How Gillette Leveraged the #Metoomovement To Tell A Better Story & Take A Stand Against #Toxicmasculinity

Hold the phone friends, Gillette just dropped a new ad campaign that’s making waves! If you’ve been following the #metoomovement in the United States, you’ll know that sexual assault and violence has come to the forefront of our cultural conversation. Gillette’s response, its stand against toxic masculinity and the strategy to leverage a social cause in their storytelling, is a near perfect example of brand activism in action.

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The Three Scariest Marketing Strategies of 2018

My favorite is when I sign up for a newsletter list and their onboarding emails begin. Nine times out of ten they pile up in my inbox (because does anyone have that kind of time to devote to daily emails after we just met?) and then the inevitable, “LAST CHANCE TO BUY” email shows up which means somewhere in the unopened email sequence I was pitched something. Problem is, they don’t even know that I didn’t read their emails.

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