Archive for the 'Marketing' Category

CEOs Rank Culture as #1 Priority for Success

Posted on April 25th, 2017 · Posted in Corporate Culture, Internal Communications, Marketing

April 25, 2017 by Michelle Smith Culture is front and center for leaders who want to increase performance and strategic alignment in 2017. “Culture is the X-factor,” said Noah Rabinowitz,.. read more

Building a B2B Brand Starts with Stories, Not Standards

Posted on April 20th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Marketing, Storytelling

April 20, 2017 by Chris Schermer As a B2B marketing agency, SCHERMER often gets asked to do “branding.” Typically, it’s marketers who want help with their brand positioning, messaging and.. read more

Stop Burning Budget on Inefficient Strategies

Posted on April 18th, 2017 · Posted in Marketing

April 18, 2017 by Chuck Frey Would you stack bagfuls of cash into a crude pyramid, and then set it on fire? Of course not! That would be stupid, and.. read more

RESEARCH: B2B Enterprise Content Lacks Audience Centricity

Posted on April 13th, 2017 · Posted in Marketing

April 13, 2017 by Carla Johnson Research from the Content Marketing Institute, released yesterday, shows how far B2B marketers still have to go to put customers squarely in the middle.. read more

10 Things Marketers Need to Know About AI

Posted on April 11th, 2017 · Posted in Customer Experience, Marketing

April 11, 2017 by Carla Johnson Artificial intelligence (AI) is seeping into more and more industries, including marketing. While brands aren’t ready to hand over the reins of responsibility to.. read more

Human-Centered Design: What It Is And Why It Matters in Marketing

Posted on April 6th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Marketing

April 6, 2017 by Carla Johnson I’ve been watching the backlash to Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner ad this week. According to data from Amobee Brand Intelligence, digital content engagement around Pepsi.. read more

Real-Time Personalization 101: What It Is and When To Use It

Posted on April 4th, 2017 · Posted in Marketing

April 4, 2017 by Tim Cook Real-time personalization. You’ve heard of it … vaguely. And now that many marketing automation platforms like Marketo are offering this feature, maybe you’re ready.. read more

Hearts or Minds, Which Do You Want?

Posted on March 30th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Customer Experience, Marketing, Storytelling

March 30, 2017 by Carla Johnson Elliot was a good husband and father. Then he began to complain of headaches and seemed to lose his concentration and sense of responsibility… read more

How Creative Are You? Take the Test.

Posted on March 28th, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Marketing

March 28, 2017 by Carla Johnson A Harvard grad, Dr. Donald W. MacKinnon was a psychology professor at the University of California at Berkeley who researched creativity. In 1949 he.. read more

How to Tame the Content Approval Monster

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 · Posted in Marketing

March 23, 2017 by Chuck Frey Lurking in the corner of your office is an unseen threat to the success of your content marketing efforts. It’s the approval monster and.. read more