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octOpus Advertising

We are a brand and communications consultancy based in Dubai offering a fully integrated service to a combination of local, regional and global clients. The founding team at octOpus have combined over 50 years of experience in Brand Building, Advertising, Strategic Thinking, Business Planning, Marketing Communications and Public Relations to provide effective and cost-efficient solutions for a diverse group of companies. Our youthful approach to thinking keeps ideas fresh. Our dedication keeps your marketing communications alive.

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Who are your real brand friends? How to communicate with customers during a crisis

Article | April 2, 2020

Note to readers: for the rest of this article, just substitute the word “brand” every time you read “friend.” I was honestly shocked that I had so many friends to start with, and that so many I hadn’t heard from in forever still had my contact details (even if all they had was my email address, and I can’t think of a less effective method of getting my attention). Nevertheless, friends started coming out of the woodwork to “touch base,” as all of us went into work-from-home isolation. At last count, over 350 friends had contacted me- and after seeing what they all had to say, I’ve noticed that there are basically three types of friend in a crisis.

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PPC on a budget: Digital advertising for charities

Article | March 11, 2020

Those in charge of charity budgets are met with a tough job; fully dependent on donations and grants, ensuring money is spent effectively is paramount. But predicting the return of your efforts is no easy feat – let alone in the ever-moving world of digital marketing. We already briefly touched on a number of pro bono opportunities offered by global tech giants in this article, but today we’re diving a bit deeper into the first, and perhaps most important, one: Google Ad Grants. First initiated in 2016, Google’s pro bono programme for Google Ads opened up a world of opportunities to the non-profit sector. Where before, the highly competitive search engine was a playing field mostly suitable for multinationals or brands with a killer SEO strategy, it was Google Ad Grants that allowed even small charities to have a piece of the pie.

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Colling Media Lands Five New Advertising Clients in March and April

Article | April 15, 2020

Colling Media, a top-ranked national digital advertising and marketing agency, continues its recent, impressive growth by adding five new businesses to its prestigious roster of clients. ScriptSave WellRx an innovative prescription medication discount program that closes the gaps in prescription benefit coverage. Diamond Kitchen & Bath the leading retailer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry and countertops in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Radix Law a business law firm based in Scottsdale. Soul Surgery a renowned integrative medicine addiction and rehab center in Scottsdale, featuring a holistic approach to drug and alcohol treatment. Premier Criminal Defense based in San Diego and serving all of Southern California, the firm offers skilled counsel to help clients accused of Misdemeanors, Felony and Federal Offenses.

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Why Brand Counts

Article | March 31, 2020

While many marketers intuitively recognize the benefits of investing in brand, it can be challenging to draw a direct line between the power of brand and its impact on business. Recent years have seen a number of different studies attempt to quantify brand’s financial contribution to a business while continuing to support qualitative judgments on the positive impact of brand.

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octOpus Advertising

We are a brand and communications consultancy based in Dubai offering a fully integrated service to a combination of local, regional and global clients. The founding team at octOpus have combined over 50 years of experience in Brand Building, Advertising, Strategic Thinking, Business Planning, Marketing Communications and Public Relations to provide effective and cost-efficient solutions for a diverse group of companies. Our youthful approach to thinking keeps ideas fresh. Our dedication keeps your marketing communications alive.

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