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Hamsini Shivakumar

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In this week's Content & Culture article, Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consultancy, reinstates the importance of cultural relevance to make any branded content piece successful, by analysing the beer brand's music video ‘Always Summer' featuring the popular musician Prateek Kuhad

By Hamsini Shivakumar | January 20, 2021
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In her first weekly article this year, Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, points out learnings that brands can get from the D2C home and sleep solutions brand when they jump on to the branded content bandwagon without getting swept away in the plethora of content being created to woo the audience

By Hamsini Shivakumar | January 04, 2021
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For the last week of December 2020, Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, writes that relying on branded content to promote something as capital-intensive as a film is not risky. In fact, it may pay off better in the long run

By Hamsini Shivakumar | December 30, 2020
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This week, Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog strategy Consulting, analyses whether the BuzzInContent Gold winner Unacademy's ‘Let's Crack It!' and Silver winner upGrad's ‘Aage Ki Soch' live up to the categorisation of branded content and if they stand apart from the adjacent field of advertising

By Hamsini Shivakumar | December 21, 2020
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Hamsini Shivakumar, the founder of Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, wears her semiotics lenses to analyse Facebook's latest Diwali film, its cultural relevance and what made it go viral and stand out in the clutter of several other feel-good Diwali films

By Hamsini Shivakumar | November 23, 2020
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Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, explains that as brands are increasingly expected to have responsible conversations within their category, content has become the way to go

By Hamsini Shivakumar | November 06, 2020
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Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, wears her semiotic lenses to analyse Myntra's content IP, a fashion-focused digital reality show. She deciphers how the platform makes itself more authentic and credible by changing the narrative of fashion pageants with a more realistic approach

By Hamsini Shivakumar | October 22, 2020
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Presenting this week's Content & Culture analysis done by rare Semiotic professionals at Leapfrog Strategy Consulting led by Hamsini Shivakumar. They analyse a few Daughter's Day campaigns like Stayfree's #ItsJustAPeriod and Raho Safe's ‘When they grow up too fast' done over three years

By Hamsini Shivakumar | October 01, 2020
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BuzzInContent.com brings to you the first-ever weekly series titled ‘Content and Culture' that will analyse the content initiatives by brands through the Semiotic Lens. Presenting this week an analysis done by the rare Semiotic professionals at Leapfrog Strategy Consulting led by Hamsini Shivakumar for Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk's song ‘Sang Rahiyo'

By Hamsini Shivakumar | September 23, 2020
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A leader in using content to build brand image and brand connect recently caught our attention with its innovative approach to branded content. Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, analyses the brand's content initiatives from the semiotic lens

By Hamsini Shivakumar | January 11, 2021
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When the logic grows old or doesn't help strongly distinguish between category competitors, reaching out to the emotional faculty can possibly ensure your product's renewed usage, writes Hamsini Shivakumar, the founder of Leapfrog Strategy Consulting

By Hamsini Shivakumar | December 14, 2020
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Due to the pandemic, the consumption of food-related content is on a high, making many brands take this path. But the challenge is differentiation. This week, Hamsini Shivakumar lays down the strategy that can help brands bring a differentiation at a time when everyone is jumping on the bandwagon of food-related content

By Hamsini Shivakumar | December 02, 2020
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Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting writes that hybrid format tends to mix up characteristics from ads and content, as per the perceived requirement and it makes more sense to the marketer who feels concerned about the ROI on a pure branded content film and sees this as a way to continue the product sell while making it less interruptive

By Hamsini Shivakumar | November 13, 2020
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This week, Hamsini Shivakumar, Founder, Leapfrog Strategy Consulting, analyses Spotify's influencer-led content marketing strategy through the filter of semiotics

By Hamsini Shivakumar | November 02, 2020
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In this week's semiotic analysis, Hamsini Shivakumar analyses the brand's music video created with rapper Dee MC. She says the brand hasn't found its own voice through the video or evolved the visual and verbal signs of progressiveness, but it has simply adopted the formula learnt from culture to tick the right boxes for the anti-colourist crowd

By Hamsini Shivakumar | October 16, 2020
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In this week's semiotic analysis, Hamsini Shivakumar picks up Tinder's content initiative and asks what are Tinder and its influencers' definition of dating for the young Indian

By Hamsini Shivakumar | October 08, 2020
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Speaking at BuzzInContent Conversations, experts from diverse fields discuss how brands need to find ways of making troll-proof content

By BuzzInContent Bureau | December 10, 2020
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Industry captains will headline the BuzzInContent Conversations as five power-packed panels discuss the future of the content marketing, along with the challenges. The event will be held alongside the BuzzInContent Awards on December 9 at 3 pm

By BuzzInContent Bureau | December 04, 2020
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