Category: Brands

The Chatbot Revolution is Here

The Chatbot Revolution is Here

By admin 5 0

When, in seventh grade, I finally had my very first AOL email account, I was quickly pulled into the world of AIM messenger. (I also created an embarrassing pun-based username that I still actively spend hours trying to forget.) Sure, I’d message my friends and work up the nerve to ping my middle school crush […]

READ MORE
18 lessons we can learn from Airbnb, Nike and IKEA in 2017

18 lessons we can learn from Airbnb, Nike and IKEA in 2017

By admin 5 0

As the competition increases among brands, there is a greater need to come up with fresh new ideas. That push for innovation led to many creative campaigns this year and we’ve decided to look back at some of the best ones. Hopefully, these will inspire you to update your marketing strategy in 2018 by adding new […]

READ MORE
What Is a Content Audit and Why Do You Need One?

What Is a Content Audit and Why Do You Need One?

By admin 7 0

Few activities in B2B marketing yield immediate results. Long sales cycles mean it can take months, if not years, for your work to positively affect business. Luckily, there is one exercise proven to help you out right away: a content audit. What is a content audit, exactly? It’s the process of tracking down and organizing […]

READ MORE
Why Consumers Want Brands to Take a Stand on Social Issues

Why Consumers Want Brands to Take a Stand on Social Issues

By admin 4 0

Rob Holzer remembers the first time he came to Cannes six years ago after starting Matter Unlimited, an agency focusing on ad campaigns that drive positive social change. “People would sort of just tilt their head nicely and be like, “Oh. That’s nice,” Holzer recalls. “But, like, how are you guys going to make any […]

READ MORE
The Science of Brand Voice

The Science of Brand Voice

By admin 6 0

Whenever I talk to brand marketers, I always make sure to ask them one question: How is your content different than what your competitors create? It’s a simple ask, but I’ve noticed that people have trouble answering it. And a lot of them sound the same. They mention things like truly caring about the customers […]

READ MORE
How RBC Uses Content Across 14 Departments

How RBC Uses Content Across 14 Departments

By admin 9 0

Successful content marketing is about more than just creativity. According to SiriusDecisions, 60 to 70 percent of content created by marketing departments currently sits unused. But some brands have already figured out how to maximize the value of their content. In Canada, RBC is a great example of what happens when a large […]

READ MORE
The Best B2B Content, According to The Economist's Top Content Marketer

The Best B2B Content, According to The Economist’s Top Content Marketer

By admin 5 0

The Economist’s Mina Seetharaman has a message for brands: If you’re not solving a real problem for people, you shouldn’t create content. “People tend to think about content marketing or branded content as longform advertising,” Seetharaman, the global managing director of marketing solutions, told me. “You really have to look from the outside in. What […]

READ MORE
How to Create Content That Actually Performs, According to the GM of Vox Creative

How to Create Content That Actually Performs, According to the GM of Vox Creative

By admin 6 0

Over the last few years, Vox Creative—the native ad arm of Vox Media—has shot to the A-list of native advertising options, earning perhaps the best reputation of any shop not named T Brand Studio. Its high-quality branded documentary series, like “Two-a-Days” for Russell Athletics, integrate well into Vox’s portfolio of sites. Most notably, the work […]

READ MORE
The 4 Most Important Takeaways From CMI's B2B Content Marketing Study

The 4 Most Important Takeaways From CMI’s B2B Content Marketing Study

By admin 6 0

Content marketing studies tend to be happy-go-lucky affairs. Companies are investing more money, executives are buying in, teams are more sophisticated, and so on. Every year since 2010, the Content Marketing Institute has put out one of those studies on the state of content marketing. CMI’s analysis of B2B content marketing is a prime example […]

READ MORE
The Secret to Measuring the ROI of Brand Sentiment

The Secret to Measuring the ROI of Brand Sentiment

By admin 6 0

If you’re a marketer with a pulse and a subscription to Ad Age, you’ve heard that great content is the key to building relationships with your target audience. But amidst all the top-of-funnel engagement metrics, lead attribution data, and fancy Powerpoints designed to convince our bosses to double our content marketing budgets, one question often […]

READ MORE
Everything Wrong With Marketing Speak, in 1 Chart

Everything Wrong With Marketing Speak, in 1 Chart

By admin 4 0

At 4:40 pm on Thanksgiving, as I was explaining how I’d found synergy between two family recipes to optimize the juiciness of the turkey, I realized that marketing speak had finally sabotaged my vocabulary. “What are you talking about?” my cousin asked. She was looking at me like I was an alien from a planet […]

READ MORE
Why Your B2B Team Is Investing Too Much in Mobile

Why Your B2B Team Is Investing Too Much in Mobile

By admin 5 0

Judging by the headlines, the mobile revolution is well underway. Last year, Adobe ran a story on CMO.com titled, “The Moment Is Now: Brands Must Embrace A Mobile-First World.” Think With Google wants to show us “How to Drive Growth in a Mobile-First World.” And a few months ago, Entrepreneur declared that “The Dominance of […]

READ MORE
How to Use Empathic Marketing to Win More Business in 2018

How to Use Empathic Marketing to Win More Business in 2018

By admin 7 0

I think today’s marketing is just a little too obsessed with data. Cue the gasps and snaps and oh no she didn’ts. At a recent networking event, I was talking to a marketer who’d just gotten married. Given her profession, she wasn’t surprised when her momentous life occasion triggered an onslaught of promos and offers. […]

READ MORE
Why Understanding Pain Is the Key to Customer-Centric Marketing

Why Understanding Pain Is the Key to Customer-Centric Marketing

By admin 8 0

When you’re upset, those closest to you can see it in your eyes, your posture, perhaps even your appearance. They’ll ask those two magic words—“What’s wrong?”—and then you’ll launch into a play-by-play dialogue of work drama about how Doug was rude to you, where Divya was sitting in relation to you at the conference table, […]

READ MORE
This Psychological Trick Can Make You a More Empathetic Marketer

This Psychological Trick Can Make You a More Empathetic Marketer

By admin 8 0

Even though I am [redacted] years old, I follow a bunch of trendy Instagram humor accounts aimed at people in their 20s and teens. I’d like to tell you I do this because I think it’s important to keep up with the latest digital trends… but it’s also possible that I just have an immature […]

READ MORE
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons