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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 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 Having Fun Can Increase Your Marketing ROI

June 20th, 2010 2 comments

I read an interesting article recently of five takeaways from the 2010 Creativity and Technology Conference.  One of the points in the article I don’t feel was given enough attention, that is, there is “a simple human truth: it’s hard to laugh alone.”

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The Death of Business

June 13th, 2010 1 comment

The sky is falling!  The sky is falling!  It’s the “death of” business! Here are some recent articles where I have noticed this “dying” trend:

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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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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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Segmentation is to Behavioral Marketing as Peanut Butter is to a PB&J

August 25th, 2009 No comments

Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

Like a PB&J is not possible without peanut butter, behavioral marketing is not possible without an investment into understanding a company’s customers through segmentation. Read more…

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