign concept!

When my colleague Sumit and I were asked to make travel plans to Delhi last month, we were faced with the incredibly tough choice of packing a viable travel wardrobe. Us Bangalore boys have this thing about reading into the national weather temperament based on the conditions here in Silicon City. And June? Well, June…

Best TV Campaigns: Iconic televised commercial campaigns that left a mark

Powered by Amagi and AFAQs, ‘Best TV Campaigns’ is a fornightly report on the best televised advertisements from around the nation. An average individual is exposed to tons of television advertisements on any given day. However, only a few of them manage to capture our attention, and linger in our minds. They’re either extremely funny…

Building an effective publicity regime for the Amagi brand

The PR machinery of Amagi’s marketing team has witnessed a great deal of hustle this month, ranging from a slew of press releases, media interactions and newsletters, to new frontiers in content creation. This month, there were major announcements in the media for Amagi. Our partnership with Times Network was a strategic move to scale…