Multi-channel storytelling could be the factor that delivers a large marketing ROI and leave you with the next trending and talked about campaign.
One of the key features of the multi-channel marketing ecosystem that we discuss regularly is that it is not static. The proliferation of channels means that this is an ecosystem that is always changing. The hot social network of one day may not be the hot network the next day. MySpace learned that lesson all too well. This is why we’re closely following Facebook, the pre-eminent social media site. The numbers of users is staggering, but there are signs that perhaps Facebook isn’t the darling of the social media world anymore. Like Nike, Facebook seems to be seeing some issues Read More
Legendary ad agency executive Jerry Della Femina once said that “advertising is the most fun that you can have with your clothes on.” While I am not sure that I fully agree with agree with his sentiment, the fact of the matter remains that advertising and marketing related work has the potential to be fun. I’ve had some fun times in my own work in marketing. The reason I’m asking this question is because of the nature of many distributed marketing organizations. Distributed marketing companies are often in the insurance and financial services. A common perception of insurance and financial Read More
Talking about crisis management is never a fun topic for most marketers to consider. It is something that can keep someone who works in marketing awake at night. Brand crises can take on many forms. They can be product related, a problem with a celebrity endorser, the way customers are treated, or pretty much anything that will cause negative perceptions of the brand. In a distributed marketing organization, there are significant customer interaction touch points that are unique to this form of organization. If a brand crisis happens within a distributed marketing management type organization, there’s a different type of Read More
Long, long ago, in a business model that has now been relegated to the history texts, lead generation meant finding the name, address, and phone number of someone who could be added to a mailing list, or identifying a homeowner who would open the door to a salesman. Once you had the name and address, you simply began sending marketing messages to them. Now, according to Wikipedia, lead generation is a marketing term that refers to the creation or generation of prospective consumer interest or inquiry into the products or services of a business. Notice that the definition doesn’t talk Read More