Kendra Eash wrote a wonderful summation of the typical brand video, full of important sounding words and inspiring images, but essentially saying nothing. To make things even better, stock footage company Dissolve went ahead and made the pitch perfect video. As one YouTube commenter noted, “Not sure what they’re selling, but I want to buy one.”

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David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


6 Thoughts on "This Is a Generic Brand Video, Now With Video"

Is that the real Sam Elliott doing the voice over? Sure sounds like it…

The YouTube page for the video credits the narration to Dallas McClain.

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