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Alan Firmin
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Content creation, content strategy, content marketing--these are all trendy terms right now, but nothing that web designers need to worry about, right? Wrong. Design and content are two sides of coin. They are both necessary for an effective website. Imagine yourself in a grocery store searching for a package of flour. On the shelf, side by side, are two bags. Both bags contain the identical type and amount of flour. Both bags cost the same amoun...
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As society embraces the "move fast and break things" mentality, are some practices from the analog world still valuable?
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Get inspired by some of the best B2C and B2B brand examples of Instagram videos.
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If there is a direct relationship between brand equity and story, how might it work? Story is critical to keeping brands exciting, and a sense of currency stimulates and sustains ongoing interest which is reflected in a brand’s ability to charge what it charges and to earn what it earns. If the story a brand tells starts to fade, it soon starts to lose its attraction. As that happens, its inherent likeability falls and consumers are drawn to othe...
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So true!! It's funny how the "hard way" is usually the best way!! 
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The Internet giant will help bring 'Beyond Rubik's Cube' online as lead creative partner for the Liberty Science Center's 2014 exhibit focusing on the famous puzzle. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
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Regional Creative Director & Digital Strategic Director
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Branding, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Design, Key Note Speaker
Employment
  • Squirrol
    Founder & CVO, present
  • VML
    Regional Creative Director & Digital Strategic Director, present
  • Y&R
    Regional Creative Director
  • DraftFCB
    Creative Director
  • Grey Worldwide
    Creative Director
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Male
Birthday
March 21
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Founder & CVO of Squirrol
Introduction
Hi, my name is Alan and I am the Founder and CVO of Squirrol, an online community for collectors to share, blog, discuss, learn, add events and meet collectors from all over the world.

I am the Digital Marketing Director for Bridgeman Images the world's leading supplier of rights managed Art, Culture and Historic images and footage.

I’ve been been in advertising & Marketing for over 20 years with Grey Worldwide, Draftfcb, VML and Y&R in many countries around the world. The major work was conducted in these markets;  England, France, Holland, Kuwait, Lebanon and Dubai. I have been fortunate to work on most of the major global brands during my career including IKEA, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Nokia to name but a few.

I have won nearly 30 awards in advertising. I am a Published writer, artist, poet, Advanced PADI scuba diver and love to play most sports but especially Football, Golf and Tennis. I am very happily married to a beautiful woman and we have two amazing children.

It's great to meet you! Take care Alan.
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London - Paris - Amsterdam - Kuwait - Dubai
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