Refocus
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Refocus

The importance of value-based marketing In Deloitte Digital’s recent report, “Navigating Uncertainty: The Protector, the Pragmatist, and the Prevailer,” 16,000 people were surveyed about the motivations that matter to humans. Utilizing yet another fancy algorithm and a tidy acronym (HXTM), they determined that it is critical for organizations to understand the human experience—and the nuances...

Speak to the Heart
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Speak to the Heart

Why connecting with your customers is more important than ever. If you ask Deb Kwiatt the secret to marketing, she will tell you that the answers lie in your customers. Listen to them and you’ll be able to create messaging that resonates. In her role as Marketing Communications Manager, she develops and implements marketing initiatives...

Room for Improvement
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Room for Improvement

Where marketers are polishing up their content efforts. Are you striving for good, or great, with your content? The majority (77%) of marketers agree that their content marketing is effective, according to Skyword’s “2020 Content Marketing Trends” report. However, there is always room for improvement. Here are the areas in which they are focusing. This...

Here To Stay
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Here To Stay

Which marketing trends will survive the pandemic? There’s been a lot of talk about what to expect in the “new normal.” Customer behavior is not the same as it was a year ago and is still constantly shifting. Knowing which marketing trends to keep and which to let go will help you adapt your focus....

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....

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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...