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10 Tips to Build an Influencer Marketing Campaign

August 22nd, 2011 2 comments

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about influencer marketing, so I want to provide 10 things you should consider when setting up an influencer marketing campaign.

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What GM Teaches Us About Social Media ROI

July 24th, 2011 7 comments

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?

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Using Pain and Pleasure to Increase Marketing ROI

March 20th, 2011 No comments

There are only two drivers of human behavior, pain avoidance and pleasure seeking, and marketers should keep this fact in mind when crafting their strategies.

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What McDonald’s Teaches Us About Engagement

September 6th, 2010 7 comments

A recent McDonald’s commercial for coffee got me thinking about how best to engage prospects.   The comments on YouTube about this commercial were highly derogatory, saying that the guy is a jerk (to put it mildly).  What they fail to realize is that it is brilliant; this is how engagement marketing works.

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How To Do Sponsorship Marketing

March 14th, 2010 No comments

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.

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ROI in Your Pocket

September 8th, 2009 No comments

pocketGood ideas can come in small packages, and Z-CARD out of the UK proves it.   If you want to implement a unique marketing campaign with measurable ROI, you may want to consider one of Z-CARD’s products: the pre-paid scratch card, blister packs, bottle hangers, and mini-brochures that begin the size of a credit card but fold out into a single page (up to 13 panels long x 3 wide).  They can even be custom-shaped to resemble your product.

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Evaluating the ROI of Your Online Friends

September 5th, 2009 No comments

measuring_backI read an article today that quoted Avinash Kaushik, author of the blog Occam’s Razor, who quipped, “Social media is like teen sex.  Everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how. When finally done, there is surprise it’s not better.”  According to MarketingProfs, slightly more than half (55%) of all businesses are trying to do it, and most (79%) aren’t yet trying to evaluate the ROI of their efforts, with 41% not knowing if it even CAN be done. Having read many articles lately on the topic of evaluating the ROI of social media efforts, I want to distill the information down to a list of metrics that can be used.

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Email Marketing Provides BEST Marketing ROI?

August 27th, 2009 No comments

E-mailTwo separate articles today point to the same conclusion – that email marketing provides the best opportunity to evaluate marketing ROI.  Is this coincidence or is the Direct Marketing Association conspiring to convince marketers of this? Hmmm. Let’s take a closer look. Read more…

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Hey YOU! The Power of Marketing to Individuals

August 26th, 2009 1 comment

Marketing has undergone profound changes to keep pace with technological advances. The job of marketers used to be to know how to reach and create a message applicable to a particular group of people.  In the new marketing reality, they have to know how to create a long-term dialogue with individuals, manage the whole process, and measure a return. Read more…

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