Posts in Media category

Setting Your Brand Apart: Four Steps to Content Marketing Success

Setting Your Brand Apart: Four Steps to Content Marketing Success

When I started my career, brands primarily told their stories via mass media channels: running ads on TV, pitching stories to print outlets, and putting up billboards. While these tactics are very much still part of the marketing mix, significant shifts during the past decade have presented new opportunities and challenges. In short, due to the rise of peer-to-peer sharing and the fragmentation of the consumer audience, brands now have the potential to become media channels of their own—or become irrelevant if they remain inert. The most successful brands are responding to this new reality by developing robust content marketing strategies—the means by which they harness and tell their best stories in a way that’s aligned with overarching strategic goals.
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Mind the gap: adapt your marketing expenditures to match changing consumer behavior

Mind the gap: adapt your marketing expenditures to match changing consumer behavior

There’s a phrase that aptly describes the disconnect between where today’s consumers spend their time and where marketers spend their money: it’s called the “eyeball-to-spend gap.” And it could mean the difference between effectively and efficiently reaching your audience with ad dollars or wasting those dollars on channels that aren’t getting enough eyeballs on them.

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