The Hangover
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The Hangover

March 17th is always a bit of a party. The morning of March 18th, however, can be a bit of a struggle. The queasy stomach, the headache and the general malaise of the morning after is not a lot of fun. And, in the moment, you wonder if the hangover will ever end. Much like...

Welcome Gen Z
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Welcome Gen Z

Strategies To Connect With The Next Generation 1. Establish Clear Values & Mission Gen Z wants to know what your brand stands for, so make sure to communicate effectively. 2. Be Transparent & Accountable Build trust by being honest, ethical and owning up to any missteps. 3. Establish Your Brand’s Personality Picture-perfect is out. Gen...

Campaign Checklist
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Campaign Checklist

Set yourself up for success and keep your marketing campaign on track with this checklist from MarketingProfs: STEP 1: IDENTIFY THE GOAL First and foremost, decide what you want to accomplish. You can’t create steps if you don’t know what you’re working toward. STEP 2: CHOOSE THE OBJECTIVES Narrow your goal into numerous, specific objectives....

Posted by February 22, 2021February 25, 2021
New Game, More Defined Strategies
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New Game, More Defined Strategies

A couple of the newest buzzwords in marketing today are DOOH (Digital Out of Home) and CTV/OTT. CTV is the device used to watch TV content online, like a smart TV or a gaming console, while OTT is the delivery mechanism for TV content online, usually through streaming or video on demand, “over the top”...

Your Move
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Your Move

Why Marketing is Accountable Craig Agranoff remembers marketing’s good old days. The thing is that he’s not quite sure if the memories feel like they were yesterday. The pandemic has changed all of that. Today’s chaos-charged environment continues to blur the lines for everything and everyone, especially marketers, whose “new normal” presents persistent challenges to...

Cultivating Trust
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Cultivating Trust

In Deloitte Insights’ recently published “2021 Global Marketing Trends” report, the loss of confidence among executives to influence their peers is staggering but not all that surprising. In a world that has become fairly self-oriented, it turns out that the confidence that CMOs have influencing their associates and making an impact fell from 5% to...

Making A Connection
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Making A Connection

Ask any of today’s marketers and they will tell you that the goal of every brand is to make a rational and emotional connection with its community. Because people are emotional animals, when choosing between two similar offerings, the tiebreaker often is how they feel about the company. A brand narrative creates a connection by...

Posted by November 23, 2020February 22, 2021
Out of the Storm
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Out of the Storm

BUSINESS AND MARKETING TRENDS IN THE NEW NORMAL The COVID-19 storm has torn through the world, leaving a different landscape for marketers to pick their way through. Things that were once relevant have been tossed aside, and new things have taken their place. While change is still underway, it is certain that things will never...

COVID-19 Presents New Opportunities for Multi-Channel Marketing
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COVID-19 Presents New Opportunities for Multi-Channel Marketing

“The latest findings from JICMail have reported record-breaking double-digit increases in the effectiveness of direct mail and door drops during the COVID crisis.” -Darryl Danielli. With the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, print industries have been working non-stop to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Of course, print companies definitely aren’t the first to come to...

Posted by August 24, 2020August 31, 2020
Obstacle Course
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Obstacle Course

Barriers to creating effective content Creating content leads to business success, so why isn’t everyone doing it? Some businesses simply do not have the time, materials or bandwidth. Take a look at the most common barriers to creating content from the “Adobe 2020 Content Management Report,” and let us know if we can help you...