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What’s the Missing Ingredient for Social Media Branding?

Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook have replaced “mom’s box of recipes” as the go-to for an estimated 50% of consumers when planning meals. On Pinterest, which boasts 42% of American women and … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Genius Marketing Moments Inspired by Don Draper

  The creative process Don Draper and the advertising team of Sterling Cooper go through on “Mad Men” for their clients is a large part of what makes the seminal … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 10 Comments

5 Ways to Make Hashtags Work for You.

Twitter hatched 7 years ago this month when, on March 21, 2006, co-founder Jack Dorsey (@jack) sent the first tweet. As of last fall, the site reported an average of … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

7 Brands “Getting” Consumers Now!

Top brand marketing highlights from February 2013. — The Oreo cookie took the cake again. The brand experienced one of the greatest jumps in measured consumer interest from 2011 to … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Should Marketers Get Political?

Common advice used to be to avoid political viewpoints in business dealings, lest you end up alienating a faction of clients or consumers. But that “old” thinking is rapidly being … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

5 Future Marketing Trends From 100 Blog Posts.

In fashion, trends come and go. But for marketers, the opportunities inspired by trends come…and grow. How else can we explain the explosion of consumers packing smartphones, or the fact … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

At Mid-year, Marketing More Mobile Than Ever.

Smartphones and tablets drive sales both online and in-store. Call it mobile madness, or simply call it Life in 2012. Pew Internet estimates 90% of U.S. adults now have mobile … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 9 Comments

Marketers, Get Ready to Tumblr.

Tumblr is home to approximately 55.5 million blogs, which average 16 billion page views a month. Last summer, the little-known micro-blogging platform quietly surpassed WordPress.com — host to blogs for … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Back Talk: Will Web Video Kill TV Ads?

Is web video giving television commercials a run for their money? According to new data from Pivotal Research Group, the online-video market earned approximately $1.8 billion in 2011, and half … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

What Would A Brand Builder Award Winner Say?

5 Questions for CKE Restaurants CMO and visionary Brad Haley. Our industry is teeming with experienced leaders and visionaries, people from whom we all have much to learn. In continuing … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

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