Daily Archives: January 1, 2018

A tale of two GoFundMe’s: Why centralized local sponsorship campaigns matter for multilocation brands

When you’re a multilocation enterprise, curating local sponsorships can be tricky. Columnist Megan Hannay discusses ways to contribute locally using a centralized strategy. Megan Hannay on December 27, 2017   To enterprise brand managers, “sponsorships” may mean contracts with professional sports teams or national radio shows. But local nonprofits and events are the 99 percent … Continue reading A tale of two GoFundMe’s: Why centralized local sponsorship campaigns matter for multilocation brands

Who’s in Control? Taking Back Ownership of Your Audience

Marissa Rasmussen — December 27, 2017 — December 27, 2017 In research conducted by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, “newsroom personnel at every level expressed anxiety about loss of control over the destination of stories, the power of their brand, and their outlets’ relationship with the viewer or reader.” The … Continue reading Who’s in Control? Taking Back Ownership of Your Audience

If A “Fool With A Tool Is Still A Fool,” Why Do We Keep Giving Them Tools?

Dave Brock — December 27, 2017 Follow @davidabrock — December 27, 2017 A colleague specializing in sales and marketing automation tools is fond of saying, “A fool with a tool is still a fool.” My variation of this is that often tools enable us to “Create crap at the speed of light.” Tools have a … Continue reading If A “Fool With A Tool Is Still A Fool,” Why Do We Keep Giving Them Tools?

Embrace a product manager mindset to improve 2018 SEO KPIs

How can you improve your performance in the new year? Columnist Adam Dorfman recommends thinking more like a product manager, focusing on activities that provide measurable impact to your company’s most important goals. Adam Dorfman on December 27, 2017   For the first half of my 20-year career, I focused primarily on technical, enterprise SEO … Continue reading Embrace a product manager mindset to improve 2018 SEO KPIs