Viral marketing may seem appealing – but it’s not exactly simple. Though there are no hard and fast statistics, the chances of content going viral are very slim. There are 2.6 billion users on Facebook – that’s 2.6 billion potential impressions for content shared on the platform. But how do marketers reach them?
Category: Chapter 2 – Elements of Marketing Strategy; Planning; and Competition
Lockdowns Hit Gig Workers Hard
Gig workers don’t have many protections in place. They don’t have guaranteed wages, and they don’t have sick pay or health care – things that are crucial in a public health crisis. Now, many gig workers face a dilemma: break the lockdown orders to try to pay the bills or stay home without pay.
Marketing in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the world, showing a profound impact on countless industries. Among those hit the hardest: tourism, travel, and retail. How do companies within these industries stay in touch with their consumer base amid worldwide closures? Let’s take a look two companies that are doing it right: Disney and Target.
Music to Advertiser’s Ears?
Here’s an easy question: did you listen to music on your phone or another streaming device in the last few days? How about a podcast? If you listened to one recently, you are a part […]
Online Shopping in 2019
Just as a product’s placement in a grocery store affects purchases – “eye level is buy level” – brand’s must continue to fight for shelf space in online retail. MarketingLand updated it’s 2018 guide, which […]
The Paradox of Choice
We make an estimated 35,000 decisions every day; what to eat, wear, buy, think, say, where to go, who to sit next to, and so on. We face so many decisions that we can even […]
How Marketers are Using Analytics Technologies
Marketing executives are planning to spend more and more of their budgets on marketing technologies year over year. In 2018, CMOs budgeted 29% to mar-tech, up from 22% in 2017, making marketing technology the biggest […]
Crowdfunding has become the budding entrepreneur’s best friend. Sites like KickStarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, Patreon, and countless others make raising funds simple and easier than ever. The crowdfunding industry has grown from $564 million in transaction […]
I Can’t Get No Food Truck Tacos
Any music festival-goes knows that maintaining their body with fuel during the event is a chore. In the midst of planning out logistics for when to see your favorite bands (and when to get to […]
According to a report earlier this year, Walmart wants in on the digital video streaming game. Not only would this be yet another subscription video service in the booming industry, but it would also be yet […]