On The Record With Thales Teixeira
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On The Record With Thales Teixeira

Best selling author on the future of business Thales Teixeira has spent a considerable amount of time dissecting the ins and outs of the business world. In his recent book, “Unlocking the Customer Value Chain,” he details the disruption in traditional models of business. As a former Lumry Family Associate Professor at Harvard Business School,...

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...

Top of the Class
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Top of the Class

8 TIPS FOR QUALITY CONTENT Content is a crucial part of your marketing strategy. But how does it measure up? Take it to the next level with these 8 hallmarks of quality content from Skyword: NO. 1 PURPOSEFUL Every piece that is published must have a clear purpose that aligns with your brand’s content strategy,...

What Now?
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What Now?

Creative leaders discuss how to move forward In a roundtable discussion, we share the insights of three agency principals amidst these confusing times: Billy Mitchell, founder and CEO of MLT Creative; Justin Ahrens, co-founder and chief evangelist of Rule29; and Terry Marks, principal of Tmarks Design. Take a look at their thoughts on how the...

The Story Is The Story
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The Story Is The Story

For the past 14-plus years, Sylvie Tongco has worked in communications and marketing in the technology world. Spending the majority of her career helping Silicon Valley startups, enterprise companies and venture capital firms unlock their stories to build sustainable and thought-leading positions, she understands the power of a good story. Today, as the VP of...

Posted by September 28, 2020February 22, 2021
Is Your Digital Life Missing Something?
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Is Your Digital Life Missing Something?

When the world has moved to more of a digital centric ideology, how do you cut through the clutter? You go old school. That’s right, ink on paper cuts through the digital landscape and reaches recipients. What’s more old school than the catalog in the mail! When a catalog is sent to a recipient, you...

Posted by September 14, 2020December 23, 2020