Posts Tagged 'marketing'

5 Lessons From the Demise of Coke’s CMO

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 · Posted in Business, C-Suite, Change Management, Corporate Culture, Marketing

May 23, 2017 by Carla Johnson Coke recently cut the role of CMO from its C-suite roster. Does that mean that marketing’s in trouble at one of the world’s most.. read more

Do You Remember Your First Kiss?

Posted on May 19th, 2017 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience, Storytelling

May 18, 2017 by Carla Johnson First kiss. I remember mine. It was 7th grade. A brief chapped-lip peck that was awkward for both of us – like so many.. 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

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

4 Ways You Can Humanize Marketing and Build Relationships

Posted on March 21st, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Marketing

March 21, 2017 by Brian Carroll We need to stop treating our customers like objects with our marketing and treat them like people. Be human first by recognizing their humanity. So how.. read more

RESEARCH: Marketers’ Confidence at All-time High, But Still Room for Improvement

Posted on March 7th, 2017 · Posted in Leadership, Marketing

March 7, 2017 by Carla Johnson Marketers’ confidence rose from last year. While almost a third (30%) of marketers say they’re worried that their organization isn’t investing in the right.. read more

Design Thinking: What It Is and Why It Matters to Marketers

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 · Posted in Creativity, Design Thinking, Innovation

May 2, 2017 by Carla Johnson When people hear the word “design,” it conjures up images of architects, graphic designers and maybe a programmer. These are the people who stereotypically.. read more

From Stories to Experiences: Marketing’s Evolving Role in Creating Value

Posted on September 27th, 2016 · Posted in Branding, Customer Experience

September 27, 2016 If ever there were a profession suffering from motion sickness, it’s marketing. Upheaval from a sea of constant change is truly the new norm. Sure footing is.. read more

How Understanding the Goals and Intent of Buyers Can Transform Marketing

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 · Posted in Marketing

September 22, 2016 by Tony Zambito People and professionals in organizations can have different intentions while working towards the accomplishment of organizational, as well as, individual goals. Understanding the difference.. read more

How Marketing & HR Can Build a Much Better Brand Together

Posted on August 25th, 2016 · Posted in Branding, Marketing

August 25, 2016 by Michelle Smith Enduring brands are built by people – not ads, clicks or views. Marketing has traditionally taken the lead in communicating the corporate brand promise,.. read more