Okay, so Susan Boyle didn't snub President Obama's invitation to attend the White House Correspondents Dinner, exactly. But she did decline the offer to attend, saying that she was too nervous to meet Mr. President.
Despite not attending President Obama's White House Correspondents Dinner, Susan Boyle is slated to appear on Oprah's talk show with Simon Cowell on Monday via satellite. The special episode will include a tour of Susan Boyle's Scotland home.
Implications - Consumers are fascinated with reality TV stars because they feel the individuals in these programs accurately reflect the common citizen. Corporations should similarly look to accurately portray their target market in advertising campaigns if they're to garner empathetic relations from their consumers.
Susan Boyle Snubs Obama's Invite to White House Correspondents Dinner
1. Fascination with Reality TV Stars - Brands can leverage the fascination with reality TV stars by featuring them in advertising campaigns to create empathetic connections with consumers.
2. Nervousness in Meeting Icons - Opportunities exist for companies to develop innovative solutions that help individuals overcome nervousness when meeting respected figures or icons.
3. Satellite Interviews and Virtual Tours - The use of satellite interviews and virtual tours can provide a disruptive innovation opportunity for companies to connect with global audiences without the need for physical presence.
1. Advertising - The advertising industry can benefit from accurately portraying target markets in campaigns featuring reality TV stars to generate empathetic connections with consumers.
2. Personal Development - The personal development industry has potential for disruptive innovation by creating products or services to help individuals overcome nervousness in meeting esteemed individuals.
3. Technology and Communication - Technology and communication industries can explore satellite interviews and virtual tours as disruptive innovations to facilitate remote connections with global audiences.