General Motors recently announced that they figured out how to track social media ROI. Given that much of what people claim is social media ROI is REALLY brand awareness, loyalty and positioning, among other soft ROI indicators, is there something that GM knows that we don’t?
Recently, I saw a television ad for a new women’s makeup foundation by L’Oreal Maybelline, but only caught part of the name as “Age Eraser.” Out of curiosity of how effectively L’Oreal spends its marketing dollars, I grabbed my smartphone to search for the product. What I found is a good lesson for marketers everywhere.
Last week I attended the Digiday Social conference in Universal City, California. One of the topics that stood out to me was a presentation on “cause marketing.” There are two different types of cause marketing that I would like to discuss, brand value alignment and sponsorships or microsponsorships.