Creative Corner powered by Ipsos

Ipsos experts discuss how to unleash creativity and create strong ads that will leave a lasting impression and generate positive business outcomes.

In this latest Creative Corner video, Shaun Dix, Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, is joined by fellow Creative Excellence experts, Adam Sheridan and Arnaud Debia.Looking at three ads recently evaluated with Ipsos Creative|Spark, including Nike “New Fairies”, Oscar Mayer “Laser Eyes” and McDonalds “Steel my fries”, the team debates the ads and discusses the power of real understanding to develop effective creative.

In the latest Creative Corner video Eleanor Thornton-Firkin, the UK’s Creative Excellence Service Line leader, is joined by special guests from Effie UK, NHS England and MullenLowe Group to explore Effie UK award winning work and how non-conformity drives effectiveness. Discussing some key learnings from the 2020 Effie UK report on bringing an idea to life, choosing the most effective channels for a campaign, as well as NHS England’s winning case study, the speakers share advice on the power of non-conformity.

In this latest video, Shaun Dix, Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, is joined by fellow Creative Excellence experts, Adam Sheridan and Arnaud Debia to discuss the challenging role of advertising in the financial services sector. Looking at a range of examples, the team explores how even divergent ads in the category still require resonating insights to connect with people and make a real difference for the brand. Find out more in this video:


Check out the latest Creative Corner video, hosted by Shaun Dix, Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, who is joined by Creative Excellence experts and special guests/clients from Babbel. Meghan Taylor, Babbel’s Director of Insights & Brand and Serena Li, Babbel’s Head of Insights, discuss how they fuelled their latest campaign, “Understanding Changes Everything” using the insights from Ipsos’ Instant|Labs. As the global leading language learning app, providing expertly designed language courses to millions of active subscribers, Babbel wanted to create a brand led global campaign to connect with their audience using storytelling and emotive components to resonate and trigger a response. Find out how Babbel and their creative agency worked with Creative Excellence to accelerate their “big idea” and how to optimise and execute it across four diverse geographic and cultural markets. Find out more in this video:


In the latest Creative Corner video Shaun Dix, Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, is joined by Gillian Drewett, Global Head of Offer and Innovation for Brand Health Tracking and Adam Sheridan, Creative Excellence Global Head of Products and Innovation to discuss the latest scientific understanding of how people process information and make decisions. Questioning the accepted view of System 1 and System 2, the team discuss how brand choice is more complex and nuanced. Listening to this video, you will discover how a more holistic framework that measures consumers’ thoughts, feelings and emotions can improve advertisers’ chances to achieve business effects with creative/advertising and drive better business results.


In this Creative Corner Christmas 2020 video Shaun Dix - Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, is joined by Creative Excellence experts around the world to discuss a range of Christmas adverts just tested with Creative|Spark. The team chat about how the adverts perform in the specific context of Christmas and Covid-19.

Listening to this video cast, you’ll learn about what’s behind effective Christmas creative. Find out more in this video:


In this Creative Corner video Shaun Dix - Creative Excellence Global Leader at Ipsos, Traci Alford - CEO of Effie worldwide and Pedr Howard - Chief Strategy Officer at Ipsos USA discuss Creative Effectiveness in the context of the release of the Effie 2019 report and the announcement of the Effie 2020 winners. Listening to this video cast, you’ll learn about what makes an Effie gold winner. The speakers share their insights on the drivers of effective creativity and their personal take-aways and favourite ads.

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