Product quality was the leading factor, but great customer service barely registered as a loyalty driver. Greg Sterling on September 19, 2018 The conventional wisdom is that brand loyalty is dead. Not so, says a new consumer survey from Yotpo. But some of the findings are surprising in the context of current thinking. Just … Continue reading Survey surprise: 90% of consumers report being brand-loyal
Collaboration between brand and trade marketing teams is critical for long-term success, says contributor Andrew Waber. Here’s how to make this tactical and strategic alignment a reality. Andrew Waber on August 23, 2018 There seems to be a massive shift in the way successful brands allocate dollars and other resources to their online marketing … Continue reading The worlds of brand and trade marketing need to unite
Personal Branding Blog — July 26, 2018 — July 26, 2018 When it comes to building a brand it’s important to know how influencer marketing differs from developing thought leadership. As trends and technology cause a shift in our online world both concepts have emerged to mean two very different things. How can your brand … Continue reading How Thought Leadership Differs From Being a Brand Influencer
Direct-Brand Revolution Will Hit Media Industry Hard by Dave Morgan , Featured Contributor, June 28, 2018 The following post was previously published in an earlier edition of Media Insider: Are big media companies ready for another big wave of disruption? They’d better be. The direct-brand revolution is starting, and it might not be pretty for … Continue reading Direct-Brand Revolution Will Hit Media Industry Hard
Contributor John Nardone explains how being an empathetic marketer can help you with everything from managing data to conceiving of dynamite creative. John Nardone on June 28, 2018 With GDPR recently coming into effect, advertisers are once again fretting over their use of consumer data. In Europe, the fretting is beneath a regulatory cloud, … Continue reading It’s time for the brand promise to evolve. Again.
Adthena Finds Way For Brands To Compare Campaigns With Competitors by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, June 7, 2018 Adthena announced a Competitor Dashboard on Thursday that allows brands to determine how they measure up to their competitors. The dashboard enables advertisers to benchmark themselves versus competitors when it comes to impression share, clicks spend, and ad … Continue reading Adthena Finds Way For Brands To Compare Campaigns With Competitors
Joana Ferreira — April 7, 2018 Follow @JoanaMarketing — April 7, 2018 Social media influencers are the talk of the town right now! Any business from any sector can successfully work with influencers but like with any area of marketing there needs to be a clear strategy, with goals and structure behind it and there … Continue reading Should Your Brand be Working With Influencers?
The key to a successful transformation proves to be a focus on core values. Robin Kurzer on April 3, 2018 Every day we hear of more and more well-known traditional brands shutting their doors. There’s no shortage of thoughts as to why this is happening (retail apocalypse, anyone?), but in many instances, it’s a … Continue reading Everything old is new again: How some traditional brands have used martech to support growth
Personal Branding Blog — March 14, 2018 — March 14, 2018 Having a reputable employer brand is a must for an organization’s strategy because it has many non-visible benefits such as able to recruit better candidates, reduce hiring and marketing costs, and improve productivity. Therefore, for organizations, that are still in doubt about investing in … Continue reading Why Employer Branding is Important
Contributor Christi Olson shares six trends travel brands can keep an eye on to help build their advertising outreach strategies in 2018. Christi Olson on January 31, 2018 From off-the-beaten-path locales to memorable experiences, travelers’ needs and wants are evolving, opening the door to new opportunities for savvy brands and impacting the way travel advertisers … Continue reading 6 hot trends travel brands should watch in 2018