The Basic Argument for Advertising in a Recession

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from The Wall Street Journal (publication information unknown) View the original article When times turn bad, they’re made worse by hesitation, halfway measures, and panicky decisions. Such as the decision to reduce or eliminate advertising. The fact is, companies that maintain or increase their advertising spending during recessions get ahead. A less crowded field allows […]

5 Great Guerrilla Marketing Ideas

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Guerrilla marketing requires imagination and a great creative team. This type of marketing takes consumers by surprise with its out of the box design and advertising. Some great marketing ideas have come out of the guerrilla marketing think tanks. 1. Frontline Takes it From the Top Frontline purchased a full floor space in a multi-level […]

Brand Conversations: Not Just On Your Twitter Feed

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Are you in charge of running a company’s social media campaign? If so, you know that your brand receives all kinds of feedback from followers on social media. In day-to-day monitoring and community management, social media managers are faced with both positive and negative mentions about their brands. From complimentary praise to harmful attack, social media […]

Did Motorola and Verizon Miss the Mark?

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I’m not sure this ad achieves what Motorola and Verizon hoped to achieve. I don’t see people untethered by longer battery life; I see a digital culture of disconnect. No one is actually looking at each other. All eyes are on their phones. Yeesh. Is this what we’re becoming? The digitally divided?

Marketing Idea #2: What is Your Marketing Budget?

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Set aside money for marketing efforts each year. Don’t use it for anything else. Often, we have a tendency to pull our marketing funds from the same pool of money as our operating funds. This habit can reduce an organization’s ability to market itself when the time is right. Be especially protective of your marketing […]